Merchant Navy

Bay201416.00 hh (1.62 m)
Distance won over: 1200m. to 1400m.
Fastnet Rock - Legally Bay
Fee for 2022: $27,500

Unbeaten 2YO & dual Gr.1-winning 3YO sprinter by Fastnet Rock

  • Probably the fastest son of FASTNET ROCK
  • Full-brother to 1200m Gr.2 winner JOLIE BAY
  • Out of 1200m Group-winning 2YO LEGALLY BAY

Just like SNITZEL, he’s a Gr.1-winning sprinter, by a son of DANEHILL and out of a Stakes winner by SNIPPETS

“The 1200m dash down the Flemington straight has long been considered a sire making race… Even better still for connections, Merchant Navy has the pedigree to match his talent for speed.”, November 6, 2017

His yearlings in 2022 sold for up to $700,000

His first 2YO's are in training with: Ciaron Maher & David Eustace (x8), Chris Waller (x4), Mark Kavanagh (x4), Mick Price & Michael Kent (x3), Peter & Paul Snowden (x3), Tony Gollan (x2), Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott, Anthony & Sam Freedman, Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young, Tony & Calvin McEvoy, Team Hawkes, John O'Shea, Mark Newnham, Annabel Neasham, Mike Moroney, Bjorn Baker, Troy Corstens, John McArdle etc.

And already include...

  • Galaxy Affair - won the Magic Millions 2YO Plate at Ascot for Daniel and Ben Pearce
  • In The Navy - impressive debut winner for trainer Phillip Stokes
  • Standing Order - led home a 1-2 for his sire when coming from last to first to win at Canterbury for Peter & Paul Snowden
  • Navy Black - defeated older horses when winning on debut at Ballarat for Tony & Calvin McEvoy
  • Rebel Rosai - maiden winner on debut for Paul Murray
  • Dirty Merchant - maiden winner at Newcastle for Annabel Neasham
  • Drisana - impressive barrier trial winner at Randwick for Peter and Paul Snowden. Runner-up in the Gr.3 ATC Gimcrack Stakes

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