Merchant Navy

Bay201416.00 hh (1.62 m)
Distance won over: 1200m. to 1400m.
Fastnet Rock - Legally Bay
Fee for 2021: $33,000

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

43 First Crop Yearlings Sold for Upwards of $100,000!

Top prices included $500,000, $425,000, $400,000, $360,000, $340,000, $320,000, $300,000, $300,000 etc.

They are now in all the best stables in the country including 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.

"Merchant Navy is the most talented sprinter I’ve ever trained. We have 8 of his yearlings in our stable and I'm confident he will make it as a stallion" Ciaron Maher

“An absolute queen, this filly! She looks like the best Fastnet Rock fillies, it’s great to see that strength coming through Merchant Navy’s stock. She impressed us at Segenhoe and even more throughout Magic Millions.” Adrian Bott on the Thunder Lady filly bought for $320,000

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