Merchant Navy

Bay201416.00 hh (1.62 m)
Distance won over: 1200m. to 1400m.
Fastnet Rock - Legally Bay
Fee for 2023: TBA

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 first crop already includes...

  • Steel City - winner of the Gr.3 Magic Night Stakes at Rosehill for Ciaron Maher & David Eustace. Runner-up in the Gr.3 Widden Stakes
  • Royal Merchant - dual winner for Ciaron Maher & David Eustace. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Angus Armanasco Stakes at Sandown
  • Galaxy Affair - 3-time winner 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
  • High Blue Sea - broke his maiden at Rosehill for Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou
  • Rebel Rosai - maiden winner on debut for Paul Murray
  • Diana’s Affair - maiden winner at the Sunshine Coast over 1200m. for Kelly Schweida
  • Dirty Merchant - maiden winner at Newcastle for Annabel Neasham
  • Calico Jack - multiple winner for Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
  • Drop the Verse - stylish winner at Ballarat for Matthew Ellerton
  • Gold Merchant - maiden plate winner at Grafton
  • Naval Trader - maiden winner at Eagle Farm
  • Touch of Navy - maiden winner at Geelong
  • Sailors Book - maiden plate winner at Werribee for Maddie Raymond
  • The Seven Sea - maiden plate winner at Bathurst for J Sargent
  • Merchant Boss - broke his maiden winning by 2 lengths at Morphettville Parks
  • Gallant Warriors - won easily over 1000m. at Devonport for Adam Trinder
  • Cottee - maiden winner over 1000m. for Mark Currie
  • Cadetship - winner at Warwick Farm for Chris Waller
  • Drisana - runner-up in the Gr.3 ATC Gimcrack Stakes

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