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

His yearlings in 2022 have already 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
  • Drisana - impressive barrier trial winner at Randwick for Peter and Paul Snowden. Runner-up in the Gr.3 ATC Gimcrack Stakes
  • Calico Jack - finished runner-up in a barrier trial at Randwick for Ciaron Maher and David Eustace and may be aimed at the Gr.1 Golden Slipper
  • Dirty Merchant - finished third in a barrier trial at Randwick for Annabel Neasham

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