Merchant Navy

Bay201416.00 hh (1.62 m)
Distance won over: 6f. to 7f.
Fastnet Rock - Legally Bay
Fee for 2019: €20,000

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

  • A brilliantly fast son of FASTNET ROCK. Five of his sons have sired Gr.1 winners in Australia
  • Full-brother to 6f. Gr.2 winner JOLIE BAY
  • Out of 6f. Group-winning 2YO LEGALLY BAY
  • His dam is a half-sister to BONARIA (Gr.1 Empire Rose Stakes) & TIME OUT (Group-winning 2YO over 6f.)
  • Bred on the same FASTNET ROCK/SNIPPETS cross as the best sire-son of Fastnet Rock, HINCHINBROOK

UNBEATEN IN EUROPE

WON - Gr.1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes, Royal Ascot
WON - Gr.2 Greenlands Stakes, Curragh

“Merchant Navy confirmed himself one of the world's most exciting stallion prospects” Bloodhorse

“He’s a remarkable horse,” Moore said of the winner, whose weight-for-age advantage had been stripped away prematurely in this hemisphere.” TDN, following Merchant Navy's win in the G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes

"Merchant Navy is the real deal" the Irish Field, 30th June 2018