Merchant Navy vs Russian Revolution

Tara Madgwick - Monday July 6

The 2020 Inglis Australian Weanling Sale this week at Riverside Stables will mark the first sale ring appearance of the progeny of two very high profile first season sires in Merchant Navy (Coolmore) and Russian Revolution (Newgate Farm).

Both are dual Group I winning speed sons of champion sires, Merchant Navy being by Fastnet Rock and Russian Revolution by Snitzel.

Both have stood for the same service fees, $55,000 for their first two seasons and then back to $44,000 this year.

Russian Revolution has covered 449 mares in his first two seasons and Merchant Navy 402, so both have big numbers to push their case if the resulting foals are blessed with the talent of their sires.

Merchant Navy - click for more information



Merchant Navy has 9 entries for the Inglis Weanling Sale that include: the half-brother to G1 winner Sonntag from Parfaits; a colt (first foal) of Group II place Villa Carlotta; a filly (first foal) of G3 winner Broadband; a colt (first foal) from Clockwork Orange a metro winning daughter of Champion Mare Private Steer = click here to see the full draft.



Russian Revolution - click for more information.


Russian Revolution has 8 entries for the Inglis Weanling Sale that include: a filly from US stakes-winner Shakeira (USA); a filly from US G2 winner Buckleupbuttercup (USA); a colt (first foal) of stakes-placed Miss Denni (NZ); a colt (first foal) of G3 winner No More Tears (NZ); a half-brother to stakes-winner Pancho from stakes-placed Novel Dancer –click here to see the draft.




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