What Do We Make Of The Easter Merchant Navy's

Breednet - Friday April 2

We saw the best of Fastnet Rock yesterday and his Easter collection, but what about his champion son Merchant Navy, who has 12 yearlings set to sell at Inglis Easter next week.

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Before we go to the Merchant Navy yearlings, it’s worth looking at the horse himself in comparison to his sire.

Fastnet Rock


Fastnet Rock is a world renowned sire, whose progeny have won major races in every corner of the globe.

Merchant Navy

Merchant Navy is his finest colt, a brilliant sprinter that won the Group I VRC Coolmore Stud Stakes and Royal Ascot Diamond Jubilee Stakes.

Merchant Navy in type is very much the more compact and muscular Fastnet Rock type and we see that in many of his offspring that also include chestnuts, unlike his sire who is bay dominant.

That fact is no negative as Redoute’s Choice was bay dominant and his best son Snitzel, also gets chestnuts.

Click to view all Merchant Navy yearlings uploaded to Easter

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