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Merchant Navy (AUS)

2014 Fastnet Rock (Danehill) x Legally Bay (Snippets)
Kooringal Stud

Group 1 producing sire! … unbeaten 2YO & dual Group 1 winning 3YO sprinter by Fastnet Rock … winner of the sire-making Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes & Group 1 Royal Ascot Diamond Jubilee Stakes … progeny has sold up to $700k … runners include 2023 Group 1 Goodwood winner, Royal Merchant, 2023 Group winning 2YO Steel City etc.

Kooringal Stud

Kooringal Stud

Stands at Kooringal Stud
2023 FEE: $13,200

Kooringal Stud is ideally situated to accommodate every requirement for all owner-breeders of Thoroughbred stock, with first-class facilities and dedicated staff. Our full range of services include permanent and seasonal agistment, breeding, fully supervised foaling, rearing of young stock, yearling preparation and spelling of racehorses.

Harefield Rd , Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650
0429 842 875

Latest News

Merchant Navy Filly Ellibaby Makes Winning Debut - Half-Brother at Easter

Ellibaby’s racetrack debut was delayed after coming off second best when tangling with a fence, which made it all the sweeter when the daughter of Merchant Navy got off the mark at her first start in the Stradbroke Season On Sale Now Maiden Plate (1300m) at Doomben on Wednesday.

Merchant Navy Filly a History Maker

The highly-anticipated reopening of Ellerslie was celebrated in style on Sunday, with Merchant Queen writing her name into the history books as the first to salute in a new era for the iconic venue.

Merchant Navy's Royal Merchant Salutes in 3yo & 4yo Stakes - Graff Half-Sister at Magic Millions

With wins in the Group 1 SAJC Goodwood Handicap and Group II SAJC Tobin Bronze Stakes, Royal Merchant was the class act in Wednesday’s Magic Millions Wyong 3yo & 4yo Stakes (1200m), but she was put to a stern test from stablemate Semana.

Sires With Winners - Monday October 2

Here is the full list of 33 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.

Proven Value $13,200 to $16,500 – Test Your Mare

We had such a huge response to our story last week highlighting some great proven sires priced at $11,000 and below, we decided to up the ante slightly and find some more of these affordable sires that can help a budget conscious breeder get a dream result.

Kooringal Stud Stallion Parade and Open Day

Join us at Kooringal for our Stallion Parade and Open Day on Sunday August 27, 2023 and test your mare ahead of time with a Hypothetical mating as all five sires are Premium stallions.

Current Runners Accepted

Monday, March 4
York Race 5 - 1500m Maiden
Canggu (ex: Theatric) Tnr: Dylan Bairstow Rdr: Natasha Faithfull
Tuesday, March 5
Kembla Grange Race 6 - 1600m Benchmark 64
Fiddlers Green (ex: Peppermint Patty) Tnr: Annabel Neasham Rdr: Chad Schofield
Kembla Grange Race 7 - 1300m Benchmark 68
Allebasi (ex: Heavenly Anna) Tnr: Kerry Parker Rdr: Lee Magorrian
Terang Race 5 - 1400m Benchmark 58
Naval Force (ex: River Dove) Tnr: T and N Busuttin and Young Rdr: Caitlin Hollowood
Terang Race 6 - 1200m Benchmark 64
Warchime (ex: Bellspath) Tnr: Robert Hickmott Rdr: Teodore Nugent
Wagga Race 7 - 1400m Benchmark 58
Subliminal (ex: Majestic Faith) Tnr: L and T Corstens Rdr: Lachlan King
Wednesday, March 6
Balaklava Race 6 - 1050m Maiden 0
Hungry Guest (ex: Princess Youmzain)
Tnr: Garret Lynch
Doomben Race 8 - 1110m Maiden 0
She Ours (ex: Tokelau)
Tnr: Greg Ryan
Launceston Race 2 - 1120m Maiden 0
Coronation Brianna (ex: Coronation Shallan)
Tnr: Sarah Cotton
Launceston Race 8 - 1420m Benchmark 68 0
Gallant Warriors (ex: Redress)
Tnr: Adam Trinder
Sandown-Hillside Race 2 - 1300m Maiden 0
Cat Noir (ex: Miss Dubois)
Tnr: Jamie Edwards
Sandown-Hillside Race 3 - 1300m Benchmark 64 0
Naval Force (ex: River Dove)
Tnr: T and N Busuttin and Young
Sandown-Hillside Race 4 - 1500m Benchmark 64 0
Naval Force (ex: River Dove)
Tnr: T and N Busuttin and Young
Sweet Endeavour (ex: Our Sweet Sydni)
Tnr: M and L Kavanagh
Warwick Farm Race 1 - 1400m Benchmark 78 0
Cadetship (ex: Elegant Air)
Tnr: Chris Waller
Warwick Farm Race 4 - 2110m Benchmark 72 0
Piraeus (ex: Shigeru Sendan)
Tnr: R and W Freedman
Warwick Farm Race 7 - 1600m Maiden 0
She's Got Veuve (ex: Kirini)
Tnr: Chris Waller
Thursday, March 7
Grafton Race 6 - 1175m Maiden 0
Navy Girl (ex: Platelet)
Tnr: Stephen Lee
Monday, March 11
Morphettville Race 1 - 3200m Open Gr2
Piraeus (ex: Shigeru Sendan)
Tnr: R and W Freedman
Saturday, April 13
Randwick Race 2 - 3200m Open Gr1
Piraeus (ex: Shigeru Sendan)
Tnr: R and W Freedman




Top Sales

2022 ex Ennerdale(GB)
2022 ex Fiorentina(AUS)
2022 ex Harpoon(AUS)
2022 ex Splendid(AUS)
2022 ex Frazil(AUS)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Fastnet Rock (AUS) 2001
Legally Bay (AUS) 2000
Danehill (USA) 1986
Piccadilly Circus (AUS) 1995
Snippets (AUS) 1984
Decidity (AUS) 1993
Danzig (USA) 1981
Razyana (USA) 1981
Royal Academy (USA) 1989
Gatana (AUS) 1989
Lunchtime (GB) 1977
Easy Date (AUS) 1977
Last Tycoon (IRE) 1983
Class (AUS) 1987
Natalma: 5s x5s
Northern Dancer: 4s x5d x5d x5s
Twig Moss: 4d x5s
No runners today. Click for more.

Yesterday's Results

1st Morphettville Parks: Tahnee Treasure 4m ex Tahnee Topaz
1st Newcastle: She's Got Veuve 3f ex Kirini
2nd Gympie: Beatlemania 4m ex Mccartney
3rd Eagle Farm: Naval Trader 4g ex Roses For Deb
Click here for more results.

Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
40.3% - (48)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
33.6% - (40)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
18.5% - (22)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
5.9% - (7)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
1.7% - (2)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

Street Cry
4 wnrs , (1 sw) Steel City
Seventh Reason
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Royal Merchant
High Chaparral
6 wnrs Galaxy Affair
3 wnrs Piraeus
Encosta De Lago
3 wnrs Rebel Rosai
2 wnrs Tahnee Treasure
Medaglia D'oro
2 wnrs Merchant Boss
More Than Ready
2 wnrs Touch Of Navy
Northern Meteor
2 wnrs High Blue Sea
2 wnrs Navy Blood

Race Record

At 2
1st - Anzac Day Stakes (1400) LR
1st - Racing.Com Mdn Plate (1200)
1st - Nick Johnstone Real Estate Hcp (1400)
At 3
1st - Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200) Gr.1
1st - Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200) Gr.1
1st - Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes (1200) Gr.2
1st - H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200) Gr.3
3rd - Lexus Newmarket Hcp (1200) Gr.1
3rd - Schweppes Rubiton Stakes (1100) Gr.2

Stud MediaMore Media

Cadetship writes Rosehill victory into Merchant Navy tally

Merchant Navy

Fee History

2023-$13,200 , 2022-$27,500 , 2021-$33,000 , 2020-$44,000 , 2019-$55,000 , 2018-$55,000