Account of BLANDFORD LODGE, Matamata (As Agent).



Foaled 9th October 2019

Bay or Brown Colt



Branded: : nr sh; 82 over 9 off sh


Merchant Navy (AUS)


Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Legally Bay




Last Tycoon


Ruby Queen



Be My Guest

Northern Dancer

Gull Nook

Mill Reef

Zabeels Angel


Sir Tristram

Xmas Eve

Taipan II

MERCHANT NAVY (AUS) (Bay 2014-Stud Aust. 2018, Ire. 2019). 7 wins-3 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$939,950, £340,260, €70,800, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.1, Curragh Greenlands S., Gr.2, MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, 3d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1. Brother to SW Jolie Bay (ATC Roman Consul S., Gr.2) and SP Zara Bay. Half-brother to the dam of SP Shotmaker. His oldest progeny are yearlings.

1st dam

RUBY QUEEN, by Pentire. Unplaced. Half-sister to Angel Bee, O'Angel, Turnstiles. This is her third foal. Her second foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Ruby May (f. by Poet's Voice). Winner at 1100m.

2nd dam

ZABEELS ANGEL, by Zabeel. 9 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 1600m, NZ$129,125, A$47,650, CJC Winter Cup, Gr.3, ARC Singapore Turf Club Trophy, BOP RC Todd & Pollock Haulage H., Opunake Cup, MRC Carlton Draught H., Rotorua RC Jim Martin Building Supplies H., 2d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, Counties RC Magic Ring H., 4th WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Rotorua S., L. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Angel Bee (Pins). 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$164,825, ATC Sydney City Toyota H., IAWB Superstar H., Diane Hills P., 2d Wyong RC Mona Lisa S, L, 3d ATC Toy Show H., Gr.3. Dam of 3 winners-

Vangelic (Vancouver). Winner at 2 at 1100m, A$237,800, in 2019-20, ATC Press Statement at Vinery 2YO H., 2d ATC Percy Sykes S., Gr.2, MVRC Valley Pearl S., L, 3d ATC Flight S., Gr.1, Tea Rose S., Gr.2.

O'Angel (Cape Blanco). 3 wins at 1300m, 1400m, Waikato RC Design Depot H., 3d Rotorua S., Gr.3, ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H.

Turnstiles (Anabaa). 5 wins 1100m to 1500m, A$138,285, ATC Commercial Interior Projects H., Galaxy Dining Room H., STC TAB Number 1 Club H., Bowermans Office Furniture H., 2d ATC Wiggle H., L. Dam of 3 winners-

Revolving Door (Sebring). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1300m, A$193,700, MVRC Epworth Medical Imaging H., 2d MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, 3d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, MVRC Bendigo Bank H., L, 4th MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3.

Golden Spin (Medaglia d'Oro). 4 wins in succession at 1200m, 1300m, A$165,153, MRC Frank O'Brien H., Jack Dunn H., MVRC Bertocchi Famous Xmas Ham H., 2d MRC Manfred S., Gr.3.

K-Moochi. 3 wins at 1200m, HKJC Chairmen's Day H., IWC H.

3rd dam

XMAS EVE, by Taipan II. 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, ARC Radio Pacific H. Three-quarter-sister to FOTHERS, half-sister to Britannia (dam of SIR WINSTON). Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

ZABEELS ANGEL (Zabeel). 9 wins. See above.

Merry Xmas. 5 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 1600m, ARC Memphis Meltdown H., Avondale JC Franklin Farm Services H., Pinepac H.

Nearly Noel. Winner at 2 at 1100m, WATC Arcadia 2YO H.

Golden Eve. Winner at 1200m. Dam of 2 winners-

Bombarding (Dalghar). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, NZ$35,270, A$103,460, to 2019-20, ATC Canterbury Night Sprint H., 2d Wanganui JC Castletown S., L, Whangarei RC Bear Morgan at Harcourts H.