Account of Kilgravin Lodge, Matamata (as agent)

(The property of Ancroft Stud Ltd)



Foaled 7th October 2020

Chestnut Colt


A 39

Branded: : nr sh; 6 over 0 off sh


Merchant Navy (AUS)


Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Legally Bay




Last Tycoon


Moonlover (AUS)



Magic Albert


Kensington Rose






Sadler's Wells

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 SW Setanta (BRC Queensland Day P., L). Sire of SP Drisana, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.

1st dam

MOONLOVER, by Ilovethiscity. 10 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$508,130, Geelong RC Rosemont Stud S., L, VRC Pat Lalor Hall of Fame Trophy H., MVRC Ladbrokes Back Yourself H., Mypunter.com H., 2d VRC MSS Security Sprint H., L, MRC Schweppes H. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

MOONDREAMER, by Danehill. Placed at 3 in Ireland. Half-sister to EMERALD COMMANDER. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

MOONLOVER (Ilovethiscity). 10 wins. See above.

3rd dam

BRIGITTA, by Sadler's Wells. 2 wins at 1810m, 2011m, 2d Longchamp Prix du Bois Rouaud. Sister to COMMANDER COLLINS, Flying Kiss (dam of PECK), half-sister to LIT DE JUSTICE, CITY LEADER, COLONEL COLLINS, Captain Collins, Tamari (dam of SPURUSON). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

EMERALD COMMANDER (Pivotal). Champion 3YO Male Miler in Germany in 2010. 5 wins-2 at 2-1400m to 1850m, £66,562, €207,480 in GB, France and Germany, Baden-Baden Oettingen Rennen, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Daphnis, Gr.3, Haydock Ascendant S., L, Pontefract Pomfret S., L, 2d Saint-Cloud Criterium International, Gr.1, Rome Premio Ribot, Gr.2, Düsseldorf Meilen Trophy, Gr.2, York Acomb S., Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix Daniel Wildenstein, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix Paul de Moussac, Gr.3.

Gold Lace. Winner at 2 at 5f, Curragh Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S. Dam of-

Gold Filigree (Dark Angel). 6 wins-1 at 2-5f to 6f, £101,117, €6,300, Lingfield Betway Casino H., 2d Bath Lansdown S., L, 3d Naas Sweet Mimosa S., L, Ayr Arran Sprint S., L, 4th Chester Queensferry S., L.

4th dam

KANMARY, by Kenmare. Winner at 2 at 1000m, Longchamp Prix du Bois, Gr.3, 2d Evry Prix Chloé, Gr.3, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.1, 4th Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Heziere, L. Half-sister to PASSIONARIA (dam of FUSAICHI SONIC), Belly Dancer. Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

LIT DE JUSTICE (El Gran Senor). Champion sprinter in USA in 1996. 10 wins 1100m to 1700m, 518,500fr., US$1,299,366, Breeders' Cup Sprint S., Gr.1, Del Mar Pat O'Brien H., Gr.3, Bing Crosby H., Gr.3. Sire.

COMMANDER COLLINS (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2 at 7f, 1m, £140,185, 110,000fr., Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Newmarket Superlative S., L, 2d Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2, 3d Longchamp Prix Foy, Gr.2. Sire.

CITY LEADER (Fasliyev). 4 wins-2 at 2-7f to 11f, Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2, Goodwood Cocked Hat S., L, Festival S., L, 2d Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Eugene Adam, Gr.2.