Sire: Merchant Navy

Colour: Grey

Dam: Roses for Deb

Sex: Gelding

Age: 2

Foaled: Oct 27, 2019

Country: Australia

Trainer: Steve O'Dea & Matt Hoysted

Location:QLD

Price:$3,522.73 + GST (2.5%)

Incentives:

“I love buying from daughters of good racemares and this colt’s grandam CHINCHILLA ROSE was certainly that, winning Group races as a 2YO, 3YO and 4YO. This colt is a good boned, strong first foal from a real running family.”

Steve O'Dea

Co-trainer

BOBS INCENTIVE SCHEME

> $20k bonus on each win as a 2YO & 3YO on NSW racetracks

> More than $141 million in bonuses paid out to date

> Trainer Steve O’Dea has a career winning strike rate of 31% when travelling horses to NSW

Key factors

Sire – MERCHANT NAVY

  • Most accomplished son of FASTNET ROCK to stand at stud – undefeated 2YO, dual-hemisphere Group 1 winning 3YO
  • By a son of DANEHILL, out of a stakes winning SNIPPETS mare (like SNITZEL)
  • First yearlings in 2021 sold for an average of $125k

Dam – ROSES FOR DEB

  • Young HIGH CHAPARRAL mare (this is her first foal)
  • Half-sister to stakes performer RENDITION
  • From one of the great stud book families of STAR WITNESS, NOSTRADAMUS, CHINCHILLA ROSE, FEROCITY, VULPINE, etc.

Nicks

  • FASTNET ROCK sireline x HIGH CHAPARRAL cross = 25% strike rate of stakes winners

 

 BROWN OR GREY COLT (AUS)

 

Foaled 27th October 2019

SireFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
MERCHANT NAVY (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2014Legally BaySnippetsLunchtime
  DecidityLast Tycoon
DamHigh ChaparralSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
ROSES FOR DEB (AUS) KasoraDarshaan
2014Chinchilla RoseLion HunterDanehill
  ChiaraLast Tycoon

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

ROSES FOR DEB, by High Chaparral. Unraced. Half-sister to Rendition. This is her first foal.

 

2nd dam

CHINCHILLA ROSE, by Lion Hunter. 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$608,200, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, QTC Cup, Gr.2, AJC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, QTC Dane Ripper S., Gr.3, BTC Lions.com.au 2YO H., 2d BTC Glenlogan Park S., L, QTC Rosemount Diamond P., 3d MRC Quezette S., L, 4th STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1, BRC Victory S., Gr.2, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, VRC Danehill S., Gr.3, STC Millie Fox S., Gr.3, BTC Vo Rogue P., L. Sister to FEROCITY, LEONE CHIARA (dam of STAR WITNESS, NOSTRADAMUS, EMBRACER), half-sister to CHIARAMONTE, High Roller, Lumina (dam of POHUTUKAWA). Dam of 7 named foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Rendition (Pierro). Placed at 2 & 3 to 2019-20, 2d ARC 100% Appliances 2YO H., 3d ARC Champagne S., L, 3YO Salver, L.

San Pablo - Paradise Gathering (Mac.). 2 wins at 1600m, 1900m, A$75,550, M$2,950, ATC Rubick at Coolmore H., 2d ATC TAB H.

 

3rd dam

CHIARA, by Last Tycoon. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of 16 foals, 13 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

CHINCHILLA ROSE (Lion Hunter). 5 wins. See above.

FEROCITY (Lion Hunter). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$656,500, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, SAJC Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic S., VRC Festive Season 2YO P., 2d VRC Australian Cup Carnival S., L, 3d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Talindert S., L, Poseidon S., L, 4th VRC Rory's Jester P., Gr.3. Sire.

LEONE CHIARA (Lion Hunter). 7 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$349,050, SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, WH Wylie H., L, VRC Canon Sprint H., Mitty's Sprint H., Sally Malay Sprint H., MRC TROA Sport 927 H., Holmesglen H., 2d SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, VRC Century S., L, MRC Michael Casper H. Dam of-

STAR WITNESS (Starcraft). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2010-11. 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, £107,640, A$1,202,200, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Talindert S., L, MVRC Tatts Group 2YO P., 2d VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1, 3d Royal Ascot Golden Jubilee S., Gr.1, MRC Vain S., L, Manfred S., L, 4th MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2. Sire.

NOSTRADAMUS (Medaglia d'Oro). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$404,130, ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3, SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, Gold Coast Guineas, Gr.3, VRC Nursery P., 2d ATC Roman Consul S., Gr.2, BRC Hotel Beach House H., 4th MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3. Sire.

EMBRACER (Sebring). 6 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$334,950, to 2020-21, Hawkesbury RC Gold Rush H., L, ATC Ranvet H., Bill Waterhouse H., CRT NSW Drought Buster H., Ribchester at Darley H., Events by ATC P., 2d ATC CES H., Events by ATC P., 3d ATC De Bortoli Wines H., ANZ Bloodstock News H.

Lady Lupino (Sebring). 2 wins at 2, A$151,200, MRC Clanbrooke Racing 2YO H., MVRC Opus Group 2YO P., 2d MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Champagne S., Gr.1, 4th MRC Autumn S., Gr.2.

Elusive Leone. Winner at 1100m, 3d MRC Dream Thoroughbreds H. Dam of-

VULPINE (Snitzel). 5 wins to 1200m, A$242,640, to 2020-21, ATC Wenona Girl H., Gr.3, ANZ Bloodstock News H., Bowermans Furniture H., 2d ATC Chandon H., 3d ATC De Bortoli Wines H., ANZ Bloodstock News H.

CHIARAMONTE (Redoute's Choice). 5 wins to 1200m, A$248,990, ATC Darby Munro S., L, Canterbury Park H., Australian Turf Club H., Sydney Markets Limited H., 2d MRC Heath S., Gr.3, ATC Australian Turf Club H., VRC Robert Eldridge & Lesley Millson H., 3d MRC Testa Rossa S., L, ATC Happy 2nd Birthday ATC H.

High Roller (Thunder Gulch). 5 wins to 1400m in Macau, 3d Macau Guineas, L.

Lumina. Winner at 1200m, 2d AJC Canley Heights H. Dam of-

POHUTUKAWA (Medaglia d'Oro). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$562,775, Kembla Grange Classic, Gr.3, VRC Jim Beam Black S., L, ATC Bowermans Office Furniture H., 2d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Tiara, Gr.1, VRC Blazer S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Light Fingers S., Gr.2, Guy Walter S., Gr.2, BRC Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, ATC Triscay S., Gr.3, 4th MRC Tristarc S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Tibbie S., Gr.3.

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