Sire: Merchant Navy

Colour: Brown

Dam: McCartney

Sex: Filly

Age: 2

Foaled: Aug 25, 2019

Country: Australia

Silks: Gold, Black V And Cap


Owners: Geoff Bond, Scott Burns, Ray Johnston, Jason Lee




Foaled 25th August 2019

SireFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
MERCHANT NAVY (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2014Legally BaySnippetsLunchtime
  DecidityLast Tycoon
DamAlamosaO'ReillyLast Tycoon
MCCARTNEY (NZ) Lodore MysticCentaine
2014Gifted LassMore Than ReadySouthern Halo
  Centaine's GiftCentaine

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) SW Setanta (BRC Queensland Day P., L) and SP Zara Bay. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

MCCARTNEY, by Alamosa. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Half-sister to SERENA MISS, Gifted Lad. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

GIFTED LASS, by More Than Ready. Raced twice. Half-sister to PRESENTLY, Another Time, Head Over Heels (dam of NEW PREDATOR). Dam of 6 named foals, all winners-

SERENA MISS (Iffraaj). Top Filly on The 2014-15 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$214,375, Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., Gr.2, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Christmas in Centennial 2YO H., 2d WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Wanganui JC Veandercross Juvenile P., 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

Centimental (Snitzel). 3 wins to 1400m, A$165,830, in 2020-21, ATC TAB H., 2d ATC Widden S., Gr.3, Drinkwise 2YO P., Bowermans Furniture H., TAB Venue Mode 2YO P.

Gifted Lad (Zabeel). 3 wins from 1950m to 2200m, 2d ARC Hamilton Eye Clinic H., SAJC Hughes Chauffeured Limousines. H., 3d VRC St Leger, L, ARC H.

Rock Express. 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, BOP RC Ultimate Motor Group H., 3d ARC Westbury Stud H.

Brahmarahma. Winner at 1400m, 2d Manawatu RC Nelson Pine Industries H.

Pinyin. 4 wins from 1700m to 2000m, Singapore TC Class 4 H., Kranji D S., Class 5 H.-twice, 2d Singapore TC Kranji D S., A'Isisuhairi Kassim S., Windfall S., Class 4 H., Class 5 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Fort Canning Park S., Class 5 H.-4 times.

McCartney. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

CENTAINE'S GIFT, by Centaine. 5 wins from 1850m to 2100m, STC Eveleigh H., 2d AJC Evening Peal H., STC Gnapur H., Maroubra RSL H., 3d AJC Walter Swinburn H., STC Crewman H., Waterfall H. Half-sister to Notwithstanding, The Almighty One. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PRESENTLY (Unbridled's Song). 10 wins-1 at 2-to 1250m, A$476,320, AJC Hall Mark S., L, Razor Sharp H., L, Show County H., L, NSW Tatt's RC Carrington S., L, STC Nivea Visage Girls Day Out H., Korea Racing Association H., Clarendon Homes H., Daily Telegraph Newspaper H., Cabra-Vale Diggers H., QTC Hourly 2YO H., 2d STC Frederick Clissold S., Gr.3, Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, AJC Razor Sharp H., L, 3d STC Satellite S., L, 4th AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, STC Missile S., Gr.3, Concorde S., Gr.3.

Another Time (Gilded Time). Winner at 2, 2d Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3. Producer.

Red Waratah. 3 wins to 1550m, STC Caravan Camping Supershow H.

Head Over Heels. Winner at 1100m, 2d VRC Johnstaff Projects H., SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., MVRC Pulse Pharmacy H., 3d MRC Love a Show 2YO H. Dam of-

NEW PREDATOR (New Approach). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R1,874,500, Turffontein Charity Mile, Gr.2, Greyville Drill Hall S., Gr.2, Turffontein Citizen P., Vaal Racing It's a Rush P., 2d Turffontein Dingaans H., Gr.2, Hawaii S., Gr.2, 3d Turffontein Horse Chestnut S., Gr.1-twice, Greyville Mercury Sprint, Gr.1, Turffontein Johannesburg Spring Challenge, Gr.2, Get Your Tickets at Webticket S., 4th Greyville Gold Challenge, Gr.1, Turffontein Charity Mile, Gr.2, Johannesburg Spring Challenge, Gr.2, Greyville Drill Hall S., Gr.2, Turffontein Tony Ruffel S., Gr.3.


4th dam

FOREVER AND EVER, by Authentic Heir. Raced once. Half-sister to WRIT 'N' WONDER, She's Blushing. Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

Notwithstanding (Nassipour). 3 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$139,430, VRC Bargain Box Fabrics Welter H., 2d Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2, 3d VRC Dalgety H., Gr.2.

The Almighty One (He is Risen). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2050m, NZ$31,625, A$124,750, BTC Marco Polo East West Cuisine H., MVRC Membership No Joining Fee H., 2d ARC Great Northern Foal S., L.

Celebrity Status. Unplaced. Dam of-

Belongs in Lights. Raced once. Dam of-

WEISSMULLER (Handsome Ransom). 8 wins from 1200m to 2100m, NZ$149,585, A$15,075, Wellington S., Gr.3, Waikato RC NZ Horse Magic H., Wairoa RC Wairoa Cup, CJC Canterbury Club Luncheon H.

TRAVOLTA (Handsome Ransom). 6 wins from 1300m to 2400m, NZ$46,800, A$457,910, ATC Australia Day Cup, L, 2d ATC Summer Cup, Gr.3.

Rochfort. Unraced. Dam of-

ROCH 'N' HORSE (Per Incanto). 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$78,800, in 2020-21, Hawkes Bay Finance Sprint H., L, 2d WRC Lightning H., L.

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