2020 Gold Coast National Weanling Sale

Lot: 984

Type: Weanling
Vendor: Rosari Farm, Warwick, Qld
Sire: Merchant Navy (AUS)
Dam: Tumbling Dice (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Filly
DOB: 23 September 2019
Buyer: Wahha Thoroughbreds, NSW $25,000

Account of ROSARI FARM, Warwick, Qld.

Lot 984 (100% GST)             BAY FILLY                     Stable P 12

Foaled 23rd September 2019                           Branded : nr sh; 11 over 9 off sh





Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Legally Bay




Last Tycoon




I Am Invincible

Invincible Spirit

Green Desert


Canny Lad



The Minstrel

Faithful Thought

Water Mill


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 foals.


1st dam

TUMBLING DICE, by I Am Invincible. 6 wins 800m to 1000m. Half-sister to Talista. This is her second foal. Her first foal is a yearling.

2nd dam

TALAGA, by Bakharoff. 3 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 1600m, $110,800, AJC TL Baillieu H., L, Oopik H., 2d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1. Half-sister to FAITHFUL LOVE. Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

Talista (Snippets). 7 wins-1 at 2-1150m to 1800m, 2d STC Epona S., L, 4th WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, STC Lord Mayor's Cup, L. Dam of 4 winners-

Agrippa. 6 wins 1200m to 1600m, $199,055, VRC Del Re National Food Group H., MRC Swettenham Stud Summer Championship Heat H,

Bambu. 9 wins 1200m to 1800m, STC Jacobs Creek & Cruisers H., 3d Clarence River JC Grafton Guineas, AJC Tooheys New H., Burwood H.

3rd dam

FAITHFUL THOUGHT, by Water Mill. 7 wins-3 at 2-1000m to 1850m, $130,980, SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, Tattersall's Cup, L, John D Lee S., L, VATC Mona Nursery S., L, 2d SAJC Adelaide Guineas, Gr.3, 3d South Australian Oaks, Gr.1. Sister to Steadfast (dam of FIRM), three-quarter-sister to Nothing Daunted (dam of ALACQUA), half-sister to Phar Mahal (dam of SUSTAAD). Dam of 13 named foals, 12 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

FAITHFUL LOVE (Deputy Governor). 3 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1200m, $115,230, VRC Red Roses S., L, SAJC Cinderella S., L. Producer.

TALAGA (Bakharoff). 3 wins. See above.

Chicago Hope. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Dam of 6 winners-

Illinois Girl (Traditionally). 4 wins 1400m to 1700m, $118,200, VRC Ritzenhoff H., 2d MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2. Producer.

4th dam

Faithful Mahal, by Rajah Sahib. Winner at 1250m, 2d VATC Matinee S., 3d VRC Qantas S., L, VATC Kingston S. Half-sister to TRULY UNFAITHFUL, Konarak - Magic Lantern (H.K.), Nothing Daunted (dam of ALACQUA). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

FAITHFUL THOUGHT (Water Mill). 7 wins. See above.

Steadfast. Unraced. Dam of 8 winners-

FIRM (Night Shift). 2 wins at 2 at 1100m, 1200m, $135,600, SAJC Smoke-Free SA S., Gr.3, 2d SAJC Jansz S., Gr.3. Dam of 5 winners-

TRIM (Lonhro). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, $336,450, STC Research S., Gr.3, VRC Red Roses S., L. Dam of 2 winners-

MANICURE (Exceed and Excel). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, $665,925, to 2019-20, MRC How Now S., Gr.3, 2d ATC PJ Bell S., Gr.3.

Stubborn. Placed at 2 & 3. Dam of 2 winners-

GATTING (Hard Spun). 11 wins 1100m to 2400m, $2,046,550, to 2019-20, VRC Makybe Diva S., Gr.1, WATC Lee Steere S., Gr.2.



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