2020 Gold Coast National Weanling Sale

Lot: 999

Type: Weanling
Vendor: Rothwell Park Thoroughbreds, Blandford, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Merchant Navy (AUS)
Dam: What a Diva (NZ)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 27 August 2019
Buyer: This lot was withdrawn
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Account of ROTHWELL PARK THOROUGHBREDS (As Agent), Blandford, NSW.

Lot 999 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                      Stable Q 3

Foaled 27th August 2019                                 Branded : nr sh; 10 over 9 off sh





Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Legally Bay




Last Tycoon





Be My Guest

Northern Dancer

Gull Nook

Mill Reef



Storm Bird

Snippets' Show



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

WHAT A DIVA, by Pentire. 3 wins 1400m to 2100m, Waikato RC Pathways the Immigration Specialists H., Matamata RC Mills Reef Winery H., 2d WRC Club 50th Anniversary H., 3d Rotorua RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series H., ARC Torenzo Danielle & Rory H. Half-sister to FULLY FLEDGED, Fledgling (dam of BASSETT). This is her first foal.

2nd dam

FLEDGED, by Bluebird. Winner at 1400m. Dam of 9 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

FULLY FLEDGED (Align). Top Colt on The NZ 2007-08 2YO Free H. 3 wins-2 at 2-1100m to 1400m, $211,819, ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., L, 2d Hawke's Bay Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Newmarket H., L, New Zealand Bloodstock Carnival Sale Bonus 2YO S., 3d AJC Strada S., L, 4th STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2. Sire.

Fledgling (Captain Rio). 4 wins at 1200m, 1300m, ARC LA O'Sullivan Shield, Speed Date H., 2d ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, L. Dam of 3 winners-

BASSETT (Savabeel). 5 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-at 1100m, 1200m, $460,950, MVRC Abell S., L, MRC Hareeba S., L, MRC TROA National Jockeys Trust P., Taralye Listen, Learn, Speak 2YO P., 3d VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, MRC Zeditave S., Gr.3, Warrnambool RC Wangoom H., L, 4th VRC Goodwood Racecourse Trophy H., L, MRC Italktravel S., L, Bel Esprit S., L, Ipswich TC Eye Liner S., L.

3rd dam

SNIPPETS' SHOW, by Snippets. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1500m, WATC Supremacy S., L, Vista Safetrack H., 3d WATC Queen's P., L. Sister to CHEVAL PLACE, SNIPPET'S GIRL (dam of ACADEMY DANCER), Deep Snip, Our Side Show (dam of OMNITRADER, STOCKADE), three-quarter-sister to Tantinet (dam of SHOW BARRY), Pin Up Doll (dam of SUNRANGE), half-sister to Show 'em Sadie, Makena (dam of ROUQUIN). Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Hurricane Star. 2 wins to 1300m, 2d VATC Leopardstown H. Grandam of-

Sino Eagle (Casino Prince). 7 wins 1200m to 1400m, $336,360, VRC Mrs Mac's Family Bakery Sprint H., MRC Chris Flavelle H., VRC Indian Summer H., MRC Winning Edge Cup, Le Pine Funerals H., MVRC Sportingbet Best Tote Plus H., 3d VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, MRC Alinghi S., L, 4th VRC Aurie's Star H., Gr.3. Producer.

4th dam

DEEP SHOW, by Deep Diver. Placed at 2. Half-sister to SHOWMERAN. Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

CHEVAL PLACE (Snippets). 7 wins 1112m to 1800m, $250,495, VATC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.3, 2d MVRC Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.2.


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