2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 121

Type: Yearling
Vendor: B2B Thoroughbreds, Mittagong, NSW
Sire: Merchant Navy (AUS)
Dam: Brugal Reward (AUS)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Colt
DOB: 01 October 2019
Buyer: Belmont Bloodstock Agency P/L (FBAA), VIC $500,000
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Account of B2B THOROUGHBREDS, Mittagong, NSW.

Lot 121 (100% GST)      BROWN COLT             Stable QD 30

Foaled 1st October 2019                           Branded : nr sh; 8 over 9 off sh





Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Legally Bay




Last Tycoon




Reward for Effort

Exceed and Excel


Miss Prospect

Rory's Jester

Tiger Tess

Hold That Tiger

Storm Cat

Tennessee Blaze

Whiskey Road


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

BRUGAL REWARD, by Reward for Effort. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, $260,290, MVRC Typhoon Tracy S., Gr.3, Strathmore Community Bank H., Ballarat TC Sam Miranda H., 2d MRC Cove Hotel 2YO H., Argyle Maintenance H., SAJC Meegs & Rorz Get Hitched H., MVRC Synergie H., 3d MRC Le Pine Funerals H., MVRC Roll'd H. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

TIGER TESS, by Hold That Tiger. Unplaced. Half-sister to APACHE CAT. Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

BRUGAL REWARD (Reward for Effort). 4 wins. See above.

Weja. 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m in 2019-20.

Manchester. Placed at 2, 3d SAJC Darley 2YO P.

3rd dam

TENNESSEE BLAZE, by Whiskey Road. 4 wins 1000m to 1600m, 3d MVRC Arthur Yates & Co H. Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

APACHE CAT (Lion Cavern). Champion Sprinter in Australia in 2007-08. 19 wins-2 at 2 and 5 in succession-1000m to 1620m, $4,610,957, AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1-twice, MVRC Australia S., Gr.1-twice, BTC Cup, Gr.1, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, MRC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, MRC Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, Schweppervescence Cup, Gr.3, TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.3, Bletchingly S., Gr.3, VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L, MRC Meneres BMW S., L, Bill Duncan 2YO H., 2d VRC Makybe Diva S., Gr.2, WATC Winterbottom S., Gr.2, MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, 3d AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, BTC Cup, Gr.1, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1, MRC Memsie S., Gr.2, VRC Aurie's Star H., L, Henry Buck's Best Dressed H., 4th VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1.

Tiger Belle. 3 wins at 1000m, MVRC Australian Bananas H., VATC Gipsy Queen H., 2d VATC With Me H., MVRC Tabaret H. Dam of 4 winners-

Liger. 12 wins 850m to 1210m, $133,900, MVRC Living Legends H., BTC Darley Australia H., 2d VRC Schweppes Tonic H.

Tour de Force. 7 wins at 1000m, 1200m, $1,195,223, HKJC Willow H., Hong Kong Golf Club Centenary Cup, CUHK Alumni Cup, Admiralty H., Shenzhen H., Panasonic I-Pro Network H., Sha Tau Kok River H., 2d HKJC Happy Valley Trophy, Citibank MPF Services H., Citibank Global Banking H., Fung Mo H., 4th HKJC Chinese Club Challenge Cup, L.

Piece of the Sky. 3 wins at 1200m, $116,680, MVRC Sportingbet H., Legends After the Last H., 2d MVRC City Pacific Finance 2YO P., MRC Paul Steefkerk H., Broadbridge H., 3d MRC Whisked H. Producer.

Raptor. 2 wins at 1600m, VATC Lobster Cave P.H., Time & Tide H.

Tennessee Charm. 3 wins 1412m to 1700m, 2d MRC Josephine H.

Dubawi's Daughter. Winner at 1424m, 3d MRC Chortle 2YO H.



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