2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 288

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Coolmore Stud, Jerry's Plains, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Merchant Navy (AUS)
Dam: Face of the Earth (AUS)
Colour: Chestnut
Sex: Colt
DOB: 27 September 2019
Buyer: Laming Racing, QLD $180,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to Agassi (2015.g. by Pierro-Halle Rocks, by Fastnet Rock-Face of the Earth).
1st BRC (Doomben) Gallopers Sports Club H.
3rd BRC (Doomben) Guineas Room Unveiling P.

Account of COOLMORE STUD (As Agent), Jerry's Plains, NSW.

Lot 288 (100% GST)  CHESTNUT COLT            Stable A 19

Foaled 27th September 2019                  Branded : nr sh; 122 over 9 off sh





Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Legally Bay




Last Tycoon






The Judge

Sudden Impulse

Luskin Star

Freckled Face

Polish Patriot


Ivory Maid

Sir Ivor


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

Face of the Earth, by Strategic. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1150m, 1200m, $117,320, AJC Oxinium Sprint H., Young Members Mixer 2YO H., 2d STC Dairy Farmers H., Winning Edge Presentations H., 3d City Tatt's RC Brian Crowley S., L. Half-sister to BRING ME ROSES, FACE VALUE. This is her ninth foal. Her eighth foal is a 2YO. Dam of six foals to race, five winners-

DIAMOND EARTH (f. by Choisir). 5 wins-3 at 2-1000m to 1200m, $711,425, ATC Nivison S., Gr.3, Scone RC Denise's Joy S., L, ATC Inglis Nursery, MVRC Microflite Helicopters Inglis Banner 2YO S., Scone RC Arrowfield 2YO H., 2d ATC PJ Bell S., L, Inglis 2YO Classic. Dam of-

Ten Carat. 2 wins at 1000m, 1400m, WATC Thomas Sabo H.

Halle Rocks (f. by Fastnet Rock). 6 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 1100m, $227,858, MVRC Adapt Australia H., MRC Cath White Memorial H., Pura Light Start P., MVRC Boscastle H., 3d MRC Doveton S., L. Dam of-

Agassi. 4 wins 1300m to 1600m, $268,015, to 2019-20, ATC Ranvet H., Drinkwise H., All Too Hard at Vinery H., 2d ATC Australian Turf Club H.

First Honour (g. by Duke of Marmalade). 3 wins at 2100m, 2200m, ARC Swiss Deli H., Waikato RC NRM H.

Pasadoble (f. by Danehill Dancer). 3 wins in succession from only 5 starts 900m to 1100m, ATC TAB Iphone App H.

Emerald Earth (f. by Pierro). Winner at 1300m.

Down to Earth (c. by So You Think). Placed at 3 in 2019-20, 3d ATC Exceed and Excel at Darley H.

2nd dam

FRECKLED FACE, by Polish Patriot. 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, $104,500, BATC Doomben Dollars H., QTC Brisbane Hilton H., Diet Coke S.H., Yellow Cabs S., 4th AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2. Half-sister to DON RAFFAEL, IVORY PRINCESS (dam of MISS MATCHED, BECKY IN PINK), Whivory, Wolf (dam of SAVUTE), Flaming Ivory (dam of GOLDEN IVORY). Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, all winners, inc:-

BRING ME ROSES (High Chaparral). Winner at 1600m, $612,200, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, Empire Rose S., Gr.1, Vanity S., Gr.3, SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, 3d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, SAJC Oaklands P., L, 4th ATC Australian Oaks, Gr.1.

FACE VALUE (Red Ransom). 4 wins-3 in succession at 2-1000m to 1200m, $427,863, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, BTC XXXX Bitter 2YO H., QTC River 94.9 Tile Wizards H., 2d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, STC Skyline S., Gr.3, 3d MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.2, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, 4th AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, BTC Classic, Gr.3. Sire.

Face of the Earth (Strategic). 2 wins. See above.

Sun Kisses. 3 wins-2 at 2-1010m to 1110m, BTC Christmas Wish 2YO H., Clayton Utz 2YO Fillies H., Mr Deeds H. Dam of 5 winners-

Greytfilly (Ferocity). Winner at 2 at 1110m, $134,000, BRC Mastec 2YO H., 3d ATC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3. Producer.



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