2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 809

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Daisy Hill Breeding & Investments, Doreen, Vic (As Agent)
Sire: Merchant Navy (AUS)
Dam: So Pristine (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 31 October 2019
Buyer: 360 Bloodstock Pty Ltd, VIC $150,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to Swift Witness (2018.f. by Star Witness-Taylor's Command, by Commands-Pristine Kristine).
1st GCTC (GCTC) Gold Pearl 2YO H.
3rd Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic (R) L
Closely related to Super Pursuit (2016.g. by Proisir-Pristino, by More Than Ready-Pristine Kristine).
1st ARC Stella Artois Championship Qualifier

Account of DAISY HILL BREEDING & INVESTMENTS (As Agent), Doreen, Vic.

Lot 809 (100% GST)           BAY COLT         Stable Chester 15

Foaled 31st October 2019                        Branded : nr sh; 12 over 9 off sh





Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Legally Bay




Last Tycoon





Sir Tristram

Sir Ivor

Lady Giselle


Pristine Kristine

Spinning World


Blue Sage

Cure the Blues


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

SO PRISTINE, by Zabeel. 7 wins 1400m to 2200m, $223,882, SAJC Queen of the South S., Gr.2, Waikato RC UDC Finance H., ARC Dunstan Feeds Championship Final, Avondale JC Loan Market Highland Park H., Counties RC Ezygo Golfcarts H., 2d Cambridge JC Presland Tocker Insurance H., Te Aroha JC CRV Ambreed NZ H., 3d Manawatu Cup, Gr.3, Waikato RC Ashford Lodge H., Echuca Cup, 4th Marton Cup, L. Half-sister to RESTORED, Pristino (dam of DIJON BLEU). This is her sixth foal. Her fifth foal is a 2YO. Her fourth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of three foals to race, inc:-

So Wicked (f. by Street Cry). 4 wins at 1600m, 1900m to 2020-21, ATC Hyland Race Colours H.-twice, ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., 2d Waikato RC Lodge Body Corporate H., 3d ATC Sky Racing Active H.

Pristine Girl (f. by Snitzel). Placed at 3.

2nd dam

PRISTINE KRISTINE, by Spinning World. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Half-sister to LONG GONE BLUES, Blusazul (dam of EL BULUBU). Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

SO PRISTINE (Zabeel). 7 wins. See above.

RESTORED (Red Ransom). 4 wins 1600m to 2000m, $423,641, Singapore TC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, L, 4th Singapore TC Chairman's Trophy, L.

Taylor's Command. Winner at 1109m, 2d MVRC Cameron Boyd H. Dam of-

Terminology (Star Witness). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, $284,760, GCTC Magic Millions P., ATC Australian Turf Club H., 2d Gosford Guineas, L, 4th Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic, RL.

Delovely. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of 5 winners-

Lovely Delovely. 4 wins to 1200m, $481,934, HKJC Cheung Sha H., Azalea H.

Pristino. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

DIJON BLEU (Burgundy). NZ Bloodstock Filly of the Year in 2017-18. Top filly on the 2017-18 3YO Free H. (1200m-1600m). 6 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-1100m to 2000m, $268,251, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, ARC Soliloquy S., L, Wanganui JC O'Learys S., L, 2d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3.

Prosecco (Stravinsky). 4 wins 1200m to 1600m, Manawatu RC Bennett Currie H., Seales Winslow H., 2d CJC Great Easter S., L.

Super Pursuit. 2 wins at 1200m in 2020-21, ARC Barfoot & Thompson H.

3rd dam

BLUE SAGE, by Cure the Blues. Unraced. Half-sister to THEATRICAL, TAIKI BLIZZARD. Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

LONG GONE BLUES (Sovereign Dancer). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 8½f, $109,578, Calder Tropical Park Oaks, L, 2d Calder Office Queen H., L, 3d Calder Karla's Enough H., L, Noble Royalty H., L, Miramar S., L.



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