2022 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 74

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Rothwell Park Thoroughbreds, Blandford, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Merchant Navy (AUS)
Dam: Gibberer (AUS)
Colour: Chestnut
Sex: Colt
DOB: 03 September 2020
Buyer: Passed In $65,000 - Reserve $120,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to Duke of Buckingham (2017.g. by Street Boss-Gibberer, by Rahy-Keep on Talking).
1st Ballina JC N Lennan's Bucks Bonanza H.
Out of a sibling to First Accused (2017.g. by Turffontein-Keep on Talking, by Royal Academy-Gin Talking).
3rd TTC (Launceston) Newmarket H. L

Account of ROTHWELL PARK THOROUGHBREDS (As Agent), Blandford, NSW.

Lot 74 (100% GST)     CHESTNUT COLT         Stable QE 22

Foaled 3rd September 2020                      Branded : nr sh; 8 over 0 off sh





Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Legally Bay




Last Tycoon





Blushing Groom

Red God

Glorious Song


Keep on Talking

Royal Academy


Gin Talking

Allen's Prospect


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) SW Setanta (BRC Queensland Day P., L) and SP Zara Bay. Sire of SP Drisana, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

GIBBERER, by Rahy. 3 wins at 1110m, 1200m, BRC Nairn Constructions H., Sky Racing P., BERT & CIPQ H., 2d BRC Maxgaming 2YO H., Samios Plumbing Classic H., 3d BRC Wicked Energy Drink 2YO H. Half-sister to First Accused. This is her third living foal. Dam of two foals to race, both winners-

Duke of Buckingham (g by Street Boss). 2 wins at 1500m, 1600m in 2020-21.

Huckleberry (g by Written Tycoon). Winner at 1200m in 2020-21.

2nd dam

Keep on Talking, by Royal Academy. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5½f, 1m, $162,670, 3d Pimlico The Very One S., L, Country Life Farm S., L, Pearl Necklace S., L, Laurel Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship S., L, 4th Laurel What a Summer S., L, Wide Country S., L, Monmouth Incredible Revenge S., L. Half-sister to DIXIE TALKING (dam of DONE TALKING, DIXIE TWIST), Smooth Talking (dam of CYNERGY'S STAR, LOOK WHO'S TALKING). Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

First Accused (Turffontein). 4 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 1400m, $146,076, to 2020-21, TRC Power Solutions Tasmania H., Pink Cup 3YO Autumn Classic, Ladbrokes 2YO H., 2d Tasmanian Guineas, L

Always a Gibberer. 4 wins 1400m to 1650m, 3d BRC William & Eileen Duffus Memorial 2YO H., SCTC Lake Kawana General Practice H.

Miss Gibberer. Unraced. Dam of-

Motomiss. 4 wins-3 in succession-870m to 1210m to 2021-22.

3rd dam

GIN TALKING, by Allen's Prospect. 7 wins-4 in succession at 2-6f to 9f, $348,206, Laurel Anne Arundel S., Gr.3, Broad Brush S., L, Maryland Million Lassie S., L, Maryland Juvenile Championship S. (f), L, Maryland Million Oaks, L, Heavenly Cause S., L, 2d Laurel Snow Goose H., L. Half-sister to Tone it Down. Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

DIXIE TALKING (Dixieland Band). 3 wins-2 at 2-5½f to 8½f, Aqueduct Cicada S., Gr.3, Pimlico Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship S, L. Dam of-

DONE TALKING (Broken Vow). 3 wins-2 at 2-1m to 9f, $401,910, Hawthorne Illinois Derby, Gr.3, 4th Aqueduct Remsen S., Gr.2. Sire.

DIXIE TWIST (Indian Charlie). Winner at 2 at 6f, $127,611, Woodbine Ontario Debutante S., L, 2d Woodbine Shady Well S., L. Producer.

Keep on Talking (Royal Academy). 3 wins. See above.

Smooth Talking. 2 wins at 2 at 5½f, 2d Delaware Park Small Wonder S. Dam of-

CYNERGY'S STAR (Great Notion). 2 wins at 2 at 5½f, 6½f, $101,910, in 2021, Timonium Juvenile S., L.

LOOK WHO'S TALKING (Cape Blanco). 2 wins at 2 at 5½f, 7f, $101,966, Laurel Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship S., L.



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