2023 Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Lot: 199

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Grandview, Peak Crossing, Qld (As Agent)
Sire: Merchant Navy (AUS)
Dam: Stormy Publisher (ARG)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 07 September 2021
Buyer: Mattmartin Global Pty Ltd, VIC $30,000
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Account of GRANDVIEW (As Agent), Peak Crossing, Qld.

Lot 199 (100% GST)           BAY COLT                   Stable K 10

Foaled 7th September 2021                    Branded : nr sh; 82 over 1 off sh





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MERCHANT NAVY (AUS) (Bay 2014-Stud Aust. 2018, Ire. 2019). 7 wins-3 at 2, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Jolie Bay. Sire of SP Drisana and of Galaxy Affair, In the Navy, Calico Jack, High Blue Sea, Merchant Boss, Royal Merchant, Standing Order, Cadetship, Drop the Verse, Dirty Merchant, Piraeus, Chantiss, Diana's Affair, Gallant Warriors, Navy Black, Rebel Rosai, The Seven Seas, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

STORMY PUBLISHER, by Bernstein. 7 wins-1 at 2 and 4 in succession-from only 14 starts at 1000m, 1200m, $158,187, Belmont Glowing Honor S., L, Gulfstream Park Ladies Turf Sprint S., L, Tampa Bay Downs Minaret S., L, Palermo Clasico General Güemes, L, Especial Team, 2d Palermo Clasico General Francisco B Bosch, L, 4th San Isidro Clasico Propietarios, L. Three-quarter-sister to Stormy Puntera (dam of POWER UP, PIXAR), half-sister to SAND PUCE. This is her sixth living foal. Her fifth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of three foals to race, all winners-

Tap This (f by Tapit). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2200m, ATC Floratine H., 2d GCTC NHP Electrical Products H., ATC More Than Ready at Vinery H.

Sepoy Star (f by Sepoy). 2 wins at 1200m to 2021-22, 2d ATC Darley Supporting Catwalk H.

In de Summertime (f by Sebring). 3 wins in succession 1425m to 1815m in 2021-22.

2nd dam

FORTY PURIST, by Roar. Winner at 2 at 1400m in Argentina. Half-sister to SOUTH PUDOROSA, Stormy Puntera (dam of POWER UP, PIXAR). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

SAND PUCE (Footstepsinthesand). 18 wins-1 at 2 -1200m to 2000m, La Plata Clasico Marcos Levalle, Gr.2, San Isidro Clasico Sibila, Gr.2, Clasico Ricardo Ezequiel y Ezequiel M Fernandez Guerrico, Gr.2, Clasico Los Haras, Gr.2, Clasico Eudoro J Balsa, Gr.3, Clasico General Las Heras, Gr.3, Palermo Clasico Ricardo P Sauze, Gr.3-twice.

STORMY PUBLISHER (Bernstein). 7 wins. See above.

Stormy Purposeful. Placed at 2 in Argentina. Dam of 2 winners-

Joy Piba (Fortify). Winner at 1500m in Chile, 3d Hipodromo Chile Clasico Haras de Chile, Gr.2.

3rd dam

SHY PURITANA, by Shy Tom. 4 wins at 1000m, San Isidro Clasico Enero, 4th Palermo Clasico Republica de Panama, Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Partido Tom, half-sister to Dale Pura, Stormy Pursuer (dam of HAT PUNTANO, DALE NO MAS). Dam of 9 foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

SOUTH PUDOROSA (Southern Halo). 3 wins 1000m to 1200m in Argentina, La Plata Clasico Republica de Chile, L. Producer.

Stormy Puntera. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

POWER UP (Key Deputy). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1600m, Palermo G.P. Estrellas Mile, Gr.1, G.P. Palermo, Gr.1, Clasico Benito Villanueva, Gr.2, La Plata Clasico Isidoro Aramburu, Gr.3, 2d Palermo G.P. de Las Americas OSAF, Gr.1, Clasico Peru, Gr.2, 3d La Plata Clasico Polla de Potrillos, Gr.3.

PIXAR (Hidden Prize). 3 wins 1800m to 2100m, San Luis G.P. Jorge A Laffue, L, 2d San Luis G.P. Vicente Dupuy, Gr.3.



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