Sire: Merchant Navy

Colour: Bay

Dam: Opalize

Sex: Filly

Age: 4

Foaled: Nov 02, 2019

Country: Australia

Trainer: D R Jolly

Owners: Grand Syndicates OPALIZE (Mgr: S R Leoni)

10: 0 - 1 - 0
Wins: 0.0%
Place: 10.0%




Bay FillyFoaled in 2019

SireFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
MERCHANT NAVY (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2014Legally BaySnippetsLunchtime
  DecidityLast Tycoon
DamAnabaaDanzigNorthern Dancer
OPALIZE (AUS) BalbonellaGay Mecene
2008Opal FireHurricane SkyStar Watch
  Desert OrchidWestern Symphony

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. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

OPALIZE, by Anabaa. Unraced. Dam of five named foals, four to race, two winners, inc:-

PROPERTY (g. by Starcraft). 3 wins at 2, A$353,300, ATC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L, 2d MRC Peter Siggins 2YO P., 4th MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2.

Manabar (g. by Manhattan Rain). 9 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$145,130 in Aust.

Jade (f. by Sizzling). Placed at 3 in 2020-21 in Aust.


2nd dam

OPAL FIRE, by Hurricane Sky. Unraced. Sister to DESERT SKY, half-sister to Desert Mistral. Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Athena Fire. 4 wins to 1400m, Ipswich TC Schulz's Wholesale Meats H., GCTC Assured Management H., Ipswich TC Home Turn Corporate H., 2d Ipswich TC Sirromet H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Carlton Mid P. Dam of-

Hearts Denied. Winner at 1200m in 2020-21, BRC Membership Renewal P., 2d BRC TAB P., 3d BRC Souths Sports Club P.

Castanita. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1250m, A$82,725, Ipswich TC Optus Business Centre H., 2d BRC Hamilton Hotel H., GCTC Laserframe H.

Ruby Fire. Placed at 3 in Aust.


3rd dam

DESERT ORCHID, by Western Symphony. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2800m, VRC Mark Whitty H., VATC Greenmeadows H., 2d VATC Ajax H., Wanalta H., Beaconsfield H., 3d VATC City of Springvale H., Huntingdale GC H. Dam of 9 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

DESERT SKY (Hurricane Sky). Joint third on The 2000-01 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$656,450, VATC Futurity S., Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, Autumn S., Gr.3, VRC Brian Meldrum Welter H., Starbucks H., 2d MVRC Konica Australia H., 3d AJC Epona S., L, MRC Programmed Maintenance Anniversary Vase, Manfred Welter H., VATC Acorn 2YO H., 4th VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, MRC Futurity S., Gr.1.

Desert Mistral (Radjhasi). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$132,730, VATC Nunkalowe 2YO H., VRC Phar Lap Club H., 2d VATC Quezette S., L, 3d VRC Swamp King Sprint Final H., Scomeld H., Glencoe H., MVRC Crown Trophy, VATC Franklins Ltd P., Olympic Girl H., Chaise H. Dam of-

Run Girl Run. Unraced. Dam of-

Mistake. 4 wins to 1100m, A$82,600, to 2020-21, 2d Ballarat TC Ritchies IGA H.

Libertus. 2 wins at 1000m, 1300m in 2020-21 in Aust.

Hurricane Brewing. 4 wins from 1000m to 1600m in Aust.

Desert Drummer. Placed in Aust.

Lucky You. Unraced. Dam of-

Belle of Liberty. 3 wins to 1400m, A$137,750, to 2020-21, WATC Free Entry to Belmont Park P., 2d WATC Iron Jack H.

Aquaintance. Winner at 1200m, 2d WATC Schweppes 2YO P.

Describe. Unraced. Dam of-

Sight Lover. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, HKJC Heron H., Lucky Star H., 2d HKJC Lam Tsuen River H., 3d HKJC Plover Cove H., Dandelion H., Norfolk H.


4th dam

BRED TO SUCCEED, by Showdown. Unraced. Half-sister to Toolern High. Dam of 8 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Power and Rhythm. 6 wins from 1400m to 1700m, A$105,040, MRC Samson H., Nuffield H., Bounding Away H., 2d VATC Eat Well Live Well H., Bore Head H., 3d VRC Jolly Old Mac H.

Desert Orchid. 5 wins. See above.

Millhaven. Winner at 1400m, QTC Maybe Lad H., 2d QTC Boondall H., 3d BATC Analie H.

Maestro's Daughter. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m, 2d MVRC Hurry On H. Producer.

Ar Bid Arva. Unraced. Dam of-

Funtrap. Winner at 1000m, HKJC America H., 2d HKJC Caroline Hill H., Greennock H.


5th dam

REACHFAR, by Sobig. Third top filly on The 1972-73 3YO Free H. 3 wins from 1m to 1½m, Wellington Oaks, Gr.2, 2d Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC Fairdale H., 3d Wellington S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3. Dam of 5 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Toolern High (Red Gauntlet). 2 wins at 2, VATC Chicquita S., Carnegie S., 2d VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, MVRC Chandos H. Producer.


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