Baby Merlin

Baby Merlin

Sire: Walking or Dancing

Dam: Rockabillybabe

Colour: Brown

Gender: Colt

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Oct 22nd, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: cerise white horse shoe


Mrs S Healey & Miss Slater

Career Record: 16-1-3-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    6.3 %
  • Place
    43.8 %





Brown horseFoaled in 2013

WALKING OR DANCING (NZ) Devil's ZephyrZephyr Zing
2004Young VicOld VicSadler's Wells
DamDistant MusicDistant ViewMr. Prospector
ROCKABILLYBABE (AUS) MusicantiNijinsky
2006Shell I SwingCeltic SwingDamister
  Shadwell LassAt Talaq

WALKING OR DANCING (NZ) (Brown 2004-Stud 2011). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3. Half-brother to SW Irongail. Sire of 43 rnrs, 18 wnrs, inc. Bare Naked Lady, Silent General, National Trail, Baby Merlin, Circus Dancer, D'Great Spirit, Walshie, Cultural Man, Hightower, Rock 'n' Rhumba, Silent Dream, With Attitude, Solid Asset, Stay Sassy, Happiness Rose, Laughing or Crying, Positive Spin, Infinite Lee, etc.


1st dam

ROCKABILLYBABE, by Distant Music. 3 wins to 1200m, 3d BRC Mt St Michaels College H., QHA Hotel Care P. Dam of one named foal-

Baby Merlin (c. by Walking or Dancing). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

SHELL I SWING, by Celtic Swing. 4 wins to 1100m, 3d VRC Rainburst H., 4th VATC Debutante S., L. Dam of 5 named foals, all winners-

In the Fast Lane. 3 wins to 1550m to 2017-18, SAJC Adelaide Cup Raceday H.

Rockabillybabe. 3 wins. See above.

Swing With Me. 4 wins to 1200m in Aust.

Full Swing. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Weshellrocku. Winner at 1200m in Aust.


3rd dam

Shadwell Lass, by At Talaq. 3 wins from 1400m to 1650m, BATC Kaoru Star H., Orlando Wyndham Wines H., 2d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, BATC Bounding Away H., JT Delaney H., Holland Park Probus Club H., Southside Ford H., Qantas H., SAJC Moss Kingdom H., VATC Grace Darling H., 3d SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, David Jones H., Eagle Blue P., Naelyn H., Rose of Summer H., E.V. Kewney H. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Above All. 10 wins-2 at 2-from 900m to 2500m, A$169,285, QTC Trackforce New Holland 2YO H., SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., BTC Glenlogan Park H., SAJC Moya Car Spoilers H., Henson & Lloyd H., 2d Oakbank RC Mitsubishi Motors Country Cup, SAJC Showies Boutique Regent Arcade H., Harris Scarfe H., McMahon Services H., El Moxie H., 3d Broome Cup, SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., It's Our Buy in June & July H.

Shellshocked. 5 wins from 1200m to 2050m, A$117,050, MVRC Dominant Australia H., 2d MRC Murray H., MVRC TROA Trophy H., Thomas Tehan Welter H., 3d MRC Le Pine Funeral Services H., MVRC Clarion Suites Gateway H., Blue Kazan H., Signup & Switchon in 2004 H., Sydney Entertainment Centre H.

Blue Phoenix. 2 wins at 1100m, 1350m, STC Tooheys New H., 3d AJC Fairfield City Golf Club P., STC Rydges Parramatta H., Eddy Chahine H., Bankstown Naval Association P. Dam of-

Midnight Flight. 4 wins at 1200m, 1450m, 2d SAJC Neil Sachse Foundation H.

Bailey. 2 wins at 1200m in Aust.

Tussock. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Hilarity. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, STC Balmain-Rozelle Womens Auxiliary 2YO H., 4th AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, Illawarra 2YO Classic, Gr.3, AJC Keith MacKay H., L. Dam of-

Close Encounter (Encounter). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1700m, A$145,650, VRC Long Tan H., 2d SAJC Chairman's S., L, 3d VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L, 4th South Australian Derby, Gr.1.

Shell I Swing. 4 wins. See above.

Mamma Carmela. Unplaced. Dam of-

Mumajet. Winner at 1000m in Aust.


4th dam

DEEDLE, by Lord of the Dance. 10 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$134,370, VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, MVRC Diamond Jubilee S., L, SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, VACC Insurance H., Farmer's Daughter H., Raffindale H., VRC Carringbush S., 2d SAJC Queen of the South S.H., Gr.2, VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, 3d MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.3, SAJC Graham Bros Diamond S., L, 4th SAJC Spring S., Gr.2, Thomas Elder S., Gr.3. Dam of 3 named foals, all raced, 2 winners-

Shadwell Lass (At Talaq). 3 wins. See above.

Come in Handy. 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2200m in Aust.

Preedle. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Our Special Boy. Winner at 1850m in Aust.

Meddling Magpie. Winner at 1600m in Aust.


5th dam

GEOMETRY, by Third Dimension. Winner at 5½f in Aust. Dam of 3 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

DEEDLE (Lord of the Dance). 10 wins. See above.

Ashlar Square. 4 wins at 1050m, 1600m, 3d Adelaide RC Challa Graduation S., Advanced H.


Race Record: 11 Starts 1-2-3 A$22,700.

Winner at 1200m in 2017-18, 3d BRC H.