European Champion 2YO & Dual Guineas winner
Winner of 7 straight races at 2 and 3 years including 4 Group Ones
“there was a ruthless authority in the manner the Ryan Moore-ridden 6-4 favourite stormed up the rail to hold off Richard Hannon’s Barney Roy” Marcus Townend, Mail on Sunday, after the 2,000 Guineas
A Stallion’s Pedigree
- By GALILEO, 9-time champion sire with 70 Gr.1 winners.
- 11 sons of GALILEO have sired Gr.1 winners worldwide.
- Galileo’s first sons at stud FRANKEL, NEW APPROACH, RIP VAN WINKLE, SIXTIES ICON, TEOFILO, RODERIC O’CONOR, HELIOSTATIC & FRANKEL have all sired Group winning 2yo’s from their first crop!
A Seriously Fast Damline…
- Out of MEOW – runner-up (beaten a neck) in the 1000m. Queen Mary Stakes-Gr.2.
- Second dam AIRWAVE won the 1200m. Cheveley Park Stakes-Gr.1 and her half-sister JWALA won the 1000m. Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes-Gr.1.
- His own-sister CLEMMIE won the Cheveley Park Stakes-Gr.1 becoming Galileo’s only Group 1 winner over 1200m.
“Churchill joins a growing list of Galileo‘s top-level winning sons and daughters to be out of a mare by the late Storm Cat, following in the footsteps of the likes of Gleneagles, Ballydoyle, Marvellous and Misty For Me.” James Thomas, Racing Post, 8th October 2016
March 27, 2018
Champion two-year-old and dual Guineas winner Churchill will stand at Coolmore Australia for the 2018 southern hemisphere season. A five-time… View Article
January 23, 2018
Champion sire Galileo was responsible for Europe’s highest-rated juvenile filly of 2017 in the Aidan O’Brien-trained Clemmie (3f Galileo-Meow, by… View Article
November 6, 2017
European Champion 2-year-old and dual Guineas winner Churchill will stand at Coolmore at a fee of €35,000. Coming from one… View Article
October 30, 2017
“We are delighted to have three very exciting new prospects for the coming season and are very much looking forward… View Article
September 30, 2017
Churchill’s full-sister Clemmie (2f Galileo-Meow, by Storm Cat) became yet another G1 winner for Galileo at Newmarket on Saturday when… View Article
July 14, 2017
Churchill’s sister Clemmie (2f Galileo-Meow, by Storm Cat) continued the family’s fabulous record when winning the G2 Duchess of Cambridge… View Article
May 27, 2017
Churchill (3c Galileo-Meow, by Storm Cat) added a second Classic to his glittering record at the Curragh on Saturday afternoon.… View Article
May 6, 2017
A champion at two, Churchill (3c Galileo-Meow, by Storm Cat) became a Classic winner on his first start at three… View Article
DUAL GR.1-WINNING EUROPEAN CHAMPION 2YO
1st Dewhurst Stakes-Gr.1, 1400m., Newmarket by 1¼ lengths from Lancaster Bomber & Blue Point.
1st National Stakes-Gr.1, 1400m., Curragh by 4¼ lengths from Mehmas & Lockheed.
1st Futurity Stakes-Gr.2, 1400m., Curragh by 2 lengths from Radio Silence & Arcada.
1st Tyros Stakes-Gr.3, 1400m., Leopardstown from Alexios Komnenos & Double Valentine.
1st Chesham Stakes-L, 1400m., Royal Ascot by ½ length from Isomer & Cunco.
DUAL CLASSIC-WINNING MILER AS A 3YO
1st 2,000 Guineas-Gr.1, 1600m., Newmarket by 1 length from Barney Roy & Al Wukair.
1st Irish 2,000 Guineas-Gr.1, 1600m., Curragh by 2½ lengths from Thunder Snow & Irishcorrrespondent.
2nd Juddmonte International Stakes-Gr.1, 2100m., York to Ulysses & Barney Roy.
3rd Queen Elizabeth II Stakes-Gr.1, 1600m., Ascot to Persuasive & Ribchester.
4th St James’s Palace Stakes-Gr.1, 1600m., Royal Ascot to Barney Roy.