Galileo – Llia
Distance won over: 7f. – 14f.
Standing at the Beeches Stud
First crop are 4yo’s of 2018
Classic winning son of the world’s best sire & sire of sires GALILEO.
Unbeaten at 2 years, a multiple Group & Classic winner at 3 & 4 years
The good looks to cost 450,000gns as a yearling.
“He’s the first one that I have bought by the sire, but I like what I see as he seems to getting some very nice stock.” Tom Malone, purchaser of the Sans Frontieres gelding ex Line Jade for €40,000 (joint second-top priced lot on Day 1 of the Tattersalls August NH Sale)
Other first crop 3yo’s were purchased by Monbeg Stables (x2), Jim Culloty (x2), Peter Flood, Henry Daly, Margaret Mullins, Tom Keating, Ryan Mahon, Crawford Brothers, JJ Walsh etc.
First crop 4yo’s already include…
Treasure Dillion – impressive 6-length winner of a 4yo Geldings Maiden point-to-point for Pierce Power.
“A good early pace was set which was reflected in the time of the race being the quickest of the day… showed a nice turn of foot to quicken between the final two fences and looked well in command of his rivals at the final fence to go on and win going away. He is not short of pace and appears to be the type who can become a smart sort.” www.p2p.ie
Grange Castle Lad – sold for £80,000 at the Cheltenham Festival Sale to Margaret O’Toole (Gigginstown) after finishing second on his only start.