Australia

Chestnut201116.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Distance won over: 7f. to 12f.
Galileo - Ouija Board
Fee for 2019: €35,000

Brilliant racehorse, dual Derby winner & top-class 2yo

“Australia powered through his toughest test to date with brutal ease, adding the Juddmonte International to his expanding seasonal haul of Group 1s in an impressive display of both speed and class.” Racing Post, 21st Aug 2014

An exceptional pedigree…

“The son of champion sire Galileo out of multiple Group 1-winner and Oaks heroine Ouija Board, Australia was bred to be a champion” Racing Post

"a great buy for €35,000" Bill Oppenheim

Black-type performers already include...

  • Beyond Reason - winner of the Gr.2 Prix du Calvados & Gr.3 Prix Six Perfections at Deauville for Charlie Appleby and Godolphin
  • Broome - impressive winner of the Gr.3 Ballysax Stakes & Gr.3 Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Stakes at Leopardstown. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere & Gr.2 Champion Juvenile Stakes
  • Sir Ron Priestley - multiple winner for Mark Johnston including the Gr.3 March Stakes at Goodwood. Runner-up in the Gr.1 English St Leger
  • Bangkok - stylish winner of the Gr.3 Classic Trial at Sandown for Andrew Balding & King Power Racing. Runner-up in the Gr.2 King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot & Gr.3 Strensall Stakes at York
  • Buckhurst - impressive winner of the Gr.3 International Stakes & Gr.3 Royal Whip Stakes at the Curragh for Joseph O'Brien
  • Western Australia - Listed Yeats Stakes winner at Navan for Aidan O'Brien. Placed in the Gr.1 Vertem Futurity Trophy Stakes & Listed Patton Stakes
  • Cayenne Pepper - unbeaten in 3 starts including an impressive win in the Gr.3 Flame Of Tara Stakes at the Curragh for Jessica Harrington
  • Mohican Heights - impressive Leopardstown maiden winner on debut & winner off the Listed Stonehenge Stakes at Salisbury for David Simcock
  • Sydney Opera House - trained by Aidan O'Brien, led home a 1-2 for his sire in a high-class Curragh maiden. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud & Gr.2 Royal Lodge Stakes
  • Leo De Fury - dual winner for Jessica Harrington, runner-up in the Gr.3 Royal Whip Stakes at the Curragh
  • Brassica - novice stakes winner for Sir Mark Prescott. Placed in the Listed John Musker Fillies' Stakes

Other winners include Aussie View, Almania, Kosciuszko, Lastochka, Lady Adelaide, Ardiente, Dark Lochnage, Elisheba, Princess Salamah, Murray River, I Remember You, War Eagle, Rosehill, Fraser Island, Lord Lamington, Lyons, La Australian, Amorously, Altair, Grenadier Guard, Kangaroo Valley, Pricing etc.