Churchill

Bay201416.2 hh (1.67 m)
Distance won over: 7f. to 8f.
Galileo - Meow
Fee for 2021: €30,000

Stands at Coolmore


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, 12-time champion sire with 92 Gr.1 winners.
  • 20 sons of GALILEO have sired Gr.1 winners worldwide.

A Seriously Fast Damline

  • Out of MEOW - runner-up (beaten a neck) in the 5f. Queen Mary Stakes-Gr.2.
  • Second dam AIRWAVE won the 6f. Cheveley Park Stakes-Gr.1 and her half-sister JWALA won the 5f. Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes-Gr.1.
  • His own-sister CLEMMIE won the 6f. Cheveley Park Stakes-Gr.1 becoming Galileo’s only Group 1 winner over 6 furlongs.

"Photos don't really do it justice to how Churchill has let down since his racing days - some beast" Nancy Sexton

Yearlings in 2021 have sold for 440,000gns, €360,000, 250,000gns, €230,000, 200,000gns, €190,000, €160,000, 160,000gns, 160,000gns, 150,000gns, €125,000, £110,000, €100,000 etc.

First 2YOs already include...

  • Ladies Church - dual winner for Johnny Murtagh including the 5f. Listed Marwell Stakes at Naas by an impressive 2¼ lengths. Third in the Gr.3 Round Tower Stakes
  • Vadeni - dual winner in France for Jean-Claude Rouget & owner/breeder H.H. Aga Khan including an impressive 2 length win in the Listed Criterium du Fonds Europeen de l'Elevage at Deauville. Third in the Gr.3 Prix de Conde
  • Snaffles - dual winner for Joseph O'Brien including the Listed Appeal Stakes at Dundalk
  • The Acropolis - justified favouritism when winning his maiden over 6½f. at Listowel for Aidan O'Brien by 3½ lengths. Third in the Gr.2 Futurity Stakes at the Curragh
  • Unconquerable - impressive maiden winner over 7f. at Naas for Donnacha O’Brien.
  • La Estrellita - winner in Germany over 7f. for trainer Michael Figge. Third in the Listed Winterknigin Trial at Cologne
  • River Thames - won a maiden at Punchestown on debut for Aidan O'Brien earning TDN Rising Star Status
  • Dancinginthestreet - won the Prix de la Butte Blanche by 2 lengths on debut at Chantilly for Carlos & Yann Lerner earning JDG Rising Star Status
  • Encountered - an ultra-impressive 4-length winner of a 7f. Novice Stakes at Doncaster for Marco Botti
  • Scriptwriter - showed a smart turn of foot to win his maiden at Gowran Park for Aidan O'Brien
  • Tuscan - 7f. Novice Stakes winner at Thirsk for Charlie Hills
  • Golden War - Novice Stakes winner for Charlie Hills & owner/breeder Lady Bamford
  • Il Grande Gatsby won a 7f. maiden at the Capanelle in Rome by 1½ lengths
  • Papa Cocktail - winner of a 7f. Novice Stakes at Haydock for Tom Clover
  • Blenheim Boy - 7f. Novice Stakes winner for Richard Fahey at York
  • Howth - broke his maiden in Killarney winning over 7f. for Aidan O'Brien
  • Lawful Command - dual winner for Brian Meehan
  • Hamaki - dual winner for William Haggas
  • Young Winston - broke his maiden at Ripon for Ed Bethell
  • Once Upon A River - impressive 4-length maiden winner at Roscommon for Ger Lyons
  • Madame Ambassador - broke her maiden at Nottingham over 8f. for Mark Johnston and owner/breeder Kirsten Rausing

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