Churchill

Bay201416.2 hh (1.67 m)
Distance won over: 7f. to 8f.
Galileo - Meow
Fee for 2022: €25,000

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.
  • 22 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 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.

His top first crop performers already include...

  • Ladies Church - dual winner for Johnny Murtagh including the 5f. Listed Marwell Stakes by an impressive 2¼ lengths. Third in the Gr.3 Round Tower Stakes
  • Vadeni - dual winner in France for Jean-Claude Rouget including a 2 length win in the Listed Criterium du Fonds Europeen de l'Elevage. Third in the Gr.3 Prix de Conde
  • Snaffles - dual winner for Joseph O'Brien including the Listed Star Appeal Stakes
  • The Acropolis - 3½-length maiden winner for Aidan O'Brien. Third in the Gr.2 Futurity Stakes
  • Unconquerable - maiden winner for Donnacha O’Brien. Runner-up in the Gr.3 Zetland Stakes, third in the Gr.2 Royal Lodge Stakes & Gr.3 Tyros Stakes
  • La Estrellita - maiden winner in Germany for trainer Michael Figge. Third in the Listed Winterkonigin Trial

Other first crop winners include River Thames, Dancinginthestreet, Encountered, Scriptwriter, Tuscan, Golden War, Il Grande Gatsby, Papa Cocktail, Blenheim Boy, Howth, Lawful Command, Hamaki, Young Winston, Once Upon A River, Madame Ambassador, Lamialady, Friday Night, Victory, Bouchra, State Legend, Portalma, Zain Sarinda etc.

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