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

His first crop yearlings sold for 350,000gns, 340,000gns, 320,000gns, £220,000, 210,000gns, $180,000, £160,000, 160,000gns, £150,000, 150,000gns, €145,000, 145,000gns, £140,000, 135,000gns, 130,000gns, 130,000gns, €120,000, 115,000gns, €105,000, 105,000gns, €100,000, £100,000, £100,000, 100,000gns 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
  • Unconquerable - impressive maiden winner over 7f. at Naas for Donnacha O’Brien. Third in the Gr.3 Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown
  • Dancinginthestreet - won the Prix de la Butte Blanche by 2 lengths on debut at Chantilly for Carlos & Yann Lerner earning JDG Rising Star Status
  • The Acropolis - justified favouritism when winning his maiden over 6½f. at Listowel for Aidan O'Brien by 3½ lengths
  • Encountered - an ultra-impressive 4-length winner of a 7f. Novice Stakes at Doncaster for Marco Botti
  • 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
  • Once Upon A River - impressive 4-length maiden winner at Roscommon for Ger Lyons

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