Highland Reel

Bay201216.0¼ hh (1.62 m)
Distance won over: 7f. to 12f.
Galileo - Hveger
Fee for 2022: €10,000

Stands at Coolmore


Exceptional SPEED, CLASS, PEDIGREE and GOOD LOOKS

Earnings of nearly €9,500,000

Rated 111p by Timeform as a 2YO.

“an absolute machine” Joseph O’Brien

  • By GALILEO, the world’s best sire (22 sons have sired Gr.1 winners).
  • Bred on the same potent GALILEO/DANEHILL cross as FRANKEL and TEOFILO
  • From the family of Group 1 sire STARSPANGLEDBANNER

Aidan O'Brien has trained many very special horses, champions whose toughness and determination have shone out as brightly as their class. The current globe-trotter Highland Reel (Galileo) follows in the footsteps of not only his own sire but also the likes of Giant's Causeway, Rock Of Gibraltar and High Chaparral" TDN, 15th June 2017

"As well as boasting the key qualities for precocity, brilliant class and durability, Highland Reel also has a pedigree that entitles him to excel at stud." Martin Steven, Racing Post

His first crop already includes...

  • Atamisque - dual winner in Italy including the Gr.2 Premio Dormello, Champion 2YO Filly in Italy
  • Highland Premiere - 3-time winner winner for Mark Johnston
  • Dancing Rebel - 5f. maiden winner at the Curragh for Ken Condon
  • Dancing Reel - 7f. maiden winner at Kempton for Roger Teal
  • Reel Rosie - 7f. Novice Stakes winner on debut for Ed Bethell
  • Inverness - maiden winner at Goodwood for Charlie Hills
  • Reelemin - dual winner for Hughie Morrison
  • My Bonnie Lass - 2¼-length 6f. Novice Stakes winner for Karl Burke
  • Speycaster - novice stakes winner for Ralph Beckett
  • Agoureil - winner in France
  • Armandino - winner in Italy for A. Botti
  • Gerilda - won by 2¼ lengths on debut over 7f. in Italy
  • Sopran Midnight - winner in Italy over 9f.
  • Gaduli De L’Alguer - winner of a maiden in Italy
  • Hello I Love You - winner in Italy for A Botti on debut
  • Gerilda - maiden winner in Italy
  • Gaduli de L'Alguer - 3-time winner in Italy for F. Oppes

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