Australia

Chesnut201116.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Distance won over: 7f. to 12f.
Galileo - Ouija Board
Fee for 2021: €25,000

Stands at Coolmore


A World Champion 3YO by Galileo out of 7-time Gr.1 winner Ouija Board

“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, 21/08/2014

Yearlings in 2020 sold for 575,000gns, €190,000, £160,000, 145,000gns, 135,000gns, €130,000, 130,000gns, 115,000gns, 110,000gns, £100,000, €100,000, 100,000gns etc.

"a very good young stallion who is a serious sire of Group performers" Hubie de Burgh, EBN, 22/9/2020

His top performers include...

  • Order Of Australia - Gr.1 Breeders' Cup Mile winner at Keeneland for Aidan O'Brien
  • Galileo Chrome - multiple winner including a thrilling win in the Gr.1 St Leger at Doncaster for Joseph O'Brien
  • Leo De Fury - winner of the Gr.2 Mooresbridge Stakes at the Curragh for Jessica Harrington
  • Beyond Reason - winner of the Gr.2 Prix du Calvados & Gr.3 Prix Six Perfections for Charlie Appleby
  • Cayenne Pepper - multiple winner including impressive wins in the Gr.2 Blandford Stakes & Gr.3 Flame Of Tara Stakes at the Curragh for Jessica Harrington. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Pretty Polly Stakes & Gr.1 Irish Oaks
  • Broome - impressive winner of the Gr.3 Ballysax Stakes, Gr.3 Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Stakes & Listed Devoy Stakes. 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 & Listed Further Flight Stakes. Runner-up in the Gr.1 English St Leger
  • Patrick Sarsfield - winner of the Gr.3 Meld Stakes at Leopardstown for Joseph O’Brien. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Prix Dollar & third in the Gr.1 Grosser Dallmayr Preis
  • Bangkok - winner of the Gr.3 Classic Trial at Sandown & a dual winner of the Listed Winter Derby Trial at Lingfield for Andrew Balding
  • Buckhurst - impressive winner of the Gr.3 International Stakes, Gr.3 Alleged Stakes & Gr.3 Royal Whip Stakes at the Curragh for Joseph O'Brien
  • Epona Plays - winner of the Gr.3 Denny Cordell Lavarack Fillies Stakes & Gr.3 Park Express Stakes for Willie McCreery
  • Counterparty Risk - winner of the Gr.3 Endeavour Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs for Chad Brown
  • Western Australia - Listed Yeats Stakes winner at Navan for Aidan O'Brien. Placed in the Gr.1 Vertem Futurity Trophy Stakes
  • Mare Australis - winner of the Listed Prix de l'Avre at Chantilly for Andre Fabre. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Prix du Conseil de Paris & Gr.2 Prix d'Harcourt at Longchamp
  • Mohican Heights - winner of the Listed Stonehenge Stakes at Salisbury for David Simcock. Third in the Gr.2 King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot
  • King Carney - winner of the Listed Tankard Stakes at Pontefract for Charlie Fellowes
  • La Australiana - winner of the Treasure Coast Stakes at Gulfstream Park

Other black-type performers include Sydney Opera House, Brassica, Almania, Sleeping Single, Aunt Bee, Oodnadatta, Omnia Munda, Ace Aussie etc.

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