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GALILEO GOLD

2013  .  PACO BOY x GALICUIX (GALILEO)
AT STUD IN 2018  .  CHESTNUT | 16.1 HH

WON FROM 7F TO 1M  .  TIMEFORM RATING 125
Stud Fee 2023 : €7,000 Live Foal

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CLASSIC & DUAL Gr.1 WINNER, from the family of Montjeu. Joint top-rated 3-year-old colt in Europe.

 

WINNER OF THE 2000 GUINEAS STAKES Gr.1 at Newmarket, defeating Ribchester. Additionally second in the Irish 2000 Guineas Gr.1 despite unfavorable ground. 

 

ST JAMES'S PALACE STAKES Gr.1 HERO, beating The Gurkha, and a close second in the Qatar Sussex Stakes Gr.1.

 

A NEAR PERFECT RECORD AT 2, culminating by a victory in the Vintage Stakes Gr.2 at Goodwood.

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OVER 10% BLACKTYPE TO RUNNERS & 2 GROUP 1 PERFORMERS from his first crop of 2-year-olds in 2021. The first Freshman Sire to produce a Gr.1 winner in Europe in 2021, with Gr.1 Phoenix Stakes winner EBRO RIVER.


Also the sire of OSCULA, placed in the Qatar Prix Marcel Boussac Gr.1 and winner of the Prix Six Perfections Gr.3 at 2, and a multiple Stakes winner in 2022 including the Oak Tree Stakes Gr.3 & the Prix de Lieurey Gr.3.

8 BLACKTYPE PERFORMERS & 40% WINNERS TO RUNNERS with his first two crops of racing age.

RACE RECORD

AT 2-YEARS-OLD, IN 5 RUNS

1st Qatar Vintage Stakes Gr.2 Goodwood UK, 1M . 1600m

1st Novice Stakes Haydock UK, 7f . 1400m

1st Maiden Stakes Salisbury UK, 6f . 1200m, by 2 3/4 lengths

3rd Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (Grand Criterium) Gr.1 Chantilly FR, 1M . 1600m

AT 3-YEARS-OLD, IN 6 RUNS

1st 2000 Guineas Stakes Gr.1 Newmarket UK, 1M . 1600m, beating Ribchester

1st St James's Palace Stakes Gr.1 Ascot UK, 1M . 1600m, beating The Gurkha

2nd Irish 2000 Guineas Gr.1 The Curragh IRE, 1M . 1600m

2nd Qatar Sussex Stakes Gr.1 Goodwood UK, 1M . 1600m

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By PACO BOY (IRE) (2005). Hwt. older horse in England, Stakes winner of $1,793,875 USA in England and France, Queen Anne S. [G1], etc. Sire of 8 crops of racing age, 496 foals, 332 starters, 14 stakes winners, 2 champions, 165 winners of 455 races and earning $9,524,114 USA, including Puck Fair (Champion in Hungary, $21,273 USA), Eva Gore (Champion in Hungary), Mission Boy (Hwt. in Italy, $481,677 USA, Premio Gran Criterium [G2], etc.), Making Trouble (Hwt. in Germany, $112,716 USA, wettmeister Preis der Dreijahrigen [L], etc.), Rainbow Royal (Hwt. in Italy, $86,162 USA, Premio Dormello [G3], etc.), Galileo Gold ($1,369,565 USA, QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas S. [G1], etc.), Beat The Bank ($774,245 USA, Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile S. [G2] twice, etc.).
 

1st DAM
GALICUIX (GB), by $Galileo (IRE). Unplaced in 2 starts in ENG. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners--

GALILEO GOLD (GB) (c. by Paco Boy (IRE)). Classic winner, see below.
Petit Palais (GB) (g. by Champs Elysees (GB)). 4 wins, 3 to 5 in ENG and FR , $32,815 (USA).
Palladium (GB) (g. by Champs Elysees (GB)). 2 wins at 4 in ENG, $25,631 (USA).
Eshaasy (GB) (g. by Oasis Dream (GB)). Winner at 2 and 3 in ENG, $22,176 (USA).
Choumicha (GB) (f. by Paco Boy (IRE)). Winner at 2 in ENG, $9,213 (USA).
Dubawi Sands (GB) (c. by Dubawi (IRE)). Winner at 3, 2021 in ENG, $8,643 (USA).
Akhu Najla (GB) (c. by =Kingman (GB)). Placed in 1 start at 2, 2021 in ENG, $3,446 (USA).

 

2nd DAM
CLIZIA (IRE), by Machiavellian. Unraced in Ireland. Half-sister to =
MONT ROCHER (FR) ($352,232
(USA), Grand Prix du Sud-Ouest [
L], etc.), =Yayo (IRE) ($110,227 (USA), 2nd Grand Prix du
Sud-Ouest [
L]). Dam of 7 foals, 3 to race, 1 winner--

GOLDREAM (GB) (g. by Oasis Dream (GB)). 7 wins, 3 to 6 in ENG and FR , $894,371 (USA),
King's Stand S. [
G1], Qatar Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp [G1], Pearl Bloodstock Palace
House S. [
G3], 2nd Armstrong Aggregates Temple S. [G2], 3rd Qatar King George S. [G2],
Qatar Prix du Petit Couvert [
G3], Coral Charge Sprint S. [G3], Longholes Palace House S. [G3].
Spiritual Girl (GB) (f. by =Invincible Spirit (IRE)). Placed at 2 in ENG.
Galicuix (GB) (f. by $Galileo (IRE)). See above.

 

3rd DAM
CUIXMALA, by $Highest Honor (FR). Unraced in France. Half-sister to
MONTJEU (IRE) ($3,178,177
(USA), European Champion 3-year-old colt, Hwt. at 3 on French Free Hand., 11 - 14 fur., Hwt. at 3 on Irish Free Hand., 11 - 14 fur., Hwt. colt at 3 on European Free Hand., 11 - 13 1/2 fur., Hwt. older horse at 4 on English Free Hand., 11 - 14 fur., Hwt. older horse at 4 on French Free Hand., 11 - 14 fur., Hwt. older horse at 4 on Irish Free Hand., 9 1/2 - 11 fur., Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere [
G1], etc., Leading sire in France, Leading broodmare sire in Belgium, Hungary and Slovakia), LE PAILLARD (IRE) ($184,172 (USA), Prix Rene Bedel [L], etc., sire), =Le Fou (IRE) ($53,855 (USA), 2nd Prix La Force [G3], etc., sire). Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners--

MONT ROCHER (FR) (g. by Caerleon). 11 wins, 4 to 7 in FR and ENG, $352,232 (USA), Grand Prix du Sud-Ouest [L], Prix Max Sicard [L] twice, Grand Prix du Sud-Ouest-Trophee des Vignerons de Buzet [L], Foundation S. [L], 2nd Prix Andre Baboin-Grand Prix des Provinces [G3], La Coupe de
Maisons-Laffitte [
G3], Grand Prix du Sud-Ouest [L], Prix de Reux [L], etc.
Yayo (IRE) (g. by Petit Loup). 7 wins, 3 to 7 in FR and IRE, $110,227 (USA), 2nd Grand Prix du
Sud-Ouest [
L].
Fantastic Cuix (FR) (f. by Fantastic Light). 3 wins at 4 and 6 in FR , placed at 3 in ENG, $46,314
(USA). Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners--

FANTASTIC SPIRIT (FR) (g. by =Charm Spirit (IRE)). 5 wins at 3 and 4, 2021 in FR , $149,763 (USA), Grand Prix de la Riviera Cote d'Azur - Jacques Bouchara [L], Derby du Midi [L], 2nd Le Vase d'Argent [L].
Raddad (FR) (g. by Planteur (IRE)). 5 wins, 4 to 6, 2021 in ITY, $34,553 (USA).

Glacier Peak (FR) (c. by Myboycharlie (IRE)). Winner at 3, 2021 in FR , $26,383 (USA).

Foreign Exchange (GB) (g. by =Entrepreneur (GB)). Placed, 4 to 6 in FR , $23,647 (USA).
Clizia (IRE) (f. by Machiavellian). See above.
Cuix One (GB) (f. by =Act One (GB)). Unraced in Great Britain. Dam of 6 foals, 1 to race, 1 winner--

Snowing (IND) (f. by =Indian Haven (GB)). Winner at 4 in IND, 3rd Threptin Fillies' & Mares' S. [L], Irish Thoroughbred Marketing & Goffs RWITC Ltd Gold Cup [L].

LEADING PROGENY

BEST PERFORMERS

Ebro River (IRE)

Ebro River (IRE)

Oscula (IRE)

Oscula (IRE)

System (IRE)

System (IRE)

The Wizard of Eye (IRE)

The Wizard of Eye (IRE)

Ebro River (IRE)

Ebro River (IRE)

Hellomydarlin (IRE)

Hellomydarlin (IRE)

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