Galilean, the $600,000 topper at April’s Barretts Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training off a :21 1/5 quarter-mile breeze, began to repay that investment with a hard-fought debut victory in Saturday’s Barretts Juvenile S. Taking the bulk of tote attention, the bay was banged at the start, but quickly recovered to chase the pace through splits of :21.65 and :44.86. Clear in midstretch despite traveling on his wrong lead, the chalk cut it close late, but found the line a neck to the good of Seven Scents (Goldencents) in 1:15.28. A $60,000 Barretts Select yearling, Galilean was also a $35,000 KEENOV ’15 in utero purchase. His dam is a half to MGSW His Race to Win (Stormy Atlantic), and hails from the same important Sam-Son family as Dance Smartly, Smart Strike, et al–as well as Saturday’s Woodbine maiden breaker Malibu Dawn (Malibu Moon). The 44th stakes winner for his sire after Monkeys Uncle’s impressive score in the Selima S. earlier in the day, Galilean has a foal half-brother by Harbor the Gold.
BARRETTS JUVENILE S., $100,000, Los Alamitos, 9-22, 2yo, c/g, 6 1/2f, 1:15.28, ft.
1–GALILEAN, 116, c, 2, by Uncle Mo
1st Dam: Fresia, by El Prado (Ire)
2nd Dam: Fleet of Foot, by Gone West
3rd Dam: Seattle Classic, by Seattle Slew
($60,000 Ylg ’17 BARSEL; $600,000 2yo ’18 BARAPR).
1ST BLACK-TYPE WIN. O-West Point Thoroughbreds, Denise
Barker & William Sandbrook; B-Bar C Racing Stables, Inc. (CA);
T-Jerry Hollendorfer; J-Drayden Van Dyke. $56,000. Lifetime
Record: 1-1-0-0, $56,000.2–Seven Scents, 116, c, 2, Goldencents–Forever Vow, by
Broken Vow. ($38,000 Wlg ’16 KEENOV; $70,000 Ylg ’17
KEESEP; $40,000 2yo ’18 BARAPR). O-Six-S Racing Stable &
Shirley A Barron; B-FPF LLC (KY); T-Craig Anthony Lewis.
$19,000.3–Our Silver Oak, 118, c, 2, Unusual Heat–Strawberry Flash, by
Alphabet Soup. ($30,000 Ylg ’17 BARSEL). O-Robert Jones,
Michael Nentwig & Ray Pagano; B-M Auerbach, LLC (CA);
T-William E. Morey. $13,000.
Margins: NK, 1, 7. Odds: 0.90, 2.60, 6.60.
Also Ran: Kid Koil, Big Impression, My Mandate.
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