Galileo Chrome (Ire)

Orlandi Predicts Legendary Status For Starfield's Additions To The Roster

It wouldn't be surprising to learn that the volume of traffic heading to Westmeath has significantly increased in the last few months. The county has welcomed four new stallions with Micheál Orlandi's Starfield Stud housing two of them. King Of Change (GB) has had two seasons under his belt already and joins Orlandi from Derrinstown Stud while Dubawi Legend (Ire) is new to stud this season. Both stallions offer breeders unique and affordable opportunities for the season ahead and complement Orlandi's growing roster which includes Far Above (Ire), Kuroshio (Aus),...

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Marquand to Be Sponsored By Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club

Tom Marquand will be sponsored by the Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club, the organisation announced on Twitter. Marquand booted home Galileo Chrome (Ire) (Australia {GB}) to win the 2020 G1 St Leger and he has also enjoyed international success in Australia with MG1SW Addeybb (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}) among others. "We are delighted to announce the sponsorship of Classic-winning jockey Tom Marquand," the REHC tweeted. "Tom will be providing exclusive content and interviews on the Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club social channels." Added Marquand in a tweet, "I am delighted to...

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St Leger Hero Galileo Chrome to Stand Under Compas Stallions Banner

Classic hero Galileo Chrome (Ire) (Australia {GB}-Curious Mind {GB}, by Dansili {GB}) will stand at Starfield Stud in Ireland next year for the National Hunt division of Compas Stallions. The bay, trained by Joseph O'Brien for the Galileo Chrome Partnership, took the G1 St Leger S. at Doncaster last out in September, his fourth straight win from five starts. He also saluted in the Listed Yeats S. A fee for the Mohamed Ali Meddeb-bred, who has $313,148 in earnings, will be announced later. "A tall, scopey, athletic individual with a...

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The Weekly Wrap: Positives To Be Found In Yearling Market

September ushered in the early rounds of the yearling sales in Europe, with the Goffs UK Premier, BBAG, Tattersalls Ascot and Arqana Select sales all having taken place within the last fortnight. Three of that quartet have at least been able to take place in their intended venues, albeit Arqana's flagship sale was three weeks later than usual. The one-day Tattersalls Ascot Yearling Sale was moved to Newmarket, and Park Paddocks will also host the Tattersalls Irelend September Sale next week, which has been reduced to two days from three,...

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Leger Triumph For Australia's Galileo Chrome

In a G1 Pertemps St Leger story of twists and turns, the joy of Tom Marquand counterbalanced despair for Shane Crosse as Galileo Chrome (Ire) (Australia {GB}) battled to glory in the oldest Classic at Doncaster on Saturday. In the fortnight that had passed since his command performance in Navan's Listed Yeats S., there had been a sizeable gamble on the Joseph O'Brien runner from 25-1 into a starting price of 4-1 and a remarkable positive COVID-19 test returned on regular rider Shane Crosse. Marquand, who had suffered some slings...

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