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Churchill (IRE)

2014 Galileo (Sadler's Wells) x Meow (Storm Cat)
Coolmore Stud

European Champion 2YO by Galileo and a Gr.1 sire.

His first Australian crop includes Toorak H.-Gr.1 winner ATTRITION.

Also sire of the Gr.1-winning European Champions VADENI and BLUE ROSE CEN.

Coolmore Stud

Coolmore Stud

Stands at Coolmore Australia
2023 FEE: $22,000

3367 Golden Highway , Jerry's Plains, NSW, 2330
info@coolmore.com
www.coolmore.com
+61 (02) 6576 4200

Colm Santry - Nominations & Sales Manager
colm@coolmore.com.au
0412 344 566
Paddy Oman - Nominations & Sales
paddy@coolmore.com.au
0408 456 964
Tom Moore - Marketing & Nominations
tmoore@coolmore.com.au
0432 050 940
Brian McGuire - Nominations & Sales
bmcguire@coolmore.com.au
0415 082 512

Latest News

Churchill Stayer Wins Listed Parramatta Cup

Brought to Australia as a Melbourne Cup contender last year, Churchill gelding More Felons (IRE) announced himself as a serious Sydney Cup  candidate with a strong finishing last stride win in the $200,000 Listed ATC Parramatta Cup (1900m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Golden Vale Goes Two for Two – Perth Magic Millions Next!

The juvenile event at Ascot in Perth on Saturday was won by promising Churchill (IRE) filly Golden Vale, who made it two wins in as many starts when saluting in the famous navy blue Coolmore colours as a short priced favourite.

Robusto Wins Again in Ingham Cerise

He might not be the best current horse to carry the Ingham cerise with that honour held by his stablemate Fangirl, but four year-old Churchill (IRE) gelding Robusto has developed into a more than useful racehorse and landed his fifth metropolitan success when saluting at Rosehill on Saturday.

Pencarrow Stud Bred Churchill Mare Wins G3 Anniversary

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike made a flying start to racing at Trentham on Saturday when he produced the winners of the first two stakes races on a day featuring five black type events.

Hellbent Surges to Lead

The third season sires division has been a competitive one this year with Russian Revolution and Hellbent trading blows this spring at the top of the list, but a first Group I win for quality mare Magic Time in the MRC Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes has tipped the scales in favour of Yarraman Park’s son of I Am Invincible.

Hong Kong Stakes-Winner for Churchill

Irish bred Churchill gelding Encountered (IRE) has been working nicely through his grades in Hong Kong and landed his first Black Type win on Sunday when taking out the Group III Sa Sa Ladies Purse (1800m).

Current Runners Accepted

Sunday, March 3
Sha Tin Race 6 - 1200m Class 4
Majestic Speed (ex: Glass Slipper) Tnr: C S Shum Rdr: Alfred Ak Chan
Sha Tin Race 7 - 1800m Open
Ka Ying Generation (ex: War Goddess) Tnr: P C Ng Rdr: Andrea Atzeni
Wednesday, March 6
Doomben Race 3 - 1350m Benchmark 65 0
Thesecondatportsea (ex: Bombay)
Tnr: Jack Bruce
Doomben Race 7 - 1200m Maiden 0
Aitutaki (ex: Cornflower Blue)
Tnr: Peter Quinlan
Sandown-Hillside Race 3 - 1300m Benchmark 64 0
Asawin (ex: Aliyana)
Tnr: Archie Alexander
Thursday, March 7
Kilcoy Race 6 - 1200m Restricted 55 0
Cryptic Verse (ex: Rhyming)
Tnr: Joshua King
Pinjarra Race 5 - 1600m Class 1 0
Kiss A Princess (ex: Persian Princess)
Tnr: Bruce Watkins
Saturday, April 13
Randwick Race 2 - 3200m Open Gr1
More Felons (ex: Pivotalia)
Tnr: Chris Waller

Sales

AUSTRALIA

Sold
Average
Median
Top
2024
14
$86,178.57
$65,000
$180,000
2023
28
$67,437.50
$57,500
$220,000

Top Sales

2022 ex Renascent(AUS)
$180,000
2022 ex Hermosa Beach(AUS)
$180,000
2022 ex Sensitivity(AUS)
$150,000
2022 ex Queen's Kiss(AUS)
$150,000
2022 ex Calchris(AUS)
$110,000

Australia Yearling Stats

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NEW ZEALAND

Sold
Average
Median
Top
2024
4
$112,500
$115,000
$140,000
2023
5
$134,000
$170,000
$220,000

Top Sales

2022 ex Sasanqua(NZ)
$140,000
2022 ex Estrella Especiale(AUS)
$130,000
2022 ex Felicienne(AUS)
$100,000
2022 ex Zermatt(AUS)
$80,000

New Zealand Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Galileo (IRE) 1998
Meow (IRE) 2008
Sadler's Wells (USA) 1981
Urban Sea (USA) 1989
Storm Cat (USA) 1983
Airwave (GB) 2000
Northern Dancer (CAN) 1975
Fairy Bridge (USA) 1975
Miswaki (USA) 1978
Allegretta (GB) 1978
Storm Bird (CAN) 1976
Terlingua (USA) 1976
Air Express (IRE) 1994
Kangra Valley (GB) 1991
Natalma: 4s x5d
Nearctic: 4s x5d
Northern Dancer: 3s x4d

Runners Today

Sha Tin
Race 6 Majestic Speed 4g ex: Glass Slipper
Race 7 Ka Ying Generation 4g ex: War Goddess
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Yesterday's Results

1st Eagle Farm: Thesecondatportsea 4m ex Bombay
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Australasian Distance Performance

All
Winners
Short <= 1200m
44%
29.2% - (28)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
24%
22.9% - (22)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
15%
18.8% - (18)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
10%
22.9% - (22)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
5.5%
5.2% - (5)
Long 2400m+
1.5%
1% - (1)

Top Nicks

Darshaan
2 wnrs , (2 sw) Perotan
Pivotal
2 wnrs , (2 sw) Encountered
Dansili
6 wnrs , (1 sw) Yashin
Fastnet Rock
4 wnrs , (1 sw) Churchillian
Areion
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Queroyal
Dubai Destination
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Grand Alliance
French Deputy
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Attrition
Jeremy
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Blue Rose Cen
Monsun
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Vadeni
Redback
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Sprewell

Race Record

At 2
1st - Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes (7f) Gr.1
1st - Dubai Dewhurst Stakes (7f) Gr.1
1st - Galileo European Breeders Fund Futurity Stakes (7f) Gr.2
1st - Japan Racing Association Tyros Stakes (7f) Gr.3
1st - Chesham Stakes (7f) LR
3rd - Elusive Pimpernel European Breeders Fund C&G Maiden (6f)
At 3
1st - Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes (8f) Gr.1
1st - Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas (8f) Gr.1
2nd - Juddmonte International Stakes (10.5f) Gr.1
3rd - Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (8f) Gr.1
4th - St James's Palace Stakes (8f) Gr.1

Fee History

2023-$22,000 , 2022-$22,000 , 2021-$22,000 , 2020-$19,250 , 2019-$22,000 , 2018-$27,500

Sons of Galileo at Stud in Australasia

Grandsons of Sadler's Wells at Stud in Australasia