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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

Fresh First Immortal Wins Listed Anniversary Vase

Progressive stayer First Immortal has been promising to win a stakes race for some time and the four year-old son of Churchill (IRE) looks set for an outstanding preparation after resuming from a spell to win the Listed MRC Anniversary Vase (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

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.

Current Runners Accepted

Wednesday, April 17
Balaklava Race 8 - 1400m Restricted 62
Cuban Lord (ex: Rock Princess) Tnr: S and J Jaensch Rdr: Dylan Caboche
Canterbury Race 2 - 1250m Maiden
Trafalgar Square (ex: Amnesiac) Tnr: David Payne Rdr: Chad Schofield
Canterbury Race 8 - 1100m Benchmark 72
Cigar Flick (ex: Palmateer) Tnr: Chris Waller Rdr: Amy McLucas
Doomben Race 6 - 1200m Class 1
Lady Chartwell (ex: Lady Iveagh) Tnr: David McColm Rdr: Taylor Johnstone
Thursday, April 18
Rockhampton Race 10 - 1200m Class 1
Cryptic Verse (ex: Rhyming) Tnr: Joshua King Rdr: Samantha Collett
Friday, April 19
Cranbourne Race 1 - 1000m Maiden 0
Real Flame (ex: Flame Of Love)
Tnr: Troy Kilgower
Gatton Race 7 - 1100m Maiden 0
Oxfordshire (ex: Heavens Touch)
Tnr: Leigh-Ann Derecourt
Gatton Race 8 - 860m Maiden 0
Oxfordshire (ex: Heavens Touch)
Tnr: Leigh-Ann Derecourt
Orange Race 4 - 1000m Benchmark 58 0
British Statesman (ex: Shiso)
Tnr: Gayna Williams
Orange Race 7 - 1000m Maiden 0
Commando Jack (ex: Flying Strike)
Tnr: David J Smith
Saturday, April 20
Dalby Race 6 - 1200m Maiden 0
Oxfordshire (ex: Heavens Touch)
Tnr: Leigh-Ann Derecourt
Eagle Farm Race 9 - 1805m Benchmark 68 0
Thesecondatportsea (ex: Bombay)
Tnr: Jack Bruce
Horsham Race 1 - 1100m Maiden 0
Winsome Flowers (ex: Astral Flower)
Tnr: Maddie Raymond
Kembla Grange Race 6 - 1500m Maiden 0
Akkadian Emperor (ex: Summerseat Flyer)
Tnr: Annabel Neasham
Mornington Race 8 - 2000m Open 0
First Immortal (ex: Storm Siren)
Tnr: M and L Kavanagh
Mornington Race 9 - 2400m Open LR
First Immortal (ex: Storm Siren)
Tnr: M and L Kavanagh
Mornington Race 10 - 1600m Benchmark 70 0
Unthinkable (ex: Life's Zerprise)
Tnr: Mitchell Freedman
Sunday, April 21
Bendigo Race 1 - 1100m Maiden 0
River Blackwater (ex: Trinity River)
Tnr: M J Ellerton
Muswellbrook Race 3 - 1280m Class 3 0
Lady Soames (ex: Lady Iveagh)
Tnr: Kris Lees
Muswellbrook Race 6 - 1280m Maiden 0
Bertie (ex: Nancy)
Tnr: Kim Waugh
Pinjarra Race 1 - 1413m Maiden 0
Runaway Winston (ex: Uncanny Choice)
Tnr: Tiarnna Robertson
Pinjarra Race 3 - 1413m Maiden 0
Runaway Winston (ex: Uncanny Choice)
Tnr: Tiarnna Robertson
Monday, April 22
Lismore Race 7 - 1516m Maiden 0
Key Legend (ex: Disco Dancer)
Tnr: Tony Newing

Sales

AUSTRALIA

Sold
Average
Median
Top
2024
24
$73,770.83
$57,500
$180,000
2023
29
$65,146.55
$55,000
$220,000

Top Sales

2022 ex Hermosa Beach(AUS)
$180,000
2022 ex Renascent(AUS)
$180,000
2022 ex Sensitivity(AUS)
$150,000
2022 ex Queen's Kiss(AUS)
$150,000
2022 ex Serious Spender(AUS)
$130,000

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

Canterbury
Race 2 Trafalgar Square 2f ex: Amnesiac
Race 8 Cigar Flick 3f ex: Palmateer
Doomben
Race 6 Lady Chartwell 4m ex: Lady Iveagh
Balaklava
Race 8 Cuban Lord 4g ex: Rock Princess
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Yesterday's Results

3rd Scone: Read 'Em And Weep 4m ex Spirit Of Soul
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Australasian Distance Performance

All
Winners
Short <= 1200m
44%
27.9% - (29)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
24%
22.1% - (23)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
15%
20.2% - (21)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
10%
22.1% - (23)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
5.5%
6.7% - (7)
Long 2400m+
1.5%
1% - (1)

Top Nicks

Darshaan
2 wnrs , (2 sw) The Foxes
Pivotal
2 wnrs , (2 sw) Encountered
Dansili
6 wnrs , (1 sw) Yashin
Fastnet Rock
5 wnrs , (1 sw) Churchillian
Areion
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Queroyal
Dubai Destination
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Grand Alliance
Excites
1 wnrs , (1 sw) First Immortal
French Deputy
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Attrition
Jeremy
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Blue Rose Cen
Monsun
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Vadeni

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