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Galileo Adds UK Gr3 Quinella

Friday, 6th May 2011

On the UK track overnight, former shuttler & Gr1 English Derby winner Galileo (Sadler's Wells-Urban Sea, by Miswaki) added a group quinella when his colt Treasure Beach (Galileo-Honorine, by Mark Of Esteem) scored by a head in the £50,000 (A$78,000) Gr3 Chester Vase (12.5 furlongs) for 3YOs at Chester. Treasure Beeach (ridden by Ryan Moore for trainer Aidan O'Brien) defeated Irish-bred colt Nathaniel (Galileo-Magnificient Style, by Silver Hawk) & fellow colt Slumber (Cacique-Sound Asleep, by Woodman). Treasure Beach was a 180,000 guineas (A$288,000) weanling at the 2008 UK Tattersalls December Sale. Overall he now boasts 3 wins & 3 placings (including 2010's Gr2 Royal Lodge Stakes over 8 furlongs at Ascot) from 6 starts for £76,091 (A$118,000) earnings.

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