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French 2YOs: $278k Galileo Filly

Monday, 16th May 2011

Chantilly Bloodstock Agency's Gerald Larrieu (acting for Saeed Al Romaithi, owner of Marinous & Rajsaman) also paid €200,000 (A$278,000) for a filly by former shuttler & Gr1 English Derby winner Galileo (the 2nd foal out of Gr1-winning Shantou mare Sweet Stream) consigned by Hawthorn Villa Stud. The filly previously sold for 180,000 guineas (A$288,000) at the 2010 UK Tattersalls October Yearling Sale. Larrieu confirmed she will be joining trainer Freddy Head & told racingpost.com: "She is not made to be a 2YO, but still showed herself well."

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