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Galileo Adds Italy Gr3 Quinella

Monday, 24th October 2011

Also in Italy, former shuttler & Gr1 English Derby winner Galileo (Sadler's Wells-Urban Sea, by Miswaki) added a group success when German-bred 5YO gelding Altano (Galileo-Alanda, by Lando) blitzed his rivals by 8-lengths in the €72,000 (A$97,000) Gr3 St Leger Italiano (2800m) at San Siro in Milan. Altano (ridden by Josef Bojko for trainer Andreas Wohler) defeated Irish-bred 4YO mare Leo Gali (Galileo-Reprise, by Darshaan) & UK-bred 4YO entire Lacateno (Green Tune-Lacatena, by Acatenango). Altano took his record to 8 wins & 6 placings from 18 starts for €87,850 (A$119,000) earnings.

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