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Galileo Adds Irish Black-Type

Monday, 27th August 2012

At The Curragh in Ireland, former Coolmore shuttler & Gr1 English Derby winner Galileo (Sadler's Wells-Urban Sea, by Miswaki) added an Ireland black-type success when colt Ursa Major (Galileo-Inchyre, by Shirley Heights) scored by 1.75-lengths for trainer Thomas Carmody in the Gr3 Irish St Leger Trial (3100m) for 3YOs+, over fellow colts Hartani (Shirocco-Harsiya, by Darshaan) & David Livingstone (Galileo-Mora Bai, by Indian Ridge). The win (which took Ursa Major's record to 4 wins & 2 runners-up from 6 starts) provided Galileo with his 113th stakes winner.

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