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Galileo Adds Ireland Gr2

Wednesday, 3rd October 2012

At the Curragh in Ireland, former shuttler & Gr1 English Derby winner Galileo (Sadler's Wells-Urban Sea, by Miswaki) added a black-type success when the colt Battle of Marengo (Galileo-Anna Karenina, by Green Desert) scored by 3.5-lengths for trainer Aidan O'Brien in the Gr2 Beresford Stakes (8.75 furlongs) for 2YO fillies & colts, over fellow colts Orgilgo Bay (Lawman-Third Dimension, by Suave Dancer) & Probably (Danehill Dancer-Wedding Morn, by Sadler's Wells). Having won his previous start in the Listed Leopardstown Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Stakes (also at 8.75 furlongs) Battle of Marengo took his record to 3 wins & 1 placing from 4 starts.

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