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Galileo Adds UK Gr3

Monday, 21st September 2015

At Newbury in the UK, former Coolmore shuttler and triple Gr1-winning champion European sire Galileo (Sadler's Wells-Urban Sea, by Miswaki) added a Group success when 4YO entire The Corsican (Galileo-Walklikeanegyptian, by Danehill) scored by 1.5-lengths for trainer David Simcock in the Gr3 Legacy Cup (11 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 5YO gelding Sky Hunter (Motivator-Pearl Kite, by Silver Hawk) & fellow 4YO entire Eagle Top (Pivotal-Gull Wing, by In the Wings). The Corsican took his record to 5 wins (including the Listed Festival Stakes) and 2 placings (including the Gr3 Glorious Stakes) from 9 starts for £145,961 earnings. Trainer David Simcock confirmed the Gr1 Champion Stakes at Ascot on 17 October is the likely next target for The Corsican.

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