Trained by: Aidan O'Brien
Jockeys: Michael Kinane, Seamus Heffernan
Sire: Sadler's Wells
Dam: Urban Sea
Did you know: Galileo was foaled on 30 March 1998 and was the winner of six of his eight starts. He is best known for winning the Epsom Derby, Irish Derby, and King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes in 2001 and for his tremendous rivalry with the Godolphin champion Fantastic Light. He was the champion three-year-old in Europe. Since his retirement Galileo has become known as a prolific and successful sire of racehorses, including Cape Blanco, New Approach, Frankel and Australia. A champion sire in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 with 52 Gr.1 winners including Classic winners such as World Champion Frankel (2,000 Guineas), Australia (Derby), Ruler Of The World (Derby), Magician (Irish 2,000 Guineas), Gleneagles (2,000 Guineas), Was (Epsom Oaks), Roderic O'Connor (Irish 2,000 Guineas), Treasure Beach (Irish Derby), Misty For Me (Irish 1,000 Guineas), Golden Lilac (French 1,000 Guineas, French Oaks), Soldier Of Fortune (Irish Derby), Cape Blanco (Irish Derby), Sixties Icon (St Leger), Nightime (1,000 Guineas) and New Approach (Derby).