Holy Roman Emperor

By Elaine Belval About three months ago, I wrote about Coolmore Stud’s Peintre Celebre, and I mentioned it must be tough to be “second-string” to a stallion like Galileo, who also stands alongside him at the Irish nursery. And certainly, in the past five weeks, Galileo has had over 20 SWs, including another G1 win … Continue reading Holy Roman Emperor

Mark of Galileo

By Sid Fernando Indeed, 2011 has been a watershed year for Galileo. His undefeated three-year-old son Frankel scaled even greater heights last week with a thumping of five-time consecutive Group 1 winner Canford Cliffs (since retired to Coolmore) in the QIPCO Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood to cement his status in Timeform as one of … Continue reading Mark of Galileo

Lookin at Lucky

By Sid Fernando One of WTC founder Jack Werk’s last claims to fame was the mating recommendation the company made to clients Gulf Coast Farms LLC (Jerry Bailey and Lance Robinson) to send its mare Private Feeling to Smart Strike. WTC will recommend up to 10 stallions for some mares and let the breeder choose … Continue reading Lookin at Lucky