Galileo the great

By Frances J. Karon If Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was the “father of modern astronomy,” the “father of modern physics,” and the “father of modern science,” his equine namesake Galileo (1998-2021) would have to be the all-encompassing “father of modern horseracing.” But some people just called him the GOAT. There were 16 known horses registered as Galileo … Continue reading Galileo the great

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