Posts Tagged ‘ leopardstown ’

Galileo’s Filly Fetches Record Price

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on October 14, 2013

Retired to stud in October 2001, the racehorse Galileo continues to make the news from time to time, the most recent being related to the price tag of a filly he sired. The as yet unnamed filly sold for $8.36 million at an auction in Newmarket – reportedly the highest price ever for a yearling filly – to a stable owned by the Qatari royal family...

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Hurricane Fly poor value for vintage Champion Hurdle

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on January 24, 2013

This year's Champion Hurdle looks a wide open affair but two horses in particular advanced their claims with authoritative performances over the Christmas period. First up it was the turn of Darlan, who simply destroyed his rivals in the Christmas Hurdle, prompting bookmakers to promote him to Champion Hurdle favouritism, and he was quickly joined at the head of the betting...

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