Galileo's Pearl


Sire: Galileo

Dam: String of Pearls

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Jul 29th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Fluorescent Yellow, Navy Blue Seams


Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock Pty Ltd (Mgr: D P Dance), Mrs S R Appleton, M A Appleton, A Causon, L D Keen, L A Taylor, S C Lord, Mrs S J Lord, A Biundo, T J Eastwood & O F Kelly

Career Record: 19-4-1-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    21.1 %
  • Place
    21.1 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2011

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
GALILEO (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1998Urban SeaMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
STRING OF PEARLS (IRE) Mira AdondeSharpen Up
2007EvangelineSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer

GALILEO (IRE) (Bay 1998-Stud 2002). 6 wins-1 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion GB/Ire. Sire 4 times. Sire of 1628 rnrs, 1105 wnrs, 203 SW, inc. Cape Blanco (Irish Derby, Gr.1), New Approach, Australia, Soldier of Fortune, Magician, Red Rocks, Adelaide, Nathaniel, Treasure Beach, Intello, Ruler of the World, Frankel, Igugu, Gleneagles, Misty for Me, Noble Mission, Rip Van Winkle, Alandi, Teofilo, Sixties Icon, Altano, Mahbooba, Allegretto, Maybe, etc.


1st dam

STRING OF PEARLS, by Danehill Dancer. Unraced. Half-sister to INFAMOUS ANGEL. Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

Galileo's Pearl (g. by Galileo). See below.


2nd dam

EVANGELINE, by Sadler's Wells. Unraced. Half-sister to SGT PEPPER, Duchcov. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

INFAMOUS ANGEL (Exceed and Excel). 2 wins at 2, Newmarket Lowther S., Gr.2, 2d Newbury Weatherbys Super Sprint 2YO S., 4th Goodwood Conqueror S., L. Dam of-

Alpine Dream. Winner at 2 in 2015 in GB.

No Refund. Winner at 7f in 2014 in GB.

East Texas Red. Winner at 2 in GB.

Aviva. Placed at 2, 3d York Bathrooms by Design 2YO S.

Bon Ton Roulet. Unplaced. Dam of-

Jeremos. Winner at 7f in 2014 in GB.

Glanely. Winner at 7¼f in GB.


3rd dam

AMANDINE, by Darshaan. Winner at 1600m, Deauville Prix d'Isigny. Half-sister to Take Liberties. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

SGT PEPPER (Fasliyev). 2 wins at 2, Salisbury Stonehenge 2YO S., L, 3d Newmarket NGK Spark Plugs 2YO S., 4th Newbury Horris Hill S., Gr.3.

Duchcov (Caerleon). 2 wins at 1¼m, Belmont Allowance, 2d Newbury Ballymacoll Stud S., L, 3d Newmarket Bupa 2YO S. Dam of-

Seek the Fair Land. 13 wins to 7¼f to 2015, Lingfield Betdaq Exchange Super 7 Qualifier, 2012 Fixtures at H., 2d Newmarket Bet365 H., Kempton William Hill the Home of Betting H., Lingfield Hot to Trot Racing Club H., Bet Test Match Rugby Betdaq H., 3d Lingfield Super 7 Final, Blue Square H., Breeders' Day H., Betdaq the Betting Exchange H.

Brick Red. 11 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 17f, £126,223, to 2015, Ascot H., Newmarket Casino at H., 2d Goodwood Ruk Nursery H., Kempton Dovecote Novices' Hurdle, Warwick Kingmaker Novices' Chase, 3d Ascot Transformers & Rectifiers H., Kelso Premier Kelso Hurdle.

Arabian Word. 8 wins from 1600m to 2400m in Denmark and Norway, 2d Ovrevoll Mile Cup, 3d Ovrevoll Norsk St Leger.

Rabbit Librettist. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 4200m to 2014 in Austria and Czech.

Hello Holly. Winner at 13¼f, 3d Newmarket Rum Punch H.

Waabl. Winner at 1m in GB, 3d Nad al Sheba Concord H.


4th dam

LIBERTINE, by Hello Gorgeous. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m, 1,016,200fr., 75,200,000L., Milan Premio Federico Tesio, Gr.2, Evry Prix Finlande, L, Chantilly Prix de la Reine Blanche, 2d Rome Premio Lydia Tesio, Gr.1, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix des Chenes, Gr.3, Prix des Reservoirs, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Prix du Bois, Gr.3, Deauville Prix Quincey, Gr.3, Evry Prix Chloe, Gr.3, 4th Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1. Half-sister to FORTUNE'S WHEEL, HARMLESS ALBATROSS (dam of VOLOCHINE, ALMASS, GHATAAS, KAHTAN, SAKHA), Gourgandine (dam of ALLIED FORCES, AVALANCHE STAR, PERCEIVED VALUE). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Take Liberties (Warning). Winner at 2, Evry Prix de Luciniere, 2d Deauville Prix de Psyche, Gr.3, Evry Prix Chloe, Gr.3, Le Lion-d'Angers Prix Urban Sea, L, 3d Deauville La Coupe du Fonds Europeen de l'Elevage, L, Prix du Haras de la Huderie, L, Evry Prix Roland de Chambure, L, Prix Imprudence, L, 4th Longchamp Prix d'Aumale, Gr.3. Producer.

Amandine. Winner. See above.


5th dam

North Forland, by Northfields. Winner at 1¼m, 2d Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2. Half-sister to INFRA GREEN (dam of ECOLOGIST, GREEN REEF, INFRASONIC). Dam of 9 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

FORTUNE'S WHEEL (Law Society). 6 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, 2000m, Longchamp Prix d'Harcourt, Gr.2, Rome Premio Guido Berardelli, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Exbury, Gr.3, Cagnes-sur-Mer Grand Prix du Conseil General des Alpes-Maritimes, L, 2d Munich Grosser Mercedes-Benz Preis, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Eugene Adam, Gr.2, Prix Omnium II, L, 3d Belmont Turf Classic H., Gr.1, Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Conde, Gr.3.

LIBERTINE (Hello Gorgeous). 3 wins. See above.

HARMLESS ALBATROSS (Pas de Seul). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1500m, 1600m, Longchamp Prix des Chenes, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Coronation, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Amandine, L, 3d Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, Deauville Prix d'Astarte, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3. Dam of-

VOLOCHINE (Soviet Star). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, 4,605,699fr., US$415,792, Saratoga Bernard Baruch H., Gr.2, 2d Longchamp Prix Dollar, Gr.2-twice, Belmont Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Firecracker H., Gr.3, 3d Woodbine Rothmans International S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de la Salamandre, Gr.1, Arlington H., Gr.2, Hong Kong International Cup, Gr.2. Sire.

ALMASS (Elnadim). 6 wins from 7f to 8½f, €238,912, Leopardstown Knockaire S., L, Cork Navigation S., L.

KAHTAN (Nashwan). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 2½m, Newmarket Bahrain Trophy, L, 3d Longchamp Prix Hubert de Chaudenay, Gr.2. Sire.

GHATAAS (Sadler's Wells). 5 wins from 1600m to 2400m, Ayr Doonside Cup, L, AJC Captain Phillip H. Sire.

SAKHA (Wolfhound). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Newmarket Rous S., L. Producer.

Gourgandine. Unplaced. Dam of-

AVALANCHE STAR (Cadeaux Genereux). 13 wins from 1200m to 1800m in India, Calcutta Gold Cup, L, 3d Bangalore Karnataka Racehorse Owners' Association Cup, L.

ALLIED FORCES (Razeen). Champion Stayer in India in 2000. 11 wins from 1400m to 3000m in India, Bangalore St Leger, L, Bangalore Maharaja's Cup, L-twice.

PERCEIVED VALUE (Razeen). 5 wins from 1600m to 2800m in India, Bombay Ramniwas Ramnarain Ruia Gold Cup, L, Hyderabad Golconda St Leger, L. Producer.

Pricewise. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m in India, 4th Bangalore Fillies Trial S., L, Indian Oaks, L. Dam of-

STARRY EYES (Multidimensional). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m to 2014 in India, Mumbai Breeders' Juvenile Fillies Championship, L, 2d Mumbai Gool S Poonawalla Million, L.

Belle de Cadix. Winner at 13f in GB. Dam of-

DOLLED UP (Whipper). 2 wins at 2, €129,385, Chantilly Prix du Bois, Gr.3, 2d Chantilly Prix d'Arenberg, Gr.3, 3d Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2.

ZEITING (Zieten). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1700m in France and U.S.A, Calder Frances A Genter H., L, Meadowlands Miss Liberty S., L. Dam of-

COMBAT ZONE (Refuse to Bend). Joint Champion Older Male Miler in Italy in 2012. 16 wins from 1200m to 1800m, £2,296, €272,872, 7,200sFr in France, Germany and Switzerland, Munich Grosse Europa Meile, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix Tantieme, L, Cologne Ilse Und Heinz Ramm Erinnerungsmeile, L, Hoppegarten Internationales Superhandicap, L, 2d Milan Premio del Piazzale, Gr.3, 3d Baden-Baden Badener Meile, Gr.3, Düsseldorf Frühjahrs Meile, Gr.3, Grosser Preis der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf, Gr.3.

ROYAL EMPIRE (Teofilo). 5 wins from 1600m to 2650m in GB and U.A.E, Newbury Geoffrey Freer S., Gr.3, Steventon S., L, 2d Ascot Cumberland Lodge S., Gr.3, Kempton September S., Gr.3.

SCOTTISH (Teofilo). 2 wins at 1¼m in 2015, Ayr Doonside Cup, L, 2d Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3.


Race Record: 3 Starts 0-1-0 A$4,315.

Placed in 2015-16 in Aust.