Galileo

So far on this web-site I have been extolling the lives and achievements of many great legends of the past. Today I would like to examine the ongoing phenomenon of current world-wide leading sire Galileo. He has been nothing short of sensational since the day he was bred on March 30, 1998. He came from regal bloodlines, proved his class

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Lyphard

Lyphard was bred in 1969 by Mrs. J.O.Burgwin. Lyphard was by Northern Dancer – Goofed by Court Martial and was a very close resemblance to his sire. He was picked out of the Newmarket yearling sales and subsequently trained by the renowned French trainer Alec Head. The purchase price was fifteen thousand guineas. This sale was at the end of

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Nijinsky

Northern Dancer’s first crop of foals were exciting, containing ten stakes winners from only twenty-one foals. His second crop would establish him as an emerging sire of worldwide significance. Northern Dancer was bred to champion Flaming Page, a daughter of Windfields stallion Bull Page, in his first year at stud but the mare was a good full hand taller. Northern

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Sadler’s Wells

Sadler’s Wells, the name in Thoroughbred annuls says it all. Continuing in the tradition of his sire, the now legendary Northern Dancer, Sadler’s Wells has more than any other of the great sires, defined excellence and raised the bar as the standard by which sires are evaluated. Never in the history of Thoroughbred breeding has one sire been so utmost

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