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Southern France

Southern France

Sire: Galileo

Dam: Alta Anna

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Apr 20th, 2015

Country: Ireland

Trainer's Name: Ciaron Maher & David Eustace


Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock, Big Dog syndicate (mngr Malcolm Lynch), Garred Birrell, Brewery syndicate (mngr Peter Leonard), Cup Racing Crew syndicate (mngr Mark Casey), Scott Davidson, David & Karen Dunstan, Col & Sandy Favre, Peter Gallivan, Peter & John Gialantzis, John Ogle, Peter Treloar, Waggun syndicate (mngr David Wagner)

Career Record: 24-4-3-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    16.7 %
  • Place
    25.0 %





Bay horseFoaled in 2015

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
GALILEO (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1998Urban SeaMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamAnabaaDanzigNorthern Dancer
ALTA ANNA (FR) BalbonellaGay Mecene
2005Anna EdesFabulous DancerNorthern Dancer
  AbbeyJim French

GALILEO (IRE) (Bay 1998-Stud 2002). 6 wins-1 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion GB/Ire. Sire 10 times. Sire of 2153 rnrs, 1470 wnrs, 313 SW, inc. Frankel (York International S., Gr.1), Highland Reel, Cape Blanco, New Approach, Waldgeist, Igugu, Decorated Knight, Found, Australia, Rip Van Winkle, Capri, Soldier of Fortune, Ulysses, Magician, Mondialiste, Red Rocks, Adelaide, Nathaniel, Treasure Beach, Anthony Van Dyck, Intello, Ruler of the World, etc.


1st dam

ALTA ANNA, by Anabaa. Unraced. Half-sister to ABBATIALE (dam of BEWITCHED), AUBERGADE. Dam of five foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

SOUTHERN FRANCE (c. by Galileo). 4 wins. See below.

Martin Chuzzlewit (g. by Galileo). Winner at 2, 2d York Sky Bet Mobile S.

What Say You (f. by Galileo). Winner at 2 in GB.

Walter Sickert (g. by Galileo). Placed in GB.


2nd dam

ANNA EDES, by Fabulous Dancer. Placed in France. Three-quarter-sister to Air Music, half-sister to ABREGE, FLASH BALL, Arctic Life (dam of ROSINA LAD). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

ABBATIALE (Kaldoun). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 2000m, 2100m, 1,022,000fr., Longchamp Prix Penelope, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Rose de Mai, L, 2d Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Aricie, Prix de la Haie Fleurie. Dam of-

BEWITCHED (Dansili). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, £61,078, €201,402, US$4,951, Curragh Renaissance S., Gr.3-twice, Ascot Bengough S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Ballycorus S., Gr.3, Haydock Sandy Lane S., L, Naas Sweet Mimosa S., L, 3d Curragh Phoenix Sprint S., Gr.3, Ayr Land o' Burns S., L, Curragh Go Racing Nursery H., 4th Longchamp Prix de la Foret, Gr.1. Dam of-

PABLO ESCOBARR (Galileo). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1¼m, 1½m to 2019, Kempton Wild Flower S., L, Goodwood Heineken 2YO Future Stayers' S., 2d Newmarket James Seymour S., L, Lingfield Derby Trial S., L, Goodwood Peter Willett 2YO S., Haydock Apropos Architecture in Glass 2YO S., Bath Value Rater Racing Club H.

Apostrophe. Winner at 1800m in France. Dam of-

VERGLACIAL (Verglas). 4 wins from 1400m to 1700m, €158,260, 6,250Dkr, Craon Prix du Point du Jour, L, Saint-Cloud Prix du Rhin, Longchamp Prix Andre Carrus, 2d Deauville Prix de Bacqueville, 3d Deauville Prix Hubert de Catheu, Longchamp Prix de la Defense, Deauville Prix d'Almeneches, Deauville Midi Prix de Passe Temps.

AUBERGADE (Kaldoun). 2 wins at 2100m, 2400m, Saint-Cloud Prix Rose de Mai, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3, 3d Deauville Prix de Pomone, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Joubert, L, 4th Longchamp Prix d'Hedouville, Gr.3. Dam of-

Good Neighbor (Sunday Silence). 3 wins at 2000m, 2400m, 2d Hanshin Sumire S., 3d Hanshin Wakaba S., L, Kyoto Kitano Tokubetsu, Yase Tokubetsu, Niigata Akakura Tokubetsu, Chukyo Komaki Tokubetsu.

Anna Deesse. Unraced. Dam of-

Singing Bird (Excellent Art). Winner at 7f, Curragh PGDuffy Citroen S., 2d Curragh Minstrel S., Gr.3, 4th Leopardstown Ballycorus S., Gr.3. Producer.

Queens Park. 2 wins at 8¼f, 9¼f in GB. Dam of-

SIR BORIS (Due Diligence). 3 wins at 2 in 2019, Fairyhouse Blenheim S., L, 3d Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2, 4th Ripon Champion 2YO Trophy, L.


3rd dam

ABBEY, by Jim French. Winner at 2100m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de l'Arno. Half-sister to ASHMORE, ACOMA (dam of AGENT BLEU), ART BLEU, Albertine (dam of ARCANGUES, AGATHE, ALAMO BAY), Amenity (dam of I TRY, IDLE AFFAIR). Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

FLASH BALL (Cricket Ball). 17 wins-3 at 2-from 1500m to 4200m, €3,430, 1,803,955fr., Deauville La Coupe Piaget, L, Auteuil Prix Pierre de Lassus Hurdle, Prix Le Guales de Mezaubran Hurdle.

ABREGE (Shirley Heights). 5 wins from 2100m to 3000m, Chantilly Prix La Moskowa, L, Handicap de Saint-Cloud, L, 2d Longchamp Prix de Dangu, L, Prix Jouvence, L, Handicap de Saint-Cloud, L, Evry Prix Long John International, L, 3d Chantilly Prix Caleche d'Hermes, L.

Arctic Life. 2 wins at 1650m, 1800m in France. Dam of-

ROSINA LAD (Faltaat). 13 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$264,097, A$111,500, MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.2, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Ag & Turf Sprint H., L, Levin S.H., L, CJC Millennium Hotel Sprint H., Wanganui JC Hospice Cup, 92.8 More FM H., 2d WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, 3d Wanganui JC Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Ag & Turf Sprint H., L.

Manonamission (Kilimanjaro). 10 wins at 1600m, 2000m, NZ$254,850, ARC Sir Slick H., 2d Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, Wellington Cup, Gr.2, 3d ARC City of Auckland Cup, Gr.2.

Santa Musica. 2 wins at 1800m, 2200m, 2d Longchamp Prix de Chaillot, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Garonne. Dam of-

Rumboogie (Sharpo). Winner at 2, 3d Newbury Mill Reef S., Gr.2.

Air Music (Fabulous Dancer). 5 wins in GB and U.S.A, 2d Doncaster Mile, L, 3d Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2, Royal Ascot King Edward VII S., Gr.2, 4th Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.2.


Race Record: 16 Starts 4-3-3 £191,260, €181,866, A$181,000.

4 wins from 2400m to 2800m, £191,260, €181,866, A$181,000, to 2019-20, MRC Zipping Classic, Gr.2, Curragh Irish St Leger Trial, Gr.3, Navan Yeats S., L, Leopardstown Captain Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial S., 2d Royal Ascot Queen's Vase, Gr.2, York Yorkshire Cup, Gr.2, 3d The St Leger, Gr.1, Irish St Leger, Gr.1, Navan Vintage Crop S., Gr.3, 4th Goodwood Cup, Gr.1, Curragh Cup, Gr.2, Curragh Irish St Leger Trial, Gr.3.