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Horse: Galilean

County Final Lines Up For Grade 2 at Kentucky Downs

County Final just missed in his 2021 debut and now shoots for a $600,000 purse in the Franklin-Simpson Stakes (G2T) on the turf at Kentucky Downs on Saturday. A stakes winner in 2020, the 3-year-old gelding finished second by a head in the Greenwood Stakes at Woodbine on August 14. Joel Rosario, winning at a […]

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Galilean and Jaxon Traveler Garner Championships

Opposite coasts, same kind of recognition for Galilean and Jaxon Traveler, who both were singled out for championships in their birth states. Galilean garnered the award for California-bred champion older male, on the strengths of three stakes wins (two on turf, one on dirt) during 2020. John Sadler trains Galilean, who is resting up for […]

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Kanthaka finishing second by an eyelash in the Grade 1 Jaipur Stakes after a year on the sidelines.
How Long Is a Racehorse’s Comeback Trail?

By Jeff Lowe Tom Petty was right, the waiting is the hardest part. When a racehorse owner has a horse who needs a break from training, anticipation builds, and an owner understandably is eager for progress … and a timeline—how long til my horse will be back to the races? Well we know by now […]

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Galilean notches his sixth stakes win in California Flag

Already a five-time stakes winner, Galilean added to his toolbox Sunday with a success doing something different in the California Flag Handicap at Santa Anita. Galilean was proven on the dirt between 6 1/2 and 8 1/2 furlongs and on the turf around two turns. He had never tried sprinting on the grass and aced […]

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Galilean Ignites in Soi Phet Stakes

Galilean erupted with a return to Los Alamitos Race Course on Saturday, powering through the stretch to win the $101,000 Soi Phet Stakes by four lengths. The 4-year-old colt improved to 3-for-3 in his career at Los Al, dating back to a debut victory at 2 in the $100,000 Barretts Juvenile Stakes. Juan Gutierrez, new […]

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