a dozen individual Group or Grade 1 winners - for some stallions that would be
a respectable tally for a whole career, but for Coolmore wondersire Galileo that has been just a month's work.
Galileo's sixth individual top-level scorer this July with an authoritative
display in the Nassau Stakes at Glorious Goodwood on Saturday.
She follows Alice
Springs (who won the Falmouth Stakes), Deauville (Belmont Derby), Seventh
Heaven (Irish Oaks), Highland Reel (King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes)
and The Gurkha (Sussex Stakes).
Alice Springs could
bookend the month with Group 1 wins when she lines up for the Prix Rothschild
at Deauville on Sunday.
Multiple champion sire
Galileo has supplied 59 individual Group or Grade 1 winners in total.
Minding, who has now won
six races at the highest level, was bred by Coolmore entity Orpendale, Chelston
and Wynatt out of the Danehill Dancer mare Lillie Langtry, winner of the Coronation Stakes
and Matron Stakes in her own racing career.
She is bred on the same
cross as The Gurkha, meaning both Group 1s at Glorious Goodwood this week fell
to three-year-olds by Galileo out of Danehill Dancer mares.
Alice Springs is also
out of a daughter of Danehill Dancer, while Deauville and Highland Reel are out
of mares by Danehill Dancer's sire Danehill - the nick made famous by Frankel.
Minding is a sister to
Kissed By Angels, winner of last year's Group 3 Leopardstown 1,000 Guineas
Trial, and How, a fair sixth in the Group 3 Princess Margaret Stakes at Ascot
Lillie Langtry has been
bred to Galileo in every year of her paddocks career and also has a yearling