Galileo Half-Sister to Alpha Centauri Brings $1,400,000

GALILEO GAL (IRE), a winning half-sister the sensational ALPHA CENTAURI (IRE), sold for $1,400,000 at The November Sale. Offered as Hip 198, the four-year-old GALILEO (IRE) filly was purchased by Craig Bernick from the consignment of Bluewater Sales, agent.

A winner at three last year in Canada, GALILEO GAL was offered as a racing and/or broodmare prospect. She is a half-sister to standout European three-year-old filly and millionaire ALPHACENTAUR (IRE), a four-time Group 1 winner this year in England, France, and Ireland, including the prestigious Coronation S. (G1) at Royal Ascot. She is also a half sister to stakes winner TENTH STAR (IRE). The immediate family includes nine-time champion MIESQUE, champion RUMPLESTILTSKIN (IRE), Group 1 winner and influential sire KINGMAMBO, and Group/Grade 1 winners EAST OF THE MOON, AMANEE, STUDY OF MAN.