LEARN – 16.0

Galileo(IRE) – Kentucky Warbler (IRE), By Spinning World  |  2009 Bay  |  Fee: $5,000 Live Foal

LEARN (IRE) is by GALILEO (IRE), who is a son of the great runner and sire, SADLER’S WELLS, sire of 294 blacktype winners.

GALILEO (IRE) began his career in Ireland and after breaking his maiden at Leopardstown, won five straight stakes. They included Gr. I’s at three of the most prestigious venues in Europe, the Vodaphone Epsom Derby, Budweiser Irish Derby at the Curragh and King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S. at Ascot. He also won the G3 Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial S. and Ballysax S. at Leopardstown and was second in that track’s G1 Food Island Irish Champion S., retiring after just eight starts with earnings of $2,245,373. He was named Champion 3-year-old colt in Europe, England and Ireland.

At stud, GALILEO is the sire of the incomparable runner, Horse of the Year and sire FRANKEL, many European Champions, and Champions in the individual countries of England, France, Italy, Germany, Ireland, the U. S. and South Africa. His other sons at stud include FRANKEL, NATHANIEL and TEOFILO.

LEARN sold for $277,385 as a weanling at the 2009 Tattersalls December sale. His full brother, Jununee, was a $574,663 yearling and his half-brother, Free Forum, sold for $287,809 as a yearling. LEARN won or placed in six races, including third in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship Celebration S. at the Curragh. He was fourth in two G1’s – the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster and the Criterium International at Saint Cloud.

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Pedigree

GALILEO (IRE)
b. 1998 [CS]
SADLERS WELLS (USA)
b. 1981 [CS]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN)
NATALMA (USA)*
FAIRY BRIDGE (USA)*
b. 1975
BOLD REASON (USA)
SPECIAL (USA)*
URBAN SEA (USA)*
ch. 1989
MISWAKI (USA)
ch. 1978
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
HOPESPRINGSETERNAL (USA)
ALLEGRETTA (GB)*
ch. 1978
LOMBARD (GER)
ANATEVKA (GER)
KENTUCKY WARBLER (IRE)
b. 2003
SPINNING WORLD (USA)
ch. 1993
NUREYEV (USA)
b. 1977 [C]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
SPECIAL (USA)*
IMPERFECT CIRCLE (USA)
dkb/br. 1988
RIVERMAN (USA)
AVIANCE (IRE)*
DOLLAR BIRD (IRE)
b. 1997
KRIS (GB)
ch. 1976
SHARPEN UP (GB)
DOUBLY SURE (GB)
HIGH SPIRITED (GB)
b. 1987
SHIRLEY HEIGHTS (GB)
SUNBITTERN (GB)
Pedigree courtesy of Pedigree Query