Sun Central (IRE)
 

First 3 year olds in 2019 - £2000 Oct 1st Special Live Foal

 

  • Son of the world’s best sire Galileo

  • Half brother to multiple Group 1 winners George Washington and Grandera

  • Timeform 119

 

"lengthy well made horse"  Timeform

Pedigree

 

1st Dam

Bordighera (USA), won 1 race in France at 3 years and 133,000 fr., placed second in Prix des Tuileries, Chantilly, L.; dam of 8 winners:

GRANDERA (IRE) (1998 c. by Grand Lodge (USA)), Champion older horse in Europe in 2002 (9.5-10.5f.), 

Champion older horse in Ireland in 2002, won 4 races from 2 to 4 years and £787,590 including Ireland The Food Island Champion Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.1, Prince of Wales's Stakes, Royal Ascot, Gr.1 and Dubai Arc Trial Stakes, Newbury, L., placed 5 times including second in Juddmonte International Stakes, York, Gr.1, Coral Eurobet Eclipse Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.1, Somerville Tattersalls Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.3 and Philip Leverhulme Dee Stakes, Chester, L.; also won 2 races in Singapore and U.A.E. at 4 and 5 years and £1,105,013, Singapore Airlines International Cup, Singapore, Gr.1 and Al Maktoum Challenge R3, Nad Al Sheba, Gr.2, placed 5 times including second in Concord Dubai City of Gold Stakes, Nad Al Sheba, Gr.3 and third in Prix du Jockey Club, Chantilly, Gr.1 and Cox Plate, Moonee Valley, Gr.1; sire.

 

GEORGE WASHINGTON (IRE) (2003 c. by Danehill (USA)), Champion 2yr old in Europe in 2005, Champion 3yr

old in England & Ireland in 2006, won 6 races at 2 and 3 years and £774,136 including Laing O'Rourke National Stakes, Curragh, Gr.1, Ind. Waterford Wedgwood Phoenix Stakes, Curragh, Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Stan James 2000 Guineas, Newmarket, Gr.1 and Anheuser Busch Parks Railway Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2, placed 5 times including second in Boylesports Irish 2000 Guineas, Curragh, Gr.1 and third in Coral Eclipse Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.1 and Totesport Celebration Mile, Goodwood, Gr.2; also placed in France at 4 years and £30,892 third in Qatar Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Longchamp, Gr.1; sire.

 

 

Northern Dancer

Fairy Bridge (USA)

 

Miswaki (USA)

Allegretta

 

Alydar (USA)

Bel Sheba (USA)

 

Top Moss (FR)

As Blue (FR)

Sadlers Wells (USA)

 

Urban Sea (USA)

 

Alysheba (USA)

 

Blue Tip (FR)

GALILEO (IRE)

 

 

BORDIGHERA (USA)

SUN CENTRAL (IRE)

Chesnut Horse 2009

Sire Reference

 

GALILEO (IRE), Bay horse, 1998, by Sadler's Wells (USA), out of Urban Sea (USA), by Miswaki (USA). Champion 3yr old in Europe in 2001. Won 6 races, value £1,621,110, at 2 and 3, from 1 mile to 1½ miles, Budweiser Irish Derby, Curragh, Gr.1, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Vodafone Derby Stakes, Epsom Downs, Gr.1, Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.3, Ballysax Stakes, Leopardstown, L, also placed second in Ireland The Food Island Champion Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.1. Retired to Stud in 2002, and sire of the winners of 1833 races, and £63,449,347; including

 

FRANKEL (GB) (Danehill (USA), Juddmonte International Stakes, Gr.1, Champion Stakes, Gr.1, Dewhurst Stakes, Gr.1, Lockinge Stakes, Gr.1, Queen Anne Stakes, Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Gr.1, St James's Palace Stakes, Gr.1, Sussex Stakes, Gr.1, 2000 Guineas, Gr.1),

NEW APPROACH (IRE) (Ahonoora, Champion Stakes, Gr.1, Vodafone Derby Stakes, Gr.1, Darley Dewhurst Stakes, Gr.1),

AUSTRALIA (GB) (Cape Cross (IRE), Investec Derby Stakes, Gr.1, Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, Gr.1),

RULER OF THE WORLD (IRE) (Kingmambo (USA), Investec Derby Stakes, Gr.1),

NATHANIEL (IRE) (Silver Hawk (USA), Coral Eclipse Stakes, Gr.1, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Gr.1),

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Stravinsky (USA), Juddmonte International Stakes, Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Gr.1, Sussex Stakes, Gr.1),

SANS FRONTIERES (IRE) (Shirley Heights, Irish St Leger, Gr.1),

TEOFILO (IRE) (Danehill (USA), Darley Dewhurst Stakes, Gr.1, Laing O'Rourke National Stakes, Gr.1), etc.

RODERIC O'CONNOR (IRE) (Danehill (USA), Irish 2000 Guineas, Gr.1),

TREASURE BEACH (GB) (Mark of Esteem (IRE), Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, Gr.1, Secretariat Stakes, Gr.1),

INTELLO (GER) (Danehill (USA), Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1),

MARVELLOUS (IRE) (Storm Cat (USA), Etihad Airways Irish 1000 Guineas, Gr.1),

NOBLE MISSION (GB) (Danehill (USA), Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1),

MAGICIAN (IRE) (Mozart (IRE), Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas, Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1),

SEVILLE (GER) (Silver Hawk (USA), The Metropolitan Handicap, Gr.1),

GOLDEN LILAC (IRE) (Danehill (USA), Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Prix de Diane Longines, Gr.1),

GREAT HEAVENS (GB) (Silver Hawk (USA), Darley Irish Oaks, Gr.1),

KINGSBARNS (IRE) (Belmez (USA), Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1),

WAS (IRE) (Green Desert (USA), Investec Oaks Stakes, Gr.1),

CAPE BLANCO (IRE) (Presidium, Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, Gr.1, Arlington Million Stakes, Gr.1),

MAYBE (IRE) (Danehill (USA), Moyglare Stud Stakes, Gr.1),

MISTY FOR ME (IRE) (Storm Cat (USA), Irish 1000 Guineas, Gr.1),

LUSH LASHES (GB) (Anabaa (USA), Coronation Stakes, Gr.1, Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1),

RED ROCKS (IRE) (Machiavellian (USA), Man O'War Stakes, Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1),

SOLDIER OF FORTUNE (IRE) (Erins Isle, Juddmonte Coronation Cup, Gr.1, Budweiser Irish Derby, Gr.1),

NIGHTIME (IRE) (Indian Ridge, Boylesports Irish 1000 Guineas, Gr.1),

SIXTIES ICON (GB) (Diesis, Ladbrokes St Leger Stakes, Gr.1),

SPIRITJIM (FR) (Anabaa (USA), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1),

ALTANO (GER) (Lando (GER), Prix du Cadran, Gr.1),

LINTON (AUS) (Centaine (AUS), AAMI Stradbroke Handicap, Gr.1),

ROMANTICA (GB) (Danehill (USA), Prix Jean Romanet, Gr.1),

Race Record

 

Won 5 races at 1m2f-1m6f from 3-4yo. Including Golden Square Centre Chester Handicap, Chester, L. and John Smith's Silver Cup Handicap, York, L. achieving a Timeform rating of 119.

 
 
 
 
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