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Menelaus(IRE)

Age: 3 years
Gender: gelding
Colour: brown



Brian Padgett & Southbank Racing
Foaled:22 March 2019
Sire: Galileo Gold
Dam: Empress Rock
Owner:Brian Padgett & Southbank Racing
Breeder:McCracken Farms
Purchased:Tattersalls December Foal Sale 2019 (Lot 467)







Summary


By Galileo Gold out of the unraced mare Empress Rock.


Name: In Greek mythology, Menelaus was a king of Mycenaean Sparta and a central figure in the Trojan War



Stallion reference


GALILEO GOLD (GB), Chesnut horse, 2013, by Paco Boy (IRE), out of Galicuix (GB), by Galileo (IRE). Jt 4th top rated 3yr old colt in Europe in 2016. Won 5 races, value £960,886, at 2 and 3, from 6 furlongs to 1 mile, Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1, St James's Palace Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Qatar Vintage Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.2, also placed second in Qatar Sussex Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.1, Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas, Curragh, Gr.1, and third in Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere Grand Crit, Longchamp, Gr.1. Retired to Stud in 2018.




Race entries


There are currently no entries for this horse.





Three generation pedigree

MENELAUS (IRE)

brown gelding

22 March 2019
Galileo Gold Paco Boy (IRE) Desert Style (IRE)
Tappen Zee
Galicuix Galileo (IRE)
Clizia (IRE)
Empress Rock (IRE) Fastnet Rock (AUS) Danehill (USA)
Piccadilly Circus (AUS)
Roman Empress (IRE) Sadler's Wells (USA)
Ionian Sea (GB)







Identification


HEAD:Whorl upper eye level within large star. Snip above left nostril.

RIGHT FRONT:No markings.

LEFT FRONT:No markings.

RIGHT HIND:No markings.

LEFT HIND:No markings.

BODY:Bilateral whorls mid third crest. Bilateral flank fold whorls.

ACQUIRED:Nil.



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