Sire: Galileo

Dam: Lady Shakespeare

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Apr 30th, 2015

Silks: White, Royal Blue Diamond Emblem And Collar, Gold Sleeves, Royal Blue Cuffs, Gold Cap


C Fipke





Bay horseFoaled in 2015

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
GALILEO (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1998Urban SeaMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamTheatricalNureyevNorthern Dancer
LADY SHAKESPEARE (USA) Tree of KnowledgeSassafras
2006Lady ShirlThat's a NiceHey Good Lookin
  CanonizationNative Heritage

GALILEO (IRE) (Bay 1998-Stud 2002). 6 wins-1 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion GB/Ire. Sire 11 times. Sire of 2266 rnrs, 1547 wnrs, 332 SW, inc. Frankel (York International S., Gr.1), Highland Reel, Cape Blanco, New Approach, Waldgeist, Igugu, Decorated Knight, Found, Australia, Rip Van Winkle, Capri, Soldier of Fortune, Ulysses, Magician, Mondialiste, Red Rocks, Adelaide, Nathaniel, Treasure Beach, Anthony Van Dyck, Intello, Ruler of the World, etc.


1st dam

LADY SHAKESPEARE, by Theatrical. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1½m, US$495,608, Belmont New York S., Gr.2, Keeneland Bewitch S., Gr.3, Woodbine Ontario Colleen S., L, Allowance-twice, 2d Gulfstream Park Orchid S., Gr.3, Marshua's River S., L, 4th Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1. Sister to SHAKESPEARE, three-quarter-sister to Walker's Landing, half-sister to PERFECT SHIRL (dam of SHIRL'S SPEIGHT), FANTASTIC SHIRL, Winning Talk. Dam of five named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

LADY SPEIGHTSPEARE (f. by Speightstown). 2 wins at 2, US$146,394, in 2020, Woodbine Natalma S., Gr.1.

Shakespear'sgalley (c. by Galileo). 3 wins. See below.

Galileo's Spear (c. by Galileo). Winner at 1900m in France.


2nd dam

LADY SHIRL, by That's a Nice. 19 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1¼m, US$1,001,923, Belmont Flower Bowl H., Gr.1, Woodbine EP Taylor S., Gr.2, Arlington Park Modesty H., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Mint Julep H., L, Arlington Park Gold Flower S., L, Hanshin H., L, Anita Peabody H., L-3 times, Calder My Charmer H., L, 2d Gulfstream Park Bayakoa H., L, Arlington Park Lazer Show S., L, Hanshin H., L, Governor's S., L, Hawthorne Illini Princess H., L, Illinois Breeders' Debutante S., L, 3d Woodbine EP Taylor S., Gr.2, Balmoral Park Mary Todd S., L, 4th Santa Anita Yellow Ribbon S., Gr.1, Arlington Park Colfax Maid S., L. Half-sister to ONE WILD WOMAN. Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

SHAKESPEARE (Theatrical). 7 wins from 1m to 1½m, US$1,293,780, Woodbine Mile S., Gr.1, Belmont Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Belmont Breeders' Cup H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Caltech S., L, Saratoga Allowance. Sire.

PERFECT SHIRL (Perfect Soul). 4 wins from 8½f to 11f, US$1,390,729, Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf S., Gr.1, Saratoga Lake George S., Gr.2, Woodbine Allowance, 2d Woodbine Canadian S., Gr.2, 3d Del Mar Oaks, Gr.1, Monmouth Matchmaker S., Gr.3, Woodbine Belle Mahone S., L. Dam of-

SHIRL'S SPEIGHT (Speightstown). 2 wins at 7f, 8½f, US$102,430, in 2020, Woodbine Marine S., Gr.3, 3d Woodbine Toronto Cup, L.

LADY SHAKESPEARE (Theatrical). 7 wins. See above.

FANTASTIC SHIRL (Fantastic Light). 4 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$251,505, Saratoga De la Rose S., L, Churchill Downs Allowance, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Belmont Noble Damsel H., Gr.3, Duda S., L, Steal a Kiss S., L, 3d Keeneland Jenny Wiley S., Gr.2, 4th Belmont Athenia H., Gr.3, Calder My Charmer H., Gr.3, Belmont Foresta S., L. Dam of-

Fantastic Song (Lemon Drop Kid). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 8½f to 2¼m, US$165,986, 3d Belmont Pilgrim S., Gr.3.

Credit Swap (Exchange Rate). 2 wins at 2, US$101,842, 2d Monmouth My Frenchman S., L, 3d Colonial Downs Virginia Derby, Gr.3, Monmouth Frisk Me Now S., L, Delaware Park Stanton S., L.

Magnificent Shirl (Heatseeker). 3 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$157,060, 2d Santa Anita China Doll S., L, 4th Belmont Diamondrella S., L, Saratoga Auntie Mame S., L. Producer.

Winning Talk (Victory Speech). 7 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, US$113,413, 3d Meadowlands Comet S., L.

Band Lady. 3 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$151,961, Woodbine Allowance. Dam of-

Bad Idea. Unraced. Dam of-

Worstbestideaever (Bourbon Courage). Winner at 6f in 2020, 3d Laurel Maryland Million Lassie S., L.

Shakespearesister. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, Gulfstream Park Allowance. Dam of-

Walker's Landing (Theatrical). 3 wins at 1m, 8¼f, US$128,864, Belmont Allowance, 2d Woodbine Marine S., L, 4th Woodbine Charlie Barley S., L.

Shirl's Soul. Unraced. Dam of-

Spikes Shirl (Speightstown). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, US$282,761, to 2020, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Monmouth Get Serious S., L, 3d Monmouth Virgil Buddy Raines S., L.


Race Record: 16 Starts 3-2-0 €52,834, US$313, A$9,000.

3 wins from 12¾f to 17f, Curragh Dubai Duty Free Jumeirah Creekside H., 2d Curragh Summer Festival H.