Sire: Galileo

Dam: Midday

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Jan 16th, 2013

Country: Great Britain

Silks: Navy Blue, White Armbands And Navy Blue Cap


N C Williams, Mr & Mrs L J Williams, A L & B A Green, B N Singer, P Mehrten, J & Mrs F Ingham, M Gudinski, V Sammartino, G T Ryan, Mrs V Ryan, P N Jacobsen, Heffernan Bloodstock (Mgr: D Heffernan) & M Wizel

Career Record: 19-4-2-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    21.1 %
  • Place
    21.1 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
GALILEO (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1998Urban SeaMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamOasis DreamGreen DesertDanzig
MIDDAY (GB) HopeDancing Brave
2006MidsummerKingmamboMr. Prospector

GALILEO (IRE) (Bay 1998-Stud 2002). 6 wins-1 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion GB/Ire. Sire 10 times. Sire of 2064 rnrs, 1410 wnrs, 289 SW, inc. Frankel (York International S., Gr.1), Highland Reel, Cape Blanco, New Approach, Igugu, Decorated Knight, Found, Australia, Rip Van Winkle, Capri, Soldier of Fortune, Ulysses, Magician, Mondialiste, Red Rocks, Adelaide, Nathaniel, Treasure Beach, Intello, Ruler of the World, Minding, Churchill, etc.


1st dam

MIDDAY, by Oasis Dream. Champion Older Middle Distance Female in GB in 2010. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, £985,126, €312,064, US$1,440,000, Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.1-3 times, Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1, Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf S., Gr.1, York Middleton S., Gr.2, Lingfield Oaks Trial S., L, Newmarket Oriental Foods 2YO S., 2d York International S., Gr.1, Epsom Coronation Cup, Gr.1, Curragh Pretty Polly S., Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf S., Gr.1, The Oaks, Gr.1, York Middleton S., Gr.2, Epsom Blue Riband Trial, 3d Longchamp Prix de l'Opera, Gr.1, Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Newmarket 2YO S., 4th Ascot Champion S., Gr.1, Newmarket Montrose S., L. Three-quarter-sister to BUTTON DOWN, half-sister to HOT SNAP, MIDSUMMER SUN, Sun Maiden. Dam of five foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

MIDTERM (g. by Galileo). 4 wins. See below.

MORI (f. by Frankel). 2 wins at 1¼m, Goodwood Height of Fashion S., L, Ascot Champagne Bollinger Fillies' S., 2d Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2.

Midi (c. by Frankel). 2 wins at 1¼m, 10¼f in 2018 in GB.


2nd dam

Midsummer, by Kingmambo. Winner at 11¼f, 2d Lingfield Oaks Trial S., L, 4th Goodwood Lupe S., L. Three-quarter-sister to Model Queen (dam of REGAL PARADE, ENTIFAADHA), half-sister to ELMAAMUL, REAMS OF VERSE (dam of EAGLE POISE, MANY VOLUMES - YAKALED (SAU.)), MANIFEST, MODERN DAY, MODERNISE, HIGH WALDEN, MODESTA (dam of BUTTON DOWN, PLATITUDE), NOVELLARA (dam of DISCLAIMER), Contiguous (dam of CONFRONT), Post Modern (dam of CHASING STARS, MODERNSTONE). Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

MIDDAY (Oasis Dream). 9 wins. See above.

HOT SNAP (Pivotal). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, 2d Curragh Blandford S., Gr.2, 3d Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.1.

MIDSUMMER SUN (Monsun). 6 wins from 1600m to 2400m, £27,435, A$290,500, Gosford Cup, L, Lingfield Better Grand National Odds H., MRC Peter Street H., SAJC Toll Express H., 2d ATC Sky High S., Gr.3, Summer Cup, Gr.3, VRC Visit Victoria P., L, ATC Cellarbrations at Valentine H., 3d ATC Cup, L, 4th MRC Zipping Classic, Gr.2, ATC Australia Day Cup, L.

Sun Maiden (Frankel). Winner at 1¼m in 2018, 3d Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2, York Galtres S., L, 4th Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3.


3rd dam

MODENA, by Roberto. Unraced. Half-sister to ZAIZAFON (dam of ZAFONIC, ZAMINDAR, CHOICE SPIRIT), Dangora (dam of DANZARI), Factual, Magnified, Mariakova (dam of WELL BEYOND), Model Bride (dam of ARABRIDE). Dam of 14 foals, 11 to race, all winners, inc:-

REAMS OF VERSE (Nureyev). Champion 2YO Filly in GB in 1996. 5 wins-3 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, £335,437, Ascot Fillies Mile, Gr.1, The Oaks, Gr.1, Doncaster May Hill S., Gr.3, York Musidora S., Gr.3, 3d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2, 4th Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

EAGLE POISE (Empire Maker). 6 wins from 8½f to 1¾m, US$519,609, Woodbine Valedictory S., Gr.3, 2d Santa Anita San Juan Capistrano H., Gr.2, Woodbine Valedictory S., Gr.3, Valedictory S., L, Ontario Derby, L, Keeneland Sycamore S., L, 3d Santa Anita Tokyo City Cup, Gr.3.

MANY VOLUMES - YAKALED (Sau.) (Chester House). 4 wins at 1¼m, 11f, Sandown Gala S., L, Newmarket Firestone Building Products S., Kempton Betdaq.co.uk S., 2d Royal Ascot Wolferton H., L, 3d Goodwood Foundation S., L. Sire.

Ithaca (Distant View). Winner at 2, Goodwood New Ham 2YO S., 2d Goodwood Prestige S., Gr.3, 3d Doncaster Sceptre S., L, Sandown Distaff S., L. Dam of-

ZACINTO (Dansili). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £205,979, Goodwood Celebration Mile, Gr.2, Thoroughbred S., L, Sandown Cushman & Wakefield 2YO S., 2d Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1, Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2, 4th Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1. Sire.

Complexion. Winner at 1m in GB. Dam of-

MAID UP (Mastercraftsman). 4 wins from 10¼f to 1¾m, £131,971, in 2018, Goodwood March S., Gr.3, Ascot Cushman & Wakefield Fillies' H., Goodwood Sir Eric Parker Memorial Fillies' H., 2d Goodwood Lillie Langtry S., Gr.2, 3d Newmarket Rossdales Fillies' S.

ELMAAMUL (Diesis). Champion 3YO Colt in Ireland in 1990 (Int.). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 1¼m, £424,535, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, Phoenix Champion S., Gr.1, Kempton Easter S., L, Sandown Reference Pointer 2YO S., Newmarket JM Ratcliffe 2YO S., 2d York International S., Gr.1, Goodwood Predominate S., L, 3d The Derby, Gr.1, 4th Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1. Sire.

MANIFEST (Rainbow Quest). 2 wins at 1½m, 1¾m, £105,844, Yorkshire Cup, Gr.2, Newmarket Royal British Legion Poppy S., 2d Newbury John Porter S., Gr.3, Newmarket Turftv S., 3d Newmarket Noel Murless S., L. Sire.

MODERN DAY (Dayjur). 9 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, £6,394, R324,660, Greyville King's Cup, Gr.3, King's Cup, L, Clairwood Port Natal H., L, 3d Greyville Drill Hall S., Gr.2, Newmarket Sunley Builds 2YO S., 4th Clairwood Sharp Electronics Trial, Gr.3. Sire.

MODERNISE (Known Fact). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 9f, Bay Meadows Ascot H., Gr.3, Newmarket Westley 2YO S., 2d Sandown Ring & Brymer H. Sire.

HIGH WALDEN (El Gran Senor). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 9f, Hollywood Park Matiara S., L, 2d Santa Anita Santa Ana H., Gr.2, Epsom Victress S., L, Newmarket Oh So Sharp S., L, 3d York Musidora S., Gr.3, 4th Hollywood Park Gamely H., Gr.1, Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.1. Producer.

NOVELLARA (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 1¼m, 1¾m, Newmarket Noel Murless S., L. Dam of-

DISCLAIMER (Dansili). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2300m, £41,769, A$168,285, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3, Goodwood Cocked Hat S., L, Doncaster 32red Casino H., Kempton Betvictor Casino on Your Mobile H., 3d ATC City Tattersalls Club Cup, L, 4th ATC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Winter Challenge H., L.

MODESTA (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 11½f, 1¾m, Yarmouth Lady Godiva S., L, 2d Haydock Sharp Minds Betfair H. Dam of-

BUTTON DOWN (Oasis Dream). 3 wins at 8½f, 9f, £4,259, US$228,884, Churchill Downs Cardinal H., Gr.3, Woodbine Allowance, 2d Woodbine Canadian S., Gr.2, Nijinsky S., Gr.2, Flaming Page S., L, 4th Woodbine Sky Classic S., Gr.2.

PLATITUDE (Dansili). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1¾m, £120,888, to 2018, Goodwood March S., L, 2d Newmarket Bahrain Trophy, Gr.3, Sandown Marathon S., L, Ascot Winkfield S., L, 3d Ascot Noel Murless S., L.

Model Pupil (Sinndar). 3 wins from 2000m to 2400m in GB and Saudi Arabia, Doncaster Shield, Newmarket Bluesquare.com S., 2d Chester Vase, Gr.3, 3d Sandown Henry II S., Gr.3.

Midsummer (Kingmambo). Winner. See above.

A la Mode. Winner at 9f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Sharp Mode. Unraced. Dam of-

AMRALAH (Teofilo). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, £89,648, A$256,300, MRC Herbert Power H., Gr.2, Haydock Rose of Lancaster S., Gr.3, Newbury Doom Bar S., L, Newmarket Silver Wedding Anniversary H., Warrens of Warwick 2YO S., 2d Sandown Gala S., L, Doncaster Frank Whittle Partnership S., 3d Newmarket Qipco Supporting British Racing S.

Contiguous. Unraced. Dam of-

CONFRONT (Nayef). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 9f, £216,093, HK$320,000, Newmarket Joel S., Gr.3, Haydock Superior Mile, L, York City of York S., L, Newmarket Suffolk H., 2d Ascot Summer Mile, Gr.2, Epsom Diomed S., Gr.3, Salisbury Sovereign S., Gr.3.

Midweek (Motivator). Winner at 2, Saint-Cloud Prix Soya, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Imprudence, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix de la Cochere, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Amandine, L.

Nearby (King's Best). 6 wins from 2000m to 3400m, Fontainebleau Prix des Roselieres, Wincanton Elite H. Hurdle, 2d Chantilly Prix de Suresnes, L, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Alcantara II.

Twin Town. 4 wins from 1500m to 2050m, SAJC Du Plessis Auction Gallery H., 2d MRC Variety Pubs 'n' Clubs H. Dam of-

EASY EDDIE (Super Easy). 8 wins to 1250m, A$525,275, to 2018-19, ATC Maurice McCarten H., Gr.3, Australian Turf Club H., Autumn Carnival on Sale H., Sydney's West App H., 2d Gosford RC Takeover Target H., L, 3d ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1.

Post Modern. Unraced. Dam of-

MODERNSTONE (Duke of Marmalade). 4 wins from 8¼f to 1½m, Kentucky Downs Fasig-Tipton Ladies Marathon S., L, 2d Lingfield Winter Derby Trial, L, Kempton Magnolia S., L, 3d Keeneland Dowager S., Gr.3, 4th Kempton Wild Flower S., L.

CHASING STARS (Observatory). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, €96,350, Saint-Cloud Prix Isola Bella, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ad Altiora, Longchamp Prix des Arts et Metiers, Saint-Cloud Prix de l'Hippodrome de Chatillon sur Chalaronne, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Coronation, L. Producer.

Risk Taker (Rainbow Quest). 2 wins at 10¾f, 1½m, Newmarket International Breeders Meeting S., 3d Chester Vase, Gr.3, Doncaster Thoroughbred Breeders' Association 2YO S.


Race Record: 19 Starts 4-2-2 £73,941, €28,600, A$169,725.

4 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, £73,941, €28,600, A$169,725, to 2018-19, Sandown Classic Trial, Gr.3, ATC NE Manion H., Gr.3, Epsom Poundland Family Favourite S., Newbury Al Basti Equiworld 2YO S., 2d Chantilly Prix Niel, Gr.2, MRC Clanbrooke Racing H., 3d Newbury Aston Park S., Gr.3, Mornington Cup Prelude, L, 4th Ascot Cumberland Lodge S., Gr.3, Geelong Cup, Gr.3.