Sire: Galileo

Dam: Charlotte Bronte

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Mar 21st, 2014

Country: Ireland

Silks: Navy Blue, White Armbands And Cap


M E Waugh, Mrs J C Fragulis, S C Fragulis, Ms S Beynon, A S Price, S M Pope, C A G Beynon, G R Johns, R J Albert, G Maroun, A L Denver, Workies Number 2 (Mgr: S R Woodbridge), Magic 8 (Mgr: L C McMahon), 10 Amigos 23 (Mgr: P J Gilbert) & Ralph Johns Family (Mgr: R H Johns)

Career Record: 11-2-1-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    18.2 %
  • Place
    9.1 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2014

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
GALILEO (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1998Urban SeaMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
CHARLOTTE BRONTE (GB) Mira AdondeSharpen Up
2005Speak Softly to MeOgygianDamascus
  Ocean's AnswerNorthern Answer

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

Charlotte Bronte, by Danehill Dancer. Winner at 7f, 2d Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Curragh Saoire S., L. Three-quarter-sister to HIGH MAINTENANCE (dam of MASTER MERION), half-sister to Artful Whisper (dam of WHISPERING BROOK). Dam of four named foals, three to race, two winners, inc:-

Facade (f. by Galileo). Winner at 1m, 2d Dundalk Cooley S., L.

Venezuela (g. by Galileo). 2 wins. See below.

Gold Necklace (f. by Galileo). Placed at 2 & 3 in Ireland.


2nd dam

SPEAK SOFTLY TO ME, by Ogygian. Unraced. Half-sister to Soundings (dam of GREEN TUNE, PAS DE REPONSE, DIDYME, ECOUTE), Tiramisu (dam of LAC DESSERT), Call Me Fleet (dam of TIGER'S ROCK, WARRIOR QUEEN), Tidal Treasure (dam of IGMAN). Dam of 17 foals, 12 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

HIGH MAINTENANCE (Danehill). 4 wins at 1m, 8½f, Delaware Park Denise Rhudy Memorial S., L, Rockingham Parks Oaks, Saratoga Allowance, 3d Keeneland Valley View S., Gr.3, 4th Leopardstown Silver Flash S., L. Dam of-

MASTER MERION (Quality Road). 4 wins at 7f, 1m, US$379,900, Del Mar Let it Ride S., L, Kentucky Downs Franklin-Simpson S., L, 4th Arlington Park Hanshin Cup, Gr.3.

Silver Black (Hennessy). 2 wins at 1300m, Deauville Prix du Pignon, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Djebel, Gr.3.

Charlotte Bronte (Danehill Dancer). Winner. See above.

Irishstone. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of-

Stone of Destiny (Acclamation). 2 wins at 5f, 6f in 2018, 2d Newcastle 32red Casino Qualifier, Qatar Dukhan Sprint, 3d Lingfield Cleves S., L, Newcastle Betway S., 4th Royal Ascot Commonwealth Cup, Gr.1.

Stone Tornado (Toronado). Winner at 1600m in 2019, Milan Premio Scuderia Bocconi, 2d Milan Premio Seregno, L.

Artful Whisper. Placed at 3 in GB. Dam of-

WHISPERING BROOK (Hinchinbrook). 10 wins-5 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,183,150, to 2018-19, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2, MVRC Australia S., Gr.2, VRC Standish H., Gr.3, WATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, Gimcrack S., Gr.3, MVRC Abell S., L, WATC Supremacy S., L, VRC School Holiday Program H., SAJC John C Harris 70th Birthday H., WATC Initial 2YO P., 2d MVRC Atlantic Jewel S., L, 3d MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, WATC Asian Beau S., Gr.3, Birthday S., L, 4th SAJC Manihi Classic, L.


3rd dam

OCEAN'S ANSWER, by Northern Answer. 3 wins, Woodbine Natalma S., L, 2d Woodbine Ontario Damsel S., L, 3d Woodbine La Prevoyante S., L, Nandi S., L, Fort Erie Yearling Sales S. (f), L, Ontario Colleen S., L. Three-quarter-sister to NORTHERNETTE (dam of SCOOT, GOLD CREST), STORM BIRD, CANADIAN BABE, South Sea Dancer (dam of SIGNAL TAP), Oceana (dam of BIWA SHINSEIKI), half-sister to LET'S GO SOUTH, Stormette (dam of STORM TROOPER, MARILLETTE). Dam of 17 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Hurricane Tom. 5 wins in U.S.A.

Nelson's Navy. 3 wins in U.S.A.

Devil's Oceanette. 3 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

Miss Oceanette (Miswaki). 4 wins, 3d Woodbine Selene S., L. Dam of-

Royal Corona. 3 wins at 6f, 6½f, Woodbine Allowance. Dam of-

DR ZIC (Milwaukee Brew). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, US$365,786, Keeneland Madison S., Gr.1, Tampa Bay Downs Sandpiper S., L, 2d Woodbine Hendrie S., Gr.3, 3d Keeneland Madison S., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Forward Gal S., Gr.2, 4th Arlington Park Chicago H., Gr.3. Dam of-

MOLTO BELLA (Violence). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f to 2019, Tampa Bay Downs Gasparilla S., L, 2d Churchill Downs Rags to Riches S., L, 4th Aqueduct Demoiselle S., Gr.2.

Smooth Brandy. Unplaced. Dam of-

BELLA PAELLA (Bellamy Road). 5 wins from 6f to 8¼f, Remington Park Useeit S., L, Will Rogers Downs RPDC Classic Distaff S., L.

Al Zawbaah. 3 wins in GB.

Ocean Orbit. 2 wins in France.

Macquarie Ridge. 2 wins at 6f in Ireland. Dam of-

Blue Ridge (Boundary). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m in India, 3d Bangalore Kingfisher Fillies Trial S., L, Bangalore One Thousand Guineas, L. Dam of-

KIARA (China Visit). 6 wins at 1000m, 1200m in India, Bangalore Juvenile Sprinters' Million, L, City Gold Cup, L, Mumbai Gool S Poonawalla Million, L, 2d Bangalore Fillies Trial S., L.

Blue Sky. 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m in India. Dam of-

MAHATEJI (Multidimensional). 3 wins from 1200m to 2400m to 2018 in India, Hyderabad Golconda Derby, L, 2d Hyderabad Golconda One Thousand Guineas, L, 3d Hyderabad Fillies Championship S., L, Bangalore Derby, L.

Soundings. 2 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

PAS DE REPONSE (Danzig). Champion 2YO filly in Europe in 1996. 5 wins-3 at 2, US$344,109, Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1, Deauville Prix de Meautry, Gr.3, Evry Prix d'Arenberg, Gr.3, Deauville Prix Yacowlef, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Imprudence, L, 2d Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Saint-Georges, Gr.3, Prix du Palais Royal, Gr.3, 3d Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, 4th The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

SONNERIE (More Than Ready). 2 wins at 1600m, Longchamp Prix de la Cochere, L, Chantilly Prix de la Colleraie, 4th Longchamp Prix Daniel Wildenstein, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Perth, Gr.3.

SAYING (Giant's Causeway). 2 wins at 2, Longchamp Prix Herod, L, Deauville Prix de la Reboursiere, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ravinella. Dam of-

DICTON (Lawman). 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m, €425,860, S$117,347, to 2018 in France and Singapore, Chantilly Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Omnium II, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Edmond Blanc, Gr.3, 3d Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Deauville Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Prix Quincey, Gr.3.

SUNDAY DOUBT (Sunday Silence). 2 wins at 1400m, Longchamp Prix du Pont-Neuf, L, Prix des Arts et Metiers, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Porte Maillot, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Hauban. Sire.

GREEN TUNE (Green Dancer). Joint Champion older miler in Europe in 1995. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, £9,903, 2,410,000fr., Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix du Muguet, Gr.2, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Montenica, L, Evry Prix de Choisy-le-Roi, 2d Longchamp Prix du Rond-Point, Gr.2, 3d Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de Cabourg, Gr.3, 4th Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix d'Harcourt, Gr.2. Successful sire.

DIDYME (Dixieland Band). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2, 2d Santa Anita Reb's Policy H., L, 3d Santa Anita Morvich H., L. Sire.

ECOUTE (Manila). 4 wins at 1600m, 2000m, Evry Prix Isola Bella, L, 2d Santa Anita San Gorgonio H., Gr.2, Del Mar Palomar H., Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Santa Anita Santa Barbara H., Gr.2. Dam of-

Listen a P. Unraced. Dam of-

SILENTIO (Silent Name). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, US$713,281, Hollywood Park Citation H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Sir Beaufort S., Gr.2, 2d Santa Anita Frank E Kilroe Mile S., Gr.1, 3d Breeders' Cup Mile, Gr.1, Santa Anita Shoemaker Mile S., Gr.1, Del Mar Pat O'Brien S., Gr.2, Santa Anita Arcadia S., Gr.2, Del Mar Mile H., Gr.2, Santa Anita American S., Gr.3.

Ecoutila. Unraced. Dam of-

SURFRIDER (Dansili). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, €103,390, US$54,790 in France and U.S.A, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Djebel, Gr.3, Deauville Prix du Val Sery, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Foret, Gr.1, Prix des Chenes, Gr.3, Deauville Prix du Perche. Sire.

ENTICEMENT (Montjeu). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1m to 1¼m, Newmarket Severals S., L, Montrose S., L, 3d York Musidora S., Gr.3. Dam of-

DIPLOMA (Dubawi). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 10½f, York Lyric S., L, Infinity Tyres Fillies' S., Newmarket Stride By TRM 2YO Fillies' S.

Ne Coupez Pas (Nureyev). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix Carteret, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Banstar, Chantilly Prix Amazone d'Hermes, 2d Deauville Prix Yacowlef, L. Sire.

Oceanique. Unplaced. Dam of-

SNOWDAY (Falco). 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, €112,285, US$318,642, to 2018, Chantilly Prix du Bois, Gr.3, Laurel Dash S., L, Monmouth My Frenchman S., L, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Djebel, Gr.3, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2, Parx Racing Turf Monster S., Gr.3.

OKANA (Zamindar). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, Chantilly Prix Ronde de Nuit, L, Deauville Prix Nayef, 2d Milan Premio Elena e Sergio Cumani, Gr.3, 4th Deauville Prix de la Porte Maillot, Gr.3.

Sound It. Unplaced. Dam of-

Muffled. Winner at 6f in GB. Dam of-

RAFEEJ (Iffraaj). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m in GB and U.A.E, Meydan Garhoud Sprint, L, Garhoud Sprint, 2d Meydan Garhoud Sprint, L, 3d Meydan Dubawi S., L.

Tiramisu. Winner at 2200m in France. Dam of-

LAC DESSERT (Lac Ouimet). 6 wins-2 at 2, Finger Lakes New York Oaks, L, 3d Sandown Star S., L. Producer.

Susun Kelapa. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 9f in Ireland. Dam of-

Non Ultra. Winner at 8¼f in GB. Dam of-

Tamara Moon. 2 wins at 2 in GB. Dam of-

CHILWORTH ICON (Sixties Icon). 7 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m in GB, Italy and Qatar, Milan Premio Primi Passi, Gr.3, Epsom Woodcote S., L, Sandown National Youth Music Theatre Charity H., Ripley H., 2d Doncaster Betfred Membership Play Your Way H., 3d Newmarket Sprint Trophy.

Crafty Siren. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Dolly Dynamite (Lite the Fuse). Winner at 2, 2d Woodbine Glorious Song S., L. Producer.

Call Me Fleet. Unraced. Dam of-

WARRIOR QUEEN (Quiet American). Champion 3YO Female Sprinter in GB in 2000. 2 wins at 2, Curragh Round Tower S., L, Roundwood 2YO Fillies' S., 2d Curragh Rockingham H., L, 3d Royal Ascot Queen Mary S., Gr.3. Dam of-

A.P. WARRIOR (A.P. Indy). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 8½f, US$548,595, Del Mar La Jolla H., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Felipe S., Gr.2, 2d Santa Anita Norfolk S., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Affirmed H., Gr.3, 3d Santa Anita Derby, Gr.1, Hollywood Park Swaps S., Gr.2, Santa Anita Oak Tree Derby, Gr.2, 4th Hollywood Futurity, Gr.1, Bay Meadows El Camino Real Derby, Gr.3. Sire.

Egyptian Queen. Unraced. Dam of-

GLOBAL VIEW (Galileo). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 6½f to 8½f, US$470,227, Churchill Downs American Turf S., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Generous S., Gr.3, 2d Del Mar Harry F Brubaker S., L, Penn Mile S., L, 4th Arlington Park Secretariat S., Gr.1, Del Mar Wickerr S., L, Kentucky Downs Dueling Grounds Derby, L.

TIGER'S ROCK (Giant's Causeway). 4 wins at 1½m, 13f, Aqueduct Gallant Fox H., L, Coyote Lakes S., L, Keeneland Allowance. Sire.

Rapid Ransom (Red Ransom). Winner at 1¼m, 3d Curragh Debutante S., Gr.3. Producer.

Flashaway (Eskendereya). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 6½f, US$203,987, to 2019, 2d Woodbine Charlie Barley S., L, 3d Woodbine Toronto Cup, L, Fair Grounds Colonel Power S., L, 4th Woodbine Grey S., Gr.3.

Call Me Pretty. Unraced. Dam of-

BORN TO ROCK (Fastnet Rock). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$17,875, A$171,100, Ipswich TC Gai Waterhouse Classic, L, MVRC Ascend Sales Trophies H., Waikato RC Meat Warehouse H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Tiara, Gr.1. Producer.

PRETTYHAPPYABOUTIT (Magnus). 4 wins to 1050m, A$196,015, SAJC Lightning S., L, MVRC Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge Heat H., 2d VRC Long Tan H., 3d MVRC Health Science Planning Consultants H.

Tidal Treasure. Unraced. Dam of-

IGMAN (Mt. Livermore). 3 wins from 1000m to 1600m, Deauville Prix de Tourgeville, L, Prix de la Cote de Grace, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Magister.

Tuneful Nine. Placed at 3, 2d Longchamp Prix de la Madeleine, 3d Longchamp Prix des Ternes. Dam of-

Trois Rivieres. Unraced. Dam of-

GROWING GLORY (Orpen). Champion Grass Mare & Older Mare in Spain in 2016. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m, £1,755, €131,950, 105,000MD$, 75,210L. in France and Spain, Cagnes-sur-Mer Prix de la Californie, L, Madrid Gran Premio Antonio Blasco, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Amandine, L, 3d Istanbul Trophy, Gr.3.


Race Record: 5 Starts 2-1-0 €11,327, A$13,100.

2 wins at 1600m, 1850m to 2018-19 in Ireland and Aust, 2d Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S.