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Approach win brings yet more success for Galileo

NEW APPROACH picked up his fifth Group 1 race with easein the Champion Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday. He gave trainer Jim Bolger a second Group 1 victory in the afternoon and became the first horse in a100 years to win the Dewhurst, the Derby and the Champion Stakes.

Confirming New Approach's retirement, Bolger said: "It was his last run and he has done everything right and it is all over now. He is the finest horse beyond a mile that I have trained."

Sire Galileo has produced six Group 1 winners of nine Group 1 races in 2008 and 18 Group 1 winners in total.

 

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