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.