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Roderic O'Connor: first son of Galileo to stand in Brazil

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Roderic O'Connor
to shuttle to Brazil

IRISH 2,000 Guineas winner Roderic O'Connor is to shuttle to Brazil this season under a leasing agreement with Stud Capitao, Haras Regina, Stud Eternamento Rio, Fazenda Mondesir, Haras Old Friends Ld, Haras Anderson and Stud Dois Imaos.

The four-year-old, who will be the first son of Galileo to stand in Brazil, will stand at Haras Santa Ana de Rio Grande.

Trained by Aidan O'Brien, Roderic O'Connor won three races led by last season's Irish 2,000 Guineas and the Criterium International. He is standing his first northern hemisphere season at Ballyhane Stud for €9,000.




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