Teofilo

€40,000 B 2004 16.2HH (1.68M)
Galileo – Speirbhean (Danehill)
Oct 1, Special Live Foal. Standing at Kildangan Stud, Co Kildare
Sire of 16 G1 winners including Classic winners Trading Leather and Pleascach plus Melbourne Cup hero Cross Counter. Group winners Donjah and Guaranteed head his 2018 juvenile crop.

News

In the news

Dawn Approach’s Madhmoon and Dubawi’s Al Hilalee among latest contenders for the Blue Riband

The second-stage entries for this year’s G1 Derby were announced on Wednesday, 3 April and included five new Darley-sired contenders for the coveted Classic.

While the main focus at the weekend was on the world’s richest race meeting and the Dubai World Cup, where the Darley stallions enjoyed an outstanding night for the second consecutive year, there was plenty of action on the racecourse closer to home – and yet more success for Darley-sired runners

Racing returned to the flat turf at Doncaster on Saturday and the feature race of the day was the Lincoln, which was won in some style by


Grandson of Exceed And Excel prevails in a thrilling finish at Meydan

No horse had ever won the Dubai World Cup more than once, until today, when Godolphin flagbearer Thunder Snow took the feature race at Meydan in thrilling style.


Teofilo’s Melbourne Cup hero makes the perfect seasonal debut with impressive win at Meydan

Cross Counter (Teofilo) made history last November when becoming the first British-trained horse, and the


Several strong contenders for the Darley stallions at Meydan's showpiece

The grand finale of the Dubai World Cup Carnival and the world’s richest night of racing takes place at Meydan this Saturday, 30 March and another superb card sees the Darley stallions well represe


Irishcorrespondent adds a second victory at the highest level to his record at Sha Tin

Irishcorrespondent (now racing as Exultant) has been a superb flagbearer in Hong Kong for his sire Teofilo and on Sunday, 17 Februar


Irishcorrespondent (racing as Exultant) lands the G3 Centenary Vase

Making his first start since winning the G1 Hong Kong Vase in December, Irishcorrespondent (racing under the name Exultant in Hong Kong) landed his four


Open house in Newmarket this Wednesday and Thursday, join the ITM Irish Stallion Trail in Ireland on Friday and Saturday

As the new year begins, and thoughts turn to plans for the forthcoming breeding season, breeders have the opportunity to view the UK and Irish-based Darley stallions this week.


From G1 Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter to the best sprinter of her age and sex, Tantheem, it’s been quite a year for Teofilo

Cross Counter’s history-making win in last week’s G1 Melbourne Cup was undoubtedly one of the highlights of the year for his sire Teofil


Godolphin three-year-old scores outstanding win in Australia’s greatest race

Cross Counter has made an already magical year even more memorable for Sheikh Mohammed, Godolphin and Darley by winning Australia’s greatest race, the G1 Melbourne Cup.


Best progeny

His winning offspring

Video footage

Watch HIM go: see him in action...

Dewhurst S (G1), 7f, Newmarket, 14 Oct 2006
National S (G1), 7f, Curragh, 17 Sep 2006
Futurity S (G2), 7f, Curragh, 26 Aug 2006
Tyros S, 7f, Leopardstown, 29 July 2006
Maiden race 7f, Curragh, 16 July 2006

Watch them go: big wins by his offspring

Irishcorrespondent
Hong Kong Gold Cup (G1), 10f, Sha Tin, 17 Feb 2019
New
Irishcorrespondent
Hong Kong Vase (G1), 12f, Sha Tin, 09 Dec 2018
Cross Counter
Melbourne Cup (G1), 16f, Flemington, 06 Nov 2018
Humidor
Memsie S (G1), 7f, Caulfield, 01 Sep 2018
Happy Clapper
Doncaster H (G1), 8f, Randwick, 07 Apr 2018
Happy Clapper
Canterbury S (G1), 6½f, Randwick, 10 Mar 2018

Pedigree

TEOFILO

GALILEO

SADLER'S WELLS

NORTHERN DANCER

NEARCTIC

NATALMA

FAIRY BRIDGE

BOLD REASON

SPECIAL

URBAN SEA

MISWAKI

MR PROSPECTOR

HOPESPRINGSETERNAL

ALLEGRETTA

LOMBARD

ANATEVKA

SPEIRBHEAN

DANEHILL

DANZIG

NORTHERN DANCER

PAS DE NOM

RAZYANA

HIS MAJESTY

SPRING ADIEU

SAVIOUR

MAJESTIC LIGHT

MAJESTIC PRINCE

IRRADIATE

VICTORIAN QUEEN

VICTORIA PARK

WILLOWFIELD

By GALILEO (1998) Derby S (G1), Irish Derby S (G1), etc. Sire of 2,486 foals aged three and up, including TEOFILO, NEW APPROACH, ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA, CAPE BLANCO, CAPRI, CHURCHILL, CLEMMIE, DEAUVILLE, DECORATED KNIGHT, FOUND, FRANKEL, GLENEAGLES, HAPPILY, HIGHLAND REEL, INTELLO, KEW GARDENS, MAGICIAN, MINDING, NATHANIAL, NOBLE MISSION, RIP VAN WINKLE, RODERIC O’CONNOR, RULER OF THE WORLD, SEVILLE, SIXTIES ICON, SOLDIER OF FORTUNE, THE GURKHA, TREASURE BEACH, ULYSSESWALDGEIST, WAS, WINTER, etc.

1st dam: SPEIRBHEAN by Danehill. Winner (8f) at 3, 1,000 Guineas Trial S. Dam of 13 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners:

TEOFILO (c Galileo) Champion, see Race record.

POETIC CHARM (f Dubawi) 6 wins (7f-9f), 2 to 4, 2019, Balanchine S (G2), Cape Verdi S (G2), Prix de la Cochere, 2nd Prix de Lieurey (G3).

BEAN FEASA (f Dubawi) Winner (8f) at 3, 1,000 Guineas Trial S (G3).

SENORA GALILEI (f Galileo) Winner (10f) at 3. Dam of:

We’ll Go Walking (f Authorized) 2nd Blue Wind S (G3), Victor McCalmont EBF S, twice.

TEO’S SISTER (f Galileo) Winner (7f) at 3.

2nd dam: SAVIOUR by Majestic Light. 3 wins (9f-11f) at 2 and 3. Sister to WAR. Dam of 7 winners:

GRADUATED (g Royal Academy) 7 wins, 4 to 7, Golden Pages H.

SPEIRBHEAN (f Danehill) Black Type winner, see above.

Cornwall (c Danehill) 6 wins, 2 to 5, 2nd El Gran Senor S.

ELIDA (f Royal Academy) Winner at 2 and 3. Dam of:

Bring Back Matron (f Rock Of Gibralter) Placed at 2 and 3. Dam of: DUBAI SAND (c Teofilo) Eyrefield S.

Maria Lee (f Rock Of Gibraltar) Dam of: GLAMOROUS APPROACH (f New Approach) Zetland S, Silver S, 2nd Salsabil S, Lenebane S, Nobelesse S, Vintage Tipple S, 3rd Munster Oaks S (G3), Kilternan S (G3)El Gran Senor S, Noblesse S.

Manger Square (f Danehill) Unraced. Dam of:

Via Galilei (c Galileo) 2nd Oyster S, 3rd Lenebane S.

3rd dam: VICTORIAN QUEEN by Victoria Park. Champion grass horse in Canada, Champion older mare in Canada. 12 wins at 3 and 4, Ontario Sire S, Canadian S, 2nd Matron H (G2), Diana H (G2). Dam of 6 winners:

JUDGE ANGELUCCI (c Honest Pleasure) Californian S (G1), San Antonio H (G1), Mervyn LeRoy H (G1), 2nd Hollywood Gold Cup H (G1), 3rd Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). Sire.

WAR (c Majestic Light) Blue Grass S (G1), Lexington S (G3). Sire.

PEACE (c Naskra) John Henry H (G1).

EXTRATERRESTRAL (f Storm Bird) Winner at 3. Dam of:

RADHARCNAFARRAIGE (f Distorted Humor) Ballyogan S (G3), Fillies’ Sprint S (G3).

ALIENATED (f Gone West) Golden Triangle S. Dam of: Alienation (f Rock Hard Ten) 2nd Spinaway S (G1), Adirondack S (G2), 3rd Prioress S (G1); Rally Cry (c Uncle Mo) 2nd Woodward S (G1). Grandam of: Alien Giant (f Giant’s Causeway) 2nd Landaluce S.

EXHAUST NOTE (c A P Indy) Hopeful S.

Machikane Isaribi (c Gone West) 3rd Keio Hai Sansai S (G2).

Fidrych (c Grand Slam) 2nd Mountain Valley S.

Allwise (f Mr Greeley) 3rd Kanto Oaks.

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 5 5 - - -
Total 5 5 - - -

At 2 European Champion two-year-old

1st
Dewhurst S (G1), 7f, Newmarket, beating Holy Roman Emperor, Strategic Prince, Haatef, Vital Equine, Rallying Cry, Adagio, He's A Decoy, Traffic Guard, Dubai Builder, Prime Defender, Hamoody, Halicarnassus.
1st
National S (G1), 7f, Curragh, beating Holy Roman Emperor, Eyshal.
1st
Futurity S (G2), 7f, Curragh, beating Eagle Mountain, Ferneley, Regional Counsel, Yellowstone.
1st
Tyros S, 7f, Leopardstown, beating Whatsthescript.
1st
Maiden race 7f, Curragh, beating Red Rock Canyon, Eyshal. 

Timeform 126

Teofilo’s progeny at the races