Galileo has now sired 4 Epsom Derby winners to date. Anthony Van Dyck joined Australia, Ruler of the World, and New Approach as Derby winners. Galileo’s dam, Urban Sea, produced another Derby laureate in Sea the Stars. This is quite the family.
What can you say? He’s a Galileo,” were among jockey Seamie Heffernan’s first words after he guided Galileo’s Anthony Van Dyck for Aidan O’ Brien to victory in the Investec Derby (Grade 1) at Epsom June 1.