Saturday, May 2, 2015

Gleneagles wins first leg of British Triple Crown

While we wait for this year's running of the Kentucky Derby, Gleneagles wins the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket to take the first leg of the British Triple Crown. It was Territories second and Ivawood third, all three are Irish breds and descendants of Northern Dancer.

Gleneagles - great great grandson through Galileo/Sadlers Wells
Territories - great great grandson x2 through Danzig
Ivawood - great great great grandson x2 through Danzig

image from Alan Crowhurst Getty Images

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