Royal Lytham (Fr)

2017 bay colt by Gleneagles (Ire) ex Gotlandia (Fr) (Anabaa) (USA)

Retired to stud in 2021

A hugely exciting new addition for all commercial breeders, beautifully bred high-class son of EUROPEAN CHAMPION GLENEAGLES (GALILEO)

  • Fast and Precocious Group 2-winning two-year-old, Winning the Tattersalls July Stakes (Group 2) in a Faster Time than Tactical, Advertise, Shalaa, Anjaal, Alhebayeb, Noverre, Green Desert etc & only just behind 2020 record-breaking leading first-crop sire Mehmas.
  • Out of Listed Winner & Group 3 performer Gotlandia, winner of £114,273 & with a RPR of 109. A young family steeped in black-type, including Group 1 Fillies’ Mile-winner Glorosia.
  • The highest-rated & most precocious offspring from Gleneagles’ first two crops, a grandson of the world’s greatest sire & sire of sires Galileo & his best value grandson at stud anywhere.
  •  €180,000 Arqana yearling purchase.

“Royal Lytham was a very precocious, tough, hardy, fast Colt. He showed all those qualities winning the July Stakes.”
Aidan O’Brien trainer of Royal Lytham

“Royal Lytham was a very relaxed horse with the pace to win over 5f and 6f and tough in a finish.”
Wayne Lordan who won the July Stakes (Group 2) on Royal Lytham

High Class Precocious 2 Year Old

  • WON his maiden on debut
  • WON Tattersalls July Stakes (Group 2, Newmarket).
  • 3RD Phoenix Stakes (Group 1), 1 length behind subsequent Irish 2,000 Guineas-winner Siskin (Curragh).

Royal Lytham‘s only other start at two was in the Coventry Stakes (Group 2) on his second attempt, finishing 3¾ lengths behind winner Arizona & 3¼ lengths behind 2nd placed Threat.

There is no doubt Royal Lytham was a high-class juvenile that showed true speed, toughness and a super attitude and willingness to win, typical of the well-known characteristics passed on through the Galileo bloodline.

Limited number of hugely attractive breeding rights available (enquire for full details).

16.0 hh (1.63m)
Distance won over: 5½f to 6f.

Fee for 2024 – €2,000


Standing for Irish Emerald Stud at Killinagh Lower, Carbury, Co. Kildare.

Contact: Gary Duffy
Mobile: 087 660 8077
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