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Galcador

Galcador
Sire Djebel
Dam Pharyva
Grandsire Tourbillon
Damsire Pharos
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1947
Country France
Color Chestnut
Breeder Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard
Owner Marcel Boussac
Trainer Charles Semblat
Record 4: 3-1-0
Earnings 913,400 & £17,010
Summary
Galcador is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Pharyva by Djebel. He was born around 1947 in France, and was bred by Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard.
Major wins

Prix de Saint-Firmin (1949)
Prix Daphnis (1950)

British Classic Race wins:
Epsom Derby (1950)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on January 10, 2010

Galcador (1947–1970) was a French Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning England's most prestigious race, the Epsom Derby. Bred and raced by Marcel Boussac, Galcador made only four starts, winning three and finishing second in the Poule d'Essai des Poulains to Tantieme.

Retired to stud, Galcador stood at Boussac's breeding operation from 1951 through 1959. Sold to breeders in Japan for the 1960 season, he stood there until his death in 1970. His offspring met with limited success in racing.

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