Red Giant

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  • Born 2004
  • KY-Bred
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Turf: Course Obstacles

Turf: Course Obstacles

Although they have dominated the $3-million Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) at other venues, top European imports have not performed especially well when the Breeders' Cup has been held at Santa Anita, where they must contend with tighter turns, hard turf, and warm temperatures.

Haskin's Cup Countdown: A Time for Kudos

Haskin's Cup Countdown: A Time for Kudos

Now that we're in the eye of the Breeders' Cup storm, with the deluge of preps behind us and the main event only two weeks away, this is the perfect time to recognize a trainer and a horse whose accomplishments may have gone overlooked - Steve Asmussen and Red Giant.

Red Giant Wins Fourstardave at the Wire

Red Giant Wins Fourstardave at the Wire

A nearly 10-month layoff did not seem to bother Peachtree Stable's Red Giant, as the 4-year-old colt powered down the stretch under John Velazquez and caught Stalingrad just before the wire to win the $150,000 Fourstardave (gr. IIT) by a neck Aug. 2 on the Saratoga turf.

Field Set for Virginia Derby

Field Set for Virginia Derby

Summer Doldrums will have more than a rubber match with Strike a Deal when the two meet in the $1-million Virginia Derby (gr. IIT) July 21 at Colonial Downs. Not only will Summer Doldrums' trainer Rick Violette see his archrival, he will see the faces of past race victors.

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Connections

Trainer Todd A. Pletcher
Jockey Garrett K. Gomez
Owner Peachtree Stable
Breeder Edward Seltzer & Marilyn Seltzer

Pedigree

Red Giant View Five-Cross Pedigree Giant's Causeway Storm Cat
Mariah's Storm
Beyond the Sun Kingmambo
Carnet Solaire

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
KEENOV2004
Hip 114
Weanling Dromoland Farm, agent ($150,000)
KEESEP2005
Hip 165
Yearling John P. Fort Dromoland Farm, agent $350,000
NZBMAY2015
Hip 593
Stallion share Willow Glen Cambridge Stud $74
NZBMAY2015
Hip 594
Stallion share Willow Glen Cambridge Stud $74

Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.

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