Giant's Causeway

Storm Cat - Mariah's Storm, by Rahy

1997, ch, entered stud 2001

CHAMPION SIRE IN
2009, 2010 and 2012.
12 GSW's in 2013, more than any
sire, including G1 wnr DALKALA.

2014 FEE: $85,000 Live Foal / Stands & Nurses

Standing at Ashford Stud, Versailles, KY

Tools and Resources

Current Top Performers Worldwide

What's This?
Up to 10 runners are listed for each sire. Runners represent the stallion’s top performers for the year and are displayed according to a hierarchy that gives first preference to the date, graded stakes, stakes, and then non-stakes races. These are sorted by best performance. Older results will remain listed if no new performances occur to replace them. At the beginning of a new year, this section will display the top performers for the previous year through March 31 but a preference is given to current year runners. Each horse listed is linked to additional information including pedigree, sale history, race chart (with video and recap when available). Race data include distance in furlongs; final time of race; and track code. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services.
Horse Age/Sex/Best Win Broodmare Sire Race (Stakes Grade if Applicable; Date; Purse; Distance; Time; Track)
BOUCLETTE TOP (ARG) 4 yo, c, G3W Honour and Glory
Tony Ruffel S. (gr. III, 2/8/2014, $14,125, Turffontein-SAF )
NAPLES BAY 6 yo, m, G3W Bailjumper
Marshua's River S. (gr. III, 1/4/2014, $100,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:41.73, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
RED RIFLE 4 yo, c, SW Gulch
Maxxam Gold Cup S. ( 3/1/2014, $100,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:48.73, Sam Houston Race Park ) Replay
BEHEMOTH 5 yo, h, SW Seeking the Gold
John B. Campbell H. ( 2/22/2014, $100,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:51.59, Laurel Park ) Replay
SHANGANI 8 yo, h, SW Alzao
Stanjames.com Supporting Greatwood Gold Cup Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 1) (Grade 3) ( 3/1/2014, $47,673, Newbury-ENG )
IMAGINING 6 yo, h, G3W A.P. Indy
2nd Gulfstream Park Turf H. (gr. I, 2/9/2014, $300,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:45.67, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
Pablo Del Monte 3 yo, c, G1PL Bring the Heat
3rd Toyota Blue Grass S. (gr. I, 4/12/2014, $750,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:50.06, Keeneland ) Replay
3rd Hutcheson S. (gr. III, 2/1/2014, $200,000, 7 furlongs, 1:22.21, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
ABACO 6 yo, m, G3W Pleasant Colony
3rd Jenny Wiley S. (gr. I, 4/12/2014, $300,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:42.38, Keeneland ) Replay
3rd Suwannee River S. (gr. III, 2/8/2014, $150,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:49.07, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
Coltrane (ARG) 5 yo, g, G2PL Rainbow Quest
2nd J & B Jet Stayers (gr. II, 2/1/2014, $7,192, Kenilworth-SAF )
UNCOILED (FR) 5 yo, h, SW Alzao
3rd Kyoto Kinen (gr. II, 2/16/2014, $148,498, Kyoto-JPN )

Leading Runners Worldwide

What's This?
Up to 10 runners are listed in each category: Lifetime Earnings, Current Year Earnings, and Class Performance Index (CPI). Lifetime Earnings and Current Year Earnings include Northern Hemisphere winnings. CPI is the average earnings per start for an individual runner divided by the average earnings per start for all horses of the same crop and gender that raced in the same country for a given year.

By Lifetime Earnings

Name Earnings
Eishin Apollon $3,532,765
A Shin G Line $2,505,343
Shamardal $1,931,770
Suzuka Causeway (JPN) $1,825,451
Uncoiled (FR) $1,781,874
Aragorn (IRE) $1,529,325
Giant Oak $1,484,829
Air McCool $1,382,852
My Typhoon (IRE) $1,308,361
Swift Temper $1,296,688

By Current Year Earnings

Name Earnings
Uncoiled (FR) $148,498
A Shin Sapphire $134,402
Pablo Del Monte $100,000
A Shin G Line $92,940
Hackleton $87,180
The Admiral $83,650
Behemoth $72,170
Red Rifle $69,660
Parc Monceau $62,880
Canaille $62,142

By Class Performance Index

Name CPI
Uncoiled (FR) 14.81
Imagining 13.22
Tableaux 10.45
A Shin G Line 8.70
A Shin Sapphire 8.70
Abaco 7.79
Big Cazanova (ARG) 6.98
Naples Bay 6.83
Winning Cause 6.51
Red Rifle 6.27

Recent North American Winners and Stakes Performers

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All winning or stakes-placed progeny are listed for North American performances within the previous seven days. Winners are updated on the list only when the information on new winners is available. Juvenile runners are included in a separate list. For each runner is listed his or her name, age and sex, and broodmare sire. Race data include the race name (when applicable), track, official finish position, distance, and race date. If video of the race is available, a camera icon and “Replay” are linked to a video player. Equibase charts for all races are also linked.

3-Year-Olds and up

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
Big Team Little Me (4 yo/f) Dixieland Band ALW, Turf Paradise (1st , About 1 Mile (turf), 4/15) n/a Equibase Chart
St. Albans Boy (4 yo/g) Diamond Shoal (GB) MSW, Pimlico (1st , 1 Mile (turf), 4/13) Replay Equibase Chart
Happy Runner (4 yo/c) Seeking the Gold CLM, Calder Race Course (1st , 6 Furlongs, 4/11) n/a Equibase Chart
Pablo Del Monte (3 yo/c) Bring the Heat Toyota Blue Grass S. (gr. I), Keeneland (3rd , 1 1/8 Miles, 4/12) Replay Equibase Chart
ABACO (6 yo/m) Pleasant Colony Jenny Wiley S. (gr. I), Keeneland (3rd , 1 1/16 Miles (turf), 4/12) Replay Equibase Chart

Giant's Causeway's Northern Hemisphere Rankings

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Stallions whose progeny performance statistics make them the top 100 sires nationally or among the top 25 leadings sires in a given state are listed with runners, winners, stakes winners, stakes wins, graded stakes winners, grade I stakes winners, chief earner, and aggregate earnings identified for the current year. The same data for the previous year is also presented if the sire met the ranking thresholds. All data except stakes and graded stakes represents Northern Hemisphere data; stakes information is worldwide.
  Rankings Rnrs Wnrs SWs SWins GSWs G1SWs Chief Earner Earnings
2014 208 47 4 4 1 0 Pablo Del Monte ($100,000) $2,157,043
2013 350 159 20 26 13 3 Dalkala ($492,105) $10,763,745

Auction Results (N. Hemisphere only)

What's This?
Summary sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all significant sales in the Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially. Below the summary results are links to worldwide hip-by-hip results for the major sales during the current year and two previous years. An online database with access to more detailed searches is available at www.bloodhorse.com/auctions-tool/. Recent Results Displays hip-by-hip sales results for the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares from the past two months; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed.
2014 2013
Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os
Number Sold 0 0 1 3 9 9 65 27
Total Average $0 $0 $100,000 $945,942 $1,012,778 $157,667 $186,940 $84,924
Total Median $0 $0 $100,000 $1,150,000 $500,000 $150,000 $160,000 $75,000
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $0 (0) $945,942 (3) n/a $189,500 (6) $189,256 (44) $103,267 (15)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $100,000 (1) $0 (0) n/a $94,000 (3) $182,088 (21) $67,091 (11)

Giant's Causeway's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Current Sales Results

What's This?
Sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially.

Tattersalls Limited 2014 Craven Breeze Up Sale

(4/16/2014 - 4/17/2014)

Top Weanling, Yearling, and Two-Year Olds by Giant's Causeway

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
61 UNNAMED, 2012 C 2 Beauty O' Gwaun (IRE), 2006 Lynn Lodge Stud Alberto Panetta $87,827

Upcoming Sales Entries

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North American auction listings are included for the progeny and covered mares of all featured stallions. Expand each sale by clicking the + symbol to the left of the sale name. Entries include hip number, name (when applicable), sex, year of birth, type [A=stallion; B=broodmare; C=stallion season; D=broodmare prospect; E=racing or broodmare prospect; F=racing or stallion prospect; G=stallion prospect; H=horse; I=racing prospect; S=stallion share; W=weanling; Y=yearling; 2 (or other numeral)=age of hip], sire, dam, broodmare sire, and consignor. Cover sire information is available for broodmares that have been bred by hovering the cursor over the “B” designation.

Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2014

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
135 c 2012 2 Giant's Causeway County Fair Mr. Prospector
418 f 2012 2 Giant's Causeway Provence Empire Maker
529 f 2012 2 Giant's Causeway Sweet Baby Jane Kingmambo

Ocala Breeders' Sale 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
111 c 2012 2 Giant's Causeway Hafifah Machiavellian Top Line Sales LLC, Agent XII
195 c 2012 2 Giant's Causeway Jelani Smarty Jones Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent
638 Silver Causeway f 2012 2 Giant's Causeway Silver Z Cee's Tizzy Niall Brennan Stables, Agent XV
760 c 2012 2 Giant's Causeway The Real Melody Unbridled's Song L & S Thoroughbreds LLC
1104 f 2012 2 Giant's Causeway Crystal Gem Affirmed Jesse Hoppel, Agent
1129 Giants Diva f 2012 2 Giant's Causeway Deadly Diva Unbridled's Song Top Line Sales LLC, Agent XII

Pedigree

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A brief pedigree is accompanied by a notation of inbreeding within five generations. Below the sire’s name are two links—“Download Stallion Register Pages” goes to the stallion’s current Stallion Register print pages in PDF (if made available by the subscribing farm) and the equineline.com “Reports” link goes to a list of reports available from The Jockey Club’s equineline.com service.

Giant's Causeway

Storm Cat Storm Bird Northern Dancer
South Ocean
Terlingua Secretariat
Crimson Saint
Mariah's Storm Rahy Blushing Groom (FR)
Glorious Song
Immense Roberto
Imsodear

Inbreeding

4S X 5D Bold Ruler; 5S X 5D Nasrullah.

Race Record

What's This?
Sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially.
Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (SP) 3rd (SP) Earned
2 3 3 ( 2 ) 0 0 $114,262
3 10 6 ( 6 ) 4 ( 4 ) 0 $2,964,727
Totals 13 9 4 0 $3,078,989

Won at 2

Won at 3

  • Juddmonte International S. (gr. I)

    (10.5f, T, defeating Kalanisi (IRE), Lear Spear, Shoal Creek (IRE), Barathea Guest (GB), Almushtarak (IRE)).
  • Coral-Eclipse S. (gr. I)

    (10f, T, defeating Kalanisi (IRE), Shiva (JPN), Sakhee, Fantastic Light, Gold Academy (IRE), Border Arrow (GB), Sun Charm).
  • Champagne Lanson Sussex S. (gr. I)

    (8f, T, defeating Dansili (GB), Medicean (GB), Golden Silca (GB), Aljabr, Arkadian Hero, Valentino (GB), Josr Algarhoud (IRE), Almushtarak (IRE), Manhattan (GB)).
  • St. James's Palace S. (gr. I)

    (8f, T, defeating Valentino (GB), Medicean (GB), Shibboleth, Sarafan, Bachir (IRE), Inglenook (IRE), Fanaar (GB), Compton Bolter (IRE), China Visit, Cape Town (IRE)).
  • Esat Digifone Irish Champion S. (gr. I)

    (10f, T, defeating Greek Dance (IRE), Best of the Bests (IRE), Indian Danehill (IRE), Sumitas (GER), Apollo Victoria (FR), Manhattan (GB)).
  • Castlemartin and La Louviere Studs Gladness S. (gr. III)

    (7f, T, defeating Tarry Flynn (IRE), Namid (GB), Wray (IRE), One Won One, Fear and Greed (IRE), Show Me The Money (IRE), Royal Command (IRE), Catch the Dragon (IRE), Conormara, Shallow Ground (IRE)).

2nd at 3

  • Sagitta Two Thousand Guineas (gr. I)

    (8f, T, to King's Best, defeating Barathea Guest (GB), Zoning (GB), Compton Bolter (IRE), Umistim (GB), Primo Valentino (IRE), Distant Music, Summoner (GB), Lincoln Dancer (IRE), Millenium Moonbeam, Cape Town (IRE), Western Summer, Onlyman, Free Rider (GB), Fath, French Fellow (IRE), Mana-Mou Bay (IRE), Scarteen Fox (IRE), Broche, Winning Venture (GB), Race Leader, Shamrock City (IRE), Mastermind (IRE), Misraah (IRE), Bernstein, Alfini (GB)).
  • Entenmanns Irish Two Thousand Guineas (gr. I)

    (8f, T, to Bachir (IRE), defeating Cape Town (IRE), Barathea Guest (GB), Scarteen Fox (IRE), Legal Jousting (IRE), Glad Master (GER), Gregorian (IRE)).
  • Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I)

    (10f, D, to Tiznow, defeating Captain Steve, Albert the Great, Lemon Drop Kid, Fusaichi Pegasus, Cat Thief, Vision and Verse, Gander, Pine Dance, Dust On the Bottle, Guided Tour, Golden Missile). Replay
  • Queen Elizabeth II S. (gr. I)

    (8f, T, to Observatory, defeating Best of the Bests (IRE), Medicean (GB), Golden Silca (GB), Diktat (GB), Indian Lodge (IRE), Crimplene (IRE), Almushtarak (IRE), Valentino (GB), Lermontov, Manhattan (GB)).

As Broodmare Sire

What's This?
Information provided for stallions with producing daughters includes the number of producers and number of foals, runners, winners, juvenile winners, and stakes winners. Broodmare Sire Average Earnings Index (AEI) is a ratio of the progeny average earnings of the stallion’s producing daughters with the total average of all broodmare sires’ progeny, during the same year and within the same country.

Giant's Causeway is the sire of 358 dams of 830 named foals of racing age, 451 rnrs (54%), 286 wnrs (34%), 44 2yo wnrs (5%), 1.61 AEI, 1.50 CI; 32 sw, Leading Earner: Planteur (IRE) ($3,508,751).

Nicking and Broodmare Sire Reports from

Farm Information

Ashford Stud

Aisling Duignan, Dermot Ryan, Charlie O'Connor, Andre Lynch, Adrian Wallace or Scott Calder, Ashford Stud, P.O. Box 823, Versailles, KY 40383. Phone (859) 873-7088.
Fax (859) 879-5756.

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