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)
IMAGINING 6 yo, h, G1W A.P. Indy
Man o' War S. (gr. I, 5/11/2014, $400,000, 1 3/8 miles, 2:14.33, Belmont Park ) Replay
2nd Sword Dancer Invitational S. (gr. I, 8/17/2014, $500,000, 1 1/2 miles, 2:24.72, Saratoga ) Replay
ABACO 6 yo, m, G2W Pleasant Colony
Ballston Spa S. (gr. II, 8/23/2014, $250,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:42.64, Saratoga ) Replay
3rd Jenny Wiley S. (gr. I, 4/12/2014, $300,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:42.38, Keeneland ) Replay
FED BIZ 5 yo, h, G2W Wild Again
San Diego H. (gr. II, 7/26/2014, $200,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:41.00, Del Mar ) Replay
2nd Pat O'Brien S. (gr. II, 8/24/2014, $250,000, 7 furlongs, 1:20.99, Del Mar ) Replay
PROTONICO 3 yo, c, G3W A.P. Indy
Smarty Jones S. (gr. III, 9/1/2014, $300,000, 1 mile 70 Yards, 1:41.17, Parx Racing ) Replay
3rd Curlin S. ( 7/25/2014, $100,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:50.51, Saratoga ) Replay
IRISH MISSION 5 yo, m, G3W Miswaki
Glens Falls S. (gr. III, 8/31/2014, $150,000, 1 3/8 miles, 2:15.01, Saratoga ) Replay
3rd Sheepshead Bay S. (gr. II, 5/24/2014, $200,000, 1 3/8 miles, 2:18.86, Belmont Park ) Replay
GIANT REMEX (ARG) 5 yo, m, G3W Southern Halo
Mexico (gr. III, 8/29/2014, $14,280, Hipodromo Argentino De Palermo-ARG )
2nd Espana ( 5/9/2014, $3,719, Hipodromo Argentino De Palermo-ARG )
WINNING CAUSE 4 yo, c, G3W Kingmambo
Cliff Hanger S. (gr. III, 8/24/2014, $100,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:46.16, Monmouth Park ) Replay
3rd Monmouth S. (gr. II, 6/8/2014, $200,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:46.32, Monmouth Park ) Replay
IRISH SURF 4 yo, c, G3W Seattle Slew
Cougar II H. (gr. III, 7/25/2014, $100,000, 1 1/2 miles, 2:29.01, Del Mar ) Replay
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

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 $2,599,723
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
Imagining $430,000
Abaco $265,000
Protonico $236,200
General Jack $203,215
A Shin G Line $187,320
Irish Mission $181,500
Red Rifle $173,360
Winning Cause $170,800
Fed Biz $170,000
Big Cazanova (ARG) $153,160

By Class Performance Index

Name CPI
Penelopa (GB) 24.59
Imagining 18.78
Fed Biz 13.16
Irish Mission 12.62
Uncoiled (FR) 12.23
Protonico 11.34
Abaco 10.88
A Shin G Line 8.70
Big Cazanova (ARG) 8.52
A Shin Sapphire 7.87

Recent North American Winners and Stakes Performers

What's This?
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.

2-Year-Olds

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
Mississippi Delta (2 yo/f) Purge MSW, Woodbine (1st, 6 1/2 Furlongs, 9/13) Replay Equibase Chart
Chip Leader (2 yo/c) Tapit MSW, Monmouth Park (1st, 1 Mile (turf), 9/14) Replay Equibase Chart

3-Year-Olds and up

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
Costenia (3 yo/f) Hussonet STR, Belmont Park (1st , 1 Mile (turf), 9/12) n/a Equibase Chart
Came Back (5 yo/g) Mr. Prospector ALW, Laurel Park (1st , 5 1/2 Furlongs (turf), 9/11) Replay Equibase Chart
Monopolist (3 yo/c) Empire Maker MSW, Kentucky Downs (1st , 6 1/2 Furlongs (turf), 9/13) Replay Equibase Chart
Hadrian (3 yo/c) Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) MCL, Belmont Park (1st , 1 1/16 Miles (turf), 9/13) Replay Equibase Chart
Moravitz (4 yo/g) Danzig CLM, Belterra Park (1st , 1 Mile, 9/14) n/a Equibase Chart
GENERAL JACK (3 yo/c) Distant View Mystic Lake Derby, Canterbury Park (2nd , 1 Mile (turf), 9/13) Replay Equibase Chart
Praetereo (6 yo/h) Silver Charm DTHA Governors Day S., Delaware Park (2nd , 1 Mile 70 Yards, 9/13) Replay Equibase Chart
WINNING CAUSE (4 yo/c) Kingmambo PTHA President's Cup S., Parx Racing (3rd , 1 1/8 Miles (turf), 9/13) Replay Equibase Chart

Upcoming North American Race Entries

What's This?
This section lists the progeny entered in an upcoming race in North America (U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico) for the subject stallion. Weekly entries are published as soon as they are available through Equibase and are only for races that meet the following purse thresholds: All stakes $50,000 and up; allowance races for $30,000 and up; claiming and optional claiming for $50,000 and up; maiden special weights for $20,000 and up; and, maiden claiming races worth $20,000 or more. For each runner is listed its post position, name, age and sex, and name of the dam. Race data includes the race type or name (applicable to stakes), race date, race number, track, purse, distance, assigned weight, jockey, trainer, breeder and owner.
Post Horse / Age / Sex / Dam Race Wt Jockey / Trainer Breeder / Owner
6 Giantinthemoonlite
  • 3 yo Colt
  • Moonlightandbeauty
ALW
9/18/2014, Race 6, Belmont Park, $62,000, 6f
121
  • Javier Castellano
  • Bruce R. Brown
  • Albert Fried, Jr.
  • Fried, Jr., Albert
6 Troubled Waters
  • 3 yo Gelding
  • Sincerely
MSW
9/19/2014, Race 3, Laurel Park, $40,000, 1 1/16mi (T)
120
  • Forest Boyce
  • Michael J. Trombetta
  • Larry Johnson
  • R. Larry Johnson
3 Battle Force
  • 5 yo Horse
  • Leo's Pegasus
AOC
9/19/2014, Race 8, Belmont Park, $80,000, 1mi (T)
120
  • Junior Alvarado
  • John A. Shirreffs
  • Manganaro LLC
  • Farish, Jr., W.S.
9 Susie's Baby
  • 2 yo Filly
  • Mekko Hokte
MSW
9/20/2014, Race 4, Churchill Downs, $37,000, 1mi (T)
118
  • Corey J. Lanerie
  • Eddie Kenneally
  • Windmill Manor Farms, Inc. & Petaluma Bloodstock
  • Windmill Manor Farm (Rick Imbert)
3 Protonico
  • 3 yo Colt
  • Alpha Spirit
Pennsylvania Derby (gr. 2)
9/20/2014, Race 12, Parx Racing, $1,000,000, 1 1/8mi
122
  • Javier Castellano
  • Todd A. Pletcher
  • International Equities Holding, Inc.
  • Sumaya US Stable
6 Flores Island
  • 4 yo Filly
  • Pension
Musical Romance S.
9/20/2014, Race 10, Gulfstream Park, $90,000, 7f
119
  • Edgard J. Zayas
  • Martin D. Wolfson
  • Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd.
  • Gainesway Stable
4 Jannes Paul
  • 3 yo Filly
  • Ballado's Thunder
ALW
9/22/2014, Race 1, Presque Isle Downs, $30,000, 6 1/2f
116
  • Jacob Radosevich
  • Jeffrey A. Radosevich
  • Doug Branham
  • David Downard

Giant's Causeway's Northern Hemisphere Rankings

What's This?
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 314 132 13 14 9 1 Imagining ($430,000) $7,594,692
2013 337 152 20 26 13 2 Dalkala ($492,105) $10,287,793

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 47 12 9 9 65 27
Total Average $0 $0 $173,745 $317,035 $1,012,778 $157,667 $186,940 $84,924
Total Median $0 $0 $170,000 $66,500 $500,000 $150,000 $160,000 $75,000
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $180,483 (29) $446,052 (8) n/a $189,500 (6) $189,256 (44) $103,267 (15)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $162,889 (18) $59,000 (4) 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.

Keeneland 2014 September Yearling Sale

(9/8/2014 - 9/21/2014 )

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

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
248 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Silky Serenade, 2007 Gainesway M.V. Magnier $500,000
381 UNNAMED, 2013 F Y Well Monied, 2006 Eaton Sales Alex & JoAnn Lieblong & Team D $500,000
591 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Dream of Summer*, 1999 Taylor Made Sales Agency Twin Creeks Racing $400,000
313 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Sweet Breanna, 2003 Paramount Sales Albaugh Family Stables, Kempton Bloodstock, agent $350,000
401 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Wilshewed*, 1999 Valkyre Stud Mark Casse, agent $350,000

Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2014 August Selected & Open Sale of Yearlings

(8/26/2014 - 8/28/2014 )

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

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
55 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Conniption (IRE), 2007 Camelot Acres Racing & Sales Q Bar J $75,000

Giant's Causeway's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Upcoming Sales Entries

What's This?
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 2014 Eastern Fall Yearling Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
30 f 2013 Y Giant's Causeway Amie's Legend Not For Love

Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2014 Fall Mixed and HRA Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
56 Light the Giant m 2009 B Giant's Causeway The Lamp Is Lit Miswaki Rhapsody Farm LLC/Hidden Lake Farm LLC, Agents

Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2014 Fall Mixed Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
163 Queen Frostine m 2009 B Giant's Causeway Parchisi Street Cry (IRE) Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc.(Brent & Crystal Fernung), Agent

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) at York

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

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

    (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) at Ascot

    (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) at Leopardstown

    (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) at Curragh

    (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) at Newmarket

    (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) at Curragh

    (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) at Churchill Downs

    (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) at Ascot

    (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 390 dams of 844 named foals of racing age, 535 rnrs (63%), 338 wnrs (40%), 114 2yo wnrs (14%), 1.57 AEI, 1.48 CI; 37 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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