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

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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 Gulfstream Park Turf H. (gr. I, 2/9/2014, $300,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:45.67, Gulfstream Park ) 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
GENERAL JACK 3 yo, c, SW Distant View
Centaur S. ( 7/2/2014, $200,000, 1 mile, 1:37.13, Indiana Grand Race Course ) Replay
ALW ( 6/6/2014, $52,000, 1 mile, 1:34.33, Churchill Downs ) Replay
RED RIFLE 4 yo, g, SW Gulch
Maxxam Gold Cup S. ( 3/1/2014, $100,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:48.73, Sam Houston Race Park ) Replay
COARSEGOLD 4 yo, f, SW Grand Slam
Safari Queen S. ( 4/20/2014, $75,000, 5 furlongs, 0:56.18, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
3rd Voodoo Dancer S. ( 1/1/2014, $75,000, 7 1/2 furlongs, 1:32.54, Gulfstream 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
QUICK MAMBO (ARG) 4 yo, c, SW Kingmambo
Itajara ( 6/29/2014, $10,164, Gavea-BRZ )
PRM ( 1/26/2014, $4,367, Gavea-BRZ )
Henry the Dixon (ARG) 4 yo, c, G1PL Royal Academy
2nd Clasico Jockey Club Del Peru (gr. I, 6/22/2014, $15,036, Hipodromo De Monterrico-PER )
3rd Clasico Asociacion de Periodistas Hipicos del Peru ( 5/10/2014, $1,183, Hipodromo De Monterrico-PER )
Catch a Flight (ARG) 4 yo, c, G1PL Lode
3rd Sao Paulo (gr. I, 4/27/2014, $21,578, Cidade Jardim-BRZ )
PRC ( 3/15/2014, $5,101, Gavea-BRZ )

Leading Runners Worldwide

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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 $2,522,947
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 $330,000
General Jack $160,215
Uncoiled (FR) $148,498
Hackleton $146,980
A Shin Sapphire $134,402
A Shin G Line $110,544
Pablo Del Monte $100,000
Red Rifle $94,760
Abaco $90,000
The Admiral $89,744

By Class Performance Index

Name CPI
Penelopa (GB) 24.59
Imagining 17.49
Uncoiled (FR) 13.38
Irish Mission 11.86
A Shin G Line 8.70
A Shin Sapphire 8.25
Abaco 8.21
Big Cazanova (ARG) 7.29
Naples Bay 6.80
Winning Cause 6.21

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    
Hantaloop (3 yo/f) Unbridled's Song ALW, Woodbine (1st , 1 1/16 Miles, 7/12) Replay Equibase Chart
Came Back (5 yo/g) Mr. Prospector CLM, Belmont Park (1st , 6 Furlongs (turf), 7/13) n/a Equibase Chart
Enduring Cause (4 yo/g) Smarty Jones MCL, Canterbury Park (1st , 1 Mile 70 Yards, 7/11) n/a Equibase Chart
Golden Causeway (6 yo/g) Golden Missile CLM, Belterra Park (1st , 1 Mile 70 Yards, 7/11) n/a 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 269 89 6 6 2 1 Imagining ($330,000) $4,605,732
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 1 12 9 9 65 27
Total Average $0 $0 $100,000 $317,035 $1,012,778 $157,667 $186,940 $84,924
Total Median $0 $0 $100,000 $66,500 $500,000 $150,000 $160,000 $75,000
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $0 (0) $446,052 (8) n/a $189,500 (6) $189,256 (44) $103,267 (15)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $100,000 (1) $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

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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.

QIPCO Goffs Bloodstock Sales 2014 London Sale

(6/16/2014 - 6/16/2014 )

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

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
18 UNNAMED, 2012 C 2 Ender's Valentine, 2004 Ballintry Stud Volga Star Racing $541,600

Giant's Causeway's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

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 New York Saratoga 2014 Pref New York Bred Yearling Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
343 c 2013 Y Giant's Causeway Jesse's Justice Lear Fan

Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2014 Select Yearling Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
20 f 2013 Y Giant's Causeway Grace Anatomy Aldebaran
23 c 2013 Y Giant's Causeway Historical Drive El Prado (IRE)
40 c 2013 Y Giant's Causeway Lemon Kiss Lemon Drop Kid
110 f 2013 Y Giant's Causeway Tulipmania Empire Maker
120 c 2013 Y Giant's Causeway Wadena Saint Ballado

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 373 dams of 841 named foals of racing age, 494 rnrs (59%), 309 wnrs (37%), 97 2yo wnrs (12%), 1.57 AEI, 1.49 CI; 35 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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