First foal for Frost Giant, a colt out of Apocalyptic, born Jan. 31.

First foal for Frost Giant, a colt out of Apocalyptic, born Jan. 31.

Courtesy Empire Stud

Frost Giant's First Foal a Jan. 31 Colt

Son of Giant's Causeway stands at Empire Stud near Hudson N.Y.

Frost Giant’s first foal arrived at Empire Stud’s farm near Hudson, N.Y., Jan. 31. The chestnut colt is out of the Hickman Creek mare Apocalyptic. Apocalyptic is a half-sister to the dam of grade II winner Crafty C T and grade III-placed Carmen’s Baby.

Frost Giant , a son of Giant's Causeway  out of the Gone West mare Takesmybreathaway, won the Suburban Handicap (gr. I) and two other stakes and earned more than $450,000. He retired to Empire Stud and stood his first season in 2009. His 2010 fee is $7,500.