Keyword: Giant's Causeway

  • Magnificent Honor, Hip 417, at the Keeneland January Sale.

    Magnificent Honour Commands $600,000

    Magnificent Honour, a half or full sister to Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winners Rags to Riches and Jazil, commanded $600,000, the highest price so far during the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

  • TJC: Number of Mares Bred Fell 10% in 2011

    Statistics from The Jockey Club for the 2011 North American breeding season show the number of stallions that serviced mares fell 11.5% and the number of mares bred declined 10% when compared to the same period a year ago.

  • City Wolf wins the Durham Cup.

    City Wolf Runs Streak to Four in Durham Cup

    City Wolf, making his stakes debut, shook loose of his rivals at the head of the stretch to register his fourth consecutive victory for trainer Reade Baker in the $144,589 Durham Cup (Can-III) at Woodbine Oct. 2.

  • Future Prospect in the Winner's Circle after the WinStar Kentucky Cup. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9679326%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Future Prospect Scores for Freud

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Full brothers Freud and Giant's Causeway looked and performed quite differently. However, both are successful sires, as exemplified by Future Prospect's victory in the WinStar Ky Cup.

  • The Molly Pitcher belonged to Quiet Giant.

    Quiet Giant Squashes Rivals in Molly Pitcher

    Odds-on choice Quiet Giant took charge midway on the far turn and drew away under brisk handling from jockey Julien Leparoux to register a five-length win in the $252,500 Hill 'N' Dale Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II) Sept. 3.

  • Video: Saratoga News Minute for 8/8/2011

    Eric Mitchell discusses the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale with Kitty Taylor and David Hanley. David is presenting a Raven's Pass yearling this year. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales.

  • Excited leads the way in the Virginia Oaks.

    An Excited Virginia Oaks Victory

    Michael Tabor's Excited stalked the pace before taking control nearing the eighth pole and edged away for a half-length victory in the Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) at Colonial Downs July 16.

  • Six F-T Sale Horses Turn in Fastest Eighth

    Six horses set the pace at an eighth of a mile May 18 during the first session of the under tack show for the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training in Maryland. They each posted a time of :10 1/5.

  • Worth Repeating repels Honour the Deputy to win the Tokyo City Cup. &lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9465138%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Worth Repeating Goes Distance in Tokyo City

    Going farther than he ever had before, Worth Repeating turned back the bid of Honour the Deputy in deep stretch for his first stakes win in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) at Santa Anita March 26.

  • TCA to Auction Stallion Seasons

    The 21st annual Thoroughbred Charities of America select stallion season auction will be held Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Keeneland Entertainment Center in Lexington.

  • Santiva goes between horses to win the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes.

    Santiva Shows Stick in Kentucky Jockey Club

    Battling between horses in the long stretch duel, the maiden Santiva inched away in the final strides to edge odds-on favorite Astrology and Major Gain in the $165,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 27.

  • Grand Style comes home strong to take the Princess Elizabeth.

    Maiden Grand Style Takes Princess Elizabeth

    Grand Style, a maiden 2-year-old filly by Giant's Causeway, found a great spot to produce her first victory when she came from off the pace to win the $247,035 Princess Elizabeth Stakes at Woodbine Oct. 30.

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    Casamento Stakes Claim as Classic Favorite

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Does Shamardal's son Casamento have an Epsom Derby pedigree or will he peak at 10 furlongs? Alan Porter analyzes the prospects of one of Europe's hottest juveniles.

  • Arcadius takes the Helen Haskell Sampson Stakes to give Trainer Jonathan Sheppard his 1,000th career hurdle win.

    Arcadius Gives Sheppard 1,000th 'Chase Win

    Trainer Jonathan Sheppard enjoyed a banner day at the Monmouth Park-Meridian Steeplechase Festival Sept. 25, capturing his 1,000th career hurdle win when Arcadius took the $100,000 Helen Haskell Sampson Stakes (NSA-I).

  • Buyers, Sellers React to Book Two Format

    Following the first few days of Book Two horses being offered under a new format at the Keeneland September yearling sale, buyers and consignors had a chance to reflect on the positives and negatives of the change.

  • Giant's Causeway Filly Bought for $475,000

    Whisper Hill Farm paid $475,000 for a Giant's Causeway filly during the morning of the Sept. 15 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. The filly was consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent for Cloverleaf Farms.

  • Lope de Vega, Makfi Put Spotlight on Sires

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Double French Classic winner Lope de Vega is by second-crop sire Shamardal, while group I winner Makfi is by second-crop sire Dubawi. Both sires are slugging it out to lead their crop.

  • Todd Pletcher at this morning&#39;s press conference.

    Eskendereya Out of Derby

    Eskendereya, favored for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will not run in the May 1 classic due to a slight filling in his left front leg, according to Todd Pletcher.

  • Fountain of Youth winner Eskendereya

    Will Eskendereya Mature Beyond Youth?

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <br />Restoring new hope to a branch of the Almahmoud family of Northern Dancer, Eskendereya established himself as a legitimate Triple Crown contender with his Fountain of Youth win.

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    Eskendereya Spurts Away in Fountain of Youth

    Eskendereya shook off Jackson Bend rounding the final turn of the $250,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park and romped home by 8 1/2 lengths under John Velazquez Feb.20.