Giant's Causeway (horse)

Giant's Causeway (horse)

Thoroughbred racehorse infobox
horsename = Giant's Causeway


caption =
sire = Storm Cat
grandsire = Storm Bird
dam = Mariah's Storm
damsire = Rahy
sex = Stallion
foaled = 1997
country = United States flagicon|USA
colour = Chestnut
breeder = Orpendale & Michael Tabor
owner = Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor
trainer = Aidan O'Brien
record = 13: 9-4
earnings = $3,078,989
race = Futurity Stakes (Ireland) (1999)
Prix de la Salamandre (1999)
Gladness Stakes (2000)
St. James's Palace Stakes (2000)
Eclipse Stakes (2000)
Sussex Stakes(2000)
Juddmonte International Stakes (2000)
Irish Champion Stakes (2000)
awards=European Horse of the Year (2000)
honours =
updated= October 3, 2006

Giant's Causeway (b. 1997) is a Kentucky bred Thoroughbred racehorse who raced primarily in Europe. In 2000, he won five straight Group One races then, starting from far back in post position 13, finished second after a thrilling stretch duel to Tiznow in the Breeders' Cup Classic. His performance that year earned him European Horse of the Year honors.

In 2001, Giant's Causeway entered stud at Coolmore Stud in Ireland, then the following year was sent to stand at Coolmore's Australia branch. His success led to the stallion going to Coolmore's U.S. unit, Ashford Stud in Versailles, Kentucky. In 2006, he stood for a fee of $300,000; his 2007 fee is private, but likely higher. In 2008 he will be mated with 2007 Belmont Stakes winner Rags to Riches.

Giant's Causeway is the sire of First Samurai, Footstepsinthesand, Oonagh Maccool, My Typhoon, Aragorn, Heatseeker, and Noble Causeway among others. In 2007, his son Mike Fox won Canada's most prestigious horse race, the GI Queen's Plate and Red Giant won the $1 million Virginia Derby.

References

* [http://www.pedigreequery.com/giants+causeway Giant's Causeway's pedigree and stats]
* [http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=4297000&origin=singlesearch Giant's Causeway in the Stallion Register]


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