We have photos of some of these famous Thoroughbreds that we have met in person while touring the farms where they are retired or standing stud.
The best son of Storm Cat and the best young sire in the world. Champion freshman sire in Europe in 2004, Champion 2-y-o sire in U.S.A. in 2005. Giant’s Causeway has already sired champion 2-y-o’s, Classic winning 3-y-o’s, record breaking older horses, and exceptional colts and fillies on both dirt and turf. He is the sire of 14 Gr.1 winners and 7 Gr.2 winners and is a leading sire in USA. His yearlings in 2008 sold for $1,250,000, $1,200,000, $1,150,000, $1,000,000 etc.
One of the fastest & easiest Gr.1 Kentucky Derby winners ever. 66 Stakes horses from his first 5 Northern hemisphere crops including Gr.1 Blue Grass Stakes winner BANDINI, Gr.1 Haskell Invitational H’cap winner ROMAN RULER, Gr.1 Belmont Stakes runner-up ANDROMEDA’S HERO and the Gr.1 placed juveniles SECRET CODE and SUPERFLY. Also sire of Gr.1 Queen Anne Stakes winner Haradasun in 2008 along with 17 individual juvenile winners. Yearlings in 2008 made up to $410,000.
Champion sire of Classic winners, Breeders’ Cup winners, Gr.1 winning 2-y-o’s, Gr.1 winning colts, Gr.1 winning fillies, Gr.1 winning older horses etc. These include BALANCE (triple Gr.1 winner), CIRCULAR QUAY (Saratoga Hopeful S. Gr.1), POINT GIVEN (7 time Gr.1 winner), SPAIN (Gr.1 winning millionaire), BETTER NOW (1st Tempted Stakes-Gr.3), SEDUCTIVELY (two time Gr.3 winner). His yearlings in 2008 made up to $230,000.