Entered Stud in 2016
RACE AND (BLACK TYPE) RECORD Age
2 3 4 5 Totals
Won At 4 A race at BHP ($70,700, 12f, turf in 2:27.64, by 41/4, dftg. Vibrato Jazz, Shadow Runner, Warrant, Father of Science, Copper Bay, Trucial State). A maiden special weight race at BHP ($69,100, 9.5f, turf in 1:56.68, dftg. Apostle Paul, Prince Telemachus, Moreno, Grand Giant, Incentivize, Prestige Worldwide, My Dividend, Carams, Great Ride, Secret Wishes). 3rd Round Table S (12f, turf, to Dhaamer, Lime Rickey, dftg. Little Emily, Diamondsdiplomat, Madera Castana).
Niagara Falls is by GIANT’S CAUSEWAY, black-type stakes winner of 9 races, $3,078,989, Horse of the Year in Eur, champion 3yo colt in Eng and Ire, Esat Digifone Irish Champion S (G1 in Ire), Juddmonte International S (G1 in Eng), Coral-Eclipse S (G1 in Eng), Champagne Lanson Sussex S (G1 in Eng), St. James’s Palace S (G1 in Eng), Prix de la Salamandre (G1 in Fr), King of Kings E.B.F. Futurity S (G3 in Ire), Castlemartin and La Louviere Studs Gladness S (G3 in Ire), 2nd Sagitta Two Thousand Guineas (G1 in Eng), Entenmanns Irish Two Thousand Guineas (G1 in Ire), Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), Queen Elizabeth II S (G1 in Eng). To October 5, 2017: Sired 14 crops, 2,344 foals, 1,858 rnrs (79%), 1,216 wnrs (52%), 217 2yo wnrs (9%), 174 BTW (7%), 1.79 AEI, 2.34 CI, 980 sale yrlgs, avg $214,309, 4.70 TNA. In 2017: 79 2yos, 20 2yo rnrs, 3 2yo wnrs, 7 BTW, 24 sale yrlgs, avg $228,500. GIANT’S CAUSEWAY has sired SHAMARDAL (champion 2yo colt in Eur, champion 2yo and 3yo colt in Eng, Gainsborough Poule d’Essai des Poulains-French Two Thousand Guineas, G1 in Fr, Prix du Jockey Club-French Derby, G1 in Fr, etc.), TAKE CHARGE BRANDI (champion 2yo filly, 14 Hands Winery Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies, G1, Starlet S, G1, etc.), IRISH MISSION (champion 3yo filly and turf female in Can, The Very One S, G3T, Glens Falls S, G3T, etc.), DALKALA (champion older female in Fr, Prix de l’Opera Longines, G1 in Fr, Qatar Prix de Royallieu, G2 in Fr, etc.), SHOWCAUSE (champion stayer in NZ), GIANT’S STEPS (champion 3yo colt in Chile), MAN OF IRON (champion 3yo colt in Ire), PRIMARY (champion 3yo colt in Italy), KUNG FU MAMBO (champion 3yo colt in Peru), GHANAATI (Stanjames.com One Thousand Guineas, G1 in Eng, etc.), FOOTSTEPSINTHESAND (Ultimatepoker.com Two Thousand Guineas, G1 in Eng, etc.), EISHIN APOLLON (Mile Championship, G1 in Japan, etc.), ARAGORN (Eddie Read H, G1T, Shoemaker Breeders’ Cup Mile S, G1T, etc.), GIANT OAK (Clark H, G1, Donn H, G1, etc.), MY TYPHOON (Diana S, G1T, etc.), SWIFT TEMPER (Ruffian H, G1, etc.), HEATSEEKER (Santa Anita H, G1A, etc.), IMAGINING (Man o’ War S, G1T, etc.), BRODY’S CAUSE (Toyota Blue Grass S, G1, Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity, G1, etc.), RED GIANT (Clement L. Hirsch Memorial Turf Championship S, G1T, etc.), CREATIVE CAUSE (Norfolk S, G1, etc.), FIRST SAMURAI (Champagne S, G1, Hopeful S, G1, etc.), BOOK REVIEW (La Brea S, G1, etc.), CARRIAGE TRAIL (Juddmonte Spinster S, G1A, etc.), ESKENDEREYA (Wood Memorial S, G1, etc.), INTENSE FOCUS (Darley Dewhurst S, G1 in Eng, etc.), MAIDS CAUSEWAY (Coronation S, G1 in Eng, etc.), RITE OF PASSAGE (Gold Cup, G1 in Eng, etc.), JUSTE MOMENTE (Robert Sangster S, G1 in Aust, etc.), Bambina Mia (champion 3yo filly in Peru), Step In Time (Horse of the Year, champion miler, and older male in KSA), Giant Love (champion older male twice in Serbia), etc.
Storm Bird, 1978 6s, BTW, $169,181 682 f, 63 BTW, 2.26 AEI
0 0 0 0 — 1 0 0 0 $350 7 2 1 1(1) $97,042 3 0 0 0 $12,500 11 2 1 1(1) $109,892
Niagara Falls entered stud in 2016. His first foals will be yearlings in 2018.
Dosage (7-2-33-6-0); DI: 1.13; CD: 0.21 See gray pages—Nearctic
Giant's Causeway, ch, 1997 13s, BTW, $3,078,989 2,344 f, 174 BTW, 1.79 AEI 8.45 AWD
Storm Cat, 1983 8s, BTW, $570,610 1,414 f, 177 BTW, 2.95 AEI Terlingua, 1976 17s, BTW, $423,896 11 f, 9 r, 6 w, 2 BTW
Mariah's Storm, 1991 16s, BTW, $724,895 14 f, 11 r, 8 w, 2 BTW
Kingmambo, 1990 13s, BTW, $734,804 894 f, 85 BTW, 2.42 AEI Istikbal, b, 1996 1s, unpl 7 f, 5 r, 4 w 10.12 AWD Tafrah, 1989 4s, wnr, $6,099 11 f, 9 r, 5 w
Rahy, 1985 13s, BTW, $347,767 1,133 f, 92 BTW, 2.20 AEI
Northern Dancer, by Nearctic South Ocean, by New Providence Secretariat, by Bold Ruler Crimson Saint, by Crimson Satan Blushing Groom, by Red God Glorious Song, by Halo
Immense, 1979 28s, BTW, $123,324 6 f, 6 r, 5 w, 3 BTW
Roberto, by Hail to Reason
Mr. Prospector, 1970 14s, BTW, $112,171 1,178 f, 182 BTW, 3.91 AEI
Raise a Native, by Native Dancer
Miesque, 1984 16s, BTW, $2,096,517 14 f, 10 r, 6 w, 5 BTW
Nureyev, by Northern Dancer
Sadler's Wells, 1981 11s, BTW, $713,690 2,194 f, 294 BTW, 2.97 AEI
Northern Dancer, by Nearctic
Minnie Hauk, 1975 4s, wnr, $8,552 13 f, 9 r, 8 w, 2 BTW
Sir Ivor, by Sir Gaylord
Imsodear, by Chieftain
Gold Digger, by Nashua
Pasadoble, by Prove Out
Fairy Bridge, by Bold Reason
Best in Show, by Traffic Judge
Inbreeding: 4SX5DX4D Northern Dancer.
GIANT’S CAUSEWAY’S 2017 black-type stakes winners are BRICKS AND MORTAR (G2T), GUILTY TWELVE (G3T), MISSISSIPPI DELTA (G3T), GIANT PAYDAY, GIGANTIC BREEZE, COURTOFVERSAILLES (in Qatar), OAK BROOK. GIANT’S CAUSEWAY’S other sons as stallions include SHAMARDAL, GIANT GIZMO, FIRST SAMURAI, ESKENDEREYA, CREATIVE CAUSE, FROST GIANT, etc.
1st dam ISTIKBAL. Dam of 7 foals, including— Niagara Falls (Subject stallion). PERSIAN EXPRESS (by Bahri). 6 wins, 2 to 4, in Eng, placed in NA, $119,638. EL LIBERTADOR (Giant’s Causeway). 4 wins at 5 and 6 in Eng, $28,110. MUNAAWESH (Bahri). Winner at 5 in Eng, $24,070. 2nd dam TAFRAH. Winner at 3 in Eng. Dam of 11 foals, incl.— Falak. 3 wins at 2 and 3 in Eng, placed in Aust, $47,762, 3rd Somerville Tattersalls S. Sire. ESHAARAT. Winner at 3 in Ire. Producer. Dam of Untitled Blues (2nd Prix de l’Office de Tourisme de l’Ile Maurice MTPA-Prix de la Vallee d’Auge, in Fr). AMARANTHUS. Unraced. Dam of BRAVO MAESTRO ($247,431, Phil D. Shepherd S, 3rd Cougar II Handicap). 3rd dam Minnie Hauk. 2 wins at 3 in Ire, 2nd Cornelscourt S, Fasig-Tipton CTBA Stakes. Dam of 13 foals, incl.— CHIEF CONTENDER. 4 wins at 3 and 4 in Fr and Eng, $178,172, Prix du Cadran (G1 in Fr), etc. AVIANCE. 2 wins at 2 in Ire, $43,766, Heinz 57 Phoenix S (G1 in Ire). Dam of CHIMES OF FREEDOM ($514,311, champion 3yo filly in Eur, Coronation S, G1 in Eng, Moyglare Stud S, G1 in Ire, etc.), DENON ($1,744,025, Turf Classic Invitational S, G1T, etc. in NA and Fr, sire), IMPERFECT CIRCLE (in Eng), Privately Held (sire), Piquetnol (in Fr). Granddam of ALDEBARAN ($1,739,186, champion sprinter, Metropolitan H, G1, Forego H, G1, etc., sire), SPINNING WORLD ($1,734,477, champion older male in Eur and Fr, champion 3yo colt in Ire, First National Building Society Irish Two Thousand Guineas, G1 in Ire, Breeders’ Cup Mile, G1T, etc., sire), SADDEX ($866,506, champion older male in Italy, sire), GOOD JOURNEY ($1,733,058, Atto Mile S, G1T, etc., sire), SEA OF SHOWERS (G3T), DIETRICH (G3 in Eng and Ire), TOMISUE’S INDY ($199,703), MAMBO LIGHT (in Ger), VISIONS OF CLARITY (in Fr). PERFECT ALIBI. Unraced. Dam of LIKELY STORY (in Eng). Granddam of SQUAW DANCE (in Ger and Eng). LAKELET. Unraced. Producer. Granddam of BIGGLES ($396,532, Carlton Draught Goldmarket, etc., in Aust).
4th dam BEST IN SHOW. 5 wins at 2 and 3, $53,880, Comely S. Broodmare of the Year, 1982. Dam of 17 foals, incl.— MALINOWSKI. Winner at 2 and 3 in Eng and Ire, $27,190, champion 2yo colt in Ire, Ladbroke Craven S (G3 in Eng), etc. Sire, 1.34 AEI. BLUSH WITH PRIDE. 6 wins at 2 and 3, $536,807, Kentucky Oaks (G1), Santa Susana S (G1), Ashland S (G2), Golden Harvest H (G3T), 2nd Spinster S (G1), etc. Dam of BETTER THAN HONOUR ($250,920, Demoiselle S, G2, 2nd Acorn S, G1, Comely S, G3, 3rd Mother Goose S, G1. Broodmare of the Year, 2007), SMOLENSK ($227,806, Prix d’Astarte, G2 in Fr, Prix de Sandringham, G3 in Fr, etc., in Eng and Fr), TURNBERRY ISLE ($133,269, Juddmonte Beresford S, G3 in Ire, etc., in Eng and Ire), Fire Thunder ($119,365, 2nd National Day Cup, etc., in UAE), Maryinsky ($84,770, 2nd Meon Valley Stud Fillies’ Mile, G1 in Eng). Granddam of RAGS TO RICHES ($1,342,528, champion 3yo filly, Belmont S, G1, Kentucky Oaks, G1, Santa Anita Oaks, G1, Las Virgenes S, G1, 2nd Gazelle S, G1), PEEPING FAWN ($1,387,274, champion 3yo filly in Eur and twice in Ire, Darley Irish Oaks, G1 in Ire, Darley Yorkshire Oaks, G1 in Eng, Blue Square Nassau S, G1 in Eng, Audi Pretty Polly S, G1 in Ire, 2nd Vodafone Epsom Oaks, G1 in Eng, etc.), MAN OF IRON ($336,158, champion 3yo colt in Ire, Breeders’ Cup Marathon, etc., sire), JAZIL ($890,532, Belmont S, G1, 2nd Wood Memorial S, G1, sire), THEWAYYOUARE ($340,968, Criterium International, G1 in Fr, etc., sire), CASINO DRIVE ($904,575, Peter Pan S, G2, etc., in NA and Japan, sire), CAN THE MAN ($226,000, Affirmed S, G3, etc.), MARTHA’S MOON ($100,790). GIELGUD. Winner at 2 in Eng, $56,635, Laurent Perrier Champagne S (G2 in Eng), etc. Sire. MONROE. 3 wins at 2 and 3 in Ire, placed in Eng, $34,422, Ballyogan S (G3 in Ire), etc. Dam of XAAR ($591,359, champion 2yo and 3yo colt in Eur, Fr, and Eng, champion 3yo colt in Ire, Thoroughbred Corp. Dewhurst S, G1 in Eng, Prix de la Salamandre, G1 in Fr, etc., sire), MASTERCLASS ($248,926, Prix Quincey, G3 in Fr, 2nd CIGA Grand Criterium, G1 in Fr, etc. in Fr and NA, sire), DIESE ($109,867, Prix Corrida, G3 in Fr, etc.), ILE DE JINSKY ($134,841, River City H, etc., sire), Didicoy (in Eng and Ire), Esquire (in Ger, Ire, and Eng), Silver Star (in Fr). Granddam of SENURE ($764,213, United Nations H, G1T, Clement L. Hirsch Memorial Turf Championship S, G1T, etc., sire), SPEAK IN PASSING ($284,778, San Simeon H, G3T, etc., sire), TRICK OF LIGHT (G2 in Aust), DIDINA (G2T), ZANTE (in NA and Eng), DEXTERITY (in Fr, sire), VICTORIAN ORDER (in Fr), STAR CLUSTER (in Eng), ESPIONAGE (in Fr).