Giant’s Causeway tops ton in Canada

Giant’s Causeway sired his 100th stakes winner in Vancouver on Sunday.   Northern Causeway did the honours in the LR Richmond Derby Trial (1700m) at Hastings Park.

Northern Causeway (3c Giant’s Causeway – Getaway Girl by Silver Deputy) was bred in Kentucky and is from a half-sister to USA Horse of the Year Ghostzapper and G1 winner City Zip.

Giant’s Causeway has sired 659 individual winners at a 65% strike-rate.  Of his 100 stakes winners – 19 have delivered at Group 1 level.

The 14-year-old son of Storm Cat shuttled to Coolmore Australia from Ashford Stud in Kentucky for four seasons until 2004.  He is the sire of Darley sensation Shamardal.