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Regally Bred Collector’s Item Colt

Giant’s Causeway colt

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    • One of Just Four Members of Giant’s Causeway’s Final Foal Crop

    • Giant’s Causeway’s Son Bricks and Mortar Was 2019 Horse of the Year

    • Giant’s Causeway’s Sons Brody’s Cause, Not This Time Excelled for Romans, Co-Owner Albaugh

Giant’s Causeway built a reputation as the Iron Horse for his durability and success on the racetrack at the highest levels, and he carried that right over to his stud career as one of the best stallions of the last 20 years. This colt is a collector’s item—one of just four foals from Giant’s Causeway’s final crop.

If Giant’s Causeway was the Iron Horse, this could very well be the “Iron Monster”—he is a giant, imposing yearling colt and one that our team, trainer Dale Romans and his client Dennis Albaugh felt compelled to team up to buy.

Dale and the Albaugh Family Stable have more than a little history with Giant’s Causeway. Two of Albaugh’s best horses have been Grade 1 winner Brody’s Cause and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner-up Not This Time, both sons of Giant’s Causeway. Dale trained both of them and will receive the new colt.

Not This Time is off to a blazing start in his stallion career, siring last weekend’s Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante winner Princess Noor. And here comes Brody’s Cause, another first-crop sire who last weekend was represented by Sittin’ On Go, winner of the Grade 3 Iroquois Stakes at Churchill Downs for the combination of Albaugh and Romans.

“You can say I am a fan of Giant’s Causeway,” Dale Romans said with a sly grin. “Of course I was hoping to find a nice one from his last crop. Turns out he had, in my mind, the best colt in the entire sale.”

The colt is a half brother to Grade 2 winner Isotherm and Grade 1-placed Gio Game.

Price includes all acquisition costs and all training, veterinary, and insurance expenses until January 1, 2022.

Trainer: Dale Romans

  • Earned Eclipse Award for nation’s top trainer in 2012
  • Notable wins came in the 2005 Dubai World Cup (Roses in May), 2011 Preakness Stakes (Shackleford), 2012 Breeders’ Cup Turf (Little Mike), 2011 Breeders’ Cup Mile (Court Vision), and 2009 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (Tapitsfly)
  • Stable is based in Kentucky most of year and Florida in winter

This horse is a rock star. There was one horse at the sale that I wanted and we got him. I’ve had a lot of luck with Giant’s Causeways, and this colt looks the part. He’s a Derby horse.

Trainer Dale Romans

Giant’s Causeway colt Info

  • Trainer: Dale Romans
  • Sire: Giant's Causeway
  • Dam: Game For More
  • Broodmare Sire: More Than Ready
  • Birth Date: February 22, 2019
  • Sex: colt
  • Bred: Kentucky
  • Engagements: Breeders' Cup, Kentucky-bred program
  • Dosage Index: 1.36
  • TrueNicks: A+

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