GIANT'S STEPS (ARG)

 

Chestnut horseFoaled in 2009

SireStorm CatStorm BirdNorthern Dancer
GIANT'S CAUSEWAY (USA) TerlinguaSecretariat
1997Mariah's StormRahyBlushing Groom
  ImmenseRoberto
DamHennessyStorm CatStorm Bird
HAMSAAT HI HAAT (USA) Island KittyHawaii
1998BalenciagaGulchMr. Prospector
  SacahuistaRaja Baba

GIANT'S CAUSEWAY (USA) (Chestnut 1997-Stud 2001). 9 wins-3 at 2, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1. Sire of 1929 rnrs, 1277 wnrs, 178 SW, inc. Shamardal (Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1), Take Charge Brandi, Giant's Steps, Kung Fu Mambo, Dalkala, Rite of Passage, Aragorn, Our Giant, Carpe Diem, Giant Oak, First Samurai, Brody's Cause, Ghanaati, My Typhoon, Swift Temper, Blueridge Mountain, Book Review, Creative Cause, Imagining, etc.

 

1st dam

HAMSAAT HI HAAT, by Hennessy. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Half-sister to CRISTOBAL. Dam of five named foals, all winners-

GIANT'S STEPS (c. by Giant's Causeway). 6 wins. See below.

Prince Hamlet (c. by Fantastic Light). 17 wins-1 at 2-from 1350m to 1600m in GB, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, Taby Bobby Killicks Minneslöpning, 3d Taby Nickes Minneslöpning, L.

Nubira (f. by Noverre). 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Chile.

Hamsat Lady (f. by Neko Bay). 3 wins at 1000m to 2017-18 in Chile.

Giant's Hit (f. by Giant's Causeway). Winner at 1200m in Chile.

 

2nd dam

BALENCIAGA, by Gulch. Raced once. Three-quarter-sister to Hussonet, Dance Hall Girl (dam of MEDAL OF COURAGE), Fleet Marguerite (dam of BLIMEY O'REILLY - UPSIDE OF ANGER (H.K.), FLAG OFFICER), half-sister to EKRAAR. Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

CRISTOBAL (Aptitude). 6 wins from 1700m to 2500m, €126,500, US$98,724 in France and U.S.A, Deauville Prix Vulcain, L, Toulouse Prix Max Sicard, L, 2d Deauville Prix de Troarn, Toulouse Prix Excedent Electromenager, 3d Bordeaux Grand Prix du Sud-Ouest, L, Deauville Prix de Reux, L, Longchamp Prix de Ferrieres, 4th Longchamp Prix du Lys, Gr.3, Cagnes-sur-Mer Grand Prix du Conseil General des Alpes Maritimes, L.

Haute Ransom. Winner at 2, Deauville Prix de Granville.

Valentini. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Boston Girl (Not for Sale). 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Argentina, 2d La Plata Especial Haras Abolengo, 3d Palermo Clasico Republica Oriental del Uruguay, Gr.3, Handicap Lumeria.

Harbor Song (Sultry Song). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m in Argentina, 2d La Plata Clasico Jockey Club Argentino, L.

Bay Harbor. 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Argentina, Palermo Handicap Court Harwell, 4th San Isidro Clasico Francia, L.

Santiago Blue. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Santiaga. Winner at 1800m, 3d Fontainebleau Prix de la Haute Borne. Dam of-

SWEETIE GIRL (Star Dabbler). 4 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m in U.S.A. and Argentina, San Isidro G.P. de Potrancas, Gr.1, Clasico Eliseo Ramirez, Gr.2, 4th Gulfstream Park Suwannee River S., Gr.3, La Plata Clasico Derli A Gomez, Gr.3.

Safety Belt (Easing Along). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 1600m in U.S.A. and Argentina, 2d Palermo G.P. de Las Americas OSAF, Gr.1, San Isidro G.P. Raul y Raul E Chevalier, Gr.1, Palermo Clasico Old Man, Gr.3, 3d San Isidro G.P. Gran Criterium, Gr.1, Santa Anita Big Bear S., L, 4th San Isidro Clasico America, Gr.2, Del Mar Harry F Brubaker S., L.

 

3rd dam

SACAHUISTA, by Raja Baba. Champion 3YO filly in USA in 1987. 6 wins-4 at 2-from 6f to 1¼m, US$1,298,842, Breeders' Cup Distaff S., Gr.1, Keeneland Spinster S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Oak Leaf S., Gr.1, Saratoga Adirondack S., Gr.2, Schuylerville S., Gr.3, 2d Hollywood Oaks, Gr.1, Del Mar Futurity, Gr.1, Hollywood Starlet S., Gr.1, Arlington-Washington Lassie S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Princess S., Gr.2, Philadelphia Park Cotillion H., Gr.3, 3d Belmont Ruffian H., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Railbird S., Gr.3, 4th Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies S., Gr.1. Half-sister to FAR FLYING (dam of DALHART, ROSE FRANCES), Johns Treasure, Letty's Pennant (dam of R. ASSOCIATE), Banner Dancer (dam of GOLD STREAMER). Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

EKRAAR (Red Ransom). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, £167,718, €312,962, 200,000fr., US$60,000, HK$3,800,000, 753,500Dhs, Milan Gran Premio del Jockey Club, Gr.1, Goodwood Vintage S., Gr.3, Select S., Gr.3, Haydock Rose of Lancaster S., Gr.3, Doncaster Troy S., L, Newmarket Godolphin S., L, Doncaster Worthington's S., Newbury Show 2000 Conditions S., 2d Rome Premio Presidente della Repubblica, Gr.1, Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1, 3d Milan Gran Premio del Jockey Club, Gr.1, Nad al Sheba Dubai Sheema Classic S., Gr.1, Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1, Newmarket Craven S., Gr.3, 4th Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1. Sire.

Hussonet (Mr. Prospector). 2 wins at 2, Aqueduct Allowance, 3d Aqueduct Safe Ground S., L, Count Fleet S., L. Champion sire.

Sachariste. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Can't Remember (Statue of Liberty). 2 wins at 1400m, A$101,490, in 2017-18, 2d MVRC Inglis Banner 2YO S., RL.

Parading Lady. Unraced. Dam of-

J.K. l's Legacy (Pulpit). Winner at 2, 3d Parx Racing My Juliet S., L.

 

Race Record: 15 Starts 6-1-2 HK$0, 178,121,200C$.

Champion 3YO Turf Colt in Chile in 2012-13. 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m in Chile, Club Hipico Clasico El Ensayo, Gr.1, Clasico Polla de Potrillos, Gr.1, Gran Clasico Coronacion, Gr.2, Clasico Copa de Oro Viñas de Chile, Clasico Archi, Hipodromo Chile Premio Calculador, 2d Club Hipico Clasico Nacional Ricardo Lyon, Gr.1, 3d Club Hipico Clasico Alberto Vial Infante, Gr.1, Hipodromo Chile G.P. Latinoamericana, Gr.1.