$550,000 for Giant’s Causeway Colt

Reigning champion US sire Giant’s Causeway featured at the 2011 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale on Tuesday with a colt from Liscanna fetching $550,000.

Consigned by Hill’n’ Dale Sales Agency, the colt was knocked down to Blandford Bloodstock and is the second foal of Grade II winning Sadler’s Wells mare Liscanna, a daughter of stakes-winner Lahinch.

Also popular on the first day of the sale for Giant’s Causeway was a filly from Unreal Cat that made $300,000 for Eaton Sales when secured by Live Oak Plantation.

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