Derby for Northern Causeway

Giant's Causeway conformation

Improving colt Northern Causeway (3c Giant’s Causeway x Getaway Girl, by Silver Deputy) turned in a career best performance to land the Grade III British Columbia Derby at Hastings on Sunday.

Trained by Len Kasmerski, Northern Causeway has jumped out of the ground since being switched to dirt and found the line strongly to take the 1 and 1/8 mile event by a neck, his overall record four wins and three seconds from 11 starts with prizemoney of $211,871.

Northern Causeway is the first stakes-winner for his dam Getaway Girl, a half-sister by Silver Deputy to US Horse of the Year Ghostzapper and Grade I winner City Zip.

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