Man of Iron | Chestnut Entire (2006)
Wonderful opportunity to Shuttle a young high profile Breeders Cup-Winning Champion by GIANT'S CAUSEWAY.
One of the leading Stud farms in South America, is now offering the Northern Hemisphere breeding rights for next season, to the superbly bred Stallion MAN OF IRON.
Bred by the best son of legendary Sire STORM CAT, in GIANTS CAUSEWAY, MAN OF IRON is an intelligent, young, magnificent chestnut Stallion, very correct & highly fertile, who was very well received in his first season to Stud in 2011. First foals have attracted wide spread interest with this seasons bookings higher to date..
MAN OF IRON has a stunning pedigree, out of the Broodmare of the year BETTER THAN HONOUR and a double cross of NORTHERN DANCER & BLUSHING GROOM and is the 1/2 brother to 4 x GR.1 Winner & Champion filly in the USA 2007 RAGS TO RICHES. His grand dam BLUSH WITH PRIDE is also a Dual GR.1 Winner .
Where this pedigree is special, is that MAN OF IRON is from the blue hen mare BEST IN SHOW female family - a family revered in Australia, with Champion Stallions REDOUTE'S CHOICE, UMATILLA, SPINNING WORLD etc..& further duplications of this BEST IN SHOW family, are currently producing a host of Stakes Winners such as SINCERO.
MAN OF IRON won his maiden over 1600mtrs, then went on to win 3 well rated staying races over 2800mtrs, including the BREEDERS CUP Marathon in devastating fashion, coming from last to win defeating Grade 1 Winning Multi Millionaires & Champions CLOUDY'S KNIGHT & MASTERY.
* About GIANT'S CAUSEWAY
Champion sire in USA in 2009 & 2010 and one of the best sires in the world. Champion freshman sire in Europe in 2004, Champion 2yo sire in U.S.A. in 2005.GIANT'S CAUSEWAY has already sired champion 2-y-o's, Classic winning 3-y-o's, record breaking older horses, and exceptional colts and fillies on both dirt and turf. He is the sire of 118 Stakes Winners including 21 GR.1 winners and 16 GR.2 winners.
Haras San Pablo, are now offering a suitable Stud farm, to form an expanded alliance and provide breeders the opportunity to access superb bloodlines. To ensure ongoing breeding rights, consideration will be given for equity in MAN OF IRON .
We welcome any enquiry and are confident MAN OF IRON will be a significant addition to the Stallion ranks in 2013.
There are now buyers actively looking for well performed stayers with stamina and speed - MAN OF IRON fits this criteria.
We have more excellent first crop foal photos from MAN OF IRON, that can be emailed upon request.
Note: Quarantine regulations are highly attractive, in relation to timing & costs .
- Sire: Giant's Causeway
- Dam: Better Than Honour
- Dam Sire: Deputy Minister
- Country of Birth: United States
- Date Foaled: January 2006
- Colour: Chestnut
- Sex: Entire
- Height: 16.1 hands
- Owners & Breeders Incentive
Scheme: Nominated to International Breeders Cup
- Year entered Stud: 2011
- Best Performer: First Crop Foals arrived in 2012