Hold Me Back

Fee: $5,000 S&N
Giant's Causeway - Restraint,
by
Unbridled's Song, 2006 DKB/BR

Sire Of 2YO SWs In First Two Crops

Multiple Grade 1 three-year-old Hold Me Back is one of the most promising sons of Giant’s Causeway at stud.

The multiple graded stakes winner of $872,610 is heating up, siring multiple stakes-winning progeny within half a dozen days in July - including a new 2-year-old SW.

Hold Me Back - Sire Of 2YO SWs In First Two Crops
Hold Me Back Overview
  • A leading sophomore sire nationwide by earnings, winners and stakes horses
  • 35 winners, 4 1/2f to 1 1/8 miles, domestically and abroad, incl. Santa Anita, Churchill, Gulfstream, Aqueduct, Oaklawn, etc.
  • Eight stakes horses, incl. multiple SW 3yo HOLD FOR MORE and 2yo SW HOLD THE GIANT
  • 2YOs in Training include $180,000, $140,000, $120,000 fillies; $135,000 and $100,000 colts
  • Won first two starts at two on the main track 
  • Won $500,000 Lane’s End S. (G2) at 9 furlongs in his 3-year-old debut
  • Won $187,000 Dominion Day S. (G3) at 10 furlongs
  • 2nd $1,000,000 Travers S. (G1) & $750,000 Blue Grass S. (G1)
  • Covered 100 mares in 2014

Hall of Fame horseman Bill Mott said admiringly of Hold Me Back, “Standing every bit of 16.3, he is a very fluid mover and an imposing individual. He is versatile and ran in all of the big races, including a great Travers run.”

Hold Me Back is by two-time U.S. Champion Sire Giant’s Causeway, and out of a daughter of two-time Champion Avowal. He bred 399 mares his first four years combined. His 2015 two-year-olds in training are averaging $97,500 (19 1/2X the fee!), while his 2014 yearlings averaged more than five times the fee (including a $190,000 colt). Watch him continue to soar.

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
2 3 2   0   0   $55,274
3 6 1   (1) 2   (2) 0   $655,100
4 5 1   (1) 1   0   $162,236
14 4   (2) 3   (2) 0   $872,610

(RI: 20.13)
(3, 9f, Career best Rag# 5)

 

At 2:

  • 1st An allowance (Kee, 8.5f, 1:44, by 2 lengths),
  • A maiden special weight (AP, 8.5f, 1:45:19).

At 3:

  • 1st Lane's End S.-G2 (watch video) (view chart) ($500,000, TP, 9fAW, 1:49.63, dftd. Flying Private, Proceed Bee),
  • 2nd Travers S.-G1 (watch video) (view chart) ($1,000,000, Sar, to Summer Bird, dftd. Quality Road),
  • Blue Grass S.-G1 ( Rag# 5) ($750,000, Kee, to General Quarters, dftd. Massone).

At 4:



Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

GIANTS CAUSEWAY (USA)
ch. 1997 [C]
STORM CAT (USA)
br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
b. 1978
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
SOUTH OCEAN (CAN) b. 1967 *
TERLINGUA (USA)
ch. 1976
SECRETARIAT (USA) ch. 1970 [IC]
CRIMSON SAINT (USA) ch. 1969 *
MARIAH'S STORM (USA)
b. 1991
RAHY (USA)
ch. 1985
BLUSHING GROOM (FR) ch. 1974 [BC]
GLORIOUS SONG (CAN) b. 1976
IMMENSE (USA)
b. 1979
ROBERTO (USA) b. 1969 [C]
IMSODEAR (USA) b. 1967 *
RESTRAINT (USA)
gr/r. 1998
UNBRIDLEDS SONG (USA)
gr/r. 1993
UNBRIDLED (USA)
b. 1987 [BI]
FAPPIANO (USA) b. 1977 [IC]
GANA FACIL (USA) ch. 1981
TROLLEY SONG (USA)
gr. 1983
CARO (IRE) gr. 1967 [IC]
LUCKY SPELL (USA) b. 1971
AVOWAL (CAN)
dkb/br. 1979
L'ENJOLEUR (CAN)
b. 1972
BUCKPASSER (USA) b. 1963 [C]
FANFRELUCHE (CAN) b. 1967
WELL IN HAND (USA)
b. 1963
BOLD RULER (USA) br. 1954 [BI]
BULL POISE (USA) b. 1948

courtesy of Pedigree Query

Hold Me Back News

Torrid Hold for More rolls in Minnesota Derby title=
Hold Me Back

Torrid Hold for More rolls in Minnesota Derby

Hold Me Back’s multiple stakes winner looked unstoppable once again on Saturday evening as he easily annexed the $80,000 Minnesota Derby by three lengths...

[read more]

Hold the Giant still perfect after Edmonton Juvenile win title=
Hold Me Back

Hold the Giant still perfect after Edmonton Juvenile win

Hold the Giant, a 2-year-old son of Hold Me Back, is undefeated in two starts following his two-length victory in the $50,000 Edmonton Juvenile S...

[read more]

Hold for More scores second stakes win of 2015 title=
Hold Me Back

Hold for More scores second stakes win of 2015

Hold for More chalked up yet another stakes win on July 19 when the 3-year-old son of Hold me Back rolled to a 7 ¼-length victory...

[read more]

Hold for More notches second career stakes win title=
Hold Me Back

Hold for More notches second career stakes win

Hold for More raced to an effortless 6 ½-length victory in the $60,000 Victor Myers S. Friday at Canterbury Park...

[read more]

Hold Me Back - Foals

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  • A leading sophomore sire nationwide by earnings, winners and stakes horses
  • 35 winners, 4 1/2f to 1 1/8 miles, domestically and abroad, incl. Santa Anita, Churchill, Gulfstream, Aqueduct, Oaklawn, etc.
  • Eight stakes horses, incl. multiple SW 3yo HOLD FOR MORE and 2yo SW HOLD THE GIANT
  • 2YOs in Training include $180,000, $140,000, $120,000 fillies; $135,000 and $100,000 colts
  • Won first two starts at two on the main track 
  • Won $500,000 Lane’s End S. (G2) at 9 furlongs in his 3-year-old debut
  • Won $187,000 Dominion Day S. (G3) at 10 furlongs
  • 2nd $1,000,000 Travers S. (G1) & $750,000 Blue Grass S. (G1)
  • Covered 100 mares in 2014

Hall of Fame horseman Bill Mott said admiringly of Hold Me Back, “Standing every bit of 16.3, he is a very fluid mover and an imposing individual. He is versatile and ran in all of the big races, including a great Travers run.”

Hold Me Back is by two-time U.S. Champion Sire Giant’s Causeway, and out of a daughter of two-time Champion Avowal. He bred 399 mares his first four years combined. His 2015 two-year-olds in training are averaging $97,500 (19 1/2X the fee!), while his 2014 yearlings averaged more than five times the fee (including a $190,000 colt). Watch him continue to soar.

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
2 3 2   0   0   $55,274
3 6 1   (1) 2   (2) 0   $655,100
4 5 1   (1) 1   0   $162,236
14 4   (2) 3   (2) 0   $872,610

(RI: 20.13)
(3, 9f, Career best Rag# 5)

 

At 2:

  • 1st An allowance (Kee, 8.5f, 1:44, by 2 lengths),
  • A maiden special weight (AP, 8.5f, 1:45:19).

At 3:

  • 1st Lane's End S.-G2 (watch video) (view chart) ($500,000, TP, 9fAW, 1:49.63, dftd. Flying Private, Proceed Bee),
  • 2nd Travers S.-G1 (watch video) (view chart) ($1,000,000, Sar, to Summer Bird, dftd. Quality Road),
  • Blue Grass S.-G1 ( Rag# 5) ($750,000, Kee, to General Quarters, dftd. Massone).

At 4:



Printable Pedigree

(.pdf opens in new window)

Generational Pedigree

GIANTS CAUSEWAY (USA)
ch. 1997 [C]
STORM CAT (USA)
br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
b. 1978
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
SOUTH OCEAN (CAN) b. 1967 *
TERLINGUA (USA)
ch. 1976
SECRETARIAT (USA) ch. 1970 [IC]
CRIMSON SAINT (USA) ch. 1969 *
MARIAH'S STORM (USA)
b. 1991
RAHY (USA)
ch. 1985
BLUSHING GROOM (FR) ch. 1974 [BC]
GLORIOUS SONG (CAN) b. 1976
IMMENSE (USA)
b. 1979
ROBERTO (USA) b. 1969 [C]
IMSODEAR (USA) b. 1967 *
RESTRAINT (USA)
gr/r. 1998
UNBRIDLEDS SONG (USA)
gr/r. 1993
UNBRIDLED (USA)
b. 1987 [BI]
FAPPIANO (USA) b. 1977 [IC]
GANA FACIL (USA) ch. 1981
TROLLEY SONG (USA)
gr. 1983
CARO (IRE) gr. 1967 [IC]
LUCKY SPELL (USA) b. 1971
AVOWAL (CAN)
dkb/br. 1979
L'ENJOLEUR (CAN)
b. 1972
BUCKPASSER (USA) b. 1963 [C]
FANFRELUCHE (CAN) b. 1967
WELL IN HAND (USA)
b. 1963
BOLD RULER (USA) br. 1954 [BI]
BULL POISE (USA) b. 1948

courtesy of Pedigree Query
Torrid Hold for More rolls in Minnesota Derby title=
Hold Me Back

Torrid Hold for More rolls in Minnesota Derby

Hold Me Back’s multiple stakes winner looked unstoppable once again on Saturday evening as he easily annexed the $80,000 Minnesota Derby by three lengths...

[read more]

Hold the Giant still perfect after Edmonton Juvenile win title=
Hold Me Back

Hold the Giant still perfect after Edmonton Juvenile win

Hold the Giant, a 2-year-old son of Hold Me Back, is undefeated in two starts following his two-length victory in the $50,000 Edmonton Juvenile S...

[read more]

Hold for More scores second stakes win of 2015 title=
Hold Me Back

Hold for More scores second stakes win of 2015

Hold for More chalked up yet another stakes win on July 19 when the 3-year-old son of Hold me Back rolled to a 7 ¼-length victory...

[read more]

Hold for More notches second career stakes win title=
Hold Me Back

Hold for More notches second career stakes win

Hold for More raced to an effortless 6 ½-length victory in the $60,000 Victor Myers S. Friday at Canterbury Park...

[read more]

Hold Me Back - Foals

HoldMeBack-print

Printable forms

Electronic Mare Submission

General Information
Name: (required)
Email: (required)
Phone: (required)
Organization:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Comments:
Stallion(s) of interest:
Artie Schiller
Bellamy Road
Bodemeister
Carpe Diem
Colonel John
Congrats
Distorted Humor
Drosselmeyer
Fed Biz
Gemologist
Hold Me Back
More Than Ready
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
Mare Information
Mare Name: (required)
Age:
Sire:
Dam:
Status:
Previous Year Covering Sire:
Boarding Farm:
Produce History:
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