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Giant Moon

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Deceased
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Bred:
New York (USA) by Albert Fried Jr.  -  [Add Data]
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What the Horse Racing Nation is saying about Giant Moon...

The Daily Racing Form reports that Giant Moon tragically lost his battle with laminitis last week. R.I.P.
Icabad Crane concluded his 5-year-old season with a hard-charging victory at Aqueduct Racetrack on New Year’s Eve in the $65,000 Alex M. Robb for New York-breds.   Last of six early, Icabad Crane moved into fourth along the backstretch, waited behind horses on the final bend, and rallied from b...Read More
Like to see this one step it up today.
On the eve of his eighth birthday, New York-bred stalwart Ruffino goes for his second straight victory when he faces a solid field of seven other state-breds Friday afternoon in the 32nd running of the $65,000 Alex M. Robb at Aqueduct Racetrack.   After earning one second and two third-place fi...Read More
When trainer Chad Brown claimed Gimme Credit in March for $50,000, the 7-year-old gelding hadn’t won a race in nearly three years, but Brown saw promise.   “We thought he was a classy horse,” said Brown, who claimed the son of Artax for Michael Dubb. “He’d run some good races at different time...Read More
Saratoga’s fourth race on Wednesday, a 1 1/8th-mile optional claimer on the main track for 3-year-olds and up, has attracted a competitive field of seven.   The 2-1 morning-line favorite is Regal Ransom, winner of the 2009 Group 2 U.A.E. Derby and Grade 2 Super Derby. The Godolphin Stable repr...Read More
Banrock, king of the New York-bred turf division, will try on Thursday to become the first horse to win three consecutive runnings of the $100,000 West Point at Saratoga Race Course. Banrock has won 3 of 6 career starts at Saratoga and captured 11 of his 12 career victories against fellow New York-...Read More
Giant Moon made his Saratoga Race Course debut a winning one Monday afternoon, rallying through the stretch to edge Icabad Crane and take the $70,000 Evan Shipman by a neck.   Ridden by Hall of Famer Edgar Prado, Giant Moon was caught wide throughout the 1 1/8th mile race for New York-breds, ru...Read More
New York-breds get their chance to shine on Saratoga Race Course’s main stage in Monday’s $70,000 Evan Shipman for 3-year-olds and up.   Included in a field of seven state-breds for the 1 1/8th mile race is Mighty Morris, who has been first or second in all but one of his six starts this year....Read More
The $75,000, 1 1/8-mile Evan Shipman for New York-breds on Monday, July 26 is expected to be the next stop for Albert Fried Jr.’s Giant Moon.  The race will be the first start in Saratoga for the 5-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway, who has been sidelined by foot problems for much of his career...Read More
Albert Fried Jr.’s Giant Moon is progressing nicely in the second comeback effort of his career, trainer Rick Schosberg said Friday, and will point for the Evan Shipman, a $75,000 race for New York-breds going 1 1/8th miles at Saratoga Race Course on July 26.    After winning his first fo...Read More
It was a banner day at Belmont Park for Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado, who brought home four winners from five mounts Sunday afternoon.    Prado guided Sounds Familiar ($5.30) to win the third race, Endless Circle ($4.70) in the fourth, Pocket Cowboys ($11.80) in the eighth and Giant Moo...Read More
His connections may be different, but Bribon will attempt the same goal Friday as he did at this time last year: win the Grade 3, $100,000 Westchester on opening day at Belmont Park.   In 2009, the French-bred gelding made three winter starts at Gulfstream Park, and then used a victory in the&...Read More
Yet another great day at the Big-A. While others choose to waste hundreds of dollars to go to taxpayer park A & B($1.8 Billion in public debt)the smart discretionary money was at the Big-A. FreeRead More
The Excelsior was the first graded stakes triumph for Giant Moon, who was last of nine in the 2008 Gotham S. (G3), fourth in the Wood Memorial S. (G1) and eighth in the Preakness S. (G1) in his prior graded stakes appearances. ...Read More
It’s been three up and three down this year at Aqueduct for Barrier Reef headed into Saturday’s Excelsior Breeders’ Cup Handicap (gr. III) at the New York City track. The son of Mizzen Mast won his last start at the Excelsior distance of 1 1/8 miles, ...Read More
5/18/2008 Associated Press - BALTIMORE - Not once but twice, jockey Kent Desormeaux sneaked a peek to see if anyone was gaining on Big Brown.Read More

Giant Moon - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View Details12/31/10Giant Moon4thAqu81 1/16 mDAlex M. Robb  3+ M (S)Icabad CraneMantecaMine Over Matter1:44.48
View Details11/25/10Giant Moon4thAqu61 mileDTinchen's Prince 3+ M (S)RuffinoIcabad CraneMine Over Matter1:35.98
View DetailsView Video10/23/10Giant Moon7thBel91 1/8 mDEmpire Classic 3+ M (S)Friend Or FoeIcabad CraneWishful Tomcat1:46.94
View Details09/17/10Giant Moon2ndBel31 1/16 mDSalute Me Sir 3+ M (S)Mine Over MatterGiant MoonNaughty New Yorker1:44.51
View Details07/26/10Giant Moon1stSar31 1/8 mDEvan Shipman 3+ M (S)Giant MoonIcabad CraneGroomedforvictory1:49.31
View Details06/13/10Giant Moon2ndBel31 mileDAlwOC 3+ M (S)HaynesfieldGiant MoonGroomedforvictory1:34.69
View Details05/16/10Giant Moon1stBel91 1/16 mDAlwOC 3+ MGiant MoonGroomedforvictoryRuffino1:42.76
View Details04/30/10Giant Moon8thBel81 mileDWestchester-G3 4+ MLe Grand CruConvocationIronman Jon1:34.89
View Details11/18/09Giant Moon7thAqu81 1/16 mTFlitalong  3+ FWest OceanDenominationAkilina1:46.48
View Details04/04/09Giant Moon1stAqu81 1/8 mDExcelsior-G3 4+ MGiant MoonCool Coal ManBarrier Reef1:50.90
View Details03/06/09Giant Moon1stAqu31 1/16 mDMr. G.J.G. 4+ M (S)Giant MoonSee More SpiritDr. D. F. C. 1:45.44
View DetailsView Video05/17/08Giant Moon8thPim121 3/16 mDPreakness Stakes-G1 3 MBig BrownMacho AgainIcabad Crane1:54.80
View DetailsView Video04/05/08Giant Moon4thAqu91 1/8 mDWood Memorial-G1 3 MTale Of EkatiWar PassCourt Vision1:52.35
View DetailsView Video01/05/08Giant Moon1stAqu81 70yDCount Fleet Stakes 3 MGiant MoonSpanky FischbeinRoman Emperor1:41.14