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Giant Ryan

Status:
Deceased
Owner(s):
Trainer:
Bred:
New York (USA) by Thomas-Lakin LLC
Pedigree:
Freud  -  Kheyrah  by  Dayjur
Rating:
 
1hgpAP Em 56
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Older Comments about Giant Ryan...

So sad to loose such a beautiful and talented race horse like this. I have followed his career for the past 4 yrs and he has brought me lots of joy and happiness. It's nice to see the love the owners and trainers had for this horse, because there are so many horses that being abused for no reason. These majestic animals have no voice and no defese against their abusors, I commend the team associated with Giant Ryan for knowing the right and humane thing to do, though very difficult and heartbreaking. Unfortunately when I heard of his injuries I knew it would take a miracle for him to recovery, so I prayed for one. It's too bad he won't have a chance to hook up with Z-girl or Rachel what a baby that would have been! Hope he is at peace now in horsey heaven! Best of luck and much happiness to his team in the future. I'll be keeping my eye on Trinniberg, as I liked him in the Derby! I think u got a winner!t
Rest in piece wonderful boy. I rooted for you in all of your races and through your injury and this is a heartbreaking end I know everyone hates to see. R.I.P. <3
So sad
It was a sad day hearing the news with Giant Ryan. With his surgery being delayed a few days before and now hearing that he was put to sleep. We lost a talented and beautiful racehorse yesterday. I was hoping that he would recover and retire, but it just didn't happen. Breaking the sesamoid bones it like a death sentence. But was worse is that Laminitis set in. Fortunately, he was humanely put to sleep so he didn't have to suffer through the pain of the injury or laminitis. I feel so sad for Parbhoo family with their loss. Although I'm sure, that Giant Ryan is in heaven running around playing with the other horses and racehorses. But, we should be thankful. Like Barbaro and Eight Belles, they died, but they saved so many more racehorses. Hopefully they will find the cause for laminitis so horses won't suffer and through it or be put down.
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  • travel_vic · inbreeding AND overuse of medications HAVE weakened them horribly · 798 days ago
  • Junebug719 · stop the meds! Grow better horses.... look at the long picture instead of just now. RIght again, tavel_vic · 798 days ago
Very, very sad news. Was praying for a miracle.
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  • Junebug719 · However you put it, travel_vic, it is true. How very sad.. · 798 days ago
  • cocoa2 · What set the death sentence was laminitis, it killed Secretariat, Barbaro and more. · 798 days ago
R.I.P. Giant Ryan. So very sad...too many. When they started talking about delaying the surgery I had flashbacks of Barbaro & all the other horses that are gone now due to this disease. Praying for MORE research & making a donation to the laminitis fund @ U. Penn. I'm so very sorry for your loss of this wonderful horse.
  • Junebug719 · Yes, our sympathies to those who loved him. He was such a great presence. Yes, we all need to give to donations to aid in research of this horrid disease. · 798 days ago
R.I.P. beautiful boy...
This is terrible news! Absolutely terrible! I didn't know laminitis could set in that fast :( RIP Giant Ryan...you are missed already.
  • cocoa2 · Secretariat did not die at 19 because of a weak heart, nor Barbaro from his injury. · 799 days ago
  • GypsyRose · This I know cocoa · 799 days ago
I am greatly saddened by the loss of this game horse, having watched him at Aqueduct last year. RIP, Ryan-
R.I.P }+{
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  • LAZMANNICK · RIP buddy. THe saddest part of any sport. · 799 days ago
  • likin sparks · Unfortunately the vascular damage was severe and even if they could repair the bone damage the blood supply would not be there, very unfortunate but euthenasia was the correct choice. · 799 days ago
This is devastating. RIP. I feel honored to have gotten to watch you win in person
RIP Giant Ryan- My sympathies to the connections of Giant Ryan. He will be missed.
R.I.P
So very sorry to hear this...
R.I.P. Giant Ryan :(
Sad over Giant Ryan. May he RIP.
Sad to hear, R.I.P. Giant Ryan!
Giant Ryan was euthanized earlier today. Laminitis began to set in. Surgery not possible.
R.I.P. :'(
Rest in Peace, Giant Ryan.

Giant Ryan - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View DetailsView Video06/09/12Giant Ryan8thBel76 fDTrue North-G2 3+ MCaixa EletronicaJustin PhillipSmiling Tiger1:09.52
View DetailsView Video03/31/12Giant Ryan5thMey66 fSDubai Golden Shaheen-G1 3+ MKrypton FactorRocket ManLucky Nine1:10.79
View DetailsView Video11/05/11Giant Ryan8thCD56 fDBreeders&#39; Cup Sprint-G1 3+ MAmazombieForce FreezeJackson Bend1:09.17
View DetailsView Video10/01/11Giant Ryan1stBel76 fDVosburgh-G1 3+ MGiant RyanForce FreezeCaixa Eletronica1:09.10
View DetailsView Video07/09/11Giant Ryan1stCrc116 fDSmile Sprint H-G2 3+ MGiant RyanIrrefutableNoble&#39;s Promise1:11.34
View Details06/11/11Giant Ryan1stCrc116 fDPonche Hcp. 3+ MGiant RyanRoyal TriconHear Ye Hear Ye1:10.65
View Details05/04/11Giant Ryan1stBel26 fDAlwOC 3+ MGiant RyanGeneral MaximusBe Bullish1:09.66
View Details04/06/11Giant Ryan1stAqu86 fDHamlet 3+ M (S)Giant RyanBe BullishDriven By Solar1:09.06
View Details03/04/11Giant Ryan1stAqu46 fDAlwOC 4+ M (S)Giant RyanWon Great ClassicPete&#39;s Parley1:09.92
View Details02/09/11Giant Ryan10thGP81 mileTAlwOC 4+ MCommandeeredExchanging KissesStrong Commitment1:35.86
View Details01/14/11Giant Ryan5thGP56 fDAlwOC 4+ MJoey P.Safe TripDabnabit1:09.43
View Details02/18/10Giant Ryan2ndAqu86 fDAlwOC 4+ MJanuary GentGiant RyanGold Vendetta1:10.28
View DetailsView Video03/07/09Giant Ryan9thAqu91 1/16 mDGotham-G3 3 MI Want RevengeImperial CouncilMr. Fantasy1:42.65
View Details01/19/09Giant Ryan5thAqu36 fDJimmy Winkfield 3 MTaqarubThe PrinceFellow Crasher1:09.26
View Details12/14/08Giant Ryan1stAqu56 fDAllow 2 MGiant RyanHeir To The StoneSeeyouatsergios1:11.44
View Details11/29/08Giant Ryan1stAqu26 fDMSW 2 MGiant RyanExtinguishRobachino1:11.86
View Details10/26/08Giant Ryan3rdBel95 1/2 fDMSW 2 MThat&#39;s RichBitabazGiant Ryan1:04.56