Bred: Charles Heider & Scott Heider (Ky.)
Sire: Giant's Causeway
Dam: Surf N Sand, by Boston Harbor
A $250,000 purchase for Heider Family Stables LLC at the 2011 Keeneland September Yearling Sale, the son of Giant's Causeway is a trainee of Thomas Proctor. Examen broke his maiden on his sophomore debut at Santa Anita, and stepped up to stakes company for Keeneland's Lexington Stakes.