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Adena Springs Top US Breeder For 6th Consecutive Year
In the US, Frank Stronach's Adena Springs "tops the list of leading individual breeders in North America by earnings for the 6th consecutive year," reported bloodhorse.com. Adena Springs bred the winners of 603 races from 3,671 starts in 2008 for earnings of US$19,217,703. Adena was followed by Stonerside Stable (which bred the winners of 98 races from 518 starts for earnings of US$7,433,027). Completing the list of top 10 individual breeders were: Eugene Melnyk US$6,410,230 (231 wins/1,355 starts); Brereton Jones US$6,339,254 (216/1,373); WinStar Farm US$5,460,005 (89/599); Juddmonte Farms US$4,924,494 (51/365); Sherman Family Thoroughbreds US$4,839,702 (309/2,445); Sez Who Thoroughbreds US$4,780,068 (196/1,580); Padua Stables US$4,773,351 (192/1,158); & Everest Stables US$3,966,631 (116/875).