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Australian Sires Premiership Update

Tuesday, 20th February 2018

After twenty nine weeks of the 2017-18 racing season, Arrowfield Stud's incumbent Champion Australian Sire Snitzel retains an unassailable lead at the top of the national sires leader board with all-time record progeny earnings of $16.8 million. Occupying second position is Coolmore's ill-fated High Chaparral, who made a major move up the leader board after the wins of Rekindling in the Melbourne Cup and Ace High in the Victoria Derby in the spring, with $9.86 million, while Yarraman Park's high-profile sire I Am Invincible rounds out the top three. According to arion.co.nz, the Top 10 ranked stallions in Australia (as of 19 February) are:

  1. Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) - $16,805,790
  2. High Chaparral (Sadler's Wells) - $9,860,747
  3. I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit) - $8,675,029
  4. Fastnet Rock (Danehill) - $7,914,863
  5. Not a Single Doubt (Redoute's Choice) - $6,909,516
  6. Street Cry (Machiavellian) - $6,354,596
  7. Sebring (More Than Ready) - $5,541,101
  8. Written Tycoon (Iglesia) - $4,714,465
  9. Pierro (Lonhro) - $4,346,409
  10. Lope de Vega (Shamardal) - $4,213,572
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