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Australian Sires Premiership Update

Tuesday, 27th February 2018

After thirty weeks of the 2017-18 racing season, Arrowfield Stud's incumbent Champion Australian Sire Snitzel has powered further ahead at the top of the national sires leader board with all-time record Australian progeny earnings of $17.6 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 $10 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 26 February) are:

  1. Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) - $17,649,700
  2. High Chaparral (Sadler's Wells) - $10,008,280
  3. I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit) - $9,094,089
  4. Fastnet Rock (Danehill) - $8,119,457
  5. Not a Single Doubt (Redoute's Choice) - $7,190,190
  6. Street Cry (Machiavellian) - $6,426,268
  7. Written Tycoon (Iglesia) - $5,818,619
  8. Sebring (More Than Ready) - $5,700,606
  9. Pierro (Lonhro) - $4,554,684
  10. Lope de Vega (Shamardal) - $4,325,207
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