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Australian Sires Premiership Update

Tuesday, 6th February 2018

After twenty seven weeks of the 2017-18 racing season, Arrowfield Stud's incumbent Champion Australian Sire Snitzel still holds a commanding lead at the top of the national sires leader board with progeny earnings in excess of $16 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 $9.65 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 5 February) are:

  1. Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) - $16,162,616
  2. High Chaparral (Sadler's Well) - $9,658,573
  3. I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit) - $8,203,835
  4. Fastnet Rock (Danehill) - $7,407,958
  5. Not a Single Doubt (Redoute's Choice) - $6,515,117
  6. Street Cry (Machiavellian) - $6,180,513
  7. Sebring (More Than Ready) - $5,161,608
  8. Pierro (Lonhro) - $4,208,454
  9. Written Tycoon (Iglesia) - $4,067,740
  10. Lope de Vega (Shamardal) - $3,918,967
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