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Encosta De Lago Tops 2008-09 Aust Sires Table

Friday, 31st July 2009

Australia's 2008-09 racing season ends today, with Coolmore-based stallion & last year's winner Encosta de Lago reclaiming the Champion Sire title for the 2nd successive year, ahead of flagship Arrowfield Stud stallion & former champion Redoute's Choice & ill-fated former Durham Lodge stallion Scenic. The Top 50 stallions (by prize-money) on the 2008-09 Australian General Sires Table (to July 29) according to arion.co.nz are:

  1. Encosta de Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way) $9,905,708
  2. Redoute's Choice (Danehill-Shantha's Choice, by Canny Lad) $9,429,105
  3. Scenic (Sadler's Wells-Idyllic, by Foolish Pleasure) $9,245,925
  4. Zabeel (Sir Tristram-Lady Giselle, by Nureyev) $7,685,605
  5. More Than Ready (Southern Halo-Woodman's Girl, by Woodman) $7,407,059
  6. Commands (Danehill-Cotehele House, by My Swanee) $6,699,578
  7. Danehill Dancer (Danehill-Mira Adonde, by Sharpen Up) $6,484,108
  8. Testa Rossa (Perugino-Bo Dapper, by Sir Dapper) $5,416,406
  9. Red Ransom (Roberto-Arabia, by Damascus) $5,238,981
  10. Choisir (Danehill Dancer-Great Selection, by Lunchtime) $4,862,990
  11. Danewin (Danehill-Cotehele House, by My Swanee) $4,345,586
  12. Flying Spur (Danehill-Rolls, by Mr Prospector) $4,291,615
  13. Danzero (Danehill-Confidentially, by Kaoru Star) $4,082,834
  14. Montjeu (Sadler's Wells-Floripedes, by Top Ville) $4,039,748
  15. Hussonet (Mr Prospector-Sacahuista, by Raja Baba) $3,744,800
  16. O'Reilly (Last Tycoon-Courtza, by Pompeii Court) $3,731,971
  17. Street Cry (Machiavellian-Helen Street, by Troy) $3,721,189
  18. Show A Heart (Brave Warrior-Miss Sandman, by Regal Advice) $3,580,655
  19. General Nediym (Nediym-Military Belle, by Without Fear) $3,565,640
  20. Carnegie (Sadler's Wells-Detroit, by Riverman) $3,537,561
  21. Clang (Bellotto-Sudden Impulse, by Luskin Star) $3,512,916
  22. Exceed And Excel (Danehill-Patrona, by Lomond) $3,353,828
  23. Rock Of Gibraltar (Danehill-Offshore Boom, by Be My Guest) $3,345,020
  24. Strategic (Zeditave-Sudden Impulse, by Luskin Star) $3,271,467
  25. Jeune (Kalaglow-Youthful, by Green Dancer) $3,231,130
  26. Danetime (Danehill-Allegheny River, by Lear Fan) $3,226,955
  27. Anabaa (Danzig-Balbonella, by Gay Mecene) $3,206,302
  28. Sequalo (Rustic Amber-Dash Around, by Bending Away) $3,174,380
  29. Catbird (Danehill-Fitting, by Marscay) $3,167,714
  30. Belong To Me (Danzig-Belonging, to Exclusive Native) $3,159,886
  31. Galileo (Sadler's Wells-Urban Sea, by Miswaki) $3,074,811
  32. Rubiton (Century-Ruby, to Seventh Hussar) $3,029,908
  33. Secret Savings (Seeking The Gold-Jurisdictional, by Damascus) $3,029,323
  34. Pentire (Be My Guest-Gull Nook, by Mill Reef) $2,951,371
  35. Bel Esprit (Royal Academy-Bespoken, by Vain) $2,945,388
  36. Stravinsky (Nureyev-Fire The Groom, by Blushing Groom) $2,821,553
  37. Tale Of The Cat (Storm Cat-Yarn, by Mr Prospector) $2,815,751
  38. Bletchley Park (Caerleon-Enigma, by Ahonoora) $2,671,069
  39. Beautiful Crown (Chief's Crown-Beautiful Glass, by Pass The Glass) $2,615,972
  40. Viscount (Quest For Fame-Antwerp, by Sir Tristram) $2,578,137
  41. Easy Rocking (Barathea-Twiglet, by Twig Moss) $2,460,824
  42. Lion Hunter (Danehill-Pure Of Heart, by Godswalk) $2,453,419
  43. Giant's Causeway (Storm Cat-Mariah's Storm, by Rahy) $2,414,290
  44. Royal Academy (Nijinsky-Crimson Saint, by Crimson Satan) $2,363,618
  45. Fasliyev (Nureyev-Mr P's Princess, by Mr Prospector) $2,350,344
  46. Bianconi (Danzig-Fall Aspen, by Pretense) $2,350,026
  47. Lonhro (Octagonal-Shadea, by Straight Strike) $2,342,754
  48. Magic Albert (Zeditave-Sally Lou, by Salieri) $2,285,401
  49. Johannesburg (Hennessy-Myth, by Ogygian) $2,239,525
  50. Reset (Zabeel-Assertive Lass, by Zeditave) $2,189,049
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