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Volksraad Tops 2008-09 NZ Sires Table

Friday, 31st July 2009

Across the Tasman, New Zealand's 2008-09 racing season also ends today with Windsor Park Stud superstar Volksraad claiming his 7th Champion Sire title, ahead of Waikato Stud stallion Pins & Rich Hill Stud stallion Pentire. The Top 50 stallions (by prize-money) on the 2008-09 NZ General Sires Table (to July 29) according to arion.co.nz are:

  1. Volksraad (Green Desert-Celtic Assembly, by Secretariat) NZ$2,078,317
  2. Pins (Snippets-No Finer, by Kaoru Star) NZ$1,594,529
  3. Pentire (Be My Guest-Gull Nook, by Mill Reef) NZ$1,545,916
  4. Encosta de Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way) NZ$1,424,561
  5. Scenic (Sadler's Wells-Idyllic, by Foolish Pleasure) NZ$1,411,125
  6. O'Reilly (Last Tycoon-Courtza, by Pompeii Court) NZ$1,298,153
  7. Montjeu (Sadler's Wells-Floripedes, by Top Ville) NZ$1,202,189
  8. Tale Of The Cat (Storm Cat-Yarn, by Mr Prospector) NZ$1,063,007
  9. Van Nistelrooy (Storm Cat-Halory, by Halo) NZ$991,428
  10. Keeper (Danehill-Nuwirah, by Pleasant Colony) NZ$905,969
  11. Golan (Spectrum-Highland Gift, by Generous) NZ$854,357
  12. Danske (Danehill-Our Tristalight, by Sir Tristram) NZ$843,155
  13. Istidaad (Chief's Crown-Mazzei Mood, by Roberto) NZ$820,791
  14. Generous (Caerleon-Doff The Derby, by Master Derby) NZ$810,156
  15. Bertolini (Danzig-Aquilegia, by Alydar) NZ$804,377
  16. Lord Ballina (Bletchingly-Sunset Girl, by Star Affair) NZ$803,435
  17. Stravinsky (Nureyev-Fire The Groom, by Blushing Groom) NZ$795,983
  18. Al Akbar (Success Express-Gala Night, by Blakeny) NZ$794,915
  19. Cape Cross (Green Desert-Park Appeal, by Ahonoora) NZ$780,947
  20. Zabeel (Sir Tristram-Lady Giselle, by Nureyev) NZ$762,330
  21. Viking Ruler (Danehill-Tristalove, by Sir Tristram) NZ$722,333
  22. Faltaat (Mr Prospector-Epitome, by Summing) NZ$704,799
  23. No Excuse Needed (Machiavellian-Nawaiet, by Zilzal) NZ$702,138
  24. Lucky Owners (Danehill-Miss Priority, by Kaapstad) NZ$701,400
  25. Spinning World (Nureyev-Imperfect Circle, by Riverman) NZ$694,550
  26. Yamanin Vital (Sir Tristram-She Might Hula, by Caucasus) NZ$694,214
  27. Don Eduardo (Zabeel-Diamond Lover, by Sticks And Stones) NZ$691,480
  28. Kaapstad (Sir Tristram-Eight Carat, by Pieces Of Eight) NZ$677,926
  29. Sandtrap (Irish River-Timely Reserve, by Nureyev) NZ$651,286
  30. Victory Dance (Sadler's Wells-Tree Of Knowledge, by Sassafras) NZ$646,012
  31. Thorn Park (Spinning World-Joy, by Bluebird) NZ$635,805
  32. Howbaddouwantit (Rahy-Fair To The Wind, by Nijinsky) NZ$634,073
  33. Danroad (Danehill-Strawberry Girl, by Strawberry Road) NZ$627,587
  34. Danasinga (Danehill-Princess Tracy, by Ahonoora) NZ$618,077
  35. Elnadim (Danzig-Elle Seule, by Exclusive Native) NZ$560,629
  36. His Royal Highness (Grosvenor-Gem In The Rough, by Mr Prospector) NZ$552,354
  37. My Halo (Southern Halo-My Swinger, by Groovy) NZ$533,318
  38. Towkay (Last Tycoon-Princess Tracy, by Ahonoora) NZ$514,678
  39. Shinko King (Fairy King-Rose Of Jericho, by Alleged) NZ$496,093
  40. Captain Rio (Pivotal-Beloved Visitor, by Miswaki) NZ$448,911
  41. Align (Night Shift-Super Trend, by Red Anchor) NZ$430,741
  42. Colombia (Zabeel-Eight Carat, by Pieces of Eight) NZ$406,350
  43. Jungle Pocket (Tony Bin-Dance Charmer, by Nureyev) NZ$405,987
  44. Postponed (Summer Squall-Bridal Tea, by Gulch) NZ$405,363
  45. Zerpour (Darshaan-Zerzaya, by Beldale Flutter) NZ$398,891
  46. Magic Ring (Green Desert-Emaline, by Empery) NZ$396,321
  47. Deputy Governor (Master Willie-Regent Miss, by Vice Regent) NZ$383,493
  48. Electronic Zone (Rahy-La Griffe, by Prince John) NZ$379,535
  49. Diamond Express (Success Express-Tudor Light, by Light Kingdom) NZ$359,950
  50. Black Minnaloushe (Storm Cat-Coral Dance, by Green Dancer) NZ$355,544
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