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Major Battle At Top Of US Sire Premiership

Friday, 9th August 2013

More than midway through the season, the battle for supremacy on the US sires' table is proving highly competitive with only US$2,204,646 separating the Top 10 stallions. WinStar Farm's 15YO stallion Speightstown (Gone West-Silken Cat, by Storm Cat) leads the sires' premiership with progeny earnings of US$7,122,632, but he is a mere US$167,516 ahead of second-placed Malibu Moon (US$6,955,116), US$237,963 ahead of Leroidesanimaux (US$6,884,669), & just US$731,205 clear of Giant's Causeway (US$6,391,427) in fourth spot. The other Top 10 sires are Kitten's Joy (5th with US$5,864,280), Awesome Again (6th with US$5,752,511), War Front (7th with US$5,571,966), Tapit (8th with US$5,495,451), Medaglia d'Oro (9th with US$4,991,833), & Harlan's Holiday, which also resides at WinStar, rounding out the ten with US$4,917,986. In fact, the Top 40 sires all boast earnings over US$3 million, indicating a very even spread of prize money.

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