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Australian Sires Premiership Update

Friday, 18th September 2015

After seven weeks of the 2015-16 racing season, Darley's World Champion Miler and former Champion Australian sire Lonhro has swept to the lead on the national sires leader board with progeny earnings of $1.48 million. Lonhro finds himself on top after his exciting son Exosphere's brilliant win in last Saturday's $1 million Gr1 Golden Rose Stakes at Rosehill Gardens. Occupying second position is Coolmore's incumbent Champion Australian sire Fastnet Rock with $1.18 million in progeny earnings, while ill-fated stallion Northern Meteor rounds out the top three with earnings of $950,000. The Top Ten stallion rankings (according to arion.co.nz as at 17 September) are:

  1. Lonhro (Octagonal) - $1,484,951
  2. Fastnet Rock (Danehill) - $1,185,106
  3. Northern Meteor (Encosta de Lago) - $959,880
  4. Not a Single Doubt (Redoute's Choice) - $926,515
  5. Redoute's Choice (Danehill) - $868,429
  6. Choisir (Danehill Dancer) - $802,911
  7. Exceed and Excel (Danehill) - $788,950
  8. More Than Ready (Southern Image) - $786,765
  9. Reset (Zabeel) - $775,195
  10. Encosta de Lago (Fairy King) - $772,425
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