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Top 10 Australian Stallions for 2016/17

Friday, 4th August 2017

With only four days of the new racing season having passed, we thought we would once again take a quick snapshot of the Top Ten stallions from last year. Arrowfield Stud's Snitzel emerged as the new benchmark for stallion excellence with his first Australian Champion Sires' Title that amassed all-time record progeny earnings of $16,220,135. Finishing in second position was Darley's deceased shuttler & Gr1 Dubai World Cup winner Street Cry with $14.4 million, while Coolmore's former champion Australian sire Fastnet Rock rounded out the top three with $12.9 million. According to arion.co.nz, the top 10 ranked stallions in Australia for last season (as of 1 August) were:

  1. Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) - $16,220,135
  2. Street Cry (Machiavellian) - $14,444,239
  3. Fastnet Rock (Danehill) - $12,948,685
  4. I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit) - $12,194,618
  5. Not a Single Doubt (Redoute's Choice) - $11,755,839
  6. Sebring (More Than Ready) - $10,535,979
  7. High Chaparral (Sadler's Wells) - $10,306,857
  8. Written Tycoon (Iglesia) - $7,793,810
  9. Choisir (Danehill Dancer) - $7,537,422
  10. Stratum (Redoute's Choice) - $7,517,041
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