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Australian Sires Premiership Update

Friday, 11th August 2017

With just over one week of the 2017-18 racing season completed, Arrowfield Stud's incumbent Champion Australian Sire Snitzel has picked up where he left off last season by establishing an early, albeit narrow, lead at the top of the national sires' leader board. In second position is Darley's deceased shuttler & Gr1 Dubai World Cup winner Street Cry, runner-up in last season's Sires' Premiership, while Sun Stud's multiple Gr1-winning sire Bel Esprit rounds out the top three. According to arion.co.nz, the top 10 ranked stallions in Australia (as of 10 August) are:

  1. Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) - $296,845
  2. Street Cry (Machiavellian) - $295,590
  3. Bel Esprit (Royal Academy) - $235,597
  4. Star Witness (Starcraft) - $219,565
  5. I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit) - $211,815
  6. High Chaparral (Sadler's Wells) - $183,243
  7. Written Tycoon (Iglesia) - $180,010
  8. Galileo (Sadler's Wells) - $172,350
  9. Exceed and Excel (Danehill) - $170,164
  10. Nicconi (Bianconi) - $138,225
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