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Australian Sires Premiership Update

Friday, 18th August 2017

With just over two weeks of the 2017-18 racing season completed, Arrowfield Stud's incumbent Champion Australian Sire Snitzel has established an early lead at the top of the national sires' leader board with progeny earnings of $670,000. Occupying second position is Darley's deceased shuttler & Gr1 Dubai World Cup winner Street Cry, runner-up in last season's Sires' Premiership, while Yarraman Park's Gr3-winning stallion I Am Invincible rounds out the top three. According to arion.co.nz, the Top 10 ranked stallions in Australia (as of 17 August) are:

  1. Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) - $671,469
  2. Street Cry (Machiavellian) - $471,630
  3. I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit) - $371,720
  4. Bel Esprit (Royal Academy) - $342,411
  5. Star Witness (Starcraft) - $305,005
  6. Written Tycoon (Iglesia) - $302,599
  7. Sebring (More Than Ready) - $297,290
  8. High Chaparral (Sadler's Wells) - $283,622
  9. Nicconi (Bianconi) - $256,689
  10. Exceed and Excel (Danehill) - $250,498
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