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Australian Sires Premiership Update

Tuesday, 19th December 2017

After twenty weeks of the 2017-18 racing season, Arrowfield Stud's incumbent Champion Australian Sire Snitzel is still cruising along at the top of the national sires' leader board with progeny earnings in excess of $13.5 million. Occupying second position is Coolmore's ill-fated High Chaparral, who made a significant move up the leader board after the wins of Rekindling in the Melbourne Cup and Ace High in the Victoria Derby in the spring. He currently boasts earnings of $9 million, while Darley's deceased shuttler & Gr1 Dubai World Cup winner Street Cry has reclaimed a top three spot with $5.5 million. According to arion.co.nz, the Top 10 ranked stallions in Australia (as of 18 December) are:

  1. Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) - $13,554,456
  2. High Chaparral (Sadler's Wells) - $9,021,974
  3. Street Cry (Machiavellian) - $5,548,102
  4. Fastnet Rock (Danehill) - $5,547,736
  5. I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit) - $5,521,392
  6. Not a Single Doubt (Redoute's Choice) - $5,388,103
  7. Sebring (More Than Ready) - $3,831,877
  8. Lope de Vega (Shamardal) - $3,562,438
  9. Teofilo (Galileo) - $3,278,061
  10. Written Tycoon (Iglesia) - $2,977,474
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