Few Stallions Have Touched As Many People as this One

Tara Madgwick - Monday June 20

Victorian heavyweight Written Tycoon is the reigning Champion Australian Sire having taken the title last year for the first time and he’s a fascinating stallion having started at a low base before elevating himself to the elite sire ranks and his last two books of mares in particular hold plenty of interest.

Written Tycoon spent 2020 at Arrowfield Stud and then last year he was back in Victoria at his new home of Yulong, so let’s make a comparison of those mare books.

Written Tycoon has sired the winners of over $13.2million this season including 11 SW's.

Written Tycoon had two years at a fee of $110,000 at Woodside Park in Victoria before venturing to Arrowfield for a season at $77,000 and then last year he moved to Yulong and had his fee set at $165,000 which is the same again this year.

Written Tycoon is a stallion that has touched breeders of all budgets and in all states as he also stood briefly in Queensland during which time his Golden Slipper winning Champion 2YO Colt and now leading young sire Capitalist was conceived.

His second two years at stud were at a fee of just $6,600, so it’s fair to say breeders from all walks of life have now had some sort of exposure to this exceptional sire that has made his fortune the hard way.

Despite the difference in service fee $77,000 in 2020 and $165,000 in 2021, the quality of the mares he covered is very similar and the total number exactly the same, 199 for both years.

Written Tycoon Stats 2020 $77,000 2021 $165,000
Mares covered 199 199
Stakes-winners covered 49 52
Group winners covered 32 30
Group I winners covered 8
Black Caviar
More Joyous (NZ)
Pasadena Girl (NZ)
Plucky Belle
Risque (NZ)
Speak Fondly
Aloisia (NZ)
Consensus (NZ)
In Her Time
Melody Belle (NZ)
Soriano (NZ)
Dams of Stakes-winners 31 30
Dams of Group winners 21 23
Dams of Group I winners 9
Ole Kirk
The Quarterback
Volatile Mix
Written By
Extreme Choice
Hungry Heart
Ole Kirk
On the Bubbles
Princess Jenni
Rocket Spade
Santa Ana Lane
Streets of Avalon


Sires of Dams Covered by Written Tycoon (10 or more mares in past two seasons)

In this table we’ve had a look at the sires of the mares that have gone to Written Tycoon in the past two seasons and looked to see the success rate of the nick in terms of winner to runner and SW to runner.

Written Tycoon has sired 11 stakes-winners this season alone and his overall lifetime key statistics are 76.2% winner to runner and 4.9% SW to runner.

Broodmare Sire Number of Mares Winner to runner SW to runner
Snitzel 43 57.1% 4 winners from 7 runners  
Redoute’s Choice 33 75% 2.5% 1 SW 40 runners
Fastnet Rock 22 73.1% 11.5% 3 SW 26 runners
I Am Invincible 16 No runners  
More than Ready (USA) 15 81% 9.5% 2 SW 21 runners
Not a Single Doubt 15 62.5% 5 winners from 8 runners 25% 2 SW 8 runners
Hussonet (USA) 11 71.4% 5 winners from 7 runners 14.2% 1 SW 7 runners
Exceed and Excel 10 69.2% 9 winners from 13 runners  
Sebring 10 100% 4 winners from 4 runners  
Street Cry (IRE) 10 100% 2 winners from 2 runners  


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