Leading Sires by Australian Stakes-Winners

Tara Madgwick - Tuesday November 28

The vast prizemoney on offer during spring the spring carnivals in Sydney and Melbourne can skew the leading sire lists by earnings, so we’ve taken a look at the leading sires by stakes-winners although even that measure of success can now be taken with a grain of salt given the lack of Black Type on a couple of the best races in the country, while some traditional Black Type races have been significantly weakened.

I Am Invincible stands at a fee of $302,500 for good reason.

Whatever way you look at it I Am Invincible is the best stallion in the country with his nine stakes-winners headed by his champion sprinting mare Imperatriz, while Zoustar has also had a memorable spring with a pair of Group I winning three year-olds in Ozzmosis and Joliestar.

Playing God is playing with the big boys and stands at a fee of $33,000.

WA based Playing God had a massive day at Ascot last Saturday with his star on the rise and yearling buyers will no doubt be looking hard at the 2024 Magic Millions Perth Yearling catalogue when that gets released as it will be the only place to purchase his stock.

Pride of Dubai continues to deliver and while a lot of the sires on this list are seriously expensive, he’s not. Standing at a fee of $27,500, Pride of Dubai might be what you are looking for in a late season cover and a real shot at breeding a SW.

Harry Angel (IRE) is the youngest sire on the list and while he was a sprinter, his best horse is Group I ATC Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) winner Tom Kitten.

Leading Sires by Australian Stakes-Winners This Season (Three or more SW's)

 

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Rank

Stallion

Sire of Sire/ Stud

SW(SWins)

Earnings

Best Performer

1

I Am Invincible (AUS) 2004 - 2010

Invincible Spirit / Yarraman, NSW

9(16)

$17,518,112

Imperatriz - 3,655,325

2

Zoustar (AUS) 2010 - 2014

Northern Meteor / Widden, NSW

5(7)

$7,672,598

Ozzmosis - 1,364,075

3

Playing God (AUS) 2007 - 2014

Blackfriars / Darling View Tbreds, WA

5(5)

$2,991,602

Bustler - 849,800

4

Savabeel (AUS) 2001 - 2005

Zabeel / Waikato Stud, NZ

4(4)

$7,718,175

I Wish I Win - 2,967,500

5

Pride of Dubai (AUS) 2012 - 2016

Street Cry / Coolmore NSW

4(5)

$7,035,677

Pride of Jenni - 2,490,650

6

Written Tycoon (AUS) 2002 - 2007

Iglesia / Yulong Vic

4(4)

$4,183,142

Run Harry Run - 407,900

7

Sea the Stars (IRE) 2006 - 2010

Cape Cross / Aga Khan Studs Ire

4(5)

$3,847,365

Cepheus - 1,646,000

8

Dundeel (NZ) 2009 - 2014

High Chaparral/ Arrowfield NSW

3(3)

$4,466,689

Militarize - 760,550

9

Street Boss (USA) 2004 - 2009

Street Cry / Darley Vic

3(4)

$4,206,233

Pericles - 2,350,500

10

Capitalist (AUS) 2013 - 2017

Written Tycoon/ Newgate NSW

3(3)

$3,905,820

Kaizad - 385,125

11

Shamus Award (AUS) 2010 - 2014

Snitzel / Rosemont Vic

3(3)

$2,788,752

Duais - 961,250

12

Harry Angel (IRE) 2014 - 2019

Dark Angel / Darley NSW

3(4)

$2,351,490

Tom Kitten - 1,439,800

13

Brazen Beau (AUS) 2011 - 2015

I Am Invincible/ Darley Vic

3(3)

$1,917,642

Bold Bastille - 309,000

 

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