Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Leading Broodmare Sires

by | 02.09.2018 | 10:21am
Dickinson (Medaglia d'Oro) wins The Jenny Wiley (G1) at Keeneland on 4.15.2017, Paco Lopez up, Kiaran McLaughlin trainer, Godolphin Racing owner.

Over the past couple of weeks, we've looked at the leaders of different divisions of the American Graded Stakes Standings of 2017. This week, we'll look at broodmare sires.

The stallions that ranked among the top five broodmare sires of AGS winners are familiar names, although a couple may come as a surprise. As he has for the past four years, the venerable A.P. Indy tops the list with 14 individual graded stakes winners. Of that number, three were Grade 1 winners – Bolt d'Oro (Del Mar Futurity, FrontRunner Stakes), Dickinson (Jenny Wiley) and Cloud Computing (Preakness Stakes).

Unbridled's Song finished in the second spot with 10 individual graded stakes winners. Of those, two were G1 winners – Unique Bella (La Brea Stakes) and Moonshine Memories (Del Mar Debutante, Chandelier Stakes).

Awesome Again had six individual graded stakes winners in 2017, placing him in third. He did not have any Grade 1 winners.

Two stallions had five individual graded stakes winners – Distorted Humor and Giant's Causeway. All five of Distorted Humor's winners captured Grade 1's – Arrogate (Pegasus World Cup), Elate (Alabama, Beldame), New Money Honey (Belmont Oaks Invitational), Takaful (Vosburgh) and Practical Joke (H. Allen Jerkens Memorial).

Giant's Causeway had three G1 winners – Gun Runner (Breeders' Cup Classic, Stephen Foster, Whitney, Woodward), Free Drop Billy (Breeders' Futurity) and Romantic Vision (Spinster Stakes).

*All chart information is valid through Dec. 31, 2017

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Graded Stakes Wins by Sales Company     
RankNameWins
1Keeneland146 (171)
2Fasig-Tipton60 (70)
3OBS52 (57)
4Tattersalls9 (12)
5Goffs9 (11)
Graded Stakes Winners by Sale      
RankNameWinners
1Keeneland Sept.116
2Keeneland Nov.41
3OBS March21
4FTK October19
5FT August16
Graded Stakes Winners by Sale Year     
RankNameSales
1Yearling208
22-Year-Old74
3Weanling36
44-Year-Old13
53-Year-Old8
Graded Stakes Winners by Consignor     
Rank 3 (4)NameWinners
1Taylor Made19
2Lane's End12
3Eaton Sales9
4Gainesway8
Wavertree Stable8
Graded Stakes Winners by Sire     
RankNameWinners/Ws
1Scat Daddy12 (12)
2Quality Road11 (13)
3Medaglia d'Oro10 (17)
Tapit10 (17)
5Curlin8 (14)
Malibu Moon8 (14)
Graded Stakes Winners by Breeder     
RankNameWinners/Ws
1WinStar Farm7 (10)
2Juddmonte Farms6 (9)
3Darley6 (8)
4Live Oak4 (8)
5Clearsky Farms4 (6)
Graded Stakes Winners by Owner     
RankNameWinners/Ws
1Head of Plains Partners11 (16)
2Gary Barber7 (9)
Godolphin Racing7 (9)
WinStar Farm7 (9)
5Sheep Pond Partners6 (10)
Graded Stakes Winners by Trainer     
RankName Winners/Ws
1Chad Brown35 (47)
2Todd Pletcher20 (24)
3Bob Baffert18 (30)
4Mark Casse18 (26)
5Graham Motion11 (12)
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Total Graded Stakes Wins by Horse     
RankNameWins
1Gun Runner5
Unique Bella5
3Sharp Azteca4
Vale Dori (Arg)4
World Approval4