Gilded Time, who was the sole sire last week with progeny earnings of more than $600,000, has company this week, but still holds the No. 1 ranking by 2001 progeny earnings. Gilded Time's runners have earned $662,324 and include his newest stakes winner, Cajun Season, who won the Feb. 24 Hannah Dustin Stakes at Suffolk Downs. Gilded Time (Timeless Moment -- Gilded Lilly, by What a Pleasure) also is represented by 2001 graded stakes winners Lasersport and Early Flyer. He stands at Tom Simon's Vinery Kentucky near Lexington.
Still holding down the No. 2 spot is Carson City, whose runners have earned $622,766. Carson City (Mr. Prospector -- Blushing Promise, by Blushing Groom) stands at William T. Young's Overbrook Farm near Lexington.
Switching places this week are Mt. Livermore and Allen's Prospect. Mt. Livermore, who was fourth last week, has sired the earners of $587,767, and Allen's Prospect is right behind, with $572,736. Mt. Livermore (Blushing Groom -- Flama Ardiente, by Crimson Satan) holds court at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington, and Allen's Prospect (Mr. Prospector -- Change Water, by Swaps) stands at the Pons family's Country Life Farm near Bel Air, Md.
Broad Brush, who also stands at Gainesway, moved up from the No. 12 spot to fifth. His runners have earned $560,049 and include the filly Pompeii, who won the Feb. 19 Rare Treat Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct. Broad Brush (Ack Ack -- Hay Patcher, by Hoist the Flag) is the sire of three additional 2001 stakes winners, including Japanese grade I winner Nobo True, whose earnings are not included in Broad Brush's total.