Storm Cat on Top of Keeneland Sire List
by Ron Mitchell
Date Posted: 9/10/2008 9:57:15 PM
Last Updated: 9/11/2008 10:38:36 AM

Storm Cat
Photo: Tony Leonard

After three days of the Keeneland September yearling sale, pensioned Overbrook Farm stallion Storm Cat was the leading sire of yearlings by average, among those with three or more sold.

According to Keeneland figures, the 25-year-old son of Storm Bird, who stood for $500,000 in 2006 when the current yearling crop was conceived, has been represented by 19 yearlings averaging $584,736 on gross receipts of $11,110,000.

Storm Cat was followed by A.P. Indy, whose 25 yearlings sold averaged $564,600 on total sales of $14,115,000.

The remaining top five sires, through Sept. 10, were:
--Kingmambo,  7 sold, average, $500,000, gross $3,500,000
--Distorted Humor  ,  26 sold, average $444,307, gross $11,552,000
--Unbridled's Song, 32 sold, $398,906 average, $12,765,000 gross

A. P. Indy and Kingmambo both stand at William S. Farish’s Lane’s End Farm near Versailles, Ky. Each stood for a fee of $300,000 in 2006.

Distorted Humor, a 15-year-old son of Forty Niner, stood for a 2006 fee of $150,000 at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

Unbridled’s Song stands at the Taylor family’s Taylor Made Stallions near Nicholasville, Ky. His 2006 fee was $150,000. 

For a complete list of sires by average for this sale, click here.


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