Danehill Tops Australian Sire Lists

Danehill Tops Australian Sire Lists
Coolmore stallion Danehill.
Coolmore shuttle stallion Danehill, who is gearing up for another Southern Hemisphere breeding season in Australia, topped both the general and 2-year-olds list by Australian progeny earnings. From Aug. 1 of last year through July 31 of this year, Danehill (by Danzig) chalked up the earners $7,796,263, of which $2,663,185 was earned by his 2-year-olds. No. 2 on the general list was Scenic (by Sadler's Wells), with the earners of $5,619,710, followed by Brief Truce (by Irish River), with $4,382,945.

Danehill, who stands the Northern Hemisphere breeding season at Coolmore in Ireland, has sired a career total of 152 stakes winners. In the 2001 calendar year, and that means since Jan. 1, he is represented by 30 stakes winners, including group I winners in Australia, South Africa, Hong Kong, England, and France.

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