Gilded Time, who headed last week's sire list, dropped to No. 3. He has progeny earnings of $807,177 and his runners include two graded stakes winners. Gilded Time (Timeless Moment -- Gilded Lilly, by What a Pleasure) stands at Vinery Kentucky near Lexington.The next two stallions on the list, Carson City and Mt. Livermore, dropped from second and third, respectively. Carson City (Mr. Prospector -- Blushing Promise, by Blushing Groom) has progeny earnings of $716,294 and stands at William T. Young's Overbrook Farm near Lexington. Mt. Livermore (Blushing Groom--Flama Ardiente, by Crimson Satan) is represented by the earners of $671,471. He stands at Gainesway.Registering a big move from the previous week was Crafty Prospector, whose son Crafty C. T. won the March 3 San Rafael Stakes (gr. II). Crafty Prospector jumped from No. 16 to sixth. He has progeny earnings of $654,391. Crafty Prospector (Mr. Prospector -- Real Crafty Lady, by In Reality) stands at Fred Seitz' Brookdale Farm near Versailles, Ky.
This time of year all it takes is a big win by a stallion's runner(s) to move him up considerably on the leading sire list. Take for example California stallion Cee's Tizzy, whose son Tiznow earned $600,000 in winning the March 3 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I). Cee's Tizzy advanced from ninth to first, and now has 2001 progeny earnings of $1,234,158.Cee's Tizzy not only was represented that afternoon by Tiznow, who was 2000 Horse of the Year, but by Gourmet Girl. Six-year-old Gourmet Girl, a grade I winner in 2000, captured the Sacramento Handicap. Cee's Tizzy (Relaunch--Tizly, by Lyphard) stands at John C. Harris' Harris Farms near Coalinga.Moving up from fifth to the runner-up spot was Broad Brush, whose son Include won the New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) for his second stakes triumph of the year. Broad Brush has progeny earnings of $911,793, and his other stakes winners include Japanese group I winner Nobo True and grade III winner Pompeii. Broad Brush (Ack Ack -- Hay Patcher, by Hoist the Flag) stands at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington.