Clearsky Farms Tops 2017 Breeders List

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Arrogate | Adam Mooshian

Clearsky Farms has topped the individual breeders list in North America in 2017 for the first time with $11,065,268 in earnings, according to statistics released by The Jockey Club Information Systems. Clearsky Farms bred 51 starters with 52 wins, 32 seconds, and 38 thirds out of 286 starts, led by MGISWs Arrogate (Unbridled’s Song) and Abel Tasman (Quality Road).

WinStar Farm LLC, which led the breeders list in 2016, was second with earnings of $9,348,815 with 216 wins out of 1,375 starts.

Rounding out the top 10 individual breeders were Adena Springs, $7,732,983 (157 wins / 1,115 starts); Darley, $6,813,336 (78/477); Brereton C. Jones, $6,583,711 (243/1,566); Calumet Farm, $6,474,168 (150/1,114); Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey, $6,166,762 (229/1558); Besilu Stables LLC, $5,645,446 (20/97); Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC, $5,017,604 (100/634); and Charles Fipke, $4,827,949 (108/774).

WinStar Farm topped the breeders list that includes partners with $11,600,586 in earnings and 318 wins from 2,092 starts. Clearsky Farms came in second with $11,094,158 in earnings and 54 wins out of 302 starts.

Completing the list of the top 10 breeders including partnerships were Darley, $9,158,133 (132 wins / 932 starts); Adena Springs, $8,189,838 (178/1258); Brereton C. Jones, $7,612,128 (280/1,775); Calumet Farm, $6,491,729 (150/1127); Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey $6,237,044 (231/1,588); Besilu Stables LLC, $5,648,446 (20/98); Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC, $5,206,814 (107/728); and Charles Fipke, $4,868,782 (114/811).

 

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