Calumet Led 2020 Breeders by Earnings, WinStar Tops Partnerships


Calumet Farm | Sarah Andrew

For the second consecutive year, Central Kentucky's Calumet Farm has led North America's individual breeders list with 2020 earnings of $9,768,957. Calumet's 479 individual starters visited the winner's circle 336 times, with 289 seconds and 346 thirds out of 2,587 starts.

The statistics were released Thursday by The Jockey Club Information Systems, with complete lists of the top 100 breeders available through

The entity of WinStar Farm, LLC was just behind Calumet with earnings of $9,234,344. Not including its various partnerships, WinStar's 149 wins were derived from 1,137 starts. Flushing out the top 10 individual breeders were: Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds, LLC, $8,628,034 (51 wins/380 starts); Godolphin, $7,032,428 (113/620); Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC, $5,911,505 (138/744); Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey, $5,589,796 (206/1633); Brereton C. Jones, $4,933,211 (159/1,087); Gary & Mary West Stables Inc., $4,241,666 (126/762); Juddmonte Farms Inc., $4,034,079 (64/377); and Woodford Thoroughbreds, LLC, $3,601,327 (115/834).

When tabulating partnerships, the roles were reversed with WinStar coming out on top. WinStar was part of breeding partnerships that took home $11,713,732 in earnings and 254 wins from 1,851 starts. Calumet was the runner-up with $9,869,125 in earnings and 343 wins out of 2,619 starts. The rest of the top 10 partnership list was only slightly different from the individual list: Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds, LLC, $8,628,034 (51 wins/380 starts); Godolphin, $8,240,296 (152/843); Kenneth L. Ramsey, $6,074,311 (220/1,705); Sarah K. Ramsey, $6,054,921 (219/1,700); Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC, $5,966,876 (139/762); Brereton C. Jones, $5,594,645 (181/1,220); Fred W. Hertrich III, $4,773,048 (134/947); and Gary & Mary West Stables Inc., $4,251,747 (127/774).

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