Frankel, Dubawi Top TBA Flat Stallion Awards

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Frankel | Bronwen Healy

Frankel (GB) and Dubawi (Ire) have taken top honours in the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association's annual flat statistical based awards. The awards take into account British and Irish statistics for British-based stallions for 2021.

Frankel ended Dubawi's eight-year reign by taking the BBA Silver Cigar Box as Britain's leading sire by earnings in 2021 with £5,209,199. Frankel, who was champion sire in Britain and Ireland, sired eight new Group 1 winners in 2021, four of which were in Britain and Ireland, including the Derby and Irish Derby winners Adayar (GB) and Hurricane Lane (GB).

Dubawi led all British-based sires by winners in 2021 and earned the Barleythorpe Stud Silver Cup for the fifth straight year. Dubawi's representatives last year included the G1 British Champions Sprint S. winner Creative Force (Ire), while Space Blues (Ire), Yibir (GB) and Modern Games (Ire) all won group races domestically before winning at the Breeders' Cup.

Ardad (Ire) earned the Tattersalls Silver Salver as leading British-based first-season sire by flat earnings with £489,941, while Cable Bay (GB) won the Stallion Special Merit Award. The Queen's Silver Cup for leading British-based flat breeder was awarded to Godolphin for the ninth consecutive year.

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