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Dutch Art - Royal Ascot 19.06.07

Dutch Art: leads the way in Britain and Ireland with 17 winners

  PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos) 

Dutch Art shortened to be top first-season sire

CHEVELEY Park Stud stallion Dutch Art has been clipped into evens favouritism by Stan James to be the leading first-season sire of 2011 by number of individual winners in Britain and Ireland.

The move follows an exceptional week for the son of Medicean in which he sired seven consecutive winners to bringhis British and Irish tally to 17.

Stan James representative Joseph Burke said: "52 per cent winners to runners is an exceptionally good strike rate for first season stallion at this stage of the season and it looks like Dutch Art could go on from here and have the title wrapped up in a few weeks.

"Using a racing analogy, he was stalking the long time leader Dark Angel and has now just cruised past him and it looks like it's just a matter of how far. One can see challengers emerging from the pack and making a late charge such as Teofilo etc. but it looks like Dutch Art has stolen a march on them at this stage."

Leading First Season Sire 2011
(Number of Individual Winners GB & Ireland, Flat Season 2011)

Evs Dutch Art (from 6/4)
13/8 Dark Angel (from 11/10)
3 Red Clubs (from 9/4)
9 Teofilo
10Dylan Thomas
14 Excellent Art
14 Amadeus Wolf
20 Lawman
20 Hard Spun
25 Manduro
25 Authroized
33 Moss Vale
50 Misu Bond
50 Sir Percy
66 Jeremy
66 Strategic Prince
100 Three Valleys
200 Cockney Rebel

 

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STALLION £ TOTAL PRIZE
Galileo £7,137,554
Dark Angel £2,146,821
Dubawi £2,043,400
Kodiac £1,666,456
Nathaniel £1,528,047
Acclamation £1,456,924
Iffraaj £1,442,268
Sea The Stars £1,411,233
Pour Moi £1,283,277
Invincible Spirit £1,272,366