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|Clearsky Farms Tops Breeders List in 2017|
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 today by The Jockey Club Information Systems. Clearsky Farms bred 51 starters with 52 wins, 32 seconds, and 38 thirds out of 286 starts.
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.
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.
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 L. Ramsey & Sarah K. 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).
The complete lists of the top 100 breeders of 2017 are accessible through equineline.com.
The Jockey Club Information Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Jockey Club, is an industry leader in the areas of technology and information services for industry professionals, including owners, breeders, trainers, veterinarians and farm personnel. TJCIS utilizes state-of-the-art technology to enhance the services it provides through equineline.com as well as its cataloguing and software sales and consulting divisions.