This is the last of our posts on The Pattern Racing Championships. Here we look at how the stallions performed in 2013. Previous posts covered championships for horses, jockeys and trainers.
The purpose of these championships is to recognise the consistency of stallions at pattern racing’s top level, Grade 1/Group 1 over the year of 2013.
Here at Pattern Racing we’ve compiled the results of 238 Grade 1/Group 1 in 2013.
Included are G1′s from England, France, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Japan, USA, Canada, UAE, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Each race is given the same score with 22 points available on the basis, 10 points for 1st, 7 points for 2nd and 5 points for 3rd.
The Champion Stallion of 2013 is Galileo.
|2||Deep Impact (JPN)||147|
1. Galileo Coolmore’s king of kings won 6 G1′s, had 5 seconds and 13 thirds in 2013 to tally 160 points. 14 individuals contributed with his biggest points hauler being Intello with 25 points. The Prix du Jockey Club winner was also third in the Poule d’Essai des Poulains – the French 2000 Guineas, the Jacques Le Marois and the Arc.
2. Deep Impact the Japanese superstar standing at Shadi Stallion Station matched Galileo in individuals on 14 however he fell short by 13 points courtesy of 5 wins, 11 seconds and 4 thirds making up his 147 total. His top scorer was the filly Gentildonna with 29 points. She won the Japan Cup recorded seconds in The Dubai Sheema Classic and Tenno Sho (Autumn) and ran third in Takarazuka Kinen.
3. Dansili accumulated 135 points for Banstead Manor Stud winning 8, 5 seconds and 4 thirds from 10 individuals. The Fugue was his standard bearer. She accumulated 39 points winning The Yorkshire Oaks and The Irish Champion Stakes running second in the Breeders Cup Turf and Hong Kong Vase and third at Royal Ascot in the Prince Of Wales.
In all 253 stallions had offspring placed in G1′s in 2013. Congratulations to them all.