Kenneth L. Ramsey and Sarah K. Ramsey topped the individual breeders list in North America in 2013 with $12,175,837 in earnings, according to statistics released today by The Jockey Club Information Systems Inc. The Ramseys bred the winners of 287 races from 2,071 starts.
For the past 10 years, Adena Springs led the individual breeders list, and it finished second this year with $11,999,752 in earnings and 347 winners from 2,309 starts.
Adena Springs did finish on top of the breeders list that includes partnerships with 366 wins from 2,469 starts for earnings of $12,650,220. On this list, Kenneth L. Ramsey and Sarah K. Ramsey finished second with $12,285,751 in earnings and 290 winners from 2,088 starts.
Rounding out the list of top 10 individual breeders were Darley, $6,777,964 (116 wins/663 starts); WinStar Farm LLC, $6,716,827 (158/993); Brereton C. Jones, $6,412,036 (252/1,625); W. S. Farish, $5,130,023 (87/607); Eugene Melnyk, $4,193,725 (165/1,185); Sam-Son Farm, $3,909,710 (71/379); Liberation Farm and Brandywine Farm, $3,668,344 (140/964); and Claiborne Farm and Adele B. Dilschneider, $3,535,261 (60/324).
Completing the list of top 10 breeders including partnerships were Darley, $8,776,001 (167 wins/1,060 starts); W. S. Farish, $7,200410 (179/1,220); WinStar Farm LLC, $7,113,468 (175/1,108); Brereton C. Jones, $6,975,710 (279/1,857); Claiborne Farm, $5,393,283 (124/741); Phipps Stable, $5,310,707, (53/305); Liberation Farm, $4,960,643 (187/1,432); and Brandywine Farm, $4,502, 992 (178/1,239).
The complete lists of the top 100 breeders of 2013 are accessible through equineline.com.
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