Distorted Humor sires 12th G1 winner
Monday, July 02, 2012
Champion Sire Distorted Humor added to his lore as a Great International Sire, siring his 110th career stakes winner, 12th G1 winner on Sunday, July 1, Prix Jean Prat (G1) victor Aesop's Fables.
 
With the triumph in the prestigious one-mile event, Aesop's Fables became the first French G1 winner for Distorted Humor, who has now sired Group/Grade 1 winners in the U.S., Ireland, France, and Australia, as well as in Malaysia and Puerto Rico, two countries whose races are not considered blacktype.
 
Aesop's Fables was bred in Kentucky by Darley, and races in the famed blue silks of Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin S.N.C. Trained by Andre Fabre, the 3-year-old colt has compiled an ultra consistent record of 6 wins/placing in 7 starts and earnings of $361,691.
 
Distorted Humor's complete roster of G1 winners is: Funny Cide (U.S.), Drosselmeyer (U.S.), Pathfork (Ireland), Flower Alley (U.S.), Hystericallady (U.S.), Commentator (U.S.), Any Given Saturday (U.S.), Awesome Humor (U.S.), Fourty Niners Son (U.S.), Bit of Whimsy (U.S.), Aesop's Fables (France), Rinky Dink (Australia), Fast Flying (Malaysia), Don Dandy (Puerto Rico).

In 2012, Distorted Humor has already sired five Group/Graded stakes winners, and ranks among the top seven stallions on the Leading Sires List, with over $4,000,000 in progeny earnings. By Forty Niner out of Danzig’s Beauty, by Danzig, Distorted Humor stood the 2012 season for $100,000 live foal.
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