Distorted Humor

Fee: $50,000 S&N
Forty Niner - Danzig's Beauty,
by
Danzig, 1993 CH

A Great Sire

Champion Freshman Sire and Champion General Sire, Distorted Humor continues to add to his reputation as a Great Sire.

He has already sired more than 140 stakes winners and more G1 winners than all but two active North American stallions. He's the only active sire with different winners of all three U.S. Triple Crown races, and is both the sire of a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, as well as the grandsire of a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner.

Distorted Humor - A Great Sire
Distorted Humor Overview
  • 2017 racing: Stakes horses led by HONORABLE DUTY, winner of the New Orleans H.[G2], Mineshaft H. [G3]and Lukas Classic S. [G3]​, HAPPY LIKE A FOOL,winner of the Matron S. [G3], G3 winners ARABIAN HOPE and LAST HOPE (BRZ), stakes winners SONIC MULE, NO DISTORTION, SHADOW ROCK, RICHARD THE GREAT, etc.,  G1-placed Comicas Al Awdah
  • 2017 sales: $850,000 2yo colt at FTMMAY, $750,000 yearling filly and $700,000 yearling colt at KEESEP, $575,000 & $300,000 2yo fillies at OBSAPR, $400,000 & $320,000 yearling colts at FTSAUG
  • No. 1 North American Broodmare Sire of 2017 — led by G1 winners ARROGATE, ELATE, and PRACTICAL JOKE
  • No. 2 Active North American Sire by Lifetime % of Black Type Winners – 11.3%, higher than Tapit, Giant’s Causeway, Medaglia d’Oro, etc. (500 minimum starters)
  • No. 2 Active North American Sire by Lifetime Yearling Average – $241,338, higher than Giant’s Causeway, Medaglia d’Oro, etc. (400 minimum sold)
  • No. 2 Lifetime North American Sire of TDN Rising Stars – 25, more than Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Unbridled’s Song, etc.
  • $10,000,000 in progeny earnings three times 
  • 140 black type winners, 59 Graded Winners$127+ million progeny earnings to date
  • 18 G1 winners in 6 countries, 12 millionaires, 2 American Classic winners of all 3 Triple Crown races, and Grandsire of a Kentucky Derby [G1] & Preakness [G1] winner

Distorted Humor has the second highest lifetime yearling average in the industry. His five-year yearling average is $256,195, while his 2-year-olds have averaged $224,705 over the same period. 

His runners comprise a Who’s Who of big-name horses of the 21st century: DROSSELMEYER-G1, FUNNY CIDE-G1, COMMENTATOR-G1, ANY GIVEN SATURDAY-G1, FLOWER ALLEY-G1, HYSTERICALADY-G1, BOISTEROUS-G1, et al. In addition, he has emerged as one of the leading broodmare sires of the decade, with runners such as  the richest racehorse ever ARROGATE, Grade 1 winners ELATE, PRACTICAL JOKE, NEW MONEY HONEY & CONSTITUTION among his top broodmare offspring. 

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
3 10 4   (1) 2   (2) 1   (1) $191,211
4 5 1   (1) 3   (1) 1   (1) $212,660
5 8 3   (3) 0   1   (1) $366,093
23 8   (5) 5   (3) 3   (3) $769,964

(RI: 18.91)
(5, 7f, Career best Rag# 2)

 

Won at 3

  • Screen King S. at Saratoga (6f, 1:09.13, by 5 1/2 lengths, dftd. Gold Fever, Gold Fever, Stu's Choice, Von Groovey, Dr. Bikhazi, Denmark, Tri Line)
  • An allowance race at Churchill Downs (6f, defeating Sudden Fling, Everlasting Hope, Great Persuader, Mad Bomber, Marc the Groove, Brass Works)
  • An allowance race at Keeneland (7f, defeating Saratoga Squall, King Rio, Strike Zone, El Chalan, Karen's Fantasy, Rebecca's Storm, You'vegotmynumber, Jerimi's Avenger, Play Dixie, Just Like Jazz)
  • A maiden special weight race at Gulfstream Park (6f, defeating Hashid, Matthew's Slew, Saratoga Sport, Portmagee, Chu Cullen, Page Road, My Beau Genius, Master Rahy, I'm Number One)

2nd at 3

  • Fayette S. at Keeneland (G2, 9f, to Isitingood, defeating Strawberry Wine, Pyramid Peak, Prory, Judge T C, Foolish Pole, Leave'm Inthedark)
  • Jerome H. (G2, 8f, to Why Change, defeating Diligence, Gator Dancer, Instant Friendship, Gold Fever, Gold Token, In Contention, Action, Someplace Fast)

3rd at 3

  • King's Bishop S. (G2, 7f, to Honour and Glory, Elusive Quality, defeating Gold Fever, Delay of Game, Cliveden Hall)

Won at 4

  • Salvator Mile H. at Monmouth Park (G3, 8f, by 5 1/2 lengths, defeating Wild Deputy, Smooth the Loot, Kiridashi)

2nd at 4

  • Kentucky Cup Classic H. (G3, 9f, to Semoran, defeating Coup D' Argent, Stephanotis, Mt. Sassafras, Danville, Regal Discovery, Krigeorj's Gold)

3rd at 4

  • Philip H. Iselin H. (G2, 8 1/2f, to Formal Gold, Skip Away, defeating Foolish Pole)

Won at 5

  • Commonwealth Breeders' Cup S. at Keeneland (G2. 7f, 1:20.50, defeating El Amante, Partner's Hero, Irish Conquest, Calca, Frisco View, Prince of the Mt., Victor Cooley)
  • Churchill Downs H. (G2, 7f, 1:21.18 NTR, by 3 1/4 lengths, defeating Gold Land, El Amante, Partner's Hero, Golden Oriental, Swift Appraisal, Victor Cooley)
  • Ack Ack H. at Churchill Downs (G3, 7.5f, defeating Crafty Friend, Chindi, Take Note of Me, High Stakes Player, Littlebitlively)

3rd at 5

  •  Cigar Mile H. (G1, 8f, to Sir Bear, Affirmed Success, defeating Coronado's Quest, Crafty Friend, Stormin Fever, Pyramid Peak, Black Forest) 

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

FORTY NINER (USA)
ch. 1985
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA)
ch. 1961 [B]
NATIVE DANCER (USA) gr. 1950 [IC]
RAISE YOU (USA) ch. 1946 *
GOLD DIGGER (USA)
b. 1962
NASHUA (USA) b. 1952 [IC]
SEQUENCE (USA) b. 1946
FILE (USA)
ch. 1976
TOM ROLFE (USA)
b. 1962 [CP]
RIBOT (ITY) b. 1952 [CP]
POCAHONTAS (USA) br. 1955 *
CONTINUE (USA)*
dkb/br. 1958
DOUBLE JAY (USA) blk/br. 1944 [B]
COURTESY (USA) b. 1952 *
DANZIGS BEAUTY (USA)
b. 1987
DANZIG (USA)
dkb/br. 1977 [IC]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
PAS DE NOM (USA)
dkb/br. 1968
ADMIRALS VOYAGE (USA) dkb/br. 1959
PETITIONER (GB) b. 1952
SWEETEST CHANT (USA)
b. 1978
MR. LEADER (USA)
b. 1966
HAIL TO REASON (USA) br. 1958 [C]
JOLIE DEJA (USA) b. 1954
GAY SONNET (USA)
dkb/br. 1969
SAILOR (USA) ch. 1952
GAY RIG (USA) br. 1956

courtesy of Pedigree Query

Distorted Humor News

Distorted Humor’s Quip a 'Rising Star'

Distorted Humor’s Quip a 'Rising Star'

The 2-year-old colt Quip became Distorted Humor’s newest TDN Rising Star after his dominating performance in Keeneland’s seventh race today...

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Happy Like a Fool becomes Distorted Humor’s 58th graded stakes winner title=

Happy Like a Fool becomes Distorted Humor’s 58th graded stakes winner

Making her first start back on American soil, Happy Like a Fool put in a dominating performance in the six furlong Matron S. (G3) Sunday at Belmont Park...

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Honorable Duty wins third graded stakes of 2017 in Lukas Classic (G3) title=
Distorted Humor

Honorable Duty wins third graded stakes of 2017 in Lukas Classic (G3)

Distorted Humor's top handicap horse Honorable Duty led all the way in Saturday's $200,000 Lukas Classic (G3) at Churchill Downs...

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$750,000 filly new top at Keeneland for Distorted Humor title=
Distorted Humor

$750,000 filly new top at Keeneland for Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor, the number one broodmare sire of 2017, had his top yearling of the first four sessions of the Keeneland September Yearling sale on Thursday...

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Distorted Humor Progeny

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  • 2017 racing: Stakes horses led by HONORABLE DUTY, winner of the New Orleans H.[G2], Mineshaft H. [G3]and Lukas Classic S. [G3]​, HAPPY LIKE A FOOL,winner of the Matron S. [G3], G3 winners ARABIAN HOPE and LAST HOPE (BRZ), stakes winners SONIC MULE, NO DISTORTION, SHADOW ROCK, RICHARD THE GREAT, etc.,  G1-placed Comicas Al Awdah
  • 2017 sales: $850,000 2yo colt at FTMMAY, $750,000 yearling filly and $700,000 yearling colt at KEESEP, $575,000 & $300,000 2yo fillies at OBSAPR, $400,000 & $320,000 yearling colts at FTSAUG
  • No. 1 North American Broodmare Sire of 2017 — led by G1 winners ARROGATE, ELATE, and PRACTICAL JOKE
  • No. 2 Active North American Sire by Lifetime % of Black Type Winners – 11.3%, higher than Tapit, Giant’s Causeway, Medaglia d’Oro, etc. (500 minimum starters)
  • No. 2 Active North American Sire by Lifetime Yearling Average – $241,338, higher than Giant’s Causeway, Medaglia d’Oro, etc. (400 minimum sold)
  • No. 2 Lifetime North American Sire of TDN Rising Stars – 25, more than Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Unbridled’s Song, etc.
  • $10,000,000 in progeny earnings three times 
  • 140 black type winners, 59 Graded Winners$127+ million progeny earnings to date
  • 18 G1 winners in 6 countries, 12 millionaires, 2 American Classic winners of all 3 Triple Crown races, and Grandsire of a Kentucky Derby [G1] & Preakness [G1] winner

Distorted Humor has the second highest lifetime yearling average in the industry. His five-year yearling average is $256,195, while his 2-year-olds have averaged $224,705 over the same period. 

His runners comprise a Who’s Who of big-name horses of the 21st century: DROSSELMEYER-G1, FUNNY CIDE-G1, COMMENTATOR-G1, ANY GIVEN SATURDAY-G1, FLOWER ALLEY-G1, HYSTERICALADY-G1, BOISTEROUS-G1, et al. In addition, he has emerged as one of the leading broodmare sires of the decade, with runners such as  the richest racehorse ever ARROGATE, Grade 1 winners ELATE, PRACTICAL JOKE, NEW MONEY HONEY & CONSTITUTION among his top broodmare offspring. 

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
3 10 4   (1) 2   (2) 1   (1) $191,211
4 5 1   (1) 3   (1) 1   (1) $212,660
5 8 3   (3) 0   1   (1) $366,093
23 8   (5) 5   (3) 3   (3) $769,964

(RI: 18.91)
(5, 7f, Career best Rag# 2)

 

Won at 3

  • Screen King S. at Saratoga (6f, 1:09.13, by 5 1/2 lengths, dftd. Gold Fever, Gold Fever, Stu's Choice, Von Groovey, Dr. Bikhazi, Denmark, Tri Line)
  • An allowance race at Churchill Downs (6f, defeating Sudden Fling, Everlasting Hope, Great Persuader, Mad Bomber, Marc the Groove, Brass Works)
  • An allowance race at Keeneland (7f, defeating Saratoga Squall, King Rio, Strike Zone, El Chalan, Karen's Fantasy, Rebecca's Storm, You'vegotmynumber, Jerimi's Avenger, Play Dixie, Just Like Jazz)
  • A maiden special weight race at Gulfstream Park (6f, defeating Hashid, Matthew's Slew, Saratoga Sport, Portmagee, Chu Cullen, Page Road, My Beau Genius, Master Rahy, I'm Number One)

2nd at 3

  • Fayette S. at Keeneland (G2, 9f, to Isitingood, defeating Strawberry Wine, Pyramid Peak, Prory, Judge T C, Foolish Pole, Leave'm Inthedark)
  • Jerome H. (G2, 8f, to Why Change, defeating Diligence, Gator Dancer, Instant Friendship, Gold Fever, Gold Token, In Contention, Action, Someplace Fast)

3rd at 3

  • King's Bishop S. (G2, 7f, to Honour and Glory, Elusive Quality, defeating Gold Fever, Delay of Game, Cliveden Hall)

Won at 4

  • Salvator Mile H. at Monmouth Park (G3, 8f, by 5 1/2 lengths, defeating Wild Deputy, Smooth the Loot, Kiridashi)

2nd at 4

  • Kentucky Cup Classic H. (G3, 9f, to Semoran, defeating Coup D' Argent, Stephanotis, Mt. Sassafras, Danville, Regal Discovery, Krigeorj's Gold)

3rd at 4

  • Philip H. Iselin H. (G2, 8 1/2f, to Formal Gold, Skip Away, defeating Foolish Pole)

Won at 5

  • Commonwealth Breeders' Cup S. at Keeneland (G2. 7f, 1:20.50, defeating El Amante, Partner's Hero, Irish Conquest, Calca, Frisco View, Prince of the Mt., Victor Cooley)
  • Churchill Downs H. (G2, 7f, 1:21.18 NTR, by 3 1/4 lengths, defeating Gold Land, El Amante, Partner's Hero, Golden Oriental, Swift Appraisal, Victor Cooley)
  • Ack Ack H. at Churchill Downs (G3, 7.5f, defeating Crafty Friend, Chindi, Take Note of Me, High Stakes Player, Littlebitlively)

3rd at 5

  •  Cigar Mile H. (G1, 8f, to Sir Bear, Affirmed Success, defeating Coronado's Quest, Crafty Friend, Stormin Fever, Pyramid Peak, Black Forest) 

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

FORTY NINER (USA)
ch. 1985
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA)
ch. 1961 [B]
NATIVE DANCER (USA) gr. 1950 [IC]
RAISE YOU (USA) ch. 1946 *
GOLD DIGGER (USA)
b. 1962
NASHUA (USA) b. 1952 [IC]
SEQUENCE (USA) b. 1946
FILE (USA)
ch. 1976
TOM ROLFE (USA)
b. 1962 [CP]
RIBOT (ITY) b. 1952 [CP]
POCAHONTAS (USA) br. 1955 *
CONTINUE (USA)*
dkb/br. 1958
DOUBLE JAY (USA) blk/br. 1944 [B]
COURTESY (USA) b. 1952 *
DANZIGS BEAUTY (USA)
b. 1987
DANZIG (USA)
dkb/br. 1977 [IC]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
PAS DE NOM (USA)
dkb/br. 1968
ADMIRALS VOYAGE (USA) dkb/br. 1959
PETITIONER (GB) b. 1952
SWEETEST CHANT (USA)
b. 1978
MR. LEADER (USA)
b. 1966
HAIL TO REASON (USA) br. 1958 [C]
JOLIE DEJA (USA) b. 1954
GAY SONNET (USA)
dkb/br. 1969
SAILOR (USA) ch. 1952
GAY RIG (USA) br. 1956

courtesy of Pedigree Query
Distorted Humor’s Quip a 'Rising Star'

Distorted Humor’s Quip a 'Rising Star'

The 2-year-old colt Quip became Distorted Humor’s newest TDN Rising Star after his dominating performance in Keeneland’s seventh race today...

[read more]

Happy Like a Fool becomes Distorted Humor’s 58th graded stakes winner title=

Happy Like a Fool becomes Distorted Humor’s 58th graded stakes winner

Making her first start back on American soil, Happy Like a Fool put in a dominating performance in the six furlong Matron S. (G3) Sunday at Belmont Park...

[read more]

Honorable Duty wins third graded stakes of 2017 in Lukas Classic (G3) title=
Distorted Humor

Honorable Duty wins third graded stakes of 2017 in Lukas Classic (G3)

Distorted Humor's top handicap horse Honorable Duty led all the way in Saturday's $200,000 Lukas Classic (G3) at Churchill Downs...

[read more]

$750,000 filly new top at Keeneland for Distorted Humor title=
Distorted Humor

$750,000 filly new top at Keeneland for Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor, the number one broodmare sire of 2017, had his top yearling of the first four sessions of the Keeneland September Yearling sale on Thursday...

[read more]

Distorted Humor Progeny

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Printable forms

Electronic Mare Submission

General Information
Name: (required)
Email: (required)
Phone: (required)
Organization:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Comments:
Stallion(s) of interest:
Battle of Midway
Bellamy Road
Bodemeister
Carpe Diem
Commissioner
Congrats
Constitution
Daredevil
Distorted Humor
Exaggerator
Fed Biz
Gemologist
More Than Ready
Outwork
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightster
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
Tourist

Download Printable forms

Mare Information
Mare Name: (required)
Age:
Sire:
Dam:
Status:
Previous Year Covering Sire:
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