Distorted Humor

Fee: $80,000 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 130 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 winner and the grandsire of a Kentucky Derby winner.

Distorted Humor - A Great Sire
Distorted Humor Overview
  • No. 1 Active North American Sire by Lifetime % of Black Type Winners – 12.4%,
    higher than Tapit, Giant’s Causeway, Medaglia d’Oro, etc. (500 minimum starters)
  • No. 1 Active North American Sire by Lifetime Yearling Average – $248,352, higher than Tapit, Giant’s Causeway, Medaglia d’Oro, etc. (300 minimum sold)
  • Leading Sire of TDN Rising Stars, more than Galileo (Ire), Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Unbridled’s Song, etc.
  • 2016 racing: 15 stakes horses led by JOKING, winner of the Vosburgh [G1] and True North S. [G2], and Fort Marcy S. [G3] winner IRONICUS
  • $10,000,000 in progeny earnings three times 
  • 136 black type winners, 55 Graded Winners – $120,000,000 Progeny Earnings to date
  • 18 G1 winners in 6 countries, 11 millionaires, 2 American Classic winners of all 3 Triple Crown races, and Grandsire of a Kentucky Derby [G1] & Preakness [G1] winner
  • 2015 Sales Progeny: $1,525,000, $725,000, $650,000, $550,000, $500,000, etc.

Distorted Humor has the highest lifetime yearling average in the industry. His three-year yearling average is $290,460 (131 sold), and his 2015 U.S. juveniles in training are averaging $399,000. From 2008 to 2012, he bred the best book of mares in the nation, with the highest Comparable Index of any stallion during that span. 

His runners comprise a Who’s Who of big-name horses of the past decade: DROSSELMEYER-G1, FUNNY CIDE-G1, COMMENTATOR-G1, ANY GIVEN SATURDAY-G1, FLOWER ALLEY-G1, HYSTERICALADY-G1, BOISTEROUS-G1, et al. In 2014, two-year-old CURSORY GLANCE was runner-up as Cartier Champion. Distorted Humor is one of the nation's top two stallions by APEX Index (top 8% earners), which indicates the very top sires of consistent, money-making horses, as well as percentage of stakes winners from starters.

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

Ironicus and Joking highlight Distorted Humor's Breeders' Cup entries title=
Distorted Humor

Ironicus and Joking highlight Distorted Humor's Breeders' Cup entries

Two of Distorted Humor's 18 Grade 1 winners were pre-entered for this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park...

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Distorted Humor's Joking earns Breeders' Cup berth after Vosburgh S. (G1) win title=
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Distorted Humor's Joking earns Breeders' Cup berth after Vosburgh S. (G1) win

Joking's stirring stretch run carried the son of Distorted Humor to victory in Saturday's $350,000 Vosburgh S. (G1) at Belmont Park, his second graded victory and third stakes win overall...

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Keeneland September day 1 includes $500K Distorted Humor filly title=
Distorted Humor

Keeneland September day 1 includes $500K Distorted Humor filly

Distorted Humor, the number 1 active North American sire by lifetime yearling average, had four yearlings sell during the first session of the Keeneland September sale on Monday afternoon, for an average of $293,750...

[read more]

No Distortion takes Long Branch S., Grade 1 Haskell Inv. Next title=
Distorted Humor

No Distortion takes Long Branch S., Grade 1 Haskell Inv. Next

Distorted Humor's up-and-coming 3-year-old colt's romp in the $100,000 Long Branch S. Saturday at Monmouth Park set the Larry Jones trainee up for a probable start in the track's feature race...

[read more]

Distorted Humor Progeny

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Outwork
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Speightster
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
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  • No. 1 Active North American Sire by Lifetime % of Black Type Winners – 12.4%,
    higher than Tapit, Giant’s Causeway, Medaglia d’Oro, etc. (500 minimum starters)
  • No. 1 Active North American Sire by Lifetime Yearling Average – $248,352, higher than Tapit, Giant’s Causeway, Medaglia d’Oro, etc. (300 minimum sold)
  • Leading Sire of TDN Rising Stars, more than Galileo (Ire), Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Unbridled’s Song, etc.
  • 2016 racing: 15 stakes horses led by JOKING, winner of the Vosburgh [G1] and True North S. [G2], and Fort Marcy S. [G3] winner IRONICUS
  • $10,000,000 in progeny earnings three times 
  • 136 black type winners, 55 Graded Winners – $120,000,000 Progeny Earnings to date
  • 18 G1 winners in 6 countries, 11 millionaires, 2 American Classic winners of all 3 Triple Crown races, and Grandsire of a Kentucky Derby [G1] & Preakness [G1] winner
  • 2015 Sales Progeny: $1,525,000, $725,000, $650,000, $550,000, $500,000, etc.

Distorted Humor has the highest lifetime yearling average in the industry. His three-year yearling average is $290,460 (131 sold), and his 2015 U.S. juveniles in training are averaging $399,000. From 2008 to 2012, he bred the best book of mares in the nation, with the highest Comparable Index of any stallion during that span. 

His runners comprise a Who’s Who of big-name horses of the past decade: DROSSELMEYER-G1, FUNNY CIDE-G1, COMMENTATOR-G1, ANY GIVEN SATURDAY-G1, FLOWER ALLEY-G1, HYSTERICALADY-G1, BOISTEROUS-G1, et al. In 2014, two-year-old CURSORY GLANCE was runner-up as Cartier Champion. Distorted Humor is one of the nation's top two stallions by APEX Index (top 8% earners), which indicates the very top sires of consistent, money-making horses, as well as percentage of stakes winners from starters.

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
Ironicus and Joking highlight Distorted Humor's Breeders' Cup entries title=
Distorted Humor

Ironicus and Joking highlight Distorted Humor's Breeders' Cup entries

Two of Distorted Humor's 18 Grade 1 winners were pre-entered for this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park...

[read more]

Distorted Humor's Joking earns Breeders' Cup berth after Vosburgh S. (G1) win title=
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor's Joking earns Breeders' Cup berth after Vosburgh S. (G1) win

Joking's stirring stretch run carried the son of Distorted Humor to victory in Saturday's $350,000 Vosburgh S. (G1) at Belmont Park, his second graded victory and third stakes win overall...

[read more]

Keeneland September day 1 includes $500K Distorted Humor filly title=
Distorted Humor

Keeneland September day 1 includes $500K Distorted Humor filly

Distorted Humor, the number 1 active North American sire by lifetime yearling average, had four yearlings sell during the first session of the Keeneland September sale on Monday afternoon, for an average of $293,750...

[read more]

No Distortion takes Long Branch S., Grade 1 Haskell Inv. Next title=
Distorted Humor

No Distortion takes Long Branch S., Grade 1 Haskell Inv. Next

Distorted Humor's up-and-coming 3-year-old colt's romp in the $100,000 Long Branch S. Saturday at Monmouth Park set the Larry Jones trainee up for a probable start in the track's feature race...

[read more]

Distorted Humor Progeny

Printable forms

Electronic Mare Submission

General Information
Name: (required)
Email: (required)
Phone: (required)
Organization:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Comments:
Stallion(s) of interest:
Artie Schiller
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:
Boarding Farm:
Produce History:
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