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
  • 2018 racing: stakes horses led by QUIP, winner of the Tampa Bay Derby [G2]​ and runner-up in the ​Arkansas Derby [G1], FUNNY DUCK, winner of the Pat Day Mile S. [G3], MATROOH, winner of the Hanshin Cup S. [G3]COMICAS, winner of the Dubawi S. [G3], and WELL HUMORED, winner of the Wayward Lass S. 
  • 2017 racing: 21 stakes horses led by HONORABLE DUTY, winner of the New Orleans H.[G2], Mineshaft H. [G3]and Lukas Classic S. [G3]​ and HAPPY LIKE A FOOL,winner of the Matron S. [G3]
  • 2017 sales: 2YOs of $850,000$575,000 & $300,000; yearlings of $750,000$700,000$400,000 & $320,000
  • 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 – 11.6%, higher than Tapit, Giant’s Causeway, Medaglia d’Oro, etc. (500 minimum starters)
  • No. 2 Lifetime North American Sire of TDN Rising Stars – 25, more than Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Unbridled’s Song, etc.
  • No. 3 Active North American Sire by Lifetime Yearling Average – $241,121, higher than Giant’s Causeway, More Than Ready, etc. (400 minimum sold)
  • $10,000,000 in progeny earnings three times 
  • 143 black type winners, 61 Graded Winners$128+ 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

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Undefeated King Humor quickly recovered after a slow start to lead nearly the entire way in the $75,000 Ocala Flame S. on June 7 at Gulfstream Park, ultimately winning by a half-length. The 3-year-old Distorted Humor colt is now three-for-three lifetime, with all three of his wins coming at Gulfstream for owner Heczor Investments Corp. and trainer Victor Barboza, Jr. The chestnut colt's earnings stand at $101,235. A bit tardy at the break, King Humor rushed to the lead soon after. Zipping through the first half-mile in :44.98, he dug in gamely in the stretch to hold off Powerful Venezuela to earn his first stakes victory. The Kentucky-bred winner is the second foal out of the Pleasant Tap mare Taptam, a six-time stakes winner who also placed in the Apple Blossom H. (G1). Distorted Humor is the sire of 145 lifetime stakes winners and 67 graded stakes winners worldwide. This year, his runners have earned nearly $3 million to date and won or placed in 11 stakes.

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  • 2018 racing: stakes horses led by QUIP, winner of the Tampa Bay Derby [G2]​ and runner-up in the ​Arkansas Derby [G1], FUNNY DUCK, winner of the Pat Day Mile S. [G3], MATROOH, winner of the Hanshin Cup S. [G3]COMICAS, winner of the Dubawi S. [G3], and WELL HUMORED, winner of the Wayward Lass S. 
  • 2017 racing: 21 stakes horses led by HONORABLE DUTY, winner of the New Orleans H.[G2], Mineshaft H. [G3]and Lukas Classic S. [G3]​ and HAPPY LIKE A FOOL,winner of the Matron S. [G3]
  • 2017 sales: 2YOs of $850,000$575,000 & $300,000; yearlings of $750,000$700,000$400,000 & $320,000
  • 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 – 11.6%, higher than Tapit, Giant’s Causeway, Medaglia d’Oro, etc. (500 minimum starters)
  • No. 2 Lifetime North American Sire of TDN Rising Stars – 25, more than Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Unbridled’s Song, etc.
  • No. 3 Active North American Sire by Lifetime Yearling Average – $241,121, higher than Giant’s Causeway, More Than Ready, etc. (400 minimum sold)
  • $10,000,000 in progeny earnings three times 
  • 143 black type winners, 61 Graded Winners$128+ 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
King Humor rules in the Ocala Flame S. title=
Distorted Humor

King Humor rules in the Ocala Flame S.

Undefeated King Humor quickly recovered after a slow start to lead nearly the entire way in the $75,000 Ocala Flame S. on June 7 at Gulfstream Park, ultimately winning by a half-length. The 3-year-old Distorted Humor colt is now three-for-three lifetime, with all three of his wins coming at Gulfstream for owner Heczor Investments Corp. and trainer Victor Barboza, Jr. The chestnut colt's earnings stand at $101,235. A bit tardy at the break, King Humor rushed to the lead soon after. Zipping through the first half-mile in :44.98, he dug in gamely in the stretch to hold off Powerful Venezuela to earn his first stakes victory. The Kentucky-bred winner is the second foal out of the Pleasant Tap mare Taptam, a six-time stakes winner who also placed in the Apple Blossom H. (G1). Distorted Humor is the sire of 145 lifetime stakes winners and 67 graded stakes winners worldwide. This year, his runners have earned nearly $3 million to date and won or placed in 11 stakes.

[read more]

Happy Like a Fool dominates Grade 3 Miss Preakness S. title=
Distorted Humor

Happy Like a Fool dominates Grade 3 Miss Preakness S.

Hapyy Like a Fool powered to a 6 1/2-length win over the sloppy going at Pimlico on Friday in the $150,000 Miss Preakness S. (G3)...

[read more]

Distorted Humor veteran Matrooh rallies to take Hanshin Cup (G3) title=
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor veteran Matrooh rallies to take Hanshin Cup (G3)

Crystal Racing Enterprises and Contreras Stable’s Matrooh came from last to first in Saturday’s $100,000 Hanshin Cup (G3)...

[read more]

Amada Rafaela stellar in 'TDN Rising Star' debut win title=
Distorted Humor

Amada Rafaela stellar in 'TDN Rising Star' debut win

Amada Rafaela, a 3-year-old Distorted Humor filly, was ultra-impressive in her career bow on May 5 at Santa Anita Park, sauntering to an 8-plus length score...

[read more]

Distorted Humor Progeny

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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

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