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
  • 2019 racing: QUIP, winner of the $750,000 Oaklawn H. [G2], FIVE STAR GENERAL, winner of the $189,850 British Columbia Derby [G3], CARNIVAL COLORS (GB), winner of the $150,000 Virginia Oaks, 2YO filly FOOLISH HUMOR, winner of the $76,500 Colleen S., RESTLESS RIDER, runner-up in the Ashland S. [G1], TOMLIN, placed in the Santa Ynez S. [G2] & Miss Preakness S. [G3], YOU'RE TO BLAME, runner-up in the Pimlico Special S. [G3], MOT JUSTE, runner-up in a G3 at Newmarket, etc.
  • No. 1 Active NA Broodmare Sire four years running
  • 2019 sales: 2YOs of $290,000, $180,000, $160,000, etc. Yearlings up to $180,000
  • 2018 racing: 2YO filly RESTLESS RIDER, winner of the Alcibiades S. [G1], QUIP, winner of the Tampa Bay Derby [G2] and runner-up in the Arkansas Derby [G1], YOU'RE TO BLAME, winner of the Greenwood Cup S. [G3], HAPPY LIKE A FOOL, winner of the Miss Preakness S. [G3], FUNNY DUCK, winner of the Pat Day Mile S. [G3], MATROOH, winner of the Hanshin Cup S. [G3] and G1-placed COMICAS, winner of the Dubawi S. [G3], etc.
  • 2018 sales: yearlings of $410,000, $390,000$350,000$300,000$300,000​, $250,000$200,000, $160,000, etc. 
  • No. 2 Active NA Sire by Lifetime % of Black Type Winners – 10%, higher than Tapit, Medaglia d’Oro, Ghostapper, etc.
  • No. 2 Lifetime NA Sire of TDN Rising Stars – 25, more than Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Unbridled’s Song, etc.
  • No. 4 NA Sire by Lifetime Yearling Average – $233,650, higher than Curlin, Uncle Mo, Malibu Moon, etc. (300 minimum sold)
  • $10,000,000 in progeny earnings three times 
  • 155 black type winners, 66 Graded Winners – over $141 million in progeny earnings to date
  • 19 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 $215,761 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, AWESOME HUMOR-G1, RESTLESS RIDER-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

Five Star General rules in $250,000 British Columbia Derby (G3) title=
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Five Star General rules in $250,000 British Columbia Derby (G3)

Five Star General became Distorted Humor's latest graded stakes winner with a very courageous victory in the $250,000 British Columbia Derby (G3)...

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Carnival Colors (GB) earns the path to victory in $150,000 Virginia Oaks title=
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Carnival Colors (GB) earns the path to victory in $150,000 Virginia Oaks

Distorted Humor get his newest stakes winner Saturday night at Colonial Downs in the $150,000 Virginia Oaks when Carnival Colors (GB) split horses in upper stretch...

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Distorted Humor colt racks up second career stakes win title=
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Distorted Humor colt racks up second career stakes win

Five Star General, winner of the $100,000 Central Park S. at Aqueduct last autumn, scored his second stakes win on Aug. 5...

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Foolish Humor named winner of Monmouth Park's Colleen S. title=
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Foolish Humor named winner of Monmouth Park's Colleen S.

Distorted Humor got his newest stakes winner on Sunday at Monmouth Park when the 2-year-old filly Foolish Humor was awarded the victory in the $75,000 Colleen S...

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Distorted Humor Progeny

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  • 2019 racing: QUIP, winner of the $750,000 Oaklawn H. [G2], FIVE STAR GENERAL, winner of the $189,850 British Columbia Derby [G3], CARNIVAL COLORS (GB), winner of the $150,000 Virginia Oaks, 2YO filly FOOLISH HUMOR, winner of the $76,500 Colleen S., RESTLESS RIDER, runner-up in the Ashland S. [G1], TOMLIN, placed in the Santa Ynez S. [G2] & Miss Preakness S. [G3], YOU'RE TO BLAME, runner-up in the Pimlico Special S. [G3], MOT JUSTE, runner-up in a G3 at Newmarket, etc.
  • No. 1 Active NA Broodmare Sire four years running
  • 2019 sales: 2YOs of $290,000, $180,000, $160,000, etc. Yearlings up to $180,000
  • 2018 racing: 2YO filly RESTLESS RIDER, winner of the Alcibiades S. [G1], QUIP, winner of the Tampa Bay Derby [G2] and runner-up in the Arkansas Derby [G1], YOU'RE TO BLAME, winner of the Greenwood Cup S. [G3], HAPPY LIKE A FOOL, winner of the Miss Preakness S. [G3], FUNNY DUCK, winner of the Pat Day Mile S. [G3], MATROOH, winner of the Hanshin Cup S. [G3] and G1-placed COMICAS, winner of the Dubawi S. [G3], etc.
  • 2018 sales: yearlings of $410,000, $390,000$350,000$300,000$300,000​, $250,000$200,000, $160,000, etc. 
  • No. 2 Active NA Sire by Lifetime % of Black Type Winners – 10%, higher than Tapit, Medaglia d’Oro, Ghostapper, etc.
  • No. 2 Lifetime NA Sire of TDN Rising Stars – 25, more than Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Unbridled’s Song, etc.
  • No. 4 NA Sire by Lifetime Yearling Average – $233,650, higher than Curlin, Uncle Mo, Malibu Moon, etc. (300 minimum sold)
  • $10,000,000 in progeny earnings three times 
  • 155 black type winners, 66 Graded Winners – over $141 million in progeny earnings to date
  • 19 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 $215,761 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, AWESOME HUMOR-G1, RESTLESS RIDER-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
Five Star General rules in $250,000 British Columbia Derby (G3) title=
Distorted Humor

Five Star General rules in $250,000 British Columbia Derby (G3)

Five Star General became Distorted Humor's latest graded stakes winner with a very courageous victory in the $250,000 British Columbia Derby (G3)...

[read more]

Carnival Colors (GB) earns the path to victory in $150,000 Virginia Oaks title=
Distorted Humor

Carnival Colors (GB) earns the path to victory in $150,000 Virginia Oaks

Distorted Humor get his newest stakes winner Saturday night at Colonial Downs in the $150,000 Virginia Oaks when Carnival Colors (GB) split horses in upper stretch...

[read more]

Distorted Humor colt racks up second career stakes win title=
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor colt racks up second career stakes win

Five Star General, winner of the $100,000 Central Park S. at Aqueduct last autumn, scored his second stakes win on Aug. 5...

[read more]

Foolish Humor named winner of Monmouth Park's Colleen S. title=
Distorted Humor

Foolish Humor named winner of Monmouth Park's Colleen S.

Distorted Humor got his newest stakes winner on Sunday at Monmouth Park when the 2-year-old filly Foolish Humor was awarded the victory in the $75,000 Colleen S...

[read more]

Distorted Humor Progeny

distorted-thumb

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Bodemeister
Carpe Diem
Commissioner
Congrats
Constitution
Daredevil
Distorted Humor
Exaggerator
Fed Biz
Good Samaritan
More Than Ready
Outwork
Overanalyze
Paynter
Revolutionary
Speightster
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
Tourist

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