Distorted Humor

Fee: $100,000 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 127 stakes winners and more G1 winners than all but two active North American stallions. He's the only active sire with 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
  • Leading Sire by lifetime yearling average
  • Leading Sire by Comparable Index (Quality of Mares) five consecutive years
  • Leading Sire of TDN Rising Stars
  • $10,000,000 in progeny earnings three times 
  • 19.1% Stakes Horses from Starters 2008-2014 - #2 in the nation
  • 53 Group/Graded SWs - $107-Million in earnings
  • 17 G1 winners in six countries - 11 millionaires - two American Classic winners
  • 2015: New G2 SW overseas, new SW, new Graded sp Triple Crown prospect in first eight days
  • 2014: 26 SHs, 9 SWs, $6.8M - Graded SHs in 4 countries
    2013: 25 SHs, 10 SWs, $7M - GSWs in three countries
  • 2014: Top Juvenile Sire - 17 2YO wnrs, 4 SHs, $1,000,000, incl. Cartier Champion 2YO runner-up CURSORY GLANCE-G1 & TDN Rising Stars PUNCTUATE & MAWTHOOQ
  • 2014: America's #1 Active Broodmare Sire - 13 SWs, $9.2M
  • 2014 Sales: $1,000,000 two-year-old, $625,000 yearling, $550,000 yearling, $525,000 yearling, $500,000 Racing Age filly, $394,000 weanling
  • Covering sire on $4,900,000 mare in '13 - Covering Sire on $2,850,000 & $1,325,000 mares in 2014

Distorted Humor has the highest lifetime yearling average in the industry. His three-year yearling average is $290,460 (131 sold), and he's the only stallion to sire a seven-figure two-year-old of 2014 along with seven-figure yearlings in 2013 and 2012. 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 added her name to that roster, and was runner-up for the Cartier Award as champion 2-year-old filly. 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.

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)

 

At 3:

  • 1st Screen King S. ($54,700, Sar, 6f, 1:09.13, by 5 1/2 lengths, dftd. Gold Fever, Stu's Choice)
  • 2nd Fayette S.-G2 ($193,725, Kee)
  • Jerome H.-G2 ($150,000, Bel)
  • 3rd King's Bishop S.-G2 ($108,200, Sar)

At 4:

  • 1st Salvator Mile H.-G3 ($97,000, Mth, 8f, 1:36.03, by 5 1/2 lengths, dftd. Wild Deputy, Smooth the Loot)
  • 2nd Kentucky Cup Classic H.-G3 ($380,000, TP)
  • 3rd Philip H. Iselin H.-G2 ($342,500, Mth)

At 5:

  • 1st Commonwealth Breeders' Cup S.-G2 (watch ) (view chart) (Rag# 2) ($211,000, Kee, 7f, 1:20.50, dftd. El Amante, Partner's Hero)
  • Churchill Downs H.-G2 ($166,950, CD, 7f, 1:21.18 NTR, by 3 1/4 lengths, dftd. Gold Land, El Amante)
  • Ack Ack H.-G3 (watch ) (view chart) ($110,100, CD, 7.5f, 1:29.61, dftd. Crafty Friend, Chindi)
  • 3rd Cigar Mile H.-G1 ($300,000, Aqu)

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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