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 131 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
  • 57 Group/Graded SWs - $110M in earnings
  • 17 G1 winners in six countries - 11 millionaires - two American Classic winners
  • 2015: #8 Sire - 5 GSWs, 12 SHs, $3.3M; #2 Active Broodmare Sire; $650,000 & $500,000 2YOs
  • 2014: 26 SHs, 9 SWs, $6.8M incl. Sprint Champion HILLABY
  • 2014: Top Juvenile Sire - 17 2YO wnrs, 4 SHs, $1,000,000, incl. Champion runner-up CURSORY GLANCE (G1)
  • 2014: #1 Active Broodmare Sire - 13 SWs, $9.2M
  • 2014 Sales: $1,000,000 2yo, $625,000 ylg, $550,000 ylg, $525,000 ylg, $500,000 Race filly, $394,000 wlg
  • Covering sire on $4,900,000 mare in '13 - Covering Sire on $2,850,000 & $1,325,000 mares in '14

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.

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

Distorted Humor News

Ironicus’ Dixie S. (G2) win gives Distorted Humor his 130th lifetime SW
Distorted Humor

Ironicus’ Dixie S. (G2) win gives Distorted Humor his 130th lifetime SW

Though he was making his first stakes start, Ironicus looked like a seasoned black-type veteran as he closed from tenth with a quarter mile to run to capture the $300,000 Dixie S. (G2)...

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Dramedy provides huge thrill in Elkhorn S. (G2)
Distorted Humor

Dramedy provides huge thrill in Elkhorn S. (G2)

Distorted Humor’s Dramedy put away My Afleet following an early duel and then held off a furious charge from several challengers in deep stretch to win the $250,000 Elkhorn S. (G2)...

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House Rules rallies to take Grade 3 Top Flight Handicap
Distorted Humor

House Rules rallies to take Grade 3 Top Flight Handicap

House Rules, a 4-year-old daughter of Distorted Humor, prevailed in a three-horse photo to score victory in the $200,000 Top Flight H. (G3)...

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Hoop of Colour rings up Santa Ana S. (G2) victory
Distorted Humor

Hoop of Colour rings up Santa Ana S. (G2) victory

Hoop of Colour sauntered to a half-length score in the Grade 2, $201,000 Santa Ana S. Sunday at Santa Anita Park; the 55th lifetime graded stakes winner for Distorted Humor...

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Distorted Humor Progeny

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  • 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
  • 57 Group/Graded SWs - $110M in earnings
  • 17 G1 winners in six countries - 11 millionaires - two American Classic winners
  • 2015: #8 Sire - 5 GSWs, 12 SHs, $3.3M; #2 Active Broodmare Sire; $650,000 & $500,000 2YOs
  • 2014: 26 SHs, 9 SWs, $6.8M incl. Sprint Champion HILLABY
  • 2014: Top Juvenile Sire - 17 2YO wnrs, 4 SHs, $1,000,000, incl. Champion runner-up CURSORY GLANCE (G1)
  • 2014: #1 Active Broodmare Sire - 13 SWs, $9.2M
  • 2014 Sales: $1,000,000 2yo, $625,000 ylg, $550,000 ylg, $525,000 ylg, $500,000 Race filly, $394,000 wlg
  • Covering sire on $4,900,000 mare in '13 - Covering Sire on $2,850,000 & $1,325,000 mares in '14

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.

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
Ironicus’ Dixie S. (G2) win gives Distorted Humor his 130th lifetime SW
Distorted Humor

Ironicus’ Dixie S. (G2) win gives Distorted Humor his 130th lifetime SW

Though he was making his first stakes start, Ironicus looked like a seasoned black-type veteran as he closed from tenth with a quarter mile to run to capture the $300,000 Dixie S. (G2)...

[read more]

Dramedy provides huge thrill in Elkhorn S. (G2)
Distorted Humor

Dramedy provides huge thrill in Elkhorn S. (G2)

Distorted Humor’s Dramedy put away My Afleet following an early duel and then held off a furious charge from several challengers in deep stretch to win the $250,000 Elkhorn S. (G2)...

[read more]

House Rules rallies to take Grade 3 Top Flight Handicap
Distorted Humor

House Rules rallies to take Grade 3 Top Flight Handicap

House Rules, a 4-year-old daughter of Distorted Humor, prevailed in a three-horse photo to score victory in the $200,000 Top Flight H. (G3)...

[read more]

Hoop of Colour rings up Santa Ana S. (G2) victory
Distorted Humor

Hoop of Colour rings up Santa Ana S. (G2) victory

Hoop of Colour sauntered to a half-length score in the Grade 2, $201,000 Santa Ana S. Sunday at Santa Anita Park; the 55th lifetime graded stakes winner for Distorted Humor...

[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:
Artie Schiller
Bellamy Road
Bodemeister
Colonel John
Congrats
Distorted Humor
Drosselmeyer
Gemologist
Hold Me Back
More Than Ready
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
U S Ranger
Mare Information
Mare Name: (required)
Age:
Sire:
Dam:
Status:
Previous Year Covering Sire:
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