Distorted Humor

Fee: Private
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 150 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
  •  2020 racing: EBAIYRA, winner of the Prix de Pomone [G2] & Prix de Royaumont [G3], PAINTING, winner of the Ontario Fashion S. [G3], RY’S THE GUY, winner of the Marathon Overnight S., TOMLIN, winner of the Camilla Urso S., G3-placed FIVE STAR GENERALCosmo, etc.
  • 2YOs in 2020 are led by TDN Rising Star  Momos, placed in the Saratoga Special S. [G2] and Belmont's Futurity S. [G3], Varda$700,000 OBS Spring purchase and runner-up in the Chandelier S. [G2], Tacoflavoredkisses, placed in the I’m Smokin S. Also, a sale-topping $700,000 colt at OBS July.
  • 2019 racing: QUIP, winner of the Oaklawn H. [G2], FIVE STAR GENERAL, winner of the British Columbia Derby [G3], CARNIVAL COLORS (GB), winner of the Virginia Oaks, 2YO filly FOOLISH HUMOR, winner of the Colleen S., RESTLESS RIDER, runner-up in the Ashland S. [G1], etc.
  • No. 1 Active NA Broodmare Sire five years running, including broodmare sire of 2020 Blue Grass S. [G2] winner, ART COLLECTOR
  • No. 2 Active NA Sire by Lifetime % of Black Type Winners10%, higher than Tapit, Medaglia d’Oro, Ghostapper, etc.
  • No. 2 Lifetime NA Sire of TDN Rising Stars25, more than Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Unbridled’s Song, etc.
  • No. 4 NA Sire by Lifetime Yearling Average$229,673 (500 minimum sold)
  • 158 black type winners, 68 Graded Winners—nearly $146 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

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

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Distorted Humor 2yos set for Breeders' Cup 2020

Distorted Humor, the sire of 2011 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Drosselmeyer, will be represented by a pair of 2-year-olds in this year's Breeders' Cup...

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Distorted Humor's Painting gets first stakes win in dramatic style title=
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Distorted Humor's Painting gets first stakes win in dramatic style

Painting came from last in the final three furlongs to win Saturday's $125,000 Ontario Fashion S. (G3) at Woodbine by a neck ...

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Distorted Humor colt sets track record in Churchill’s Champions Day Marathon title=
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Distorted Humor colt sets track record in Churchill’s Champions Day Marathon

Ry's the Guy got his first stakes victory and also set the 1 1/2-mile track record in Tuesday's $115,000 Champions Day Marathon S. at Churchill Downs...

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$700,000 Distorted Humor 2yo takes Del Mar debut in style title=
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$700,000 Distorted Humor 2yo takes Del Mar debut in style

Varda's dashing career unveiling in a Sunday maiden special weight race returned immediate dividends for her connections as the 2-year-old Distorted Humor filly ran up a 3 1/4-length victory

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Distorted Humor Progeny

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  •  2020 racing: EBAIYRA, winner of the Prix de Pomone [G2] & Prix de Royaumont [G3], PAINTING, winner of the Ontario Fashion S. [G3], RY’S THE GUY, winner of the Marathon Overnight S., TOMLIN, winner of the Camilla Urso S., G3-placed FIVE STAR GENERALCosmo, etc.
  • 2YOs in 2020 are led by TDN Rising Star  Momos, placed in the Saratoga Special S. [G2] and Belmont's Futurity S. [G3], Varda$700,000 OBS Spring purchase and runner-up in the Chandelier S. [G2], Tacoflavoredkisses, placed in the I’m Smokin S. Also, a sale-topping $700,000 colt at OBS July.
  • 2019 racing: QUIP, winner of the Oaklawn H. [G2], FIVE STAR GENERAL, winner of the British Columbia Derby [G3], CARNIVAL COLORS (GB), winner of the Virginia Oaks, 2YO filly FOOLISH HUMOR, winner of the Colleen S., RESTLESS RIDER, runner-up in the Ashland S. [G1], etc.
  • No. 1 Active NA Broodmare Sire five years running, including broodmare sire of 2020 Blue Grass S. [G2] winner, ART COLLECTOR
  • No. 2 Active NA Sire by Lifetime % of Black Type Winners10%, higher than Tapit, Medaglia d’Oro, Ghostapper, etc.
  • No. 2 Lifetime NA Sire of TDN Rising Stars25, more than Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Unbridled’s Song, etc.
  • No. 4 NA Sire by Lifetime Yearling Average$229,673 (500 minimum sold)
  • 158 black type winners, 68 Graded Winners—nearly $146 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

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 2yos set for Breeders' Cup 2020 title=
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor 2yos set for Breeders' Cup 2020

Distorted Humor, the sire of 2011 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Drosselmeyer, will be represented by a pair of 2-year-olds in this year's Breeders' Cup...

[read more]

Distorted Humor's Painting gets first stakes win in dramatic style title=
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor's Painting gets first stakes win in dramatic style

Painting came from last in the final three furlongs to win Saturday's $125,000 Ontario Fashion S. (G3) at Woodbine by a neck ...

[read more]

Distorted Humor colt sets track record in Churchill’s Champions Day Marathon title=
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor colt sets track record in Churchill’s Champions Day Marathon

Ry's the Guy got his first stakes victory and also set the 1 1/2-mile track record in Tuesday's $115,000 Champions Day Marathon S. at Churchill Downs...

[read more]

$700,000 Distorted Humor 2yo takes Del Mar debut in style title=
Distorted Humor

$700,000 Distorted Humor 2yo takes Del Mar debut in style

Varda's dashing career unveiling in a Sunday maiden special weight race returned immediate dividends for her connections as the 2-year-old Distorted Humor filly ran up a 3 1/4-length victory

[read more]

Distorted Humor Progeny

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Always Dreaming
Audible
Carpe Diem
Congrats
Constitution
Distorted Humor
Exaggerator
Fed Biz
Global Campaign
Good Samaritan
Improbable
Laoban
More Than Ready
Outwork
Paynter
Promises Fulfilled
Speightster
Speightstown
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
Tom's d'Etat
Tourist
Yoshida

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