Latest Stud Book Vol 62 -  Busy Sires List

The Australian and New Zealand Greyhound Stud Book always contains a mass of informative data and matters of interest.

In Stud Book Vol 60, on page 356, one of two black bitches whelped November 28th 2011, became famous racing as Sweet It Is.

On page 373, in Stud Book Vol 61, a dog whelped on March 12th 2013, marked as wdkbd (white & dark brindle) raced into the history books as Ferdinand Bale.

Simple, routine listing of pups whelped, who would dare to forecast the words
“million dollar earners” then ?

Stud Book Vol 62  - now available -covers the period July 1st 2013 to June 30th 2014.

Ranked by the number of litters registered, the most popular sires in that period are listed below.The number in brackets indicates litters in Stud Book Vol 61.

Stud Dog                       Litters Stud Book Vol 62
Magic Sprite                 295 (115)
Barcia Bale                      137 (42)
Lochinvar Marlow        127 (76)
Spring Gun                     110 (112)
Collision                           90 (129)
Fabregas                         89 (101)
Cosmic Rumble              85 (191)
Swift Fancy                     83 (11)
Dyna Lachlan                 76 (91)
Kinloch Brae                   76 (48)
   then followed by
Fear Zafonic                   73 (69)
Dyna Tron                       71 (71)
El Grand Senor              70 (90)
Cosmic Chief                  68 (50)
Cape Hawke                   63 (nil)
Bekim Bale                      59 (138)
Oaks Road                      52 (53)
Vee Man Vane               52 (29)

All the worthy sires above  outscored the other 461 sires in the list totalling 479 sires.

Remarkable to note that services by the 18 sires listed above produced 1,513 litters just short of 50% of the 3,029 litters registered – 49.95%.

Breeding students and enthusiastic participants will be quick to suggest that the list will undergo substantial changes in Stud Book Vol 63.

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