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1700s - Present
Compiled by Anne Peters; updated by Patricia Erigero


Pre-1776
Year Stallion Sire - Dam; Family # Run Win Earnings Location Top Earner
  *Fearnought (GB) Regulus - Silvertail; 32       Virginia Symmes' Wildair

1776 - 1800
Year Stallion Sire - Dam; Family # Run Win Earnings Location Top Earner
  *Medley (GB) Gimcrack - Arminda; 3         Tayloe's Bellair
  *Shark (GB) Marske - mare by Snap; 56          

1800 - 1899
Year Stallion Sire - Dam; Family # Run Win Earnings Location Top Earner
  *Diomed (GB)Florizel - sister to Juno; 6b       England, Virginia Sir Archy
  *Sir Harry (GB) Sir Peter - Matron; 4:o       Virginia and Maryland Sir Alfred,
Sir Hal  
  Sir Archy Diomed - Castianira; 13       Mowfield, NC Sir Charles,
Bertrand  
1830 Sir Charles Sir Archy - mare by Citizen; A19   38   Harrison's, VA Bonnets o' Blue
1831 Sir Charles Sir Archy - mare by Citizen; A19   19   Harrison's, VA  
1832 Sir Charles Sir Archy - mare by Citizen; A19   43   Harrison's VA  
1833 Sir Charles Sir Archy - mare by Citizen; A19   23   Harrison's VA Trifle
1834 Monsieur Tonson ( Pacolet - Madame Tonson; unnumbered family   28   Tennessee  
1835 Bertrand Sir Archy - Eliza by Bedford; 14   30   Hutchcraft's, KY Fanny Wright
1836 Sir Charles Sir Archy - mare by Citizen; A19   28   Harrison's VA  
1837 *Leviathan (GB) Muley - mare by Windle; 7   38   Wall Spring, TN  
1838 *Leviathan (GB) Muley - mare by Windle; 7   92   Wall Spring, TN  
1839 *Leviathan (GB) Muley - mare by Windle; 7   48   Wall Spring, TN  
1840 Medoc American Eclipse - Young Maid of the Oaks; 12b   61   Tree Hill, KY;
Died 1839
 
1841 Medoc American Eclipse - Young Maid of the Oaks; 12b   51   Tree Hill, KY;
Died 1839
 
1842 *Priam (GB) Emilius - Cressida; 6a   53   Belle Meade,TN  
1843 *Leviathan (GB) Muley - mare by Windle; 7   26   Wall Spring, TN  
1844 *Priam (GB) Emilius - Cressida; 6a   36   Belle Meade,TN  
1845 *Priam (GB) Emilius - Cressida; 6a   23   Belle Meade,TN  
1846 *Priam (GB) Emilius - Cressida; 6a   16   Belle Meade,TN  
1847 *Glencoe (GB) Sultan - Trampoline; 1t   34   Flintoff's, TN  
1848 *Leviathan (GB) Muley - mare by Windle; 7   19   Wall Spring, TN  
 " *Trustee (GB) Catton - Emma; 7a   19   Stockton's, NJ Revenue
1849 *Glencoe (GB)Sultan - Trampoline; 1t   21   Nantura, KY  
1850 *Glencoe (GB)Sultan - Trampoline; 1t   22   Nantura, KY  
1851 Boston Timoleon - sister to Tuckahoe; 40   31   Blackburn, KY; Died 1850  
1852 Boston Timoleon - sister to Tuckahoe; 40   46   Blackburn, KY; Died 1850  
1853 Boston Timoleon - sister to Tuckahoe; 40   56   Blackburn, KY; Died 1850 Lexington
1854 *Glencoe (GB)Sultan - Trampoline; 1t   56   Nantura, KY  
1855 *Glencoe (GB) Sultan - Trampoline; 1t   42   Nantura, KY  
1856 *Glencoe (GB)Sultan - Trampoline; 1t   45   Nantura, KY  
1857 *Glencoe (GB)Sultan - Trampoline; 1t   62   Blue Grass Park, KY;
Died 1857
 
1858 *Glencoe (GB)Sultan - Trampoline; 1t   60   Blue Grass Park, KY;
Died 1857
 
1859 *Albion (GB) Cain or Actaeon - Panthea; 11b   37   Wall Spring, TN  
1860 Revenue Trustee - Rosalie Somers; A15 10 46 49,450 Virginia Planet
1861 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 13 27 22,425 Woodburn, KY  
1862 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 5 14 9,700 Woodburn, KY  
1863 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 10 25 14,235 Woodburn, KY  
1864 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 13 38 28,440 Woodburn, KY Norfolk
1865 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 31 87 58,750 Woodburn, KY Maiden
1866 Lexington Timoleon - sister to Tuckahoe; 40 34 112 92,725 Woodburn, KY Merrill
1867 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 33 86 54,030 Woodburn, KY  
1868 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 33 92 68,340 Woodburn, KY General Duke
1869 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 36 81 56,375 Woodburn, KY  
1870 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 35 82 129,360 Woodburn, KY Kingfisher
1871 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 40 102 109,095 Woodburn, KY Harry Bassett
1872 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 28 82 71,915 Woodburn, KY Harry Bassett
1873 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 23 71 71,565 Woodburn, KY Tom Bowling  
1874 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 23 70 51,889 Woodburn, KY Acrobat
1875 *Leamington (GB) Faugh - a - Ballagh - sister to Pan; 14 18 32 64,518 Erdenheim, PA Aristides
1876 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 12 34 90,570 Woodburn, KY Tom Ochiltree
1877 *Leamington (GB)Faugh - a - Ballagh - sister to Pan; 14 21 49 41,170 Erdenheim, PA Parole
1878 Lexington Boston - Alice Carneal; 12b 16 38 50,198 Woodburn, KY Duke of Magenta
1879 *Leamington (GB)Faugh - a - Ballagh - sister to Pan; 14 24 56 70,837 Erdenheim, PA Sensation
1880 *Bonnie Scotland (GB) Iago - Queen Mary; 10a 35 137 135,700 Belle Meade,TN Luke Blackburn
1881 *Leamington (GB)Faugh - a - Ballagh - sister to Pan; 14 23 67 139,219 Erdenheim, PA Foxhall, Iroquois (in Europe
1882 *Bonnie Scotland (GB) Iago - Queen Mary; 10a 36 169 103,475 Belle Meade,TN George Kinney
1883 *Billet (GB) Voltigeur - Calcutta; 2 17 48 89,998 Runnymede, KY Miss Woodford
1884 Glenelg Citadel - Babta; 26 32 108 69,862 Elmendorf, KY Louisette
1885 Virgil Vandal - Hymenia; 20 24 56 73,235 Elmendorf, KY Ben Ali  
1886 Glenelg Citadel - Babta; 26 34 136 113,638 Elmendorf, KY Firenzi 
1887 Glenelg Citadel - Babta; 26 33 120 120,031 Elmendorf, KY Firenzi
1888 Glenelg Citadel - Babta; 26 33 134 130,746 Elmendorf, KY Firenzi
1889 *Rayon d'Or (FR) Flageolet - Araucaria; 3n 27 101 175,877 Algeria Stud, PA Chaos
1890 *St. Blaise (GB) Hermit - Fusee; 22b 27 105 185,005 Nursery Stud, NY Potomac
1891 Longfellow Leamington - Nantura; A14 52 143 189,334 Nantura Stud, KY Longstreet
1892 Iroquois Leamington - Maggie B.B.; 4m 34 145 183,026 Belle Meade, TN Tammany
1893 Himyar Alarm - Hira; 2 27 138 249,502 Dixiana Farm, KY Domino
1894 *Sir Modred (NZ) Traducer - Idalia; 17b 36 137 134,318 Rancho Del Paso, CA Brier Sweet  
1895 Hanover Hindoo - Bourbon Belle; 21 40 133 106,908 McGrathiana, KY Halma
1896 Hanover Hindoo - Bourbon Belle; 21 42 157 86,853 McGrathiana, KY  
1897 Hanover Hindoo - Bourbon Belle; 21 54 159 122,374 McGrathiana, KY Hamburg
1898 Hanover Hindoo - Bourbon Belle; 21 43 124 118,590 McGrathiana, KY Hamburg
1899 *Albert (GB) Albert Victor - Hawthorn Bloom; 4i 19 64 95,975 Adelbert, KY Mesmerist

1900 - 1999
Year Stallion Sire - Dam; Family # Run Win Earnings Location Top Earner
1900 Kingston Spendthrift - Kapanga; 13 33 110 116,368 Castleton, KY Ballyhoo Bey  
1901 Sir Dixon Billet - Jaconet; 4m 24 94 165,682 Runnymede, KY Blue Girl
1902 Hastings Spendthrift - Cinderella; 21a 29 63 113,865 Nursery Stud, KY Masterman 
1903 *Ben Strome (GB) Bend Or - Strathfleet; 14 24 91 106,965 Dixiana Farm, KY Highball
1904 *Meddler (GB) St. Gatien - Busybody; 1w 21 55 222,555 La Belle Stud, KY Tanya
1905 Hamburg Hanover - Lady Reel; 23b 30 60 153,106 Brookdale, NJ Artful
1906 *Meddler (GB) St. Gatien - Busybody; 1w 21 54 151,243 Silverbrook, NJ Go Between
1907 Commando Domino - Emma C.; 12b 12 34 207,345 Castleton, KY Colin
1908 Hastings Spendthrift - Cinderella; 21a 36 93 154,061 Nursery Stud, KY Fair Play
1909 Ben Brush Bramble - Roseville; A1 19 67 75,143 Castleton, KY Sweep
1910 Kingston Spendthrift - Kapanga; 13 13 41 85,220 Castleton, KY Novelty
1911 *Star Shoot (GB) Isinglass - Astrology; 9f 36 103 53,895 Runnymede, KY Star Charter  
1912 *Star Shoot (GB) Isinglass - Astrology; 9f 44 126 79,973 Runnymede, KY Star Charter
1913 Broomstick Ben Brush - Elf; 16a 21 114 76,009 Brookdale, NJ Whisk Broom II
1914 Broomstick Ben Brush - Elf; 16a 31 90 99,043 Brookdale, NJ Regret
1915 Broomstick Ben Brush - Elf; 16a 47 108 94,387 Whitney Stud, KY Thunderer
1916 *Star Shoot (GB) Isinglass - Astrology; 9f 87 218 138,163 Hamburg Place, KY Straight Forward
1917 *Star Shoot (GB) Isinglass - Astrology; 9f 81 167 131,674 Hamburg Place, KY Straight Forward
1918 Sweep Ben Brush - Pink Domino; 8c 33 69 139,057 Glen - Helen, KY Eternal
1919 *Star Shoot (GB) Isinglass - Astrology; 9f 55 108 197,233 Hamburg Place, KY Sir Barton
1920 Fair Play Hastings - Fairy Gold; 9e 27 72 269,102 Nursery Stud, KY Man o' War
1921 Celt Commando - Maid of Erin; 1g 52 124 206,167 Ellerslie Stud, VA; Died1919 Touch Me Not
1922 *McGee (GB) White Knight - Remorse; 3i 57 125 222,491 Mere Hill, KY Exterminator
1923 The Finn Ogden - Livonia; 4:0 16 31 285,759 Glen - Helen, KY Zev
1924 Fair Play Hastings - Fairy Gold; 9e 45 84 296,204 Nursery Stud, KY Mad Play
1925 Sweep Ben Brush - Pink Domino; 8c 65 185 237,564 Glen - Helen, KY General Thatcher
1926 Man o' War Fair Play - Mahubah; 4c 26 49 408,137 Faraway, KY Crusader
1927 Fair Play Hastings - Fairy Gold; 9e 38 77 361,518 Elmendorf, KY Chance Shot
1928 High Time Ultimus - Noonday; 1h 55 109 307,631 Himyar Stud, KY High Strung
1929 *Chicle (FR) (Spearmint - Lady Hamburg II; 31 41 88 289,123 Whitney Stud, KY Whichone
1930 *Sir Gallahad III (FR) Teddy - Plucky Liege; 16a 16 49 422,200 Claiborne, KY Gallant Fox
1931 *St. Germans (GB) Swynford - Hamoaze; 16h 15 47 315,585 Greentree, KY Twenty Grand
1932 Chatterton (1919 Fair Play - Chit Chat; 1c 47 93 210,040 Claiborne, KY Faireno
1933 *Sir Gallahad III (FR) Teddy - Plucky Liege; 16a 49 78 136,428 Claiborne, KY Gallant Sir
1934 *Sir Gallahad III (FR) Teddy - Plucky Liege; 16a 55 92 180,165 Claiborne, KY High Quest
1935 Chance Play Fair Play - Quelle Chance; 3c 38 88 191,465 Aknusti, Stud, NY Grand Slam
1936 *Sickle (GB) Phalaris - Selene; 6e 48 128 209,800 Elmendorf, KY Reaping Reward
1937 The Porter Sweep - Ballet Girl; 14 45 104 292,262 Mare's Nest, KY Rosemont
1938 *Sickle (GB) Phalaris - Selene; 6e 43 107 327,822 Elmendorf, KY Stagehand
1939 *Challenger II (GB) Swynford - Sword Play; 2g 42 99 316,281 Branncastle, MD Challedon
1940 *Sir Gallahad III (FR) Teddy - Plucky Liege; 16a 63 102 305,610 Claiborne, KY Gallahadion
1941 *Blenheim II (GB) Blandford - Malva; 1e 30 64 378,981 Claiborne, KY Whirlaway
1942 Equipoise Pennant - Swinging; 5j 36 82 437,141 C.V. Whitney, KY Shut Out
1943 *Bull Dog (FR) Teddy - Plucky Liege; 16a 75 172 372,706 Coldstream, KY Occupy
1944 Chance Play Fair Play - Quelle Chance; 3c 71 150 431,100 Calumet, KY Alex Barth
1945 War Admiral Man o' War - Brushup; 11g 26 59 591,352 Faraway, KY Busher
1946 *Mahmoud (FR) Blenheim II - Mah Mahal; 9c 47 101 638,025 C.V. Whitney, KY First Flight
1947 Bull Lea Bull Dog - Rose Leaves; 9f 61 128 1,259,718 Calumet, KY Armed
1948 Bull Lea Bull Dog - Rose Leaves; 9f 63 147 1,334,027 Calumet, KY Citation
1949 Bull Lea Bull Dog - Rose Leaves; 9f 73 165 991,842 Calumet, KY Coaltown
1950 *Heliopolis (GB) Hyperion - Drift; 8g 77 167 852,292 Coldstream, KY Greek Ship
1951 Count Fleet Reigh Count - Quickly; 6a 64 124 1,160,847 Stoner Creek, KY Counterpoint
1952 Bull Lea Bull Dog - Rose Leaves; 9f 65 136 1,630,655 Calumet, KY Mark - Ye - Well
1953 Bull Lea Bull Dog - Rose Leaves; 9f 56 107 1,155,846 Calumet, KY Mark - Ye - Well
1954 *Heliopolis (GB) Hyperion - Drift; 8g 76 148 1,406,638 Almahurst, KY High Gun
1955 *Nasrullah (GB) Nearco - Mumtaz Begum; 9c 40 69 1,433,660 Claiborne, KY Nashua
1956 *Nasrullah (GB) Nearco - Mumtaz Begum; 9c 50 106 1,462,413 Claiborne, KY Nashua
1957 *Princequillo (GB) Prince Rose - Cosquilla; 1b 75 147 1,698,427 Claiborne, KY Round Table
1958 *Princequillo (GB) Prince Rose - Cosquilla; 1b 65 110 1,394,540 Claiborne, KY Round Table
1959 *Nasrullah (GB) Nearco - Mumtaz Begum; 9c 69 141 1,434,543 Claiborne, KY Bald Eagle
1960 *Nasrullah (GB) Nearco - Mumtaz Begum; 9c 64 122 1,419,683 Claiborne, KY Bald Eagle
1961 *Ambiorix (FR) Tourbillon - Lavendula; 1w 73 148 936,976 Claiborne, KY Ambiopoise
1962 *Nasrullah (GB) Nearco - Mumtaz Begum; 9c 62 107 1,474,831 Claiborne, KY Never Bend
1963 Bold Ruler Nasrullah - Miss Disco; 8d 26 56 917,531 Claiborne, KY Lamb Chop
1964 Bold Ruler Nasrullah - Miss Disco; 8d   88 1,457,156 Claiborne, KY Bold Lad
1965 Bold Ruler Nasrullah - Miss Disco; 8d   90 1,091,924 Claiborne, KY Chieftain
1966 Bold Ruler Nasrullah - Miss Disco; 8d   107 2,306,523 Claiborne, KY Successor
1967 Bold Ruler Nasrullah - Miss Disco; 8d   135 2,249,272 Claiborne, KY Vitriolic
1968 Bold Ruler Nasrullah - Miss Disco; 8d   99 1,988,427 Claiborne, KY King Emperor
1969 Bold Ruler Nasrullah - Miss Disco; 8d   90 1,357,144 Claiborne, KY Gamely
1970 Hail to Reason Turn - to - Nothirdchance; 4n   82 1,400,839 Hagyard's, KY Personality
1971 Northern Dancer Nearctic - Natalma; 2d   93 1,288,580 Windfields, MD Northfields
1972 Round Table Princequillo - Knight's Daughter; 2f   98 1,199,933 Claiborne, KY Upper Case
1973 Bold Ruler Nasrullah - Miss Disco; 8d   74 1,488,619** Claiborne, KY (died 1971
Secretariat
1974 T. V. Lark Indian Hemp - Miss Larksfly; 9c   121 1,242,003** Hamburg Place, KY Buffalo Lark
1975 What A Pleasure Bold Ruler - Grey Flight; 5f   101 2,033,021** Waldemar, FL Foolish Pleasure
1976 What A Pleasure Bold Ruler - Grey Flight; 5f   108 1,672,463** Waldemar, FL Honest Pleasure
1977 Dr. Fager (N.Am) Rough'n Tumble - Aspidistra; 1r   124 1,593,079 Tartan, FL L'Alezane
1977 Northern Dancer (Int'l) Nearctic - Natalma; 2d   124 2,057,093** Windfields, MD The Minstrel
1978 Exclusive Native Raise a Native - Exclusive; 10a   106 2,039,851** Spendthrift, KY Affirmed
1979 Exclusive Native Raise a Native - Exclusive; 10a   104 2,903,995** Spendthrift, KY Affirmed
1980 Raja Baba Bold Ruler - Missy Baba; 3L   149 2,632,382** Hermitage, KY Well Decorated
1981 Nodouble Noholme II - Abla - Jay; A1   115 2,921,581** Lasater, FL Mairzy Doates
1982 His Majesty Ribot - Flower Bowl; 4d   86 2,714,990** Darby Dan, KY Mehmet
1983 Halo Hail to Reason - Cosmah; 2d   86 2,785,527** Windfields, MD Sunny's Halo
1984 Seattle Slew Bold Reasoning - My Charmer; 13c   49 5,524,220** Spendthrift, KY Slew O' Gold
1985 Buckaroo Buckpasser - Stepping High; 11g   50 4,145,272** Greentree, KY Spend A Buck
1986 Lyphard Northern Dancer - Goofed; 17b   49 5,759,707** Gainesway, KY Manila
1987 Mr. Prospector Raise a Native - Gold Digger; 13c   104 6,312,339** Claiborne, KY Gulch
1988 Mr. Prospector Raise a Native - Gold Digger; 13c   117 9,590,582** Claiborne, KY Seeking the Gold
1989 Halo Hail to Reason - Cosmah; 2d     7,554,354** Stone, KY Sunday Silence
1990 Alydar Raise a Native - Sweet Tooth; 9c     6,947,492** Calumet, KY (Died 1990 Criminal Type
1991 Danzig Northern Dancer - Pas de Nom; 7a     7,198,561 Claiborne, KY Dance Smartly
1992 Danzig Northern Dancer - Pas de Nom; 7a     6,940,248 Claiborne, KY Pine Bluff
1993 Danzig Northern Dancer - Pas de Nom; 7a     5,097,498 Claiborne, KY Lure
1994 Broad Brush Ack Ack - Hay Patcher; 21a     5,400,326 Gainesway, KY Concern
1995 Palace Music The Minstrel - Come My Prince; 13b     5,333,576 Blue Grass, KY to Australia Cigar
1996 Cozzene Caro - Ride the Trails; 4m     5,173,595 Gainesway, KY Alphabet Soup
1997 Deputy Minister Vice Regent - Mint Copy; 10a     8,589,905 Brookdale, KY Touch Gold
1998 Deputy Minister Vice Regent - Mint Copy; 10a     8,567,723 Brookdale, KY Awesome Again
1999 Storm Cat  Storm Bird - Terlingua; 8c  120 71 10,355,446 Overbrook, KY Cat Thief

2000 - Present
Year Stallion Sire - Dam; Family # Run Win Earnings Location Top Earner
2000 Storm Cat Storm Bird-Terlingua; 8c 119 68 9,270,333 Overbrook, KY Giant's Causeway
2001 Thunder Gulch Gulch - Line of Thunder; 11d 116 59 7,905,539 Ashford Stud, KY Point Given
2002 El Prado (IRE) Sadler's Wells-Lady Capulet, 1-l 197 97 6,966,265 Adena Springs, KY Medaglia d'Oro
2003 A.P. Indy Seattle Slew-Weekend Surprise; 3-l     9,100,912 Lane's End, KY Mineshaft
2004 Elusive Quality Gone West-Touch of Greatness; 13c     10,756,659 Darley at Jonabell, KY Smarty Jones
2005 Saint Ballado Halo-Ballade; 12c     9,257,095 Taylor Made, KY
Died 2002
Saint Liam
2006 A.P. Indy 1989 Seattle Slew-Weekend Surprise; 3-l     9,554,009 Lane's End, KY Bernardini
2007 Smart Strike Mr. Prospector-Classy 'N Smart; 23b 215 102 14,358,570 Lane's End, KY Curlin
2008 Smart Strike Mr. Prospector-Classy 'N Smart; 23b 239 122 12,413,093 Lane's End, KY Curlin
2009 Smart Strike Mr. Prospector-Classy 'N Smart; 23b 228 112 59,048,551 Lane's End, KY Lookin' at Lucky





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