Redoute's Choice is the Champion Sire of Australia, 2009-10

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Arrowfield's Redoute's Choice is the Champion Sire of Australia for the second time with 2009/10 prizemoney of more than $9 million.

Redoute's Choice added two new winners to his season's record on the final day's racing for 2009-10, when three-year-old Sikka won handsomely at Rosehill, and four-year-old Stalingrad won in Darwin. Their efforts took Redoute's Choice's season stakes tally to $9,032,392 - $320,039 ahead of runner-up Encosta de Lago, who was represented by 50 more runners than Redoute's Choice. (Source: Arion Pedigrees, after today's racing).

The major earner for Redoute's Choice was the magnificent three-year-old filly Melito whose second Group One win, in the Qld Tatt's RC Winter S. G1 on 26 June, took Redoute's Choice to the head of the Sires' table. She started 14 times during the season, nine times at Group One level, for three wins (two G1), nine placings (five G1), and $1,314,700 prizemoney.

Melito was one of three new Group One winners Redoute's Choice added to his record this season:

ALLEZ WONDER

4m ex Luna Tudor, by Military Plume

Bred by Trelawney Stud & Cherry Taylor, NZ

1st MRC Toorak H. 1600m G1

DARIANA

3f ex Beldarian by Last Tycoon

Bred by Fairway Thoroughbreds, NSW

1st BRC Queensland Derby 2400m G1

MELITO

3f ex Cloister by Marauding

Bred by Reavill Farm Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd, NSW

1st AJC T.J. Smith S. 1200m G1

1st Qld Tatt's RC Winter S. 1400m G1

Redoute's Choice is also the season's leading sire of Stakes winners (14) and 3yo Winners (57).

LIFETIME STATISTICS

63 Stakes Winners

18 Group One winners

STALLION PREMIERSHIPS

Champion Sire of Australia, 2006 & 2010

Champion Australian Sire of 2YOs, 2005 & 2006

Champion Australian First Season Sire, 2004

Redoute's Choice stands at Arrowfield in 2010 at a fee of $176,000 (inc. GST).

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