“I’d like to say it was my idea, but it actually came from Sharon Metz, who compiles something called the “BizList” for a Central Kentucky publication called Business Lexington. Metz, with only limited knowledge of the Thoroughbred industry asked if it would make sense to compile a “BizList” demonstrating which Bluegrass farms produced the most American Graded Stakes winners of 2010.

It made sense to me, and I was even a bit disappointed I hadn’t come up with this type of list before, so I gladly assisted her in looking at the American Graded Stakes results for 2010 and ranking the list of leaders by farms. For the purposes of the ranking, a farm was given credit for producing a Graded Stakes winner if the winning horse was sired by a stallion which, at the time of conception, stood at that farm.

Read more at: http://www.paulickreport.com/features/keeneland-presents-american-graded-stakes-standings/keeneland-presents-american-graded-stakes-standings-top-producing-farms-never-rest/

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