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Leading Sire in the United States by earnings since July 2006

2010 - 2013 »

  • Leading Sire by a decisive margin 8 years in a row
  • 80% + winners from starters
  • 40% + stakes winners from starters
  • On May 9, 2009, a TVG Horse Racing Sports Announcer commented that BURNING SAND was ". . . the most dominant sire in all horse racing sport, without a doubt." The announcer went on note that BURNING SAND had by far the best percentages of any other horse, including thoroughbred sires Unusual Heat, AP Indy, and Storm Cat.

2009 »

  • BURNING SAND's earnings were 2.75 times that of the second best sire.
  • BURNING SAND was the leading money earner the entire year, dominating from the start.
  • BURNING SAND runners were four of the Top Five Leading Runners of All Ages and Sexes:
    • 1 - QJUICK SAND PW
    • 2 - SAND WITCHH
    • 4 - SO BIG IS BETTER
    • 5 - BURNING FANCY
  • BURNING SAND runners took first in two major racing categories:
    • Leading 3-Year-Old Filly: SAND WITCHH (followed by BURNING FANCY)
    • Leading 4-Year-Old Colts & Geldings: QJUICK SAND PW
  • BURNING SAND produced four 3-year-olds with multiple wins in 2009, showing more dominance with each foal crop: SAND WITCHH, BURNING FANCY, TM BURN OUT, and BRULANTE.

* Information taken from Arabian Finish Line magazine and Equibase.

2008 »

  • BURNING SAND outearned the second leading sire by 84% and the third leading sire by 163%.
  • BURNING SAND was the leading money earner every month, making between 44% more (May) and 192% more (March) than the second leading sire.
  • BURNING SAND runners took the top spot in 4 out of the 6 major racing categories:
    • WALK THE LINE - #1, 4-Year-Old Colts & Geldings
    • QJUICK SAND PW - #1, 3-Year-Old Colts & Geldings
    • ABRA CAADABRA - #1, 4-Year-Old Fillies
    • JESSYS PRINCESS - #1, Leading Older Mares
    • BURNIE GEE PW - #2, 3-Year-Old Fillies
  • BURNING SAND had 9 runners finish in the Top 25 Leading Money Earners for All Ages & Sexes. Only 3 other sires had more than 1 runner finish in the Top 25, and those sires only had 2 each.
  • BURNING SAND had 11 runners with 23 stakes wins, with 6 of those runners winning multiple stakes:
    • JESSYS PRINCESS - 5
    • WALK THE LINE - 4
    • CAITLYNS HOT - 3
    • ABRA CAADABRA - 2
    • BY GOLLY SAND - 2
    • TM MARIE LAVEAU - 2
  • BURNING SAND had 5 new stakes winners in 2008, the same number of new stakes winners from 2007, and 3 more than the sire with the second most stakes winners in 2008.
  • Click here for a list of BURNING SAND wins of 2008 (arranged by track).

* Information taken from Arabian Finish Line magazine and Equibase.

2007 »

BURNING SAND

  • Number 1 Arabian Sire by earnings in the United States.*
  • Highest average earnings per starter of any sire with more than ten runners.

AIM SOUTH

  • Number 1 among Older Horses and Geldings.
  • Number 2 among All Ages and Sexes.

CATH

  • Number 1 among All Mares and Fillies.

DIXIE DANCE (LINE DANCER)

  • Number 1 among 3-Year-Old Fillies.

COOL SAND LUKE

  • Number 2 among 3-Year-Old Colts & Geldings.

ABRA CAADABRA

  • Number 2 among 3-Year-Old Fillies.

SANDYTIKI

  • Number 2 among Older Mares.

2006 »

BURNING SAND

  • Number 1 Arabian Sire.

2005 »

BURNING SAND

  • Only sire to have more than one "Top Ten" runner.
  • Highest average earnings per starter of any sire.

AIM SOUTH

  • Number 2 among All Ages and Sexes.
  • Number 1 runner at Delaware Park.

CATH

  • UNDEFEATED first year racing.
  • Number 1 among 3-Year-Old Fillies.
  • Number 4 among All Mares and Fillies after only one year of competition.

BIG EASY

  • Number 1 money earner by more than double the runner-up for the 2005/2006 UAE Meet.
  • Considered by many to be one of the best Arabians that has raced in the Middle East.

*All rankings are based on earnings in the United States unless otherwise noted. Statistics based on information from Finish Line, the leading publication for Arabian racing in the United States.