The ranked positions are determined by a points system applied to group races on a sliding scale of points first to eighth.
The sires have a different scale of points to the dams and the systems have had a lot of time spent on them and all concerned are happy that the rankings reflect a fair and accurate assessment of a sire or dams position in relation to Group racing and Group racing only.
Surf Lorian maintains his lead with 917 points from Bombastic Shiraz on 616, Collision 589, then Big Daddy Cool 506, Where’s Pedro 490, and Elite State 433.
Next is Primo Uno 389, Pure Octane 366 and Bond 286.
The highest ranked import sire is Premier Fantasy, who rounds out the top ten due in no small part to the stellar form of Flash Of Light.
The next highest ranked import sires are Spiral Nakita at 16th, Sonic Flight 18th, and Flying Penske 21st.
The now deceased and stuffed Brett Lee slips to 11th just ahead of Black Enforcer and enigmatic stayer Texas Gold.