HAVING reached the half-way point of the 2019 flat season, it is an opportune time to examine the progress of the first- and second-season sires. Perception may be everything in the making or breaking of a young sire; however it is important to delve into the numbers too.

While it is still early to make any concrete conclusions on how well a sire is performing, it is motivating to see how their stats are stacking up.