Mapperley Stud stallion Contributer has been crowned New Zealand’s Champion second season sire.
The son of High Chaparral sired 13 individual winners in New Zealand, notching up 18 separate victories and accumulating a total $354,916 in stakes.
His star performer was Llanacord, the winner of the Gr.2 Lowland Stakes (2100m), while he also sired the stakes performers Follow Your Dreams, Lily’s Dream and Miss Dixie.
Contributer’s status continued to rise with some exceptional performances in Australia where he sired first crop Gr.1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) winner and million-dollar earner Lion’s Roar.
He added another 13 individual winners in Australia, from only 28 runners.
Contributer will stand at Mapperley Stud this coming breeding season for a fee of $22,000 + GST.