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Edited Equibase ReleaseGodolphin LLC, which has been the leading owner in North America for the past three years, is well on its way to a fourth consecutive year, leading all owners in earnings through the first six months of 2024 by a wide margin. Perennial leading jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr., led all riders by earnings during the first six months of the year, and trainer Steve Asmussen led all trainers according to final statistics released today by Equibase Company LLC, the Thoroughbred industry’s official database for racing information.

Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness Stakes runner-up Mystik Dan led all Thoroughbreds in North American earnings through June 30. Thorpedo Anna, who is undefeated this year with wins in the Grade I Kentucky Oaks and Acorn Stakes, is the top ranked filly and fifth overall in earnings at this point of the year.

Provided below are the top 20 leaders by North American earnings for horses, jockeys, owners, and trainers.

Top 20 Horses by North American Earnings  from 1/1/2024 through 6/30/2024
Horse NameStartsWinsSecondsThirdsEarnings
Mystik Dan6211$4,070,050
National Treasure22  $2,269,000
Sierra Leone4211$2,021,250
Seize the Grey63 1$1,738,800
Thorpedo Anna33  $1,515,050
Dornoch42  $1,494,875
Catching Freedom62 2$1,297,000
Muth22  $907,500
Kingsbarns431 $871,760
Vahva321 $859,000
First Mission42  $857,560
Adare Manor321 $855,000
Skippylongstocking42 1$794,800
Gun Pilot5311$781,625
Chili Flag (FR)43  $750,270
Didia (ARG)32 1$741,375
Idiomatic211 $720,000
Timberlake21  $697,500
Alva Starr431 $691,300
Stronghold32  $682,800
Top 20 Owners by North American Earnings
from 1/1/2024
 through 6/30/2024
Owner NameStarts Wins Seconds Thirds Earnings
Godolphin, LLC213402830$7,025,793
Klaravich Stables, Inc.161423124$4,435,312
Gasaway, Lance, 4 G Racing, LLC, Hamby III, Daniel and Valley View Farm LLC211 $3,500,000
SF Racing LLC, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables LLC, Masterson, Robert E., Stonestreet Stables LLC, Schoenfarber, Jay A., Waves Edge Capital LLC and Donovan, Catherine20744$2,865,782
Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC119271511$2,232,747
Repole Stable107191116$2,020,155
Gary Barber191373328$1,983,713
Repole Stable and St. Elias Stables LLC8619913$1,933,933
Spendthrift Farm LLC5913109$1,878,613
Calumet Farm165212024$1,821,934
Brant, Peter M., Magnier, Mrs. John, Tabor, Michael, Smith, Derrick, Westerberg and Smith, Brook T.321 $1,821,250
Kenneth Ramsey162382716$1,711,715
Three Diamonds Farm131192323$1,685,930
Steven Asmussen365564855$1,605,170
Siena Farm LLC and WinStar Farm LLC501187$1,558,606
West Paces Racing LLC, R. A. Hill Stable, Belmar Racing and Breeding, LLC, Two Eight Racing, LLC and Pine Racing Stables42  $1,494,875
End Zone Athletics, Inc.331605329$1,426,050
Top 20 Jockeys by North American Earnings
from 1/1/2024
 through 6/30/2024
Jockey NameStarts WinsSeconds Thirds Earnings
Irad Ortiz, Jr.761164141100$14,929,878
Flavien Prat442101 72 51$14,068,270
Tyler Gaffalione791117119109$13,370,830
Jose Ortiz729153 91 89$11,589,516
Brian Hernandez, Jr.391 68 53 43$11,049,032
Luis Saez707106102104$10,851,796
Cristian Torres554101 66 67$8,246,729
Florent Geroux292 61 55 41$7,427,576
Manual Franco509104100 86$7,116,283
Joel Rosario362 63 57 49$7,043,356
Paco Lopez750148120103$6,817,244
Juan Hernandez405 86 80 68$6,793,816
John Velazquez329 53 41 47$5,869,264
Dylan Davis498 95 79 65$5,787,738
Lanfranco Dettori251 47 42 42$5,634,683
Kendrick Carmouche425 91 67 72$5,618,610
Javier Castellano442 58 55 61$5,222,783
Antonio Fresu434 81 71 60$5,210,283
Keith Asmussen415 64 50 66$5,173,856
Junior Alvarado353 52 44 55$5,098,080
Top 20 Trainers by North American Earnings
from 1/1/2024
 through 6/30/2024
Trainer NameStarts Wins Seconds Thirds Earnings
Steve Asmussen1,275219 187 172$15,217,600
Brad Cox41610884 65$13,417,447
Chad Brown44411078 66$13,273,717
Kenny McPeek325 4937 53$10,249,140
Todd Pletcher445 8669 54$9,155,720
Michael Maker62510193 80$7,957,032
Bob Baffert149 4133 22$7,523,180
Mark Casse55210169 81$6,761,881
Saffie Joseph, Jr.52112285 63$6,626,144
Bill Mott271 4844 42$5,665,286
Jamie Ness711171 124 109$5,211,565
Philip D’Amato320 5645 39$4,761,364
Christophe Clement292 5744 42$4,488,557
Wayne Lukas148 1720 16$4,060,646
Cherie DeVaux191 3324 21$3,919,817
Linda Rice348 6461 58$3,819,011
Doug O’Neill328 6252 49$3,623,799
Brendan Walsh291 3937 38$3,595,421
Brittany Russell304 6340 50$3,082,404
Jose D’Angelo405 7678 49$2,938,481

North American racing leaders’ lists that include all trainers, jockeys, owners, and horses are available within the statistical section at and are updated daily. These lists include the ability to look at leaders in a variety of categories, such as age, sex, surface, graded races, foaling year for horses, and the inclusion of the Dubai World Cup and Saudi Cup Day.

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