Unusual Heat, for the fifth year in a row, topped the California General Sire list with progeny earnings of $4,610,915 and a state leading 10 stakes winners led by Grade I winner Acclamation.
Unusual Heat standing for $20,000 live foal, as the property of The Unusual Heat Syndicate, is the only sire in California History with 5 years of $4 million plus in Cal-bred earnings.
Heatseeker went wire-to-wire in the California freshman sire race, with his progeny winning early in the year going short and late in the year going long, with winners on dirt, turf and synthetic.
Heatseeker was represented by 12 winners that earned $415,412; including stakes winner Surtesy and stakes-placed Flamboyance and Certification.
Heatseeker is standing for $5,000 in 2013 live foal as the property of a syndicate.