Cityscape’s three big winners this season have taken him to the top of the table as Europe’s leading sire by percentage of Stakes winners to runners.

Cityscape is the sire of 13% Stakes winners to runners in 2018, higher than Frankel (7.0%), Galileo (6.4) and Dubawi (6.1%) who occupy the next three places in the table.

Rising stars Siyouni (3.6%), Lope de Vega (3.5%) and Sea The Stars (2.6%) are well behind, while he’s also doing considerably better than fellow second-crop stallions Dawn Approach (4.8%), Intello (3.9%), Camelot (3.6%), Havana Gold (3.2%) and Dabirsim (1.7%).