Bill Oppenheim’s Friday column in America’s Thoroughbred Daily News highlighted again Mr. Prospector’s great phenomenon. Commenting on the top 30 sires (by Apex rating) (only those with first foals between 1996 and 2004, in other words, the new generation of the northern hemisphere’s top stallions.) Bill’s table reveals no fewer than five descendants of Mr. Prospector (including the top three) in the first dozen. His comments follow at the foot of the table.