Select Sires is home to eight proven sires over +3.0 for Type, the most in the industry. 7HO10506 Maple-Downs-I G W ATWOOD-ET (EX-90) continues to be the only sire over +4.00 for Type at +4.66 PTAT. G W ATWOOD daughters are standouts on the tanbark, capturing championships at many shows this year. August graduate, 7HO10484 Paradise-R SABATHIA-ET (EX-92) improved to +3.92 PTAT and as a Boliver son is an outcross to many high-type pedigrees. At +3.70 PTAT, 7HO9165 Regancrest S BRAXTON-ET (EX-95) is also among the top 10 active A.I. sires for Type. G W ATWOOD also excels in Canada as the No. 1 Conformation sire (+19) and the No. 7 GLPI sire (+2913). Both at +14, 7HO8190 Gen-Mark Stmatic SANCHEZ (EX-94) and 7HO9264 Lirr Drew DEMPSEY (VG-86) are also top-10 Conformation sires.
G W ATWOOD is the second best foot and leg improver in the breed (+3.85 Feet and Leg Composite). 7HO10277 End-Road Bolton BRANCH-ET (EX-94) (+2.83 FLC) also excels in foot and leg improvement.
GULF (+3.62 UDC), G W ATWOOD (+3.47 UDC), 7HO10272 De-Su FORK-ET (EX-92) (+3.24 UDC), 7HO10606 De-Su OBSERVER-ET (EX-90-GM) (+2.98 UDC) and 7HO9420 Fustead Goldwyn GUTHRIE-ET (EX-94) (+2.94 UDC) are all among the top 15 sires in the breed for Udder Composite (UDC).