2015 Leading Synthetic Sires

Includes stallions with at least one runner at a North American racetrack with a synthetic surface. Leaders are by North American progeny earnings on a synthetic surface through August 3, 2015. The heading "AW" refers to all-weather (synthetic) surfaces. Categorical leaders are in bold.

All SurfacesAll-Weather
#StallionChief Earner
(Earnings)
RnrsWnrsSWrsRnrsWnrsSWrs'15 Earnings(%)
1Old Forester  
Forestry, 2001
Golden Gilda ($82,722)10239273251$1,057,00971
2Where's the Ring  
Seeking the Gold, 1999
Swingwiththering ($93,563)9137265211$1,017,12068
3Philanthropist  
Kris S., 2001
Executive Barlee ($112,621)8727166131$864,50370
4Giant Gizmo  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
French Romance ($152,597)4718139141$831,90483
5Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
Ghostwalking ($552,078)1245982182$757,47015
6Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Cantonic ($313,500)217104734141$700,57310
7Milwaukee Brew  
Wild Again, 1997
Knowurbrew ($92,273)9648152201$690,09953
8Niigon  
Unbridled, 2001
Uncatchable Fire ($64,878)4818-4012-$555,22771
9Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Really Stormy ($119,000)14549636101$424,91419
10Bold Executive  
Bold Ruckus, 1984
Simply Bold ($63,502)5115-357-$414,19473
11Henny Hughes  
Hennessy, 2003
Cover Boy ($277,481)804051362$408,25017
12Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Kids Game ($124,979)15878527102$402,43411
13Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Urban Hunter ($38,760)1397464121-$381,82113
14Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Capt. Zippounas ($47,605)67251379-$381,59640
15City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
Gostosa ($37,805)21510373715-$369,1808
16Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Noah and O ($99,376)1696673071$360,1969
17Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Bossy Babe ($130,450)1024942481$349,11714
18Kentucky Bear  
Mr. Greeley, 2005
Bear's Romeo ($83,138)161121281$346,51570
19Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Black Bird Rock ($109,637)1115221572$345,57617
20Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Strike Ahead ($62,700)1495842492$329,6849
21Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Smooth Transition ($72,036)203931034121$319,9715
22Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Little B Rosson ($27,570)1406723518-$311,99111
23Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
Midnight Ballet ($58,800)984131671$308,57614
24Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Rush Now ($89,300)16462825101$304,7159
25Saffir  
Unbridled, 2002
Jobber Bill ($140,720)23611741$298,24983
26Dynaformer  
Roberto, 1985
Aridus ($247,111)40133621$288,28419
27Trajectory  
Gone West, 1997
Red Shot ($101,791)3112-113-$285,82464
28Strut the Stage  
Theatrical, 1998
Strut the Course ($101,713)25101215-$285,28661
29Mobil  
Langfuhr, 2000
Lucky Melissa ($57,781)3113-215-$281,20067
30Marchfield  
A.P. Indy, 2004
Silent Hill ($72,174)317-224-$275,61762
31Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Prince Cheval ($69,051)904731712-$264,84415
32Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
Treasured Kitten ($36,099)206786388-$256,8535
33Head Chopper  
Mutakddim, 2003
Zazinga ($234,975)521411$241,11696
34Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Cairo County ($82,902)83341114-$236,7453
35Alphabet Soup  
Cozzene, 1991
Alphanumeric ($49,848)5718-206-$236,49846
36Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
Say No More ($34,969)194873349-$229,1488
37Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
Alex's Vision ($44,350)1496252861$219,9177
38Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Pirates Vow ($40,850)151693248-$206,8017
39Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Bella Muchacha ($31,477)114441259-$196,4008
40Marino Marini  
Storm Cat, 2000
Princess Brooklyn ($95,978)612611661$185,90228
41Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
Gambaru ($52,500)122661186-$184,0677
42Stroll  
Pulpit, 2000
Smuggler's Hold ($133,594)662611231$183,16316
43Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Money Talker ($19,195)59161305-$180,82920
44More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Class Ready ($36,360)157657227-$180,5855
45Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Strategic Decision ($27,231)137745228-$177,7804
46Wando  
Langfuhr, 2000
Willa Wando ($31,526)3414-185-$177,76238
47Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Tapit's Brew ($24,300)22211012197-$177,7352
48Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
Lindz Winz ($32,830)4519-149-$177,60328
49Bertrando  
Skywalker, 1989
Nahem ($30,914)683312411-$173,24318
50Lucky Pulpit  
Pulpit, 2001
El Pinto ($22,272)10140-3113-$170,3315
51Sharp Humor  
Distorted Humor, 2003
It's Huge ($28,500)162832247-$169,9216
52Singing Saint  
El Prado, 2004
Tairneach ($28,864)2111-155-$169,31249
53Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
New York Holiday ($32,200)207872335-$169,2894
54Offlee Wild  
Wild Again, 2000
Too Wild for Words ($59,478)100521217-$169,27810
55Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Tropical Heat ($29,589)105512228-$169,1828
56Decarchy  
Distant View, 1997
Sourdough Sam ($39,749)67342177-$168,58910
57Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Exchanging Kisses ($23,265)122594228-$167,9907
58With Distinction  
Storm Cat, 2001
Evil Doer ($37,405)140682177-$167,0149
59Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Big Brown Brookski ($55,893)117444167-$166,9495
60Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
What a Wildcat ($27,200)200973237-$163,2214
61Line of David  
Lion Heart, 2007
Cross the Line ($100,000)35192321$162,43010
62Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
Bluegrass Jet ($30,487)189844315-$162,3515
63E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Vigilante Law ($47,940)119571146-$161,80611
64Peppered Cat  
Tabasco Cat, 2000
Peppered Pro ($51,468)186-145-$161,32461
65Rebellion (GB)  
Mozart, 2003
Rebel Lioness ($33,193)198-134-$161,03064
66Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
Present Course ($47,003)145503214-$160,9554
67Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Calgary Cat ($136,905)64281621$159,95116
68Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
New Believer ($73,287)1766842351$159,7256
69Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
Big Smooth ($84,154)763431341$158,4728
70Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
Strawbridge ($43,362)73376186-$158,1967
71El Corredor  
Mr. Greeley, 1997
Awfully Sinful ($41,735)9039-175-$155,09015
72Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Her Majesty's Flag ($87,012)56244742$153,78110
73Desert Code  
E Dubai, 2004
Charisma Code ($53,352)37212118-$152,82123
74Road Ruler  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Cartiac Arrest ($45,345)3317-146-$152,60534
75English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
English Crossing ($30,000)123435208-$150,1895
76Tomahawk  
Seattle Slew, 2000
Goodnight Hawk ($63,705)1761931$148,86068
77Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
County Corrections ($27,600)145624175-$146,8305
78Trapper  
Iron Cat, 2000
Trappers Magic ($35,620)117-96-$143,42665
79Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Street Serenade ($70,804)157758136-$139,9373
80Run Away and Hide  
City Zip, 2006
Betterlegsonatable ($96,456)62292821$139,84013
81Not Bourbon  
Not Impossible, 2005
Blow Over ($32,453)2412-167-$139,13852
82Bring the Heat  
In Excess, 1998
Takeittothehouse ($37,800)48271148-$138,78918
83Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Reprise ($21,800)11750-197-$138,6699
84Comic Strip  
Red Ransom, 1995
Handfull ($35,280)28143144-$137,11523
85Perfect Soul (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Port Stanley ($74,173)6314-183-$134,62833
86Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Miss Mischief ($60,878)61312831$132,4179
87Corinthian  
Pulpit, 2003
Corinthiano ($36,575)15660-315-$130,3858
88Don'tsellmeshort  
Benchmark, 2001
Maggie's Gold ($56,212)4316-184-$129,21238
89Birdstone  
Grindstone, 2001
Murphys Covert ($92,763)994741141$128,2286
90Wilko  
Awesome Again, 2002
Mr. Wildey ($57,894)47221104-$126,85020
91Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Et Al ($33,668)176594242-$126,3624
92Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Pretty Bird ($60,700)6425463-$124,8025
93Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
Big Lucky ($27,600)189991256-$124,2973
94Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
Arcodoro ($36,075)1788416163-$123,8302
95Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
Rascality ($24,381)169712216-$123,3665
96First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Samurai Zip ($41,110)81324153-$122,6634
97Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Vigorous Titan ($35,600)7941-135-$122,3688
98Papa Clem  
Smart Strike, 2006
Individual Design ($24,960)69271257-$122,17413
99Leonnatus Anteas  
Stormy Atlantic, 2004
La Gran Emily ($44,825)167-103-$121,48863
100Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Cane Swagger ($38,578)147676183-$119,8412
101Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Brother Stuart ($23,785)98413158-$119,1445
102Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Baton Rouge ($20,170)142613205-$119,0374
103Bold n' Flashy  
Bold Ruckus, 1989
Bare With Me ($64,315)18521411$118,74742
104North Light (IRE)  
Danehill, 2001
David's Lucky Lady ($31,640)4617-185-$118,04624
105Benchmark  
Alydar, 1991
Summer Pad ($28,080)71321135-$116,00414
106Chhaya Dance  
A.P. Indy, 2004
G. G. Ryder ($94,320)1341621$114,33150
107Kitalpha  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kitalpha Cat ($19,470)71292196-$113,53412
108Society's Chairman  
Not Impossible, 2003
Caren ($92,803)321221$113,428100
109Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
Conquest Kronos ($45,129)32172541$112,32914
110Borrego  
El Prado, 2001
Runaway Native ($56,225)5329-134-$112,26414
111Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bail Us Out ($55,250)662811631$111,73611
112Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Citizen John ($38,349)98491196-$111,0588
113Mutakddim  
Seeking the Gold, 1991
Silver Rocket ($48,600)7833-144-$110,83412
114Ministers Wild Cat  
Deputy Minister, 2000
Toledo Eddie ($27,145)87361135-$110,77111
115Mr. Scotty  
Mr. Greeley, 2002
Th Original Scotty ($53,909)75-54-$110,41887
116City Place  
Storm Cat, 2000
Amaicing Gerry ($47,596)4526195-$110,1039
117Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
Grand Old Game ($25,868)12254-184-$108,9788
118Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
Sweetsoutherndame ($21,361)117471145-$108,2035
119Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Mays Treasuretrove ($83,820)994411031$108,1008
120Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Bambazonki ($40,036)145644123-$107,4942
121Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Megastar ($40,104)240938174-$105,6922
122Dixie Union  
Dixieland Band, 1997
Dixie Minister ($35,400)7334-125-$104,82611
123Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
Lewkodonia ($26,974)112555183-$104,7915
124Pioneering  
Mr. Prospector, 1993
Tothyownself ($96,036)31111411$104,58530
125Tannersmyman  
Lord Carson, 1998
Che Che ($23,376)3617-186-$104,24324
126U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
U S Gold ($29,371)7423-184-$104,16616
127Stephen Got Even  
A.P. Indy, 1996
Don't Get Even ($48,567)137654153-$103,2725
128Mr. Greeley  
Gone West, 1992
Bartletts ($20,100)54231115-$103,1539
129McCann's Mojave  
Memo, 2000
Mojave Heat ($44,640)3819-135-$103,07822
130Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Oh My Todd ($20,700)12540-185-$102,2986
131Sun King  
Charismatic, 2002
Costly King ($42,000)8031-145-$100,28210
132Dunkirk  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Articulate ($44,560)87411115-$99,8027
133Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Mr. Make Believe ($19,800)136594163-$99,7774
134Cactus Ridge  
Hennessy, 2001
Angel Talk ($63,300)57272741$98,92811
135Cuvee  
Carson City, 2001
Miss Deweese Inlet ($59,699)3012-103-$98,80230
136Peaks and Valleys  
Mt. Livermore, 1992
Cojac ($26,920)194-122-$98,05879
137Purim  
Dynaformer, 2002
Wish to Opine ($19,855)73392126-$96,0734
138Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
So Elite ($50,400)10144-163-$95,3258
139Sky Conqueror  
Sky Classic, 2002
Playmetheblues ($48,527)122-92-$94,76093
140Tale of Ekati  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Ekatitude ($36,185)4823175-$94,6957
141Lucky J. H.  
Cee's Tizzy, 2002
Lucky to Stay Home ($19,720)3115-136-$94,43721
142Yankee Gentleman  
Storm Cat, 1999
Berra ($29,400)10251-113-$93,9928
143Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
Mashuk ($23,039)11457-184-$93,9746
144Seeking the Dia  
Storm Cat, 2001
Star of the Dia ($67,683)2710-72-$93,33924
145High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Run Jac Run ($21,273)8433-134-$93,27810
146Good Journey  
Nureyev, 1996
Missdang Sally ($27,040)5024165-$93,03512
147Tizbud  
Cee's Tizzy, 1999
Tiz Partners ($35,685)3415-103-$93,00522
148Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Heywoods ($17,400)139554153-$92,7333
149Yes It's True  
Is It True, 1996
Is Not ($16,800)152754196-$92,0713
150Harlington  
Unbridled, 2002
Its the Rush ($44,152)5229293-$91,8637