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 September 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 ($93,241)11144280281$1,259,98866
2Where's the Ring  
Seeking the Gold, 1999
Swingwiththering ($93,563)9842269231$1,239,18567
3Giant Gizmo  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
French Romance ($209,155)5024343183$1,208,47182
4Philanthropist  
Kris S., 2001
Executive Barlee ($131,474)10234378153$1,158,34070
5Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
Ghostwalking ($552,078)1366692392$815,10015
6Milwaukee Brew  
Wild Again, 1997
Knowurbrew ($92,579)9851154231$771,46251
7Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Cantonic ($313,500)233116835141$735,3759
8Niigon  
Unbridled, 2001
Uncatchable Fire ($69,591)5121-4314-$634,47568
9Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Strike Ahead ($73,080)16167530133$570,71013
10Bold Executive  
Bold Ruckus, 1984
Cusack ($66,132)5220-3710-$542,20975
11Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Really Stormy ($119,000)15357638121$494,58219
12Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Bossy Babe ($130,450)11159524102$447,21915
13Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Capt. Zippounas ($49,662)73301409-$435,12239
14City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
Cat Bells ($40,872)22711784218-$431,3998
15Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Kids Game ($124,979)17181831102$415,55710
16Henny Hughes  
Hennessy, 2003
Cover Boy ($277,481)834251462$408,25012
17Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Little B Rosson ($66,580)1477523820-$406,43113
18Kentucky Bear  
Mr. Greeley, 2005
Bear's Romeo ($88,472)171121381$396,18572
19Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Urban Hunter ($38,760)1478164321-$389,85112
20Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Noah and O ($99,376)18487103171$385,5837
21Mobil  
Langfuhr, 2000
Lucky Melissa ($67,846)3315-226-$373,63970
22Saffir  
Unbridled, 2002
Jobber Bill ($159,573)23811851$373,05682
23Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Black Bird Rock ($128,595)1196031572$368,65715
24Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Smooth Transition ($72,036)2231031137131$365,0185
25Strut the Stage  
Theatrical, 1998
Strut the Course ($101,713)27121227-$341,32560
26Trajectory  
Gone West, 1997
Red Shot ($116,996)3414-133-$340,15960
27Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
Midnight Ballet ($58,800)1084541771$336,20613
28Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Rush Now ($89,300)18071828101$320,6118
29Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
Treasured Kitten ($57,105)2148864110-$311,4105
30Wando  
Langfuhr, 2000
Willa Wando ($119,533)341611861$302,44646
31Marchfield  
A.P. Indy, 2004
Silent Hill ($72,174)3710-274-$301,87458
32Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
Say No More ($45,437)2029933710-$299,0008
33Alphabet Soup  
Cozzene, 1991
Alphanumeric ($63,401)6120-206-$294,79347
34Dynaformer  
Roberto, 1985
Aridus ($247,111)41144621$292,48415
35Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Prince Cheval ($69,051)1025252113-$283,79013
36Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
Alex's Vision ($44,350)1606952971$253,4106
37Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Strategic Decision ($40,980)1467962410-$252,5215
38Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Cairo County ($82,902)92382125-$248,4223
39Head Chopper  
Mutakddim, 2003
Zazinga ($234,975)521411$241,11686
40Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
New Believer ($73,287)1888242771$236,3897
41Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Money Talker ($37,800)62231316-$234,83221
42Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
Present Course ($47,003)165613236-$233,0605
43Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
C J's Prize ($65,100)132702217-$230,7148
44Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Pirates Vow ($40,850)1557442710-$229,1607
45Wilko  
Awesome Again, 2002
Mr. Wildey ($145,789)502321141$218,28428
46Perfect Soul (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Port Stanley ($142,420)691812131$216,41333
47Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Tapit's Brew ($34,800)24512315207-$216,0632
48Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Bella Muchacha ($34,815)1225422610-$215,2107
49Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
Strawbridge ($52,249)80448207-$208,3848
50Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Calgary Cat ($182,655)69302621$207,85118
51More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Class Ready ($38,220)168767269-$207,4625
52Marino Marini  
Storm Cat, 2000
Princess Brooklyn ($95,978)692712171$202,79227
53Stroll  
Pulpit, 2000
Smuggler's Hold ($145,333)713011631$201,63414
54Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Essence Hit Man ($43,466)160727254-$198,5803
55Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
Tiz for Tat ($27,600)161694226-$198,2936
56Sharp Humor  
Distorted Humor, 2003
It's Huge ($33,540)168902278-$198,2596
57Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Archer Hill ($56,198)123494218-$196,2285
58Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
What a Wildcat ($36,500)2031073248-$195,2214
59Rebellion (GB)  
Mozart, 2003
Rebellion On Tap ($50,116)209-144-$193,99764
60Mr. Scotty  
Mr. Greeley, 2002
Th Original Scotty ($96,541)107-75-$193,01290
61Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Exchanging Kisses ($25,407)131684269-$192,3707
62Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Vigorous Titan ($42,750)865021671$189,0638
63Offlee Wild  
Wild Again, 2000
Too Wild for Words ($59,478)104571227-$189,0009
64Society's Chairman  
Not Impossible, 2003
Code Warrior ($150,096)431331$187,829100
65Lucky Pulpit  
Pulpit, 2001
El Pinto ($24,272)10742-3313-$186,9665
66With Distinction  
Storm Cat, 2001
Evil Doer ($40,403)144772177-$186,2838
67Decarchy  
Distant View, 1997
Sourdough Sam ($46,769)68362178-$185,75910
68Road Ruler  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Cartiac Arrest ($52,521)3520-146-$183,46934
69Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
Lindz Winz ($32,830)4721-149-$183,42023
70E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Vigilante Law ($47,940)122621167-$182,84411
71Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
Rascality ($43,854)178854257-$182,0846
72North Light (IRE)  
Danehill, 2001
David's Lucky Lady ($49,850)5021-207-$181,01928
73Bertrando  
Skywalker, 1989
Nahem ($30,914)713512411-$180,44315
74Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
New York Holiday ($32,200)2261023355-$179,1754
75Singing Saint  
El Prado, 2004
Tairneach ($28,864)2212-165-$176,75339
76Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Tropical Heat ($29,589)111562238-$170,6827
77Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Street Serenade ($70,804)168829168-$169,9003
78Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Miss Mischief ($60,878)66342851$169,01710
79English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
Romantic Channel ($30,000)124476228-$168,6704
80Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Her Majesty's Flag ($87,012)61264942$167,7708
81Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
Big Smooth ($84,154)833641341$165,9468
82Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
Bluegrass Jet ($30,487)194994325-$165,5575
83Line of David  
Lion Heart, 2007
Redlace and Pearls ($100,000)39202421$164,85810
84Peppered Cat  
Tabasco Cat, 2000
Peppered Pro ($51,468)198-155-$162,85448
85El Corredor  
Mr. Greeley, 1997
Awfully Sinful ($41,735)9246-175-$162,79413
86Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Reprise ($21,800)12155-207-$158,8258
87Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Et Al ($34,982)189675263-$158,6894
88Sky Conqueror  
Sky Classic, 2002
Playmetheblues ($48,527)145-125-$157,59895
89Desert Code  
E Dubai, 2004
Charisma Code ($53,352)43222158-$157,35619
90Tomahawk  
Seattle Slew, 2000
Goodnight Hawk ($63,705)1761931$156,99766
91Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Kings Pleasure ($40,036)158755176-$156,6273
92Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bail Us Out ($60,937)703311841$151,08813
93Not Bourbon  
Not Impossible, 2005
Blow Over ($32,453)2414-167-$148,94146
94Trapper  
Iron Cat, 2000
Trappers Magic ($35,620)138-107-$148,37665
95Corinthian  
Pulpit, 2003
Corinthiano ($36,575)15868-326-$146,8918
96Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Brother Stuart ($24,446)105484169-$144,6755
97Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
Big Lucky ($27,600)2031052307-$143,6823
98Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
Arcodoro ($36,075)1878618223-$143,5212
99Bold n' Flashy  
Bold Ruckus, 1989
Bare With Me ($65,270)19721421$143,27645
100Bring the Heat  
In Excess, 1998
Takeittothehouse ($37,800)49271158-$142,54918
101Comic Strip  
Red Ransom, 1995
Handfull ($35,280)28173145-$142,06521
102Run Away and Hide  
City Zip, 2006
Betterlegsonatable ($96,456)67322821$141,84011
103Borrego  
El Prado, 2001
Runaway Native ($56,225)5634-135-$141,25914
104Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
Mashuk ($25,939)12165-207-$140,5038
105City Place  
Storm Cat, 2000
St. Louis City ($47,596)48291126-$139,27310
106Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
Grand Old Game ($30,000)12761-216-$134,9309
107Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
Blimey ($61,542)894622161$133,86610
108Leonnatus Anteas  
Stormy Atlantic, 2004
La Gran Emily ($44,825)1971113-$133,84647
109Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Mr. Make Believe ($47,200)141744173-$133,1915
110Dixie Union  
Dixieland Band, 1997
Dixie Minister ($35,400)7535-137-$132,95613
111Papa Clem  
Smart Strike, 2006
Individual Design ($24,960)70311278-$132,78413
112Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
Sweetsoutherndame ($21,361)126561176-$132,1286
113Don'tsellmeshort  
Benchmark, 2001
Maggie's Gold ($56,212)4318-214-$130,57936
114Vibank  
Silver Deputy, 2003
Marked in Stone ($29,459)176-114-$128,67873
115Birdstone  
Grindstone, 2001
Murphys Covert ($92,763)1035041141$128,2286
116Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Megastar ($40,104)2601108215-$127,9282
117Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Pretty Bird ($60,700)7129573-$127,6614
118Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Citizen John ($48,517)103521207-$126,3568
119Cactus Ridge  
Hennessy, 2001
Angel Talk ($75,861)60332851$125,97512
120Mutakddim  
Seeking the Gold, 1991
Silver Rocket ($48,600)7938-155-$125,30211
121Nobiz Like Shobiz  
Albert the Great, 2004
Aprettyunderstudy ($81,344)643211041$125,13713
122Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Baton Rouge ($20,170)147723205-$124,9134
123First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Samurai Zip ($41,110)84344153-$123,8194
124Survivalist  
Danzig, 2002
Chant My Name ($39,383)248-113-$120,28251
125McCann's Mojave  
Memo, 2000
Go Mojave Go ($44,640)4321-177-$119,24621
126Ministers Wild Cat  
Deputy Minister, 2000
Spectacular Cat ($27,145)90371145-$117,75910
127Three Wonders  
Storm Cat, 1997
Helicopter ($55,700)187-54-$117,49958
128High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Run Jac Run ($21,273)91381175-$116,9039
129Benchmark  
Alydar, 1991
Summer Pad ($28,080)74351145-$116,22912
130Dunkirk  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Articulate ($44,560)91472126-$116,1697
131Chhaya Dance  
A.P. Indy, 2004
G. G. Ryder ($94,320)1551721$116,11646
132Yes It's True  
Is It True, 1996
Is Not ($20,537)155855198-$115,3893
133Stephen Got Even  
A.P. Indy, 1996
Don't Get Even ($48,567)143684163-$115,3115
134Purim  
Dynaformer, 2002
Wish to Opine ($23,600)77452146-$115,2805
135Value Plus  
Unbridled's Song, 2001
Whiskey Decision ($35,100)70331116-$114,72013
136Kitalpha  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kitalpha Cat ($19,470)76312196-$114,71910
137Bellamy Road  
Concerto, 2002
Bellamy Flyer ($29,039)135612206-$114,6535
138Sun King  
Charismatic, 2002
Costly King ($42,000)85331156-$114,26410
139U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
U S Gold ($29,371)8728-194-$114,21614
140Peaks and Valleys  
Mt. Livermore, 1992
Cojac ($27,766)224-142-$113,42572
141Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
Conquest Kronos ($45,129)36173641$113,27912
142Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Mays Treasuretrove ($83,820)1085111331$113,0437
143Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
Thrice Nice ($46,858)52181104-$112,77817
144Henrythenavigator  
Kingmambo, 2005
Duke of Viseu ($23,400)83311177-$112,0257
145Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
High Stakes ($26,974)121655213-$110,7954
146Court Vision  
Gulch, 2005
Ariel's Vision ($58,241)162-10--$110,22243
147Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Oh My Todd ($20,700)13749-225-$109,7056
148Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
How's Bayou ($26,654)183879203-$108,9552
149Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
Abra ($42,482)130545133-$108,3223
150Mr. Greeley  
Gone West, 1992
Bartletts ($20,100)55261115-$108,2039