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 27, 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)11043279281$1,211,26665
2Where's the Ring  
Seeking the Gold, 1999
Swingwiththering ($93,563)9640268221$1,181,08868
3Philanthropist  
Kris S., 2001
Executive Barlee ($113,927)9832276142$1,033,03770
4Giant Gizmo  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
French Romance ($152,597)4821241162$1,027,98782
5Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
Ghostwalking ($552,078)1356492392$815,10015
6Milwaukee Brew  
Wild Again, 1997
Knowurbrew ($92,579)9650153221$746,70851
7Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Cantonic ($313,500)231110735141$730,02510
8Niigon  
Unbridled, 2001
Uncatchable Fire ($64,878)4920-4113-$600,81068
9Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Strike Ahead ($73,080)16166529133$542,53113
10Bold Executive  
Bold Ruckus, 1984
Cusack ($66,132)5219-379-$523,97775
11Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Really Stormy ($119,000)14857637121$491,68919
12Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Bossy Babe ($130,450)10656524102$445,61916
13City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
Cat Bells ($40,872)22611684018-$429,2498
14Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Capt. Zippounas ($49,662)72291409-$426,83540
15Henny Hughes  
Hennessy, 2003
Cover Boy ($277,481)834251462$408,25012
16Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Kids Game ($124,979)16981830102$408,21610
17Kentucky Bear  
Mr. Greeley, 2005
Bear's Romeo ($88,472)171121381$388,45372
18Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Urban Hunter ($38,760)1457864221-$387,27112
19Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Little B Rosson ($47,380)1457423820-$387,23113
20Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Noah and O ($99,376)1818083171$385,3838
21Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Black Bird Rock ($128,595)1175931572$368,65715
22Mobil  
Langfuhr, 2000
Lucky Melissa ($67,846)3315-226-$366,56670
23Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Smooth Transition ($72,036)2181011136131$362,4015
24Saffir  
Unbridled, 2002
Jobber Bill ($140,720)23811851$338,98681
25Strut the Stage  
Theatrical, 1998
Strut the Course ($101,713)26121217-$337,14360
26Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
Midnight Ballet ($58,800)1064341771$336,20614
27Trajectory  
Gone West, 1997
Red Shot ($111,340)3413-133-$327,29060
28Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Rush Now ($89,300)17369825101$314,1318
29Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
Treasured Kitten ($55,505)213846409-$297,6985
30Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
Say No More ($45,437)2019533710-$296,9879
31Dynaformer  
Roberto, 1985
Aridus ($247,111)41134621$291,38415
32Marchfield  
A.P. Indy, 2004
Silent Hill ($72,174)359-254-$288,51258
33Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Prince Cheval ($69,051)1015152113-$273,32413
34Alphabet Soup  
Cozzene, 1991
Alphanumeric ($59,547)6020-206-$262,44444
35Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
Alex's Vision ($44,350)1586752971$253,4107
36Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Cairo County ($82,902)90372115-$247,5603
37Head Chopper  
Mutakddim, 2003
Zazinga ($234,975)521411$241,11686
38Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
C J's Prize ($65,100)129692217-$224,9647
39Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
New Believer ($73,287)1868142771$224,6737
40Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Strategic Decision ($27,231)1437752310-$223,1914
41Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Pirates Vow ($40,850)155724279-$222,5607
42Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
Present Course ($47,003)160593236-$220,0065
43Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Money Talker ($37,800)61211315-$219,98521
44Perfect Soul (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Port Stanley ($142,420)691711931$213,67334
45Wando  
Langfuhr, 2000
Willa Wando ($31,526)3414-185-$206,68138
46Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Calgary Cat ($182,655)69302621$206,27618
47Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
Strawbridge ($52,249)78448197-$203,7618
48Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Bella Muchacha ($34,815)120491259-$200,4167
49Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Essence Hit Man ($43,466)156727244-$198,3803
50Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Tapit's Brew ($24,800)24212015207-$197,4632
51Sharp Humor  
Distorted Humor, 2003
It's Huge ($33,540)166892268-$195,2096
52Rebellion (GB)  
Mozart, 2003
Rebellion On Tap ($50,116)208-144-$193,99766
53Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
Tiz for Tat ($27,600)159674226-$192,1166
54More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Class Ready ($38,220)166737237-$189,2625
55Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
What a Wildcat ($30,300)2031063248-$188,6214
56Marino Marini  
Storm Cat, 2000
Princess Brooklyn ($95,978)682611961$188,24226
57Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Exchanging Kisses ($25,407)126664239-$187,2367
58Stroll  
Pulpit, 2000
Smuggler's Hold ($134,964)693011331$186,59414
59Offlee Wild  
Wild Again, 2000
Too Wild for Words ($59,478)104561227-$184,60010
60E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Vigilante Law ($47,940)121621167-$182,64411
61Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
Lindz Winz ($32,830)4621-149-$181,92023
62Decarchy  
Distant View, 1997
Sourdough Sam ($46,769)67352177-$180,70910
63Bertrando  
Skywalker, 1989
Nahem ($30,914)713412411-$180,44316
64Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
New York Holiday ($32,200)2211003355-$178,6354
65Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Archer Hill ($56,198)120474187-$178,6265
66Lucky Pulpit  
Pulpit, 2001
El Pinto ($22,272)10441-3213-$175,9015
67With Distinction  
Storm Cat, 2001
Evil Doer ($37,405)144762177-$175,5818
68Singing Saint  
El Prado, 2004
Tairneach ($28,864)2112-155-$174,71940
69Road Ruler  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Cartiac Arrest ($45,345)3520-146-$174,40334
70Society's Chairman  
Not Impossible, 2003
Caren ($150,096)321221$170,721100
71Mr. Scotty  
Mr. Greeley, 2002
Th Original Scotty ($96,541)106-74-$169,32689
72Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Tropical Heat ($29,589)109542228-$169,1827
73Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Miss Mischief ($60,878)63342851$169,01710
74North Light (IRE)  
Danehill, 2001
David's Lucky Lady ($49,850)4721-196-$168,97828
75Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Street Serenade ($70,804)166799168-$168,5173
76English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
English Crossing ($30,000)124476218-$167,8954
77Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
Rascality ($43,854)177834256-$167,1135
78Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
Bluegrass Jet ($30,487)193974325-$164,9645
79Line of David  
Lion Heart, 2007
Redlace and Pearls ($100,000)38202421$163,91510
80Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
Big Smooth ($84,154)813641341$163,3178
81Peppered Cat  
Tabasco Cat, 2000
Peppered Pro ($51,468)197-155-$162,85455
82Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Her Majesty's Flag ($87,012)61264942$161,8439
83El Corredor  
Mr. Greeley, 1997
Awfully Sinful ($41,735)9243-175-$159,56413
84Wilko  
Awesome Again, 2002
Mr. Wildey ($86,404)49231114-$158,89923
85Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Et Al ($33,668)184645263-$157,3754
86Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Reprise ($21,800)11954-197-$157,2839
87Desert Code  
E Dubai, 2004
Charisma Code ($53,352)42222148-$156,50121
88Tomahawk  
Seattle Slew, 2000
Goodnight Hawk ($63,705)1761931$155,39766
89Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bail Us Out ($60,937)693211741$150,38814
90Not Bourbon  
Not Impossible, 2005
Blow Over ($32,453)2414-167-$148,94148
91Trapper  
Iron Cat, 2000
Trappers Magic ($35,620)138-107-$148,37665
92Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Brother Stuart ($24,446)104474169-$142,6625
93Bring the Heat  
In Excess, 1998
Takeittothehouse ($37,800)49271158-$142,34918
94Comic Strip  
Red Ransom, 1995
Handfull ($35,280)28173145-$142,06521
95Run Away and Hide  
City Zip, 2006
Betterlegsonatable ($96,456)65312821$141,84011
96Borrego  
El Prado, 2001
Runaway Native ($56,225)5534-135-$140,80915
97Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
Mashuk ($25,939)12062-207-$140,2338
98City Place  
Storm Cat, 2000
St. Louis City ($47,596)47281126-$139,27310
99Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
Arcodoro ($36,075)1858518213-$137,9962
100Corinthian  
Pulpit, 2003
Corinthiano ($36,575)15766-325-$137,0718
101Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
Big Lucky ($27,600)2011032277-$135,9673
102Bold n' Flashy  
Bold Ruckus, 1989
Bare With Me ($65,270)19621411$135,54744
103Sky Conqueror  
Sky Classic, 2002
Playmetheblues ($48,527)134-114-$134,93095
104Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
Grand Old Game ($30,000)12659-216-$133,7899
105Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
Blimey ($61,542)894622161$133,38110
106Papa Clem  
Smart Strike, 2006
Individual Design ($24,960)69311268-$132,67913
107Leonnatus Anteas  
Stormy Atlantic, 2004
La Gran Emily ($44,825)197-113-$132,03558
108Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
Sweetsoutherndame ($21,361)122541176-$132,0236
109Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Mr. Make Believe ($47,200)140684173-$131,3885
110Dixie Union  
Dixieland Band, 1997
Dixie Minister ($35,400)7536-137-$130,94813
111Don'tsellmeshort  
Benchmark, 2001
Maggie's Gold ($56,212)4317-214-$130,34237
112Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Kings Pleasure ($40,036)155734154-$128,7242
113Birdstone  
Grindstone, 2001
Murphys Covert ($92,763)1025041141$128,2286
114Vibank  
Silver Deputy, 2003
Marked in Stone ($29,459)175-114-$127,73579
115Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Pretty Bird ($60,700)6828473-$127,6615
116Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Vigorous Titan ($35,600)83461145-$127,5636
117Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Citizen John ($48,517)102511197-$126,3568
118Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Megastar ($40,104)2541038215-$125,5282
119Cactus Ridge  
Hennessy, 2001
Angel Talk ($75,861)60332851$125,43512
120Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Baton Rouge ($20,170)146693205-$124,9134
121Nobiz Like Shobiz  
Albert the Great, 2004
Aprettyunderstudy ($81,344)633111041$124,83713
122First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Samurai Zip ($41,110)84344153-$123,8194
123Mutakddim  
Seeking the Gold, 1991
Silver Rocket ($48,600)7938-155-$119,80211
124Three Wonders  
Storm Cat, 1997
Helicopter ($55,700)186-54-$117,49959
125Benchmark  
Alydar, 1991
Summer Pad ($28,080)74341145-$116,22912
126Dunkirk  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Articulate ($44,560)90462126-$116,1697
127Kitalpha  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kitalpha Cat ($19,470)75292196-$114,71910
128Chhaya Dance  
A.P. Indy, 2004
G. G. Ryder ($94,320)1351621$114,33146
129Stephen Got Even  
A.P. Indy, 1996
Don't Get Even ($48,567)142684163-$113,5095
130Sun King  
Charismatic, 2002
Costly King ($42,000)83331156-$113,32310
131Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
Conquest Kronos ($45,129)36173641$113,27912
132Value Plus  
Unbridled's Song, 2001
Whiskey Decision ($35,100)69331106-$112,98013
133McCann's Mojave  
Memo, 2000
Go Mojave Go ($44,640)4320-156-$112,54620
134Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Mays Treasuretrove ($83,820)1074811231$112,1938
135Henrythenavigator  
Kingmambo, 2005
Duke of Viseu ($23,400)83301177-$112,0257
136Ministers Wild Cat  
Deputy Minister, 2000
Spectacular Cat ($27,145)90371145-$111,48410
137Peaks and Valleys  
Mt. Livermore, 1992
Cojac ($27,766)224-142-$110,84972
138Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
Lewkodonia ($26,974)118635193-$108,9154
139Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
How's Bayou ($26,654)181859203-$108,7552
140Yes It's True  
Is It True, 1996
Is Not ($20,537)154815197-$108,3693
141Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Oh My Todd ($20,700)13647-215-$108,3486
142U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
U S Gold ($29,371)8427-194-$108,21614
143Mr. Greeley  
Gone West, 1992
Bartletts ($20,100)55261115-$108,0039
144Suave  
A.P. Indy, 2001
Distorted Alice ($48,700)6929-104-$107,99214
145Bellamy Road  
Concerto, 2002
Bellamy Flyer ($24,539)132602176-$106,8695
146Purim  
Dynaformer, 2002
Wish to Opine ($23,600)76422146-$106,2805
147High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Run Jac Run ($21,273)89371144-$106,1289
148Super Saver  
Maria's Mon, 2007
Hauler ($28,298)84323162-$105,9885
149Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Heywoods ($18,175)143615173-$105,1583
150Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
Abra ($42,482)129545123-$105,0473