2016 Leading Sires by AEI

For active stallions in North America with at least 150 named foals of racing age (excluding stallions exported prior to the 2012 breeding season), arranged by lifetime Average Earnings Index (AEI). Number of foals includes only named Northern Hemisphere foals, which are used to calculate the percentages. Auctions results are for most North American sales and selected foreign sales. Stakes winners are worldwide and follow black type rules. Includes racing results December 31, 2016. *AVERAGE EARNINGS INDEX and COMPARABLE INDEX: The lifetime Average-Earnings Index indicates how much purse money the progeny of one sire has earned, on the average, in relation to the average earnings of all runners in the same years; average earnings of all runners in any year is represented by an index of 1.00. The Comparable Index indicates the average earnings of progeny produced from mares bred to one sire, when these same mares were bred to other sires. Only 32% of all sires have a lifetime AEI higher than their mares' Comparable Index.

Yearlings (Lifetime)Yearlings
(3-Year)
StakesGradedGrade 1
#Stallion'17 Stud Fee/ FarmCropsFoalsAEICIAvg.SoldAvg.SoldBT
Wnrs
(%)Wnrs(%)Wnrs(%)
1Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
$150,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
22482.971.69$121,437319$121,43731922912531
2Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
$110,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
43062.771.89$133,929247$151,4011901659331
3Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
$150,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
54252.452.19$134,853254$155,88615431712372
4Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
$300,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
99612.392.12$265,308547$547,830178879546202
5War Front  
Danzig, 2002
$250,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
74682.362.30$297,901245$502,3591175612327123
6Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
$75,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
52932.191.54$80,121291$89,0722521969321
7Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
$75,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
86132.172.04$117,040337$125,65516552827481
8Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
$150,000
Darley, Kentucky
91,0292.152.31$211,012636$255,358259838394141
9Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
$80,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
151,2652.062.19$243,993594$268,71813713010524151
10Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Private
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
151,0632.041.90$123,737414$106,28796606333131
11Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
$100,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
97802.032.04$162,406461$212,4561807510344132
12Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
$25,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
32071.901.27$40,693177$40,693177199631-
13Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
$60,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
99801.891.70$101,051486$133,754231546263101
14Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$25,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
107171.881.99$112,651416$91,13118138517261
15Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
$75,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
131,7541.802.43$213,953956$173,6331861408845261
16Lucky Pulpit  
Pulpit, 2001
$7,500
Harris Farms, California
72931.801.17$17,565100$19,53179411-1-
17Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
$100,000
Ramsey Farm, Inc., Kentucky
89201.801.60$98,788335$130,568211748313101
18Awesome of Course  
Awesome Again, 2000
$5,000
Ocala Stud, Florida
101791.761.40$17,57023$17,029211064211
19Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
$40,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
131,1441.741.83$104,668644$116,35420584742481
20City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
$50,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
121,0011.711.44$51,619461$77,57518666726371
21Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
$6,500
Walmac Farm, Kentucky
136671.711.51$48,786358$27,619714971523-
22Lonhro (AUS)  
Octagonal, 1998
N/A
Australia
111691.702.08$113,688524$122,1272269532--
23Empire Maker  
Unbridled, 2000
$85,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
101,0081.702.17$227,429233$174,16521515293111
24Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
$35,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
32581.681.73$109,286198$109,2861981046242
25Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
$60,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
121,1671.681.87$158,649596$213,407172595353131
26Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
N/A
Kentucky
84491.651.55$40,658276$21,681472157231
27More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
$60,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
131,2191.641.80$128,7321,356$160,9303899383335-
28Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
$15,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
106511.641.44$44,824342$45,30810630513241
29Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
$75,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
141,4031.641.73$139,836734$212,190247947383111
30English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
$25,000
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
64231.611.58$35,038191$38,3918225611341
31Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$35,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
107011.611.28$55,754374$88,8541784061223-
32First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
$15,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
73911.591.93$68,984257$57,21411020512331
33Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
$8,500
Darley, Kentucky
31711.591.25$41,003134$41,00313413821--
34Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
$10,000
Sequel Stallions New York, New York
127181.591.27$31,462245$33,023103446712-
35Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
$100,000
Darley, Kentucky
77421.582.70$190,841550$164,290260405314101
36Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
$30,000
Darley, Kentucky
151,3711.581.89$125,051918$88,57813488629271
37Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
$45,000
Darley, Kentucky
65081.581.92$102,355403$84,19918636715351
38Myfavorite Place  
Runaway Groom, 1995
N/A
Puerto Rico
121901.571.03$--$--105----
39Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
$7,500
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
94811.561.90$74,711184$14,491232451021-
40First Defence  
Unbridled's Song, 2004
N/A
Kentucky
52401.551.55$31,854102$26,9347083421-
41Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
N/A
116821.531.31$24,238253$25,969443651013-
42Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
$10,000
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
116621.531.34$46,241344$45,0748836511251
43Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
$6,500
Old English Rancho, California
91741.531.10$10,81316$14,8758953211
44Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
$20,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
54011.511.65$66,694295$73,593191174922-
45Great Notion  
Elusive Quality, 2000
$3,500
Northview Stallion Station, Maryland
92451.511.24$17,42730$21,344161561---
46Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
$17,500
Darley, Kentucky
53801.511.34$47,141350$44,5572182166241
47Philanthropist  
Kris S., 2001
N/A
South Africa
62581.501.41$23,667195$24,6511391251-1-
48Majesticperfection  
Harlan's Holiday, 2006
$15,000
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
31971.501.43$64,745152$64,745152742111
49Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
$45,000
Darley, Kentucky
66511.501.79$83,544475$81,41323639618371
50Raffie's Majesty  
Cormorant, 1995
N/A
141871.491.09$10,70423$5,0001105----
51Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
$15,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
151,3871.491.47$53,587669$57,4051219473425-
52Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
$17,500
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
32331.481.94$62,814197$62,8141979442--
53Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
$6,500
Taylor Made Stallions, Inc., Kentucky
159921.471.29$32,972384$40,1159845514171
54Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
$15,000
Three Chimneys Farm, Kentucky
107971.471.61$69,322487$55,2421715972032-
55Jump Start  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$10,000
Northview PA, Pennsylvania
117411.471.33$29,844328$26,183644161011-
56Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
$10,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
87081.461.86$62,278418$43,67513630413261
57Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
N/A
South Africa
74391.451.31$27,101206$24,049711748231
58Blame  
Arch, 2006
$25,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
32241.452.26$135,594154$135,5941547331--
59Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
$25,000
Pin Oak Stud, Kentucky
121,0581.451.49$57,226581$68,3491396462225-
60Old Forester  
Forestry, 2001
$4,000 (CAN)
T. C. Westmeath Stud Farm Inc., Canada
73531.441.55$17,372160$17,61483134----
61Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
$10,000 (CAN)
Adena Springs North, Canada
62241.431.25$15,37695$18,4874415731--
62Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
$5,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
161,2831.431.36$37,486523$24,7065264520271
63Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
N/A
Argentina
141,0091.421.93$141,596468$30,161615251514-
64Whiskey Wisdom  
Wild Again, 1993
N/A
Canada
163751.421.40$16,187130$3,3181018521--
65Concerto  
Chief's Crown, 1994
N/A
Panama
154811.421.22$10,41178$9,0003286412-
66City Place  
Storm Cat, 2000
N/A
Florida
92561.421.01$20,35993$10,54010114311-
67War Chant  
Danzig, 1997
N/A
Australia
136021.411.94$83,822313$38,423943151322-
68Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
N/A
126351.401.33$22,075194$27,015342951022-
69Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
$30,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
151,5631.401.64$94,8031,237$82,1361887552627-
70Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
N/A
Republic of Korea
54831.401.25$36,668326$34,445202214611-
71Kodiak Kowboy  
Posse, 2005
N/A
Brazil
41841.391.22$17,278121$10,31179634211
72Don Guido  
Dixieland Brass, 1994
N/A
Puerto Rico
151531.391.10$--$--128----
73Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
N/A
Kentucky
94601.371.66$40,058183$21,73259153411-
74Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
$10,000
Juddmonte Farms, Kentucky
118271.371.47$37,712380$52,57411441517271
75D'wildcat  
Forest Wildcat, 1998
$3,500
Whispering Oaks Farm, Louisiana
104111.361.24$27,002175$21,4903015451--
76Graeme Hall  
Dehere, 1997
Private
Almusaadiyah Stud, Saudi Arabia
114891.361.18$20,552156$18,9841924582--
77Birdstone  
Grindstone, 2001
$5,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
94981.361.38$46,963206$39,913561948231
78Posse  
Silver Deputy, 2000
N/A
New York
106851.361.33$34,531300$21,575643257141
79Outflanker  
Danzig, 1994
$3,000
Shamrock Farm, Maryland
165341.361.14$11,646149$11,0421221431--
80Frost Giant  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
$5,000
Keane Stud, New York
52051.361.20$22,46571$21,7365573----
81Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
$10,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
32221.361.21$23,038135$23,038135845221
82Henny Hughes  
Hennessy, 2003
N/A
Japan
74531.351.57$44,748349$47,3518529611231
83Where's the Ring  
Seeking the Gold, 1999
$3,000 (CAN)
Colebrook Farms Stallion Station, Canada
93221.341.39$18,133129$19,65641931---
84Read the Footnotes  
Smoke Glacken, 2001
$3,500
River Oaks Farms, Inc., Oklahoma
93111.341.18$18,69099$9,871141751-1-
85Grand Reward  
Storm Cat, 2001
N/A
Argentina
62891.331.29$20,516111$30,00028341--
86Wagon Limit  
Conquistador Cielo, 1994
$2,000
Bridlewood Farm, Florida
141951.331.10$9,14060$--742111
87Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
N/A
Japan
32501.331.87$72,488170$72,48817094311-
88Point Given  
Thunder Gulch, 1998
$5,000
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
125061.321.57$50,056243$9,136272048231
89Mobil  
Langfuhr, 2000
$2,500
Mapleton Thoroughbred Farm, Ohio
81621.321.29$10,39859$10,789542----
90Good Journey  
Nureyev, 1996
N/A
Australia
112581.311.02$24,470126$23,18450621---
91Hansel  
Woodman, 1988
N/A
Virginia
204201.311.35$50,78874$--164511-
92Greatness  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
$6,000
Prestige Stallions, Florida
102551.311.01$11,92574$9,269137321--
93Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
N/A
Japan
54791.301.37$44,533302$43,795212112411-
94Bold n' Flashy  
Bold Ruckus, 1989
N/A
Canada
183481.291.21$16,254144$7,970231651---
95E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
N/A
Argentina
116631.291.21$31,924343$9,364282941021-
96Congaree  
Arazi, 1998
$3,000
Valor Farm, Texas
93631.291.41$33,725132$11,379191346231
97Petionville  
Seeking the Gold, 1992
$5,000
Murmur Farm, Maryland
177171.291.27$33,704149$11,750104261011-
98Pollard's Vision  
Carson City, 2001
$3,000
Mighty Acres, Oklahoma
83841.281.20$12,306151$7,321261851-1-
99Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
$7,500
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
131,1511.282.08$140,922761$22,197374441214-
100Super Saver  
Maria's Mon, 2007
$50,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
32581.281.72$85,568257$85,5682571046231
101Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
1,500,000 (Yen)
Darley Japan Stallion Complex, Japan
64961.271.40$34,130305$33,3531592359231
102Medallist  
Touch Gold, 2001
$2,000
Northview PA, Pennsylvania
81951.271.39$20,11338$8,000174----
103Tale of Ekati  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
$7,500
Darby Dan Farm, Kentucky
31611.271.51$37,656125$37,6561257421--
104Divine Park  
Chester House, 2004
N/A
Republic of Korea
52121.261.44$43,790125$32,29186421-1-
105Bwana Charlie  
Indian Charlie, 2001
N/A
61931.261.02$7,85946$2,5002421111
106Eddington  
Unbridled, 2001
$3,500
Ballena Vista Farm, California
83851.261.48$31,842203$12,64437103311-
107Run Away and Hide  
City Zip, 2006
$5,000
Darby Dan Farm, Kentucky
51921.261.10$22,65290$23,542688442--
108Orientate  
Mt. Livermore, 1998
$5,000
Northview Stallion Station, Maryland
117181.251.65$44,722438$30,80020324713-
109Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
$5,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
63311.251.41$25,456177$24,7901241446221
110First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
$10,000
Double Diamond Farm, Florida
21821.251.33$23,02387$23,023873211--
111Roaring Fever  
Storm Cat, 2000
N/A
Saudi Arabia
92091.251.01$8,26330$5,000173----
112Spanish Steps  
Unbridled, 2001
N/A
Saudi Arabia
92751.251.26$25,11769$9,5006731-1-
113Attila's Storm  
Forest Wildcat, 2002
$4,000
A & A Ranch, New Mexico
61691.250.77$13,78432$24,51712169----
114Horse Greeley  
Mr. Greeley, 2004
N/A
Kentucky
51511.241.29$19,680100$21,513475332--
115Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
N/A
Kentucky
41911.241.43$44,340111$33,820686311--
116Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
$20,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
76211.241.60$54,051481$59,3253612648141
117Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
N/A
Republic of Korea
63991.231.43$32,924258$23,533891644121
118Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
$7,500
Dutchess Views Farm, New York
53571.231.65$42,684345$31,377258175411-
119Closing Argument  
Successful Appeal, 2002
$4,000
Whispering Oaks Farm, Louisiana
84261.231.16$25,444156$13,6762117431--
120Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
$3,500
O'Sullivan Farms LLC, West Virginia
83891.221.17$30,050168$15,7081221562--
121Lite the Fuse  
Buckaroo, 1991
N/A
Pennsylvania
175561.211.17$13,896144$3,50012241---
122Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
$5,000 (CAN)
Adena Springs North, Canada
103801.211.39$10,576140$24,0571912362--
123Defrere  
Deputy Minister, 1992
N/A
New Jersey
175921.211.18$22,424162$--2242---
124Milwaukee Brew  
Wild Again, 1997
$5,000 (CAN)
Adena Springs North, Canada
105291.211.48$16,318199$16,41234245311-
125Strategic Mission  
Mr. Prospector, 1995
N/A
Kentucky
101681.201.28$16,03652$9,0002851111
126Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
$7,500
Ballena Vista Farm, California
76061.201.77$40,163321$22,23912630561--
127Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
$10,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
74901.201.32$31,801405$32,970218235612-
128Five Star Day  
Carson City, 1996
N/A
Kentucky
125211.201.30$36,771249$7,3821126561--
129Partner's Hero  
Danzig, 1994
N/A
Pennsylvania
154601.191.32$15,670105$3,000215341--
130Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
N/A
Republic of Korea
84891.181.39$76,880237$34,683382241221-
131El Corredor  
Mr. Greeley, 1997
N/A
Turkey
128391.181.43$58,618482$17,57330293814-
132Bellamy Road  
Concerto, 2002
$7,500
Dutchess Views Farm, New York
74971.181.28$37,716296$38,530211265822-
133Trappe Shot  
Tapit, 2007
$7,500
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
21721.181.53$65,082183$65,0821832111--
134Too Much Bling  
Rubiano, 2003
$4,500
Valor Farm, Texas
71891.171.10$12,46954$17,305222212----
135Billions  
Deputy Minister, 1997
N/A
Puerto Rico
121531.171.15$--$--53----
136Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
N/A
Canada
73091.161.35$19,982160$13,10820103311-
137Service Stripe  
Deputy Minister, 1991
$1,000
Caines Stallion Station, Oklahoma
173871.151.00$10,16479$5,2836185211-
138Hold Me Back  
Giant's Causeway, 2006
$5,000
Irish Hill Century Farm, New York
32021.151.21$22,263131$22,263131631---
139Songandaprayer  
Unbridled's Song, 1998
$4,500
The Stallion Station @ Copper Crowne, Louisiana
129121.141.46$54,522506$14,1436534471--
140Cat Thief  
Storm Cat, 1996
Private
Almusaadiyah Stud, Saudi Arabia
135021.141.55$62,789231$9,62541432---
141Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
$7,500
Castleton Lyons, Kentucky
21781.141.79$48,974177$48,974177321111
142Louis Quatorze  
Sovereign Dancer, 1993
$2,500
Murmur Farm, Maryland
167621.141.31$30,441259$4,0717213511-
143Albert the Great  
Go for Gin, 1997
N/A
Pennsylvania
123781.131.13$15,794108$8,5001823131
144Lucky Lionel  
Mt. Livermore, 1993
N/A
Oklahoma
153631.121.20$6,751100$3,000192211-
145Even the Score  
Unbridled's Song, 1998
$5,000
Millennium Farms, Kentucky
93921.121.13$23,387187$18,068401234121
146Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
N/A
Saudi Arabia
53071.121.28$17,451160$17,547100155311-
147Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
$3,000
Mapleton Thoroughbred Farm, Ohio
51821.121.27$13,50378$9,018392111--
148Van Nistelrooy  
Storm Cat, 2000
N/A
Argentina
94521.121.45$33,848292$19,0002164511-
149Catienus  
Storm Cat, 1994
N/A
New York
135621.121.23$9,390161$5,921142342-2-
150Two Step Salsa  
Petionville, 2005
$7,500
Get Away Farm, Florida
41691.111.05$13,47169$14,11548422111