2016 Leading Sires by North American Earnings

For stallions that stand, will stand, or stood (deceased) in North America (stallions exported prior to the 2012 breeding season are excluded), and have runners in North America. Listed below is a comparison of statistics for only North American racing with all available statistics for the Northern Hemisphere (All) through October 1, 2016. As supplied to The Blood-Horse by The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc., earnings are from only North American racing. The percentage (%) next to the column for North American earnings represent the portion that North American racing has contributed to a stallion's total North Hemisphere progeny earnings. Northern Hemisphere earnings include on par earnings from Japan (progeny earnings multiplied by 45% before being credited to a sire's progeny earnings), Hong Kong earnings are adjusted by 19%; Singapore by 54%.

AllNorth America
#Stallion'16 Stud Fee/ FarmChief Earner
(Earnings)
RnrsWnrsBT
SWrs
RnrsWnrsBT
SWnrs
'16 Earnings(%)
1Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
$300,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
Creator ($1,582,000)2741231924711118$13,548,83785
2Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
$75,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Nyquist ($3,575,600)13472151246515$10,322,62198
3Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
$100,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Exaggerator ($2,598,000)1879810160859$9,020,09697
4Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
$60,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Gun Runner ($1,506,380)2591341123812811$8,630,84798
5City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
$40,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Catch a Glimpse ($1,130,700)2551371224413412$8,099,902100
6Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
$100,000
Darley, Kentucky
Cavorting ($1,125,000)23299121728111$7,388,97490
7Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
$95,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Carina Mia ($890,280)27911282601088$7,333,54598
8Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
$85,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Destin ($678,000)2811201023010010$7,191,74989
9Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Died 2015
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Dacita (CHI) ($667,608)2591181523510811$6,924,18589
10Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
$100,000
Ramsey Farm, Inc., Kentucky
Oscar Nominated ($577,595)293118132449610$6,788,31085
11Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
$150,000
Darley, Kentucky
Songbird ($1,870,000)19582121466310$6,787,08085
12Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$30,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Upstart ($482,500)2251061020810210$6,589,54599
13Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
$20,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Haveyougoneaway ($645,000)27413872341206$5,946,33385
14Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
$60,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
Shaman Ghost ($603,500)20010961841036$5,675,32295
15Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$25,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Effinex ($935,000)158835148805$5,653,53396
16Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Died 2013
Kentucky
Lightstream ($307,000)29813372781306$5,594,39194
17Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
$40,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Da Big Hoss ($968,640)2151048178857$5,339,57487
18Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Died 2015
Kentucky
Family Tree ($414,061)1999210156718$5,136,54478
19Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
$100,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Passion for Action ($322,253)2111039165806$5,006,54684
20Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Died 2013
Kentucky
Forever Unbridled ($860,000)165667146576$4,846,41389
21More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
$50,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Tom's Ready ($520,667)2149611163776$4,821,16383
22Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
$45,000
Darley, Kentucky
Hard Aces ($407,345)24611511177868$4,637,15076
23Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
$35,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Blofeld ($379,400)140775132725$4,582,39699
24Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Died 2015
Florida
Chief Lion ($159,935)21812332071203$4,499,45698
25Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
$7,500
Ballena Vista Farm, California
Flexibility ($152,500)21911661951085$4,212,64098
26Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
$6,500
Taylor Made Stallions, Inc., Kentucky
World Approval ($497,104)19010941761034$4,121,65095
27Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
$7,500
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Dalmore ($249,600)2091004194984$4,064,82699
28Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
$20,000
Three Chimneys Farm, Kentucky
Highland Sky ($344,700)202858183818$4,063,24899
29Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
$25,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
I'm a Chatterbox ($580,000)117747106687$4,004,55799
30Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
$10,000
Sequel Stallions New York, New York
Fourstar Crook ($255,000)181823173793$3,904,313100
31War Front  
Danzig, 2002
$200,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
On Leave ($457,200)16273191044310$3,824,04268
32Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
Private
East Stud, Japan
Ray'swarrior ($144,181)2181024202964$3,775,71493
33Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
$12,500
Darley, Kentucky
Cathryn Sophia ($1,139,720)150765134664$3,768,98992
34Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
$125,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Midnight Storm ($539,000)128668121626$3,766,20295
35Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Died 2011
Kentucky
A. P. Indian ($910,000)8949584475$3,760,31996
36Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
$45,000
Darley, Kentucky
Tower of Texas ($251,105)204894150714$3,756,79283
37Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
$100,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Ironicus ($275,000)192773146603$3,722,84988
38Jump Start  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$10,000
Northview PA, Pennsylvania
Disco Chick ($250,500)166853157822$3,691,35397
39Bellamy Road  
Concerto, 2002
$7,500
Dutchess Views Farm, New York
Land Over Sea ($578,500)190925175845$3,581,22997
40Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Private
JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station, Japan
Mor Spirit ($370,000)141685136665$3,567,37999
41Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
N/A
Republic of Korea
S'maverlous ($441,109)178794153734$3,559,57299
42Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
$60,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Tourist ($433,750)194683182613$3,522,81897
43Posse  
Silver Deputy, 2000
$5,000
Rockridge Stud, New York
Mind Your Biscuits ($305,400)156815151805$3,414,724100
44Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
$25,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Midnight Miley ($149,362)151804141754$3,345,60196
45Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
$20,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Money Multiplier ($422,200)123595112555$3,338,42099
46Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
$25,000
Pin Oak Stud, Kentucky
Rainha Da Bateria ($290,124)164734148694$3,334,75796
47Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
$30,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Sir Genghis ($151,920)205923173783$3,325,80091
48Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
$12,500
Juddmonte Farms, Kentucky
One Mean Man ($309,432)164807135646$3,275,49886
49Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
$12,500
Gainesway, Kentucky
A Fleet Attitude ($179,696)162731149701$3,220,53099
50Blame  
Arch, 2006
$25,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Going for Broke ($279,200)118534100484$3,179,16895
51Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
80,000 (Rands)
Wilgerbosdrift Stud, South Africa
Lukes Alley ($248,890)158822141752$3,151,03497
52English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
$25,000
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
Al's Gal ($337,535)155677136635$3,124,98195
53Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
$8,500
Darley, Kentucky
Lady Shipman ($357,587)106637102606$3,120,60298
54Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Died 2013
Pennsylvania
Majestic Harbor ($391,060)148803130763$3,054,04996
55Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
$5,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Swell ($126,280)170822159791$3,011,51391
56Yes It's True  
Is It True, 1996
Died 2015
Kentucky
It's the Swede ($150,772)163702154672$2,979,85499
57Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
$20,000
Harris Farms, California
Cheekaboo ($272,521)100485100485$2,976,845100
58Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
N/A
Republic of Korea
Hoppertunity ($414,000)175802148721$2,970,45370
59Kodiak Kowboy  
Posse, 2005
N/A
Brazil
Melatonin ($1,086,000)10353398522$2,959,44389
60Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
$75,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
Awesome Slew ($265,300)141705128655$2,958,67694
61Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
$45,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Practical Joke ($259,800)140624135614$2,919,61499
62Lucky Pulpit  
Pulpit, 2001
$7,500
Harris Farms, California
California Chrome ($840,000)153662153662$2,822,46332
63Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
$7,500
Darley, Kentucky
Stormdriver ($128,400)157784139704$2,735,44094
64Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
$5,000
Ocala Stud Farm, Florida
Cajun Delta Dawn ($381,105)8648680466$2,718,26987
65Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
$10,000
Walmac Farm, Kentucky
Successful Native ($299,940)115585105545$2,700,90798
66Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Died 2016
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
Extra Credit ($147,628)156762142712$2,681,21695
67Sharp Humor  
Distorted Humor, 2003
Died 2015
Republic of Korea
Sarah Sis ($344,600)145754118643$2,660,53592
68Pulpit  
A.P. Indy, 1994
Died 2012
Kentucky
American Freedom ($676,100)9442287372$2,650,67495
69Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
$25,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Up With the Birds ($178,732)165723149682$2,642,53893
70Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
$15,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Miss Temple City ($217,000)126604115554$2,623,62495
71Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
$10,000
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
Avanti Bello ($189,565)122636116616$2,608,14697
72Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
N/A
Cooking Up a Storm ($102,005)147784131723$2,585,97393
73Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Died 2014
California
Tribal Jewel ($139,870)136653136653$2,580,242100
74Philanthropist  
Kris S., 2001
N/A
South Africa
Hot Kiss ($143,888)123633123633$2,576,391100
75Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Died 2016
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Nonna Mela ($144,120)156682127531$2,574,59385
76Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
$10,000
Dutchess Views Farm, New York
Dortmund ($160,000)152663132573$2,571,66997
77Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Died 2011
Kentucky
Tepin ($1,056,360)122572101491$2,571,04479
78Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Died 2016
Three Chimneys Farm, Kentucky
Victory to Victory ($127,468)167744133633$2,558,46287
79Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
$10,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Sonny Inspired ($148,500)169795150744$2,552,38793
80Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
$15,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Danzing Candy ($344,800)7539672375$2,541,58097
81Warrior's Reward  
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
$10,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
One True Kiss ($137,790)144612135582$2,529,71794
82Super Saver  
Maria's Mon, 2007
$65,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Super Allison ($143,868)151622141602$2,525,584100
83Old Forester  
Forestry, 2001
$4,000 (CAN)
T. C. Westmeath Stud Farm Inc., Canada
Ultraflame ($102,884)131572128562$2,476,637100
84Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
$7,500
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Engaginglee ($189,080)149764129704$2,464,03097
85Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
Died 2014
Kentucky
Trojan Nation ($241,585)18383687453$2,392,37965
86High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
$5,000
Ocala Stud Farm, Florida
Dream of Me ($121,910)163743154723$2,387,08199
87Stephen Got Even  
A.P. Indy, 1996
Pensioned
Lane's End, Kentucky
Blue Marauder ($78,438)158862149821$2,371,22796
88Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
$15,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
Hy Riverside ($114,050)147682127631$2,362,07682
89Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
$40,000
Darley, Kentucky
Star Hill ($229,393)19378-10949-$2,338,04275
90Hold Me Back  
Giant's Causeway, 2006
$5,000
Irish Hill Century Farm, New York
Voluntario ($127,540)116575102535$2,320,359100
91Galileo (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Private
Coolmore Stud, Ireland
Deauville (IRE) ($765,000)285131362494$2,279,21914
92Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Died 2016
Lanwades Stud, England
Mom'z Laugh ($133,445)142763130702$2,269,04396
93Trappe Shot  
Tapit, 2007
$10,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Fish Trappe Road ($465,920)8843186411$2,166,72798
94Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
N/A
Kentucky
Whitmore ($422,000)12356-11354-$2,121,297100
95Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
$5,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Cherry Wine ($512,420)125491112441$2,102,17699
96Giant Gizmo  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
$5,000 (CAN)
Adena Springs North, Canada
Amis Gizmo ($539,789)5933459334$2,099,388100
97With Distinction  
Storm Cat, 2001
$7,500
Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds, LLC, Florida
We're All Set ($145,280)132631118601$2,095,48299
98Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
N/A
Kentucky
Roman Approval ($161,700)9858383533$2,091,29286
99Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
$5,000
Pin Oak Stud, Kentucky
Marquee Miss ($151,134)128536108476$2,085,72397
100Tale of Ekati  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
$15,000
Darby Dan Farm, Kentucky
Tale of Fancy ($167,800)9755383482$2,084,43396
101First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
$7,500
Double Diamond Farm, Florida
Flora Dora ($159,570)9450191491$2,072,858100
102Not For Love  
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Died 2016
Maryland
Lovable Lady ($138,899)9246391453$2,053,33499
103Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
N/A
Noholdingback Bear ($459,828)117562106521$2,033,96897
104Songandaprayer  
Unbridled's Song, 1998
$4,500
The Stallion Station @ Copper Crowne, Louisiana
Navy Hymn ($143,627)13066-12563-$2,029,431100
105Dunkirk  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
1,500,000 (Yen)
East Stud, Japan
Camp Creek ($276,169)10358291542$2,008,74897
106Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
$7,500
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
Someday Jones ($119,100)9446288442$1,988,71699
107Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
$25,000
Ocean Breeze Ranch, California
Allsquare ($152,910)6639366393$1,969,477100
108Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
$5,000
Clear Creek Stud, LLC, Louisiana
Smittys Cougar ($168,695)124575119565$1,954,817100
109Discreetly Mine  
Mineshaft, 2007
$5,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Proper Discretion ($103,000)139601130561$1,950,05493
110Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
$12,500
Castleton Lyons, Kentucky
Sir Dudley Digges ($608,513)10029392272$1,946,95595
111Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
N/A
Saudi Arabia
Badabing Badaboom ($180,303)123554113514$1,939,07597
112Summer Bird  
Birdstone, 2006
Died 2013
Japan
Second Summer ($196,745)150643105483$1,936,35285
113Birdstone  
Grindstone, 2001
$5,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
Noble Bird ($309,507)10450395453$1,934,45291
114Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Private
Haras Santa Maria de Araras, Argentina
Forest Lake ($140,150)126582117552$1,929,78799
115In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
$2,500
Ocala Stud Farm, Florida
Calculator ($254,960)10352398503$1,896,167100
116Archarcharch  
Arch, 2008
$7,500
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Toews On Ice ($92,500)11052399493$1,886,72798
117Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
$7,500
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
Rivers Run Deep ($176,940)116581111571$1,883,615100
118Majesticperfection  
Harlan's Holiday, 2006
$20,000
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
Majestic Affair ($186,467)9038387363$1,880,94999
119First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
$15,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Durango ($101,800)9751188491$1,870,94698
120Silver Train  
Old Trieste, 2002
Died 2013
Pennsylvania
Lucabunny ($118,808)10353194471$1,830,40595
121Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
$2,500
O'Sullivan Farms LLC, West Virginia
Lime and Tequila ($118,750)9455389523$1,828,21799
122Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
N/A
Kentucky
Pure Sensation ($287,070)10350396472$1,824,03586
123Old Fashioned  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
$6,500
Taylor Made Stallions, Inc., Kentucky
Larco Mar ($81,700)13872-12165-$1,793,81199
124Tizway  
Tiznow, 2005
$7,500
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Tiz Imaginary ($180,656)8936583335$1,793,54499
125E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Private
Haras La Esperanza, Argentina
Frozen Hannah ($112,047)10252197501$1,750,97598
126Divine Park  
Chester House, 2004
Private
Korea, Republic of Korea
Divine Warrior ($90,455)10355193521$1,737,97699
127Pollard's Vision  
Carson City, 2001
$3,000
Mighty Acres, Oklahoma
Authoritative ($132,594)9245189451$1,729,45598
128Milwaukee Brew  
Wild Again, 1997
$6,000 (CAN)
Adena Springs North, Canada
Sweater Weather ($153,400)8342380423$1,706,666100
129Bustin Stones  
City Zip, 2004
$2,500
Waldorf Farm, New York
Bust Another ($221,467)6843168431$1,690,560100
130U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
$3,000
Rancho San Miguel, California
Gloves Off ($80,080)14763-13359-$1,671,92497
131Henny Hughes  
Hennessy, 2003
3,000,000 (Yen)
Yushun Stallion Station, Japan
Beholder ($560,000)8936366322$1,669,14067
132Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
$6,500
Old English Rancho, California
What a View ($437,500)5932359323$1,667,004100
133Where's the Ring  
Seeking the Gold, 1999
$3,000 (CAN)
Colebrook Farms Stallion Station, Canada
River Maid ($165,106)8746187461$1,649,787100
134Gone Astray  
Dixie Union, 2006
$4,500
Northwest Stud, Florida
Three Rules ($380,640)8636284351$1,648,616100
135Ministers Wild Cat  
Deputy Minister, 2000
$5,000
Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, California
Toledo Eddie ($183,140)7844-7844-$1,640,097100
136Graeme Hall  
Dehere, 1997
Private
Almusaadiyah Stud, Saudi Arabia
Winning for Sarah ($107,572)103581100571$1,634,00999
137Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
$7,500
Gainesway, Kentucky
Monster Bea ($144,618)12641393332$1,625,68688
138Fairbanks  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
$2,500
Northview PA, Pennsylvania
Cosmic Destiny ($109,020)9736-9236-$1,614,722100
139Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
Died 2013
Kentucky
Ready Intaglio ($136,302)126531116501$1,608,95396
140Awesome of Course  
Awesome Again, 2000
$5,000
Ocala Stud Farm, Florida
Awesome Banner ($390,835)8140279392$1,571,675100
141Frost Giant  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
$7,500
Keane Stud Operations, LLC, New York
Frosty Margarita ($116,584)8739285372$1,571,455100
142Girolamo  
A.P. Indy, 2006
$15,000
Darley, Kentucky
Highway Star ($144,000)7626271242$1,545,81998
143D'wildcat  
Forest Wildcat, 1998
$3,500
Whispering Oaks Farm, Louisiana
Guns Loaded ($161,337)8546281452$1,536,119100
144Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
Died 2012
Kentucky
So Sweetitiz ($142,095)111552106542$1,526,91699
145Yankee Gentleman  
Storm Cat, 1999
$3,500
Le Mesa Stallions, Louisiana
Icy Gentleman ($138,000)104572102572$1,502,402100
146Closing Argument  
Successful Appeal, 2002
$4,000
Whispering Oaks Farm, Louisiana
Smack Smack ($383,366)7936273352$1,490,43396
147Smoke Glacken  
Two Punch, 1994
Died 2016
Kentucky
Justalittlesmoke ($160,490)7737271352$1,485,863100
148Offlee Wild  
Wild Again, 2000
Died 2016
Turkey Jockey Club Silivri Stallion Complex, Turkey
Galton ($171,200)9345291432$1,473,08199
149Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
$7,500 (CAN)
Adena Springs North, Canada
Lexie Lou ($293,824)7227470263$1,468,882100
150Henrythenavigator  
Kingmambo, 2005
7,500 (Euros)
Coolmore Stud, Ireland
Wild About Harry ($108,000)18677385422$1,444,06264