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 December 31, 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'17 Stud Fee/ FarmChief Earner
(Earnings)
RnrsWnrsBT
SWrs
RnrsWnrsBT
SWnrs
'16 Earnings(%)
1Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
$300,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
Creator ($1,582,000)3041492127113220$16,616,49886
2Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
$150,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Exaggerator ($2,598,000)1941181516610514$12,304,29197
3Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
$150,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Nyquist ($3,575,600)15891181478118$12,077,46598
4Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
$60,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Gun Runner ($1,970,880)2831591425815313$11,008,42898
5City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
$50,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Catch a Glimpse ($1,154,033)2741571326115213$10,035,012100
6Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Died 2013
Kentucky
Arrogate ($4,084,600)182847162736$9,706,68593
7Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
$100,000
Ramsey Farm, Inc., Kentucky
Camelot Kitten ($868,865)3331491727512313$9,370,17587
8Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
$100,000
Darley, Kentucky
Cavorting ($1,125,000)2531271518610114$9,254,90689
9Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
$150,000
Darley, Kentucky
Songbird ($2,210,000)22298151667213$9,193,62886
10Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
$75,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Stanford ($905,160)3061351128612911$9,173,45898
11Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
$75,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Destin ($678,000)3061391224711512$9,072,10089
12Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Died 2015
Kentucky
Dacita (CHI) ($667,608)2791431625113112$8,670,65390
13Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$35,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Upstart ($482,500)2441231022511910$8,015,76098
14Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Died 2013
Kentucky
Lightstream ($463,000)34216583211597$7,720,74495
15Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
$75,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
Paulassilverlining ($680,000)22012592031199$7,451,85595
16Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
$20,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Haveyougoneaway ($655,000)30416282581437$7,441,36187
17Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$25,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Effinex ($1,200,000)1861035174995$7,200,53796
18Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
$100,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Tamarkuz ($750,000)22912314178959$6,818,47181
19Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
$40,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Da Big Hoss ($968,985)2371209195998$6,651,88888
20Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Died 2015
Kentucky
Family Tree ($594,061)218104121708110$6,554,19978
21Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
$35,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Klimt ($416,960)165968155918$6,354,90799
22Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
$110,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Classic Empire ($1,485,920)150758141706$6,159,09396
23More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
$60,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Tom's Ready ($612,047)24111514178878$5,975,12983
24Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Died 2015
Florida
Chief Lion ($305,915)23514842231444$5,911,83698
25Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
$60,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Tourist ($1,633,750)215875201805$5,909,26498
26Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
$45,000
Darley, Kentucky
Hard Aces ($477,345)276138121961049$5,897,23878
27War Front  
Danzig, 2002
$250,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Avenge ($525,166)18395221145713$5,744,07073
28Galileo (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Private
Coolmore Stud, Ireland
Highland Reel (IRE) ($2,200,000)3211513835115$5,498,41420
29Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
$25,000
Pin Oak Stud, Kentucky
Champagne Room ($1,286,600)186845165805$5,446,73697
30Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
$7,500
Ballena Vista Farm, California
Kathballu ($194,700)23412872081196$5,419,47698
31Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
$75,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Practical Joke ($739,800)166858160828$5,332,84195
32Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
$15,000
Three Chimneys Farm, Kentucky
Highland Sky ($344,700)215105111959611$5,331,00998
33Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
N/A
Kentucky
Dalmore ($257,600)24112582221177$5,284,45998
34Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
$25,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
I'm a Chatterbox ($965,000)13084101197810$5,284,15299
35Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
$80,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Ironicus ($575,000)217926158726$5,266,33688
36Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
$10,000
Sequel Stallions New York, New York
Sharp Azteca ($358,250)193985185955$5,160,439100
37Jump Start  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$10,000
Northview PA, Pennsylvania
Disco Chick ($285,500)190964181933$5,152,07697
38Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
$6,500
Taylor Made Stallions, Inc., Kentucky
World Approval ($504,713)20812651941195$5,116,01095
39Posse  
Silver Deputy, 2000
N/A
New York
Mind Your Biscuits ($740,400)166926161916$5,034,064100
40Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
$17,500
Darley, Kentucky
Cathryn Sophia ($1,139,720)169955150844$5,020,69494
41Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
N/A
Japan
Ray'swarrior ($144,181)24512942271204$4,996,69691
42Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
N/A
Japan
Mor Spirit ($388,000)159886153846$4,760,63699
43Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
N/A
Republic of Korea
S'maverlous ($441,109)1991006172916$4,704,07198
44Lucky Pulpit  
Pulpit, 2001
$7,500
Harris Farms, California
California Chrome ($2,090,000)161772161772$4,698,37544
45Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
$45,000
Darley, Kentucky
Tower of Texas ($254,438)2411084152804$4,677,40179
46Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Died 2011
Kentucky
A. P. Indian ($1,195,000)9054685526$4,652,04497
47Bellamy Road  
Concerto, 2002
$7,500
Dutchess Views Farm, New York
Land Over Sea ($598,500)21511061951015$4,646,65096
48Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
N/A
Republic of Korea
Hoppertunity ($1,337,750)180963153852$4,561,90378
49Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
$10,000
Juddmonte Farms, Kentucky
One Mean Man ($417,432)183979151807$4,553,61386
50Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
$17,500
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Money Multiplier ($487,200)139735127685$4,553,04699
51English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
$25,000
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
Al's Gal ($566,150)173747153695$4,269,00396
52Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
$20,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Know It All Anna ($163,200)171934158884$4,241,43896
53Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
$15,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Miss Temple City ($1,057,000)138695123635$4,230,04097
54Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
N/A
South Africa
Lukes Alley ($252,471)169982151912$4,078,43097
55Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
$30,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Sir Genghis ($176,720)2271063192903$4,049,90286
56Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
$8,500
Darley, Kentucky
Lady Shipman ($363,587)114729109698$4,014,66999
57Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
$10,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
A Fleet Attitude ($247,856)171841156811$3,964,94499
58Blame  
Arch, 2006
$25,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Going for Broke ($316,200)136694117614$3,943,37593
59Yes It's True  
Is It True, 1996
Died 2015
Kentucky
The Truth Or Else ($161,249)186852175812$3,855,84298
60Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
$15,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Cajun Delta Dawn ($483,105)9659989569$3,852,12290
61Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Pensioned
California
Cheekaboo ($275,235)113576113576$3,771,603100
62Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
$5,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Believe in Bertie ($204,082)179982167941$3,706,68780
63Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Died 2013
Pennsylvania
Majestic Harbor ($391,060)152884134834$3,644,06796
64Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Private
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
Awesome Slew ($275,100)157796144736$3,606,95794
65Kodiak Kowboy  
Posse, 2005
N/A
Brazil
Melatonin ($1,266,000)107623102612$3,581,42691
66Warrior's Reward  
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
$7,500
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
One True Kiss ($137,790)168833157793$3,577,14296
67Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
1,500,000 (Yen)
Darley Japan Stallion Complex, Japan
Risetotheoccasion ($149,405)175965152875$3,558,35894
68Old Forester  
Forestry, 2001
$4,000 (CAN)
T. C. Westmeath Stud Farm Inc., Canada
Thor's Rocket ($150,079)138713135703$3,532,208100
69Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
$7,500
Dutchess Views Farm, New York
Dortmund ($270,000)169805144675$3,522,99597
70Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
$15,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Up With the Birds ($185,018)171923154852$3,517,11094
71Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Died 2011
Kentucky
Tepin ($1,476,360)125632103551$3,509,35483
72Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Died 2016
Kentucky
Miss Ella ($160,700)185946145775$3,506,24886
73Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
$10,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Macagone ($226,425)186935164864$3,493,41793
74Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
$10,000
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
Avanti Bello ($261,765)130726123706$3,489,94198
75Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Died 2016
Kentucky
Extra Credit ($147,628)176893160833$3,452,22194
76High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
$4,000
Ocala Stud, Florida
R Angel Katelyn ($147,120)180925170885$3,451,94199
77Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Died 2016
Kentucky
Nonna Mela ($164,120)182863145671$3,451,69286
78Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
$20,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Danzing Candy ($344,800)8151877477$3,439,34397
79Super Saver  
Maria's Mon, 2007
$50,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Inside Straight ($157,344)166762154732$3,421,781100
80Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
$6,500
Walmac Farm, Kentucky
Successful Native ($299,940)129676118636$3,418,09298
81Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
N/A
Cooking Up a Storm ($103,005)165934145863$3,391,00392
82Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
$7,500
Castleton Lyons, Kentucky
Drefong ($1,170,800)118433108412$3,390,35596
83Pulpit  
A.P. Indy, 1994
Died 2012
Kentucky
American Freedom ($676,100)9951391453$3,356,05796
84Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Died 2014
California
Tribal Jewel ($197,946)146763146763$3,296,007100
85Philanthropist  
Kris S., 2001
N/A
South Africa
Hot Kiss ($222,071)127763126753$3,295,399100
86First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
$10,000
Double Diamond Farm, Florida
Dude Fantasy ($335,000)116653113633$3,245,052100
87Dansili (GB)  
Danehill, 1996
65,000 (Pounds)
Banstead Manor Stud, England
Flintshire (GB) ($2,000,000)2079612632$3,228,36051
88Henny Hughes  
Hennessy, 2003
N/A
Japan
Beholder ($1,720,000)10049374422$3,196,88577
89Stephen Got Even  
A.P. Indy, 1996
Pensioned
Kentucky
Tahoe Tigress ($126,858)1641002155951$3,150,31696
90Sharp Humor  
Distorted Humor, 2003
Died 2015
Republic of Korea
Sarah Sis ($346,267)150834119703$3,076,16092
91Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
$7,500
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Engaginglee ($216,080)159824138764$3,057,00496
92Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
$15,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
Hy Riverside ($121,840)158763135701$3,020,05975
93Tale of Ekati  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
$7,500
Darby Dan Farm, Kentucky
Verve's Tale ($248,600)11068694605$2,992,58396
94Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
Died 2014
Kentucky
Trojan Nation ($242,275)220101696523$2,988,95764
95Hold Me Back  
Giant's Causeway, 2006
$5,000
Irish Hill Century Farm, New York
Voluntario ($179,140)128715112645$2,951,82599
96Trappe Shot  
Tapit, 2007
$7,500
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Fish Trappe Road ($465,920)108532103512$2,942,30098
97Divine Park  
Chester House, 2004
N/A
Republic of Korea
Lady Eli ($720,000)113652102612$2,897,33395
98Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
$30,000
Darley, Kentucky
Star Hill ($229,393)208893115561$2,859,56673
99Not For Love  
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Died 2016
Maryland
Lovable Lady ($253,899)9751496504$2,840,093100
100Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
N/A
Saudi Arabia
Badabing Badaboom ($185,488)146717133667$2,808,06096
101Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
$3,500
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Cherry Wine ($512,754)146631132551$2,775,04198
102Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
$5,000
Clear Creek Stud, LLC, Louisiana
Smittys Cougar ($205,295)135676128656$2,754,270100
103First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
$15,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Miss Sky Warrior ($348,750)113542103512$2,739,46397
104Birdstone  
Grindstone, 2001
$5,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
Noble Bird ($538,667)111573102523$2,739,45792
105Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Died 2016
England
Mom'z Laugh ($133,445)156834144773$2,721,24095
106Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
N/A
Kentucky
Marquee Miss ($180,184)139695116585$2,706,67992
107Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
$7,500
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
John Jones ($252,644)10253295512$2,665,48399
108Archarcharch  
Arch, 2008
$6,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Dreamarcher ($94,980)135714121654$2,649,92195
109Songandaprayer  
Unbridled's Song, 1998
$4,500
The Stallion Station @ Copper Crowne, Louisiana
Navy Hymn ($157,627)15378-14775-$2,602,381100
110Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
$25,000
Ocean Breeze Ranch, California
How About Zero ($153,245)7045670456$2,576,997100
111Giant Gizmo  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
$7,500 (CAN)
Adena Springs North, Canada
Amis Gizmo ($539,789)6538565385$2,571,642100
112Tizway  
Tiznow, 2005
$7,500
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Coasted ($302,050)107486101456$2,566,27699
113Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
N/A
Kentucky
Roman Approval ($210,700)10367487603$2,557,39482
114Majesticperfection  
Harlan's Holiday, 2006
$15,000
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
Syndergaard ($323,800)105484100464$2,556,56999
115Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
N/A
Kentucky
Whitmore ($463,400)13764-12561-$2,533,22698
116With Distinction  
Storm Cat, 2001
N/A
Florida
We're All Set ($155,280)139711124681$2,519,80699
117Discreetly Mine  
Mineshaft, 2007
Private
Haras Lacala, Uruguay
Proper Discretion ($174,100)167692155642$2,511,93293
118Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
N/A
Noholdingback Bear ($474,828)128702116661$2,501,80186
119Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
$3,500
O'Sullivan Farms LLC, West Virginia
Recount ($181,100)10060395573$2,489,64299
120Summer Bird  
Birdstone, 2006
Died 2013
Japan
Second Summer ($196,745)171765107535$2,483,26979
121Girolamo  
A.P. Indy, 2006
$10,000
Darley, Kentucky
Highway Star ($369,000)8639380373$2,442,55599
122E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
N/A
Argentina
Rowd E Allie ($170,790)111611106591$2,429,78099
123Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
$5,000
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
Rivers Run Deep ($313,440)124641118631$2,413,77399
124Dunkirk  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
N/A
Japan
Camp Creek ($276,464)11162397583$2,412,72797
125Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
N/A
Argentina
Forest Lake ($180,150)139693128653$2,410,24899
126Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
N/A
Kentucky
Pure Sensation ($467,070)108563100532$2,376,71584
127Frost Giant  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
$5,000
Keane Stud, New York
Frosty Margarita ($152,584)104523102503$2,347,984100
128Silver Train  
Old Trieste, 2002
Died 2013
Pennsylvania
Bawlmer Hon ($123,532)113611103541$2,337,11995
129In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
$2,500
Ocala Stud, Florida
Calculator ($254,960)118583112563$2,326,49099
130Bustin Stones  
City Zip, 2004
$5,000
Waldorf Farm, New York
Bust Another ($252,201)7352273522$2,319,950100
131Gone Astray  
Dixie Union, 2006
$5,000
Northwest Stud, Florida
Three Rules ($700,640)10146299451$2,318,604100
132U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
$3,000
Rancho San Miguel, California
U S Officer ($132,565)166771151721$2,313,53697
133Old Fashioned  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
N/A
Kentucky
Larco Mar ($86,990)154871136801$2,227,31385
134Fairbanks  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
$2,500
Northview PA, Pennsylvania
Cosmic Destiny ($110,640)10345-9845-$2,188,857100
135Pollard's Vision  
Carson City, 2001
$3,000
Mighty Acres, Oklahoma
Eye Luv Lulu ($152,747)9854195541$2,158,85799
136Where's the Ring  
Seeking the Gold, 1999
$3,000 (CAN)
Colebrook Farms Stallion Station, Canada
River Maid ($286,790)8951189511$2,146,371100
137Wilburn  
Bernardini, 2008
$2,500
River Oaks Farms, Inc., Oklahoma
Ohio Gold ($178,580)124642115612$2,138,61498
138Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
$3,000
Mapleton Thoroughbred Farm, Ohio
Calgary Cat ($281,735)9451187461$2,100,64695
139Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
$5,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
Triple Chelsea ($170,960)142534105413$2,086,91889
140Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
$6,500
Old English Rancho, California
What a View ($441,523)6139461394$2,077,200100
141Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
Died 2013
Kentucky
A Red Tie Day ($142,388)139633128603$2,072,04997
142First Defence  
Unbridled's Song, 2004
N/A
Kentucky
Irish Jasper ($220,300)9854170451$2,071,22790
143Milwaukee Brew  
Wild Again, 1997
$5,000 (CAN)
Adena Springs North, Canada
Sweater Weather ($165,326)8945386453$2,065,434100
144Parading  
Pulpit, 2003
Pensioned
Kentucky
Dragon Bay ($148,181)116713107673$2,056,90197
145Great Notion  
Elusive Quality, 2000
$3,500
Northview Stallion Station, Maryland
Just Jack ($204,853)6735467354$2,056,406100
146Graeme Hall  
Dehere, 1997
Private
Almusaadiyah Stud, Saudi Arabia
You Bought Her ($174,927)107641103621$2,056,176100
147Awesome of Course  
Awesome Again, 2000
$5,000
Ocala Stud, Florida
Awesome Banner ($526,035)9348289462$2,026,579100
148Ministers Wild Cat  
Deputy Minister, 2000
$5,000
Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, California
Toledo Eddie ($183,140)8653-8553-$2,000,345100
149Run Away and Hide  
City Zip, 2006
$5,000
Darby Dan Farm, Kentucky
Are You Kidding Me ($325,286)9037485364$1,925,20698
150Offlee Wild  
Wild Again, 2000
Died 2016
Turkey
Galton ($185,750)9753295512$1,873,69299