2016 Leading Turf Sires

For stallions represented by a runner in North America, the leaders are arranged by earnings in North American grass races through May 28, 2016, as supplied to The Blood-Horse. Statistics reflect North American racing only. The (%) column reflects the percentage of turf earnings from total earnings on all surfaces.

All SurfacesTurf
#StallionChief Earner
(Earnings)
RnrsWnrsSWrsRnrsWnrsSWrs'16 Earnings(%)
1Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
Divisidero ($347,850)175566124285$1,925,84166
2Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Giant Run ($111,270)171574104282$1,235,01636
3City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
Catch a Glimpse ($251,700)18367685224$1,187,85835
4Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Time and Motion ($84,000)18165977212$1,153,40120
5Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Da Big Hoss ($275,880)13251378251$1,121,22050
6Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Celestine ($191,680)16462493243$1,119,24244
7Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Pacific Heat ($116,030)8233449134$934,15356
8More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Life Imitates Art ($106,870)12639372183$914,67443
9Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Strike Charmer ($111,500)12043367171$881,65040
10Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Tepin ($602,280)872913471$824,12964
11Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Takeover Target ($192,735)17868482213$823,23032
12Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Chocolate Ride ($167,000)18681962112$815,29817
13Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
Miss Double d'Oro ($89,100)11338653173$786,47026
14English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
Heart to Heart ($269,250)9725167151$754,04473
15Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
Bolo ($205,000)893234783$741,52757
16Blame  
Arch, 2006
Exaggerated ($82,600)6728240172$730,90659
17Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
Kaigun ($250,240)1335424491$652,34937
18Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($437,500)441922042$644,38866
19Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Lukes Alley ($248,890)1003523072$577,83240
20Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Lottie ($49,360)9329-6112-$575,24056
21Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
Mizz Money ($150,260)843144483$569,03944
22Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Kenjisstorm ($60,995)1163515715-$560,22746
23Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Gone Away ($76,095)9131254161$548,13453
24Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
Highland Sky ($74,700)1353635881$518,50430
25Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Cash Control ($76,200)8333244112$514,24538
26Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Macagone ($60,000)10432264171$479,33951
27War Front  
Danzig, 2002
Take Cover ($48,360)6615-528-$465,56762
28Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
Naked Empress ($42,000)1163715112-$450,97828
29Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
Cash Back ($67,905)18475558101$420,26514
30Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Late Spring ($53,742)1174854451$409,62318
31Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($123,200)81341299-$406,39132
32Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Lady Shipman ($165,105)663112151$391,10028
33Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Reload ($105,000)1344525581$380,89021
34Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Cali Thirty Seven ($82,280)883433861$362,92720
35Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
Illuminant ($83,000)954233361$351,73115
36Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Doodetta ($55,950)149561499-$348,59619
37Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Rainha Da Bateria ($87,900)112391498-$347,06030
38Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
Enterprising ($57,550)8631-3411-$342,22428
39Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
So Sweetitiz ($93,800)8226224102$339,28545
40Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
Dressed in Hermes ($50,700)621713181$329,19854
41Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Now Power ($71,400)133311544-$326,05620
42Sir Percy (GB)  
Mark of Esteem, 2003
Wake Forest (GER) ($278,400)221221$321,500100
43Sidney's Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Converge ($93,560)521312641$316,62351
44Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Ironicus ($90,000)1143723951$316,27219
45Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
Smoove It ($63,690)522211671$313,42942
46Henrythenavigator  
Kingmambo, 2005
Captain Dixie ($59,710)70221347-$309,06149
47Galileo (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Photo Call (IRE) ($126,540)17321432$304,58093
48Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
Auntie Joy ($55,450)83379238-$304,1724
49Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
My Kinda Gal ($37,200)155601489-$297,44016
50Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
My Cara Mia ($60,500)1335714611-$294,57616
51War Chant  
Danzig, 1997
Nite Delite ($51,490)48161299-$291,57256
52Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Whiskey Bravo ($71,060)102422296-$288,48521
53Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Thatcher Street ($72,780)1274534172$287,91416
54Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Protection ($52,710)90321387-$287,46431
55Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Manhattan Dan ($81,468)942923781$275,86024
56D'wildcat  
Forest Wildcat, 1998
Amelia's Wild Ride ($116,550)662521742$270,26134
57Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Half Fast Rose ($48,600)912823191$270,13426
58Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Sir Dudley Digges ($45,480)4311-349-$269,93569
59Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Bourbon Soul ($42,250)194714589-$267,2747
60Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Basinca ($34,760)97301289-$258,45722
61Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Indypendent Deputy ($33,600)114361457-$257,44118
62Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
Ed Johnson ($63,600)682214591$255,68524
63Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Mr. Sexy ($46,945)101283426-$254,21511
64Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
Summer Breezing ($39,000)12739-535-$245,39821
65Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
Shortstormcoming ($52,920)78405276-$243,56712
66Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
Riviere Du Loup ($29,010)142583456-$243,3539
67Peer Gynt (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Flamboyant (FR) ($240,000)111111$240,000100
68Purim  
Dynaformer, 2002
Undrafted ($120,000)491711651$236,74549
69Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flattermefabulous ($43,560)159644406-$236,4527
70Decarchy  
Distant View, 1997
West Coast Storm ($54,345)5321-277-$235,82738
71Aragorn (IRE)  
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Hobbits Hero ($81,945)5120-145-$234,73542
72Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
Reversiontothemean ($37,600)126524358-$233,1165
73Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($84,000)76311275-$232,44125
74Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Brandothebartender ($44,025)108371243-$226,72219
75First Defence  
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Hiking ($57,080)3518-127-$224,54840
76Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Decked Out ($106,884)973122931$223,76512
77Shakespeare  
Theatrical, 2001
Ousby ($62,595)4213-226-$222,20555
78Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Something Extra ($41,500)71263234-$217,22616
79Latent Heat  
Maria's Mon, 2003
Rocket Heat ($128,362)713221331$216,84528
80Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
La Majestique ($49,893)132422346-$216,78612
81Sixties Icon (GB)  
Galileo, 2003
Nancy From Nairobi (GB) ($194,050)321221$210,25091
82Not For Sale (ARG)  
Parade Marshal, 1994
Take the Stand (ARG) ($210,000)211111$210,000100
83Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($93,000)5316-226-$208,43439
84Pulpit  
A.P. Indy, 1994
Heath ($53,400)75251254-$198,78224
85Papa Clem  
Smart Strike, 2006
Cardiac ($50,749)6831-255-$198,23928
86Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Gagaoveryou ($46,400)74311186-$196,29223
87Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
Biamonte ($52,560)12441-345-$194,26513
88Lonhro (AUS)  
Octagonal, 1998
Shakhimat ($63,000)31911751$190,92256
89Tizway  
Tiznow, 2005
Tizzelle ($48,000)41162206-$189,12231
90Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
Ancient Secret ($37,200)46243126-$188,46720
91Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Sequiota ($40,780)103392245-$185,87312
92Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Seuss ($33,850)121501388-$184,56812
93Lord of England (GER)  
Dashing Blade, 2003
Olorda (GER) ($182,070)111111$182,070100
94Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Summersault ($39,480)8628-396-$180,01927
95Dynaformer  
Roberto, 1985
Songoficeandfire ($61,800)203-172-$179,23288
96Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Calamity Jane ($42,600)77273166-$176,71319
97Posse  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Animal Posse ($36,000)113451195-$174,91612
98Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
Sky My Sky ($32,350)114436343-$171,9395
99Corinthian  
Pulpit, 2003
Pancake ($46,067)9632-306-$170,47827
100Circular Quay  
Thunder Gulch, 2004
Reporting Star ($153,480)40121621$168,91032
101Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
Shootout ($24,600)107333325-$167,98913
102Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
Rapid Rhythm ($38,686)82371216-$167,96413
103Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($62,900)70381144-$165,95715
104Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
Offering Plan ($48,000)7619-185-$165,54626
105Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Silent Waters ($49,640)317-133-$165,03471
106Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
Anusara ($32,614)9938-353-$164,44014
107High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Zoot Suit ($31,000)96312286-$158,99919
108Courageous Cat  
Storm Cat, 2006
Amber Louise ($62,680)135-93-$158,75685
109Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
Rue de Cry ($40,665)66181283-$157,51915
110Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Last Resort ($57,570)49224192-$157,42612
111Archarcharch  
Arch, 2008
Arcature ($63,170)612622141$156,15415
112Big Drama  
Montbrook, 2006
Determined Lady ($34,660)4318-193-$155,77328
113My Golden Song  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Slew's Song ($42,580)291121362$155,35751
114Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Forest Funds ($58,628)83331206-$155,04216
115Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
Tiz a Chance ($24,600)109522227-$153,8648
116In Excess (IRE)  
Siberian Express, 1987
Velvet Mesquite ($110,250)1871321$153,57075
117Dark Angel (IRE)  
Acclamation, 2005
Hunt (IRE) ($118,020)71-61-$152,849100
118Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Hawkedon ($47,600)86291203-$149,89615
119Teofilo (IRE)  
Galileo, 2004
Havanna Belle (IRE) ($98,865)421421$148,612100
120Songandaprayer  
Unbridled's Song, 1998
Pearl de Vere ($63,585)9733-194-$145,83217
121Royal Applause (GB)  
Waajib, 1993
Royal Albert Hall (GB) ($71,400)62-62-$144,80098
122Two Step Salsa  
Petionville, 2005
Two Step Time ($54,500)572112531$143,88522
123Red Giant  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
Undeniable U ($63,360)2891142-$143,67036
124Clodovil (IRE)  
Danehill, 2000
Tuttipaesi (IRE) ($134,400)511411$141,67099
125Congaree  
Arazi, 1998
Shrinking Violet ($50,000)367-93-$141,49752
126Nedawi (GB)  
Rainbow Quest, 1995
Generosidade (URU) ($140,850)111111$140,850100
127In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
Summation Time ($45,475)68281263-$140,22115
128E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Ocala Jim ($34,450)7229-136-$139,07019
129Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Angora ($27,950)104393274-$135,7475
130U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
Grey Fox ($30,971)9624-284-$135,61420
131Good Journey  
Nureyev, 1996
It Is Living Water ($35,490)3912-221-$134,27237
132Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
Late Night Lu ($14,886)10248-265-$131,8639
133Bertrando  
Skywalker, 1989
Bert's Melody ($61,185)3618-143-$131,05027
134Empire Maker  
Unbridled, 2000
Keri Belle ($84,345)3192921$130,91330
135Bellamy Road  
Concerto, 2002
Maddizaskar ($32,000)127475355-$130,4896
136Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Remembering Richie ($30,760)6123-195-$128,87417
137Maimonides  
Vindication, 2005
McFly ($29,060)3616-155-$127,93038
138Brother Derek  
Benchmark, 2003
Copingaway ($77,830)531711131$127,92026
139Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
Next Event ($41,400)6021-163-$127,54513
140Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
A Red Tie Day ($48,845)8728-282-$127,45419
141Showcasing (GB)  
Oasis Dream, 2007
Prize Exhibit (GB) ($120,690)411311$127,35081
142Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Big Rock ($29,332)113422235-$125,6388
143Kitalpha  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
High Side ($28,500)51121254-$124,93428
144First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
Man of Wiregrass ($22,740)54201185-$124,42515
145Hold Me Back  
Giant's Causeway, 2006
Commute ($76,000)74272182-$123,98613
146Old Topper  
Gilded Time, 1995
Seedsandstemsagain ($98,736)228-52-$123,36145
147Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
True Image ($36,960)8832-293-$123,28814
148Footstepsinthesand (GB)  
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Sandiva (IRE) ($118,680)531311$120,28538
149Youmzain (IRE)  
Sinndar, 2003
Sea Calisi (FR) ($120,000)111111$120,000100
150Valid Expectations  
Valid Appeal, 1993
Expect Royalty ($57,100)432431041$119,88721