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 September 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)
RnrsWnrsBT
SWrs
RnrsWnrsBT
SWrs
'16 Earnings(%)
1Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
Camelot Kitten ($568,520)2449610203549$4,972,18773
2Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Dacita (CHI) ($667,608)23510811166507$4,112,99860
3City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
Catch a Glimpse ($1,130,700)24313112151518$3,929,20349
4Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Time and Motion ($569,000)24711118134475$3,445,85225
5Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Da Big Hoss ($968,640)178857123374$3,258,24261
6War Front  
Danzig, 2002
On Leave ($457,200)104431092309$3,256,85786
7Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Giant Run ($355,296)2309910159466$3,250,79345
8More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Tammy the Torpedo ($191,030)163776113385$2,476,00351
9English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
Al's Gal ($337,535)136635113455$2,414,35778
10Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Strike Charmer ($359,500)156718112334$2,383,03347
11Galileo (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Deauville (IRE) ($765,000)24942394$2,252,90299
12Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Grand Tito ($345,920)23812811122342$2,122,96225
13Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Takeover Target ($208,985)2771276156355$1,902,63635
14Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Cheekaboo ($215,761)10047566245$1,893,27764
15Blame  
Arch, 2006
Queen Caroline ($255,130)9947468254$1,830,05657
16Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
One Mean Man ($307,152)13164682234$1,812,90255
17Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
Mrs McDougal ($252,000)146621080263$1,795,04027
18Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
Fourstar Crook ($255,000)172783106342$1,750,32945
19Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
Highland Sky ($344,700)18180894214$1,693,05842
20Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Tepin ($1,056,360)10149161161$1,681,24966
21Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Watchyourownbobber ($364,635)177868104254$1,640,17335
22Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Black Jet ($127,150)1275219324-$1,608,65063
23Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Macagone ($116,425)150724112423$1,606,72664
24Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Recepta ($255,500)16377685162$1,584,84532
25Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Midnight Storm ($539,000)11962661253$1,573,26342
26Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
Miss Temple City ($217,000)11454481204$1,529,24259
27Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
World Approval ($497,104)176103480232$1,519,79737
28Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Up With the Birds ($163,698)14968293281$1,356,83852
29Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($422,200)11255556161$1,327,86940
30Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Animal Appeal ($120,300)12869293381$1,312,90159
31Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
Auntie Joy ($168,872)124641565233$1,310,15813
32Dansili (GB)  
Danehill, 1996
Flintshire (GB) ($1,220,000)421421$1,286,800100
33Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Tourist ($433,750)18261394132$1,255,20136
34Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Rainha Da Bateria ($290,124)14569478182$1,243,29538
35Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Ironicus ($275,000)14659364151$1,237,97533
36Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Lukes Alley ($248,890)13974263172$1,127,59136
37Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Victory to Victory ($127,468)13263369171$1,114,66844
38Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
Free N Clear ($125,400)195107594223$1,114,19827
39Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
Glenville Gardens ($165,103)8745349172$1,100,81646
40Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Daring Kathy ($86,275)207120390241$1,093,46824
41Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Lady Shipman ($357,242)10160643163$1,071,00534
42Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
Uncle Dave ($116,840)15978194231$1,042,75935
43Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
Illuminant ($263,000)13271564142$1,019,01122
44Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($160,000)13566575202$1,015,05328
45Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($437,500)5932332103$998,32360
46Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Tower of Texas ($251,105)15071469162$994,78927
47Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
Airoforce ($155,300)1949848720-$977,52824
48Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
Lamontagne ($87,340)2331206103231$973,77916
49Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
Monster Bea ($144,618)9232259162$973,75460
50Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Decked Out ($178,884)13466463162$892,98924
51Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Shalako ($95,639)259108811519-$881,59412
52Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Miss Aja Brown ($84,158)13156365172$843,98933
53Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
Little Scotty ($78,830)11244181201$834,44040
54Henrythenavigator  
Kingmambo, 2005
Wild About Harry ($108,000)8542257161$828,99259
55Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
Mr Maybe ($85,600)183103682191$828,36715
56Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Extra Credit ($90,628)14271268201$827,55431
57Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Blackjackcat ($72,945)1737838318-$811,41525
58Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
Free Rose ($275,200)10668751131$807,01620
59Sidney's Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Cloontia ($151,740)7631146111$793,96556
60Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
Ohio (BRZ) ($95,145)10948-5816-$788,39134
61Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Patriots Rule ($85,500)13564342121$786,16931
62Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
Top of Mind ($83,890)1608597316-$782,0599
63War Chant  
Danzig, 1997
Nite Delite ($135,040)703215017-$751,71560
64Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
Ancient Secret ($218,339)7946637141$743,20827
65Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Songsational ($138,200)1465767616-$740,56915
66Tizway  
Tiznow, 2005
Our Way ($154,500)8333546142$737,02742
67Lonhro (AUS)  
Octagonal, 1998
Isotherm ($93,000)5219341122$732,09764
68Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flatlined ($128,660)2071001079131$722,26511
69Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Pure Sensation ($287,070)9447227101$710,39839
70Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
Ralis ($133,160)6639325101$708,74436
71Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Stella Rose ($80,950)1488055715-$707,66013
72Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Sir Dudley Digges ($123,180)912527314-$695,20937
73Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Weekend Express ($60,370)1477216918-$665,10822
74Purim  
Dynaformer, 2002
Twilight Eclipse ($218,667)542712771$654,34760
75Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Rock N Sake ($97,695)11956547174$652,36133
76Shakespeare  
Theatrical, 2001
Keystoneforvictory ($112,932)5526137161$647,87967
77Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Lexie Lou ($285,096)702633681$639,38044
78Posse  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Same Kinda Crazy ($79,998)15180543131$635,07819
79Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
Karlyrae'swarrior ($60,690)20195490171$631,25517
80Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
Too Discreet ($96,000)13968455161$629,86923
81Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
Rum Tum Tugger ($98,867)1497015811-$624,65119
82Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Be Mine ($98,410)7137536111$619,17825
83Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Indian Bucks ($87,815)844753311-$610,29216
84Youmzain (IRE)  
Sinndar, 2003
Sea Calisi (FR) ($606,400)111111$606,400100
85Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
Successful Native ($297,060)1055454072$606,30222
86Kitalpha  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kharafa ($150,860)7034338142$602,66950
87Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Conquest Enforcer ($136,270)13460457161$600,47021
88Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
So Sweetitiz ($141,500)10654237162$592,10039
89Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
My Sweet Girl ($83,000)172811160101$580,6468
90Not For Love  
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Barrel of Dreams ($110,500)914534591$550,68727
91Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
Offering Plan ($121,000)11350445131$533,38628
92Red Giant  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
Surgical Strike ($182,542)421921972$530,09156
93Cape Blanco (IRE)  
Galileo, 2007
End Play ($88,867)8526-7113-$529,94560
94Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Sequiota ($96,050)12865540111$520,07618
95Dynaformer  
Roberto, 1985
Danish Dynaformer ($125,449)24812351$519,09886
96First Defence  
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Sunnysammi ($92,570)6132-319-$518,98339
97Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
R. Great Adventure ($65,261)8852335112$518,51228
98Champs Elysees (GB)  
Danehill, 2003
Suffused (GB) ($290,260)432432$514,90099
99High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Very Very Stella ($63,420)1537235514-$512,82822
100E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Sazerac Girl ($64,120)9650137131$511,50030
101Sharp Humor  
Distorted Humor, 2003
Doctor J Dub ($250,905)1186334691$509,26919
102Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($162,150)6534-3810-$505,99241
103Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Calamity Jane ($105,600)10847636101$499,92024
104Fort Prado  
El Prado, 2001
Big Tom Prado ($73,154)6027143131$494,23463
105Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($96,000)1055214913-$493,92824
106D'wildcat  
Forest Wildcat, 1998
Amelia's Wild Ride ($116,550)8145233112$490,64332
107Dunkirk  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Camp Creek ($267,058)9154236111$489,89724
108Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Silent Waters ($87,540)602122271$480,82042
109Courageous Cat  
Storm Cat, 2006
Feeling Bossy ($118,690)31131157-$477,47770
110Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
Prudence ($94,400)11254-5813-$468,78922
111Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Big Rock ($134,640)1307534710-$466,26215
112Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
A Red Tie Day ($90,948)1165015610-$465,73828
113Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
Tiz a Chance ($64,452)1537345410-$461,38613
114Girolamo  
A.P. Indy, 2006
Louisville First ($125,200)702323461$456,20531
115Sir Percy (GB)  
Mark of Esteem, 2003
Wake Forest (GER) ($363,808)431431$452,453100
116Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
Southern Freedom ($47,570)13172359111$451,12317
117Divine Park  
Chester House, 2004
Lady Eli ($80,000)9351145111$445,22026
118In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
Summation Time ($54,175)984934810-$443,87124
119Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Schoolofhardrocks ($47,449)9947-5911-$443,19232
120Aragorn (IRE)  
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Hobbits Hero ($141,382)6436122101$438,72640
121Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
Holy Lute ($45,540)14174352131$438,50514
122Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Hawkedon ($47,600)1276315111-$435,36618
123Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
Next Event ($45,550)8844242121$433,59122
124First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
First Girl ($69,369)914913813-$416,66220
125U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
Grey Fox ($53,651)13359-6513-$415,01825
126Desert Party  
Street Cry, 2006
Tent City ($70,650)6528-268-$414,38533
127Pulpit  
A.P. Indy, 1994
Derby Champagne ($74,839)87362397-$405,16315
128Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Whiskey Bravo ($78,760)129704479-$404,05316
129First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Secreto Primero ($83,400)87491307-$403,01222
130Philanthropist  
Kris S., 2001
Speedy Fox ($74,505)1236235471$398,29016
131Archarcharch  
Arch, 2008
Arcature ($66,178)984935082$394,12021
132Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Forest Funds ($117,128)11754248101$390,53921
133Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
Inconclusive ($134,538)1156164253$388,76315
134Stroll  
Pulpit, 2000
Cinder Block ($52,830)763914611-$387,09628
135Offlee Wild  
Wild Again, 2000
Galton ($153,200)914223391$382,51426
136Fairbanks  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Vielsalm ($49,750)9236-409-$381,57024
137Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
Altar Boy ($48,560)1115714113-$378,91720
138Songandaprayer  
Unbridled's Song, 1998
Pearl de Vere ($127,785)12462-319-$377,04319
139Lion Hearted  
Storm Cat, 1996
Joseph ($86,808)7231-317-$376,62530
140Tale of Ekati  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Tale of Fancy ($167,800)82482289-$375,52318
141Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($161,700)83533275-$372,29018
142Warrior's Reward  
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
Starship Hostility ($39,035)133582629-$360,25314
143Big Drama  
Montbrook, 2006
Determined Lady ($107,660)58321306-$359,15027
144Latent Heat  
Maria's Mon, 2003
Rocket Heat ($135,565)925223071$355,21325
145Fastnet Rock (AUS)  
Danehill, 2001
Diamond Fields (IRE) ($131,332)1341122-$352,95287
146Exclusive Quality  
Elusive Quality, 2003
Thinkinquality ($50,940)9549-3610-$347,96127
147Dark Angel (IRE)  
Acclamation, 2005
Hunt (IRE) ($165,765)842742$343,97394
148Disco Rico  
Citidancer, 1997
Disco Partner ($171,000)421911641$343,83743
149Jump Start  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Startwithsilver ($61,034)157812448-$339,3059
150Cosmonaut  
Lemon Drop Kid, 2002
Sugar Mags ($68,672)36141226-$338,23146