2017 Leading Turf Sires

For stallions represented by a runner in North America, the leaders are arranged by earnings in North American grass races through February 24, 2017, as supplied to BloodHorse. 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
'17 Earnings(%)
1Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
Granny's Kitten ($75,000)13025387193$737,00183
2Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Bellavais ($57,660)11630334121$333,58926
3Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
Bolo ($120,000)591512271$318,37367
4Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Francesco Flier ($44,920)126331379-$280,72331
5Dubawi (IRE)  
Dubai Millennium, 2002
Almanaar (GB) ($247,690)111111$247,690100
6Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Taghleeb ($115,320)952313041$246,17534
7English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
Ritzy A. P. ($43,200)6315-355-$219,18560
8War Front  
Danzig, 2002
War Correspondent ($36,950)387-295-$217,47043
9Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
My Pi Romancer ($36,400)5715-296-$204,63842
10Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Inspector Lynley ($90,000)871613641$204,44538
11Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Klondike Creek ($32,400)6616-296-$190,41843
12Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($87,500)399-102-$187,66746
13Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($150,000)2741811$186,77078
14Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($104,700)791631741$186,55520
15Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
Galleon Mast ($27,600)7516-306-$183,21139
16Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
Family Meeting ($61,380)671411751$180,03338
17Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flatlined ($118,820)891621741$175,71522
18Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Conquest Farenheit ($47,100)971514441$174,17931
19Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Perfect Pic ($34,800)104212276-$172,60016
20Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
Dickinson ($96,630)471012121$171,16542
21Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Gustnado ($35,145)5515-226-$166,08030
22More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Made You Look ($69,940)63612741$164,03044
23Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Somethingelse ($40,200)6012-277-$159,82064
24Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Miss Sunset ($59,940)932522241$157,32515
25Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Cammack ($41,496)9616-364-$150,60534
26Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Stormy Liberal ($47,700)661412851$149,82943
27Lonhro (AUS)  
Octagonal, 1998
Isotherm ($120,000)18411321$144,82086
28Champs Elysees (GB)  
Danehill, 2003
Suffused (GB) ($115,320)211211$144,120100
29Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Swinging Star ($32,400)124312275-$141,55313
30Game Plan  
Danzig, 1993
Ashleyluvssugar ($137,500)521211$137,84596
31Tizway  
Tiznow, 2005
Our Way ($60,760)491411431$133,54243
32Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Stallion Heiress ($30,690)43101204-$131,63325
33Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
Trust Factor ($25,200)7011-277-$125,15053
34City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
The Zip Zip Man ($24,000)121323276-$124,29613
35Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Ceeme Run Wild ($39,120)6921-165-$118,75720
36Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Global Entry ($13,430)7218-285-$117,04826
37Get Stormy  
Stormy Atlantic, 2006
Clyde's Image ($39,000)233-142-$114,60085
38Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Psalmody ($18,380)14027-384-$114,5156
39Warrior's Reward  
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
Siding Spring ($48,600)6618-144-$113,23523
40Surf Cat  
Sir Cat, 2002
Sircat Sally ($110,000)1231211$110,08562
41Majesticperfection  
Harlan's Holiday, 2006
Pretty Perfection ($99,000)42111711$109,79730
42Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Talaaqy ($26,220)63211174-$108,34514
43Footstepsinthesand (GB)  
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Sandiva (IRE) ($105,540)211211$107,070100
44Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Starship Thor ($36,000)5210-183-$102,80034
45Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Special Ops ($25,200)59161125-$102,39026
46Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
Proctor's Ledge ($52,800)75172144-$99,7354
47Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
Delta Prince ($24,000)4911-232-$96,47028
48Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Hip Hop N Jazz ($30,000)921712321$95,71320
49The Factor  
War Front, 2008
Cistron ($33,600)3591123-$94,17033
50Wilburn  
Bernardini, 2008
India Mantuana ($42,600)63161115-$90,63222
51Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Partly Mocha ($45,000)701311121$90,34021
52Grazen  
Benchmark, 2006
Enola Gray ($90,000)1241111$90,00056
53Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Be My Baby ($22,800)5710-223-$89,23240
54Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
Vagabond Princess ($24,000)6614-202-$88,72724
55Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Patterson Cross ($18,600)547-172-$88,20728
56Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
Arbol ($22,800)528-152-$87,94534
57Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
How About Zero ($38,000)31718--$87,11624
58Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Albert Charles ($11,400)66101222-$86,42017
59Sidney's Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Fabozzi ($34,800)4612-102-$83,67528
60Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
All Included ($76,100)6518-10--$82,09514
61Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
Conquest Babayaga ($24,600)72173163-$80,5658
62Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Grand Candy ($25,200)4111193-$78,21016
63Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Comma Sister ($32,400)7215-212-$75,20718
64Blame  
Arch, 2006
Width ($11,600)57131233-$74,99019
65Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Brandothebartender ($33,600)6719-141-$73,81319
66Alert (ARG)  
Southern Halo, 2002
Power Alert (AUS) ($72,075)111111$72,075100
67First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
Gray Dude ($22,480)6916-192-$70,41512
68Discreetly Mine  
Mineshaft, 2007
Jojo's Dream ($25,440)6310-143-$68,27719
69Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Union Vow ($12,200)6911-201-$68,26316
70In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
Equation ($30,690)439-153-$68,08530
71Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
Trickita ($22,400)4810-201-$68,01327
72Two Step Salsa  
Petionville, 2005
Elizabeth Aurora ($28,950)429-152-$67,36537
73With Distinction  
Storm Cat, 2001
Grace Appeal ($29,560)5415-92-$65,34522
74Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
Don't Split Tens ($25,080)11221-153-$65,31012
75Showcasing (GB)  
Oasis Dream, 2007
Prize Exhibit (GB) ($60,000)321211$64,00094
76Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
Doc Curlin ($18,000)72194122-$63,4685
77Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Wealthy Shipman ($33,600)4313-111-$63,09518
78Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Break Away ($13,770)59151184-$62,81814
79Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Bobby G ($32,400)5810182-$62,71513
80Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Western Reserve ($25,000)298132-$61,69514
81Azamour (IRE)  
Night Shift, 2001
Goodyearforroses (IRE) ($46,800)321321$60,815100
82Cape Blanco (IRE)  
Galileo, 2007
Rose Cape ($11,280)435-232-$60,52263
83Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
Cut to Order ($31,760)537-122-$59,95535
84Le Havre (IRE)  
Noverre, 2006
Rymska (FR) ($59,520)111111$59,520100
85Fort Prado  
El Prado, 2001
Prado's Sweet Ride ($15,000)345-153-$56,59654
86Magna Graduate  
Honor Grades, 2002
Magna Breeze ($30,100)3561421$55,56031
87General Quarters  
Sky Mesa, 2006
He's the One ($22,800)2571113-$55,08536
88Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
Cowboy Culture ($30,380)75192191-$54,6657
89Desert Code  
E Dubai, 2004
Moscato Girl ($34,500)233-21-$52,50040
90Rock Slide  
A.P. Indy, 1998
Ten Carat Rock ($50,220)2051311$50,50031
91Lucky Pulpit  
Pulpit, 2001
Ward 'n Jerry ($27,845)7220-8--$50,3527
92Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Peppy Miller ($18,894)5413-73-$50,33418
93Oasis Dream (GB)  
Green Desert, 2000
Adonis Creed (FR) ($36,600)62-42-$49,80599
94Brilliant Speed  
Dynaformer, 2008
Erasmo's Dream ($45,684)74-31-$48,30450
95Birdstone  
Grindstone, 2001
Bird Is the Word ($32,400)4913272-$48,2507
96Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Try Your Luck ($18,600)669-19--$47,5556
97Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Bow Town Cat ($14,400)54131191-$47,55514
98Good Journey  
Nureyev, 1996
Ashley's Charms ($32,745)225-61-$47,35527
99Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Dubai Bob ($20,400)4914-92-$46,53016
100Baryshnikov  
Empire Maker, 2006
Queen Del Valle ($46,396)21-11-$46,39688
101Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
Anita Partner (IRE) ($18,000)109251152-$46,3507
102Ministers Wild Cat  
Deputy Minister, 2000
Mr. Hinx ($33,600)4315-32-$45,47016
103Aussie Rules  
Danehill, 2003
Light In Paris (IRE) ($44,750)11-11-$44,750100
104Crown of Thorns  
Repent, 2005
Major Key ($24,000)125-72-$44,46648
105Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
Sir Sebastian ($20,220)6211-92-$44,12518
106Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
Rapo ($13,990)5015-102-$43,89015
107Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
Scuba Sue ($32,000)377-32-$42,70021
108Skipshot  
Skip Away, 2007
Antoaneta ($20,800)82-52-$41,33076
109Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Gangster ($15,080)5913112--$41,2409
110American Post (GB)  
Bering, 2001
Itsinthepost (FR) ($40,000)2--2--$40,29550
111Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
Here's Johnny ($11,275)10430-203-$40,0725
112Graeme Hall  
Dehere, 1997
Holograeme ($34,800)5115-51-$38,62511
113First Defence  
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Sound Defence ($12,000)3612192-$38,48414
114Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Mr. Tickle ($12,600)56101121-$38,3108
115Sir Prancealot (IRE)  
Tamayuz, 2010
Beau Recall (IRE) ($33,600)21-21-$38,244100
116Rock of Gibraltar (IRE)  
Danehill, 1999
Sea Coast (IRE) ($30,900)31-31-$38,201100
117Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
Bonita ($13,930)9321-121-$38,1966
118Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
Freudie Anne ($26,400)5910182-$37,5417
119Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Chia Ghost ($23,800)5813-61-$37,34010
120Monsun (GER)  
Konigsstuhl, 1990
Arles (FR) ($37,200)1--1--$37,200100
121Bodemeister  
Empire Maker, 2009
Graceful Heart ($13,350)3971121-$36,66014
122J P's Gusto  
Successful Appeal, 2008
White Smoke ($30,800)125-41-$36,40039
123Hansen  
Tapit, 2009
Fast and Accurate ($35,712)389121-$36,11214
124Offlee Wild  
Wild Again, 2000
Estrechada (ARG) ($15,600)368-4--$36,0009
125Creative Cause  
Giant's Causeway, 2009
Creative Courage ($22,800)355-91-$35,38020
126U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
Forever Plus ($12,000)5715-122-$35,25514
127High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Lady Devil ($17,200)76212131-$34,7207
128Stroll  
Pulpit, 2000
Croninthebarbarian ($24,600)254-71-$34,51434
129Big Drama  
Montbrook, 2006
Grace's Drama ($20,580)387-151-$34,49519
130Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Summersault ($24,600)407-71-$33,72621
131Buffalo Man  
El Prado, 2004
Peach Cove (NZ) ($33,600)11-11-$33,600100
132Indy Wind  
A.P. Indy, 2002
Indys Empire ($17,400)177-22-$33,60025
133Dragon Pulse (IRE)  
Kyllachy, 2009
Lady Beware (IRE) ($33,520)11-11-$33,520100
134Drosselmeyer  
Distorted Humor, 2007
Dancer's Edge ($18,200)5214-91-$33,1118
135Silver Tree  
Hennessy, 2000
Exclusive Lake ($14,400)132-72-$32,50075
136Excelebration (IRE)  
Exceed And Excel, 2008
Siberian Iris (IRE) ($32,400)11-11-$32,400100
137Pomeroy  
Boundary, 2001
Indominus ($19,170)4911-62-$32,24512
138Maclean's Music  
Distorted Humor, 2008
Santini ($30,800)279-51-$32,08111
139A. P. Delta  
A.P. Indy, 1997
U R My Last Chance ($32,000)41-11-$32,00084
140Caleb's Posse  
Posse, 2008
I Shod the Sheriff ($24,000)145-21-$31,86016
141Shakespeare  
Theatrical, 2001
Keystoneforvictory ($14,400)214-72-$30,38330
142Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
Bleu Brave ($12,540)7512-121-$30,1035
143Sharp Humor  
Distorted Humor, 2003
Kera Kera ($17,484)376-71-$30,08318
144Lasting Approval  
With Approval, 1994
Kasaqui (ARG) ($30,000)1--1--$30,000100
145Repent  
Louis Quatorze, 1999
Awalkinthemoonlite ($13,145)217-33-$29,83520
146Telling  
A.P. Indy, 2004
Hotty Toddy ($19,600)144-52-$29,68043
147Tapizar  
Tapit, 2008
Untimed Play ($11,780)36618--$29,44514
148After Market  
Storm Cat, 2003
Market Money ($12,000)243-72-$28,94638
149Kiss the Kid  
Lemon Drop Kid, 2003
Bow Tie Affair ($24,400)112-41-$28,87050
150Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Trust in Diane ($11,780)4511211--$28,6905