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 July 25, 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 ($388,520)207757169396$3,067,25568
2City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
Catch a Glimpse ($1,070,700)223999125386$2,909,06648
3Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Dacita (CHI) ($622,200)199848128336$2,786,22757
4Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Time and Motion ($389,000)2138715107334$2,083,04822
5Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Giant Run ($227,420)201746127354$2,004,01940
6Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Da Big Hoss ($440,880)157735101352$1,985,70455
7More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Life Imitates Art ($111,870)14664593324$1,672,04946
8Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Real Smart ($177,600)14265694292$1,585,35842
9Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Cheekaboo ($215,416)9344460234$1,577,54064
10Galileo (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Deauville (IRE) ($670,000)21732073$1,423,69098
11Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Grand Tito ($230,920)2121001189202$1,395,84821
12English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
Heart to Heart ($293,250)11943390283$1,370,20073
13War Front  
Danzig, 2002
American Patriot ($212,800)8630373182$1,295,70575
14Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
Mrs McDougal ($132,000)12851966213$1,231,43326
15Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
Bolo ($205,345)10146468194$1,220,17861
16Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Takeover Target ($207,735)223945113254$1,189,89632
17Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
World Approval ($464,400)16081361162$1,178,80640
18Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
One Mean Man ($165,327)10548560174$1,161,61154
19Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Midnight Storm ($419,000)9749655203$1,150,72442
20Blame  
Arch, 2006
Sweet Victory ($184,065)7937350193$1,119,69456
21Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
Highland Sky ($344,700)15758675143$1,092,84440
22Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Recepta ($255,500)13260658102$1,090,01730
23Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Tepin ($602,280)9943155121$1,075,30761
24Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Black Jet ($107,450)10940-7419-$1,065,77563
25Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Gone Away ($78,429)11656280311$1,022,54357
26Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Up With the Birds ($143,185)13551277211$960,52150
27Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
Cloud Control ($96,172)15357282211$919,21336
28Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Reload ($105,000)16166689153$868,60028
29Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Macagone ($60,625)13050291241$851,05054
30Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Rainha Da Bateria ($153,900)1305316413-$825,03539
31Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
Illuminant ($263,000)11656448112$816,53023
32Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Ironicus ($275,000)13252353111$805,25328
33Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($150,000)11855456182$783,37228
34Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($437,500)492332353$753,63761
35Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Lukes Alley ($248,890)12456249112$752,12335
36Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Wild Chatter ($65,700)1808427316-$738,63724
37Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Tourist ($133,750)16146274101$699,99928
38Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($183,200)1004214912-$695,92036
39Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
Auntie Joy ($144,350)99511240142$695,6198
40Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Protection ($56,880)1114815511-$655,34538
41Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
Spring to the Sky ($103,400)14462177161$646,98431
42Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
Free N Clear ($65,400)1838527513-$622,29321
43Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Pure Sensation ($287,070)873922691$615,62740
44Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
Airoforce ($111,800)1657946516-$595,80321
45Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
Ancient Secret ($217,200)6336529111$594,29734
46Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Lady Shipman ($168,203)8244432111$590,86728
47Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
Monster Bea ($120,618)7524249132$588,25357
48War Chant  
Danzig, 1997
Nite Delite ($84,640)592614014-$574,00664
49Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
Cash Back ($67,905)206100580141$562,87213
50Sidney's Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Converge ($106,360)622313781$561,12256
51Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
Ohio (BRZ) ($71,145)9840-4612-$543,84130
52Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Manhattan Dan ($81,468)11750252141$540,42128
53Dansili (GB)  
Danehill, 1996
Flintshire (GB) ($535,000)211211$539,600100
54Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
She's Not Here ($124,750)7933240111$532,10732
55Henrythenavigator  
Kingmambo, 2005
Applicator ($78,710)823324791$530,11952
56Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
King's Ghost ($52,280)1618646512-$529,44213
57Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Thatcher Street ($102,523)14360457122$527,30719
58Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Blackjackcat ($72,600)1486335815-$506,36421
59Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Lexie Lou ($227,563)651532871$499,06645
60Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Extra Credit ($88,560)11655242141$496,16027
61Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Patriots Rule ($85,500)1215133191$494,69827
62Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
Little Scotty ($67,170)9330161131$492,09732
63Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Decked Out ($118,884)1164324791$482,02519
64Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Indian Bucks ($69,290)82375318-$480,94420
65Posse  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Brandy's Girl ($61,950)13868235121$470,96120
66Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Melaleuca ($93,256)10444344152$469,27831
67Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
So Sweetitiz ($93,800)10042235142$468,58340
68Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Bourbon Soul ($42,250)2259368514-$468,3078
69Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
Ralis ($83,160)613021971$466,57435
70Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
Sky My Sky ($75,650)1395594481$459,9979
71Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Sir Dudley Digges ($45,480)661815313-$459,72038
72Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Songsational ($57,600)1254446312-$451,30814
73Shakespeare  
Theatrical, 2001
Keystoneforvictory ($112,932)5121133131$450,49866
74Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Zubi Zubi Zu ($37,500)1345416214-$449,83720
75Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
Little Curlin ($53,148)1476765812-$441,1697
76D'wildcat  
Forest Wildcat, 1998
Amelia's Wild Ride ($116,550)783822682$431,38336
77Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
La Majestique ($49,893)1696726512-$426,82916
78Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flattermefabulous ($43,808)185826639-$422,9259
79Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
Hello Don Julio ($92,184)13664-5110-$422,87518
80Tizway  
Tiznow, 2005
Our Way ($94,500)64252299-$412,74840
81Purim  
Dynaformer, 2002
Undrafted ($120,000)522512571$408,69452
82Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Sequiota ($88,550)1155243491$408,57519
83Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
Too Discreet ($66,000)12651443111$400,97120
84Dynaformer  
Roberto, 1985
Danish Dynaformer ($91,500)23812251$387,63587
85Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
R. Great Adventure ($61,400)824022581$369,40628
86Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($96,000)924313610-$367,77126
87E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Sazerac Girl ($64,120)9141128101$367,67828
88Red Giant  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
Surgical Strike ($138,750)381411861$365,50855
89Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Your Pace Or Mine ($34,260)1316044410-$357,7318
90Sir Percy (GB)  
Mark of Esteem, 2003
Wake Forest (GER) ($308,400)321321$356,510100
91Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Whiskey Bravo ($78,260)121592378-$351,26519
92Pulpit  
A.P. Indy, 1994
Derby Champagne ($74,125)82342346-$339,34120
93Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
Offering Plan ($78,000)953922910-$336,76426
94First Defence  
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Hiking ($72,705)5123-238-$333,04739
95Lonhro (AUS)  
Octagonal, 1998
Shakhimat ($63,000)391322871$330,57550
96Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Be Mine ($98,410)58304245-$329,28617
97Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
Shortstormcoming ($52,920)96576408-$326,62311
98Big Drama  
Montbrook, 2006
Determined Lady ($104,060)4930-236-$325,32636
99Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
Anusara ($40,065)117551498-$322,59717
100Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Big Rock ($80,640)124612378-$319,47214
101Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($99,000)6428-278-$319,04334
102Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Forest Funds ($115,928)1074623781$316,88721
103Latent Heat  
Maria's Mon, 2003
Rocket Heat ($135,220)854422551$315,34328
104Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Indian Guide ($63,300)96344337-$313,64422
105Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Summersault ($39,838)9440-549-$309,55330
106Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
Tiz a Chance ($61,800)1346643910-$306,50811
107Desert Party  
Street Cry, 2006
Tent City ($70,200)5821-207-$299,21637
108High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Very Very Stella ($62,370)132462448-$298,06921
109Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Silent Waters ($87,540)47141193-$297,56549
110Not For Love  
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Lord of Love ($40,785)85351316-$290,86521
111Stroll  
Pulpit, 2000
Cinder Block ($40,410)69321378-$288,32627
112Aragorn (IRE)  
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Hobbits Hero ($102,382)5927-196-$286,91039
113Cape Blanco (IRE)  
Galileo, 2007
Wychmere ($46,598)6417-485-$273,10848
114Courageous Cat  
Storm Cat, 2006
Feeling Bossy ($77,350)1891115-$272,31770
115Peer Gynt (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Flamboyant (FR) ($270,000)111111$270,000100
116Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Hawkedon ($47,600)109461436-$269,46618
117Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
Next Event ($43,570)80341347-$268,64718
118Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
Successful Native ($70,570)974633161$267,75314
119Tale of Ekati  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Tale of Fancy ($149,200)6934-256-$266,27819
120Lion Hearted  
Storm Cat, 1996
Bioterp ($59,796)7123-285-$265,31528
121Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
Place des Vosges ($55,200)10742-487-$263,11116
122Dark Angel (IRE)  
Acclamation, 2005
Hunt (IRE) ($165,420)722622$263,02899
123Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
Inconclusive ($131,538)974133121$262,17114
124Decarchy  
Distant View, 1997
West Coast Storm ($55,853)5623-307-$261,17334
125Choisir (AUS)  
Danehill Dancer, 1999
Obviously (IRE) ($260,000)111111$260,000100
126Champs Elysees (GB)  
Danehill, 2003
Suffused (GB) ($130,260)432432$259,90098
127Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
Altar Boy ($48,560)10247-388-$256,36620
128First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
First Girl ($45,392)70361288-$255,09918
129Archarcharch  
Arch, 2008
Arcature ($65,833)833823671$253,09918
130My Golden Song  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Slew's Song ($57,520)3516219102$252,41753
131U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
Grey Fox ($39,791)12142-548-$250,49622
132Divine Park  
Chester House, 2004
Princess Erindelle ($50,592)8242133101$250,02321
133Kitalpha  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Creme Brulee ($40,045)61231328-$248,00936
134Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($91,700)75461225-$247,61216
135In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
Summation Time ($54,175)87402385-$247,04118
136Fort Prado  
El Prado, 2001
Big Tom Prado ($47,498)5519-355-$246,66351
137Philanthropist  
Kris S., 2001
Speedy Fox ($74,505)1154123741$243,04816
138Teofilo (IRE)  
Galileo, 2004
Havanna Belle (IRE) ($98,865)531531$243,007100
139Bellamy Road  
Concerto, 2002
Maddizaskar ($36,210)157715589-$240,1099
140Girolamo  
A.P. Indy, 2006
Louisville First ($66,200)561422651$239,80225
141Great Notion  
Elusive Quality, 2000
Phlash Phelps ($58,255)48271228-$239,23424
142Songandaprayer  
Unbridled's Song, 1998
Pearl de Vere ($63,585)11449-278-$238,22417
143Papa Clem  
Smart Strike, 2006
Cardiac ($50,749)7236-285-$236,89226
144Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Remembering Richie ($43,320)71321328-$236,46921
145Sixties Icon (GB)  
Galileo, 2003
Nancy From Nairobi (GB) ($218,395)321221$234,59592
146Jump Start  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Startwithsilver ($37,200)142652387-$230,8269
147Exclusive Quality  
Elusive Quality, 2003
Ana's Pride ($34,560)8437-297-$228,87624
148Cosmonaut  
Lemon Drop Kid, 2002
Sugar Mags ($51,460)31111175-$227,60446
149Medicean (GB)  
Machiavellian, 1997
Dimension (GB) ($186,034)531531$227,499100
150Jazil  
Seeking the Gold, 2003
Sweet Little Man ($62,574)341621351$227,08135