2006 Leading Turf Sires

  • Updated: December 31, 2006 12:00 AM
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      All Surfaces Turf
# Stallion Chief Earner
(Earnings)
Rnrs Wnrs SWrs Rnrs Wnrs SWrs '06 Earnings (%)
1 Giant's Causeway 
Storm Cat, 1997
Aragorn (IRE) ($1,408,600) 126 63 9 89 29 5 $3,515,988 59
2 Dynaformer 
Roberto, 1985
Film Maker ($830,000) 147 66 10 110 39 9 $3,340,497 47
3 Smart Strike 
Mr. Prospector, 1992
English Channel ($1,507,937) 150 86 11 74 19 4 $2,620,775 46
4 Sky Classic 
Nijinsky II, 1987
Sky Conqueror ($792,391) 133 74 10 76 23 3 $1,995,811 46
5 Miesque's Son 
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Miesque's Approval ($1,906,405) 43 21 2 18 4 1 $1,991,272 82
6 El Prado (IRE) 
Sadler's Wells, 1989
Fort Prado ($322,520) 135 62 6 88 31 4 $1,902,973 52
7 Rahy 
Blushing Groom, 1985
Shining Energy ($306,995) 94 55 6 67 24 5 $1,733,239 44
8 Unbridled's Song 
Unbridled, 1993
Unbridled Sidney ($406,147) 163 85 10 67 23 5 $1,660,037 31
9 Royal Academy 
Nijinsky II, 1987
Terrific Challenge ($175,364) 171 82 7 103 31 1 $1,653,447 36
10 Deputy Minister 
Vice Regent, 1979
Go Deputy ($994,220) 97 36 5 44 7 3 $1,535,767 48
11 Arch 
Kris S., 1995
Arravale ($971,160) 91 52 3 51 14 2 $1,501,354 42
12 Maria's Mon 
Wavering Monarch, 1993
Wait a While ($892,200) 194 121 9 74 16 2 $1,458,362 22
13 Strategic Mission 
Mr. Prospector, 1995
Showing Up ($1,370,000) 9 5 2 6 3 1 $1,444,685 78
14 With Approval 
Caro, 1986
T. H. Approval ($519,420) 125 55 4 62 18 3 $1,431,211 51
15 Lemon Drop Kid 
Kingmambo, 1996
Cosmonaut ($242,740) 109 48 8 70 18 5 $1,379,234 39
16 Storm Cat 
Storm Bird, 1983
Ambitious Cat ($292,391) 102 53 9 41 17 5 $1,359,156 26
17 Lear Fan 
Roberto, 1981
Vacare ($466,000) 62 29 5 43 19 4 $1,329,785 77
18 Chester House 
Mr. Prospector, 1995
Take the Ribbon ($181,384) 97 53 7 59 24 4 $1,313,118 49
19 War Chant 
Danzig, 1997
Brilliant ($509,528) 67 30 3 47 16 3 $1,304,018 71
20 More Than Ready 
Southern Halo, 1997
Ready's Gal ($342,540) 150 88 11 76 18 4 $1,302,613 28
21 Langfuhr 
Danzig, 1992
Sabellina ($274,159) 199 97 12 70 9 3 $1,259,262 20
22 Thunder Gulch 
Gulch, 1992
Thunder Pass ($111,980) 192 89 6 106 24 1 $1,206,047 23
23 Stormy Atlantic 
Storm Cat, 1994
Quite a Bride ($259,516) 206 114 12 74 18 5 $1,200,661 20
24 Lasting Approval 
With Approval, 1994
Honey Ryder ($988,500) 31 16 3 18 6 1 $1,197,546 82
25 Unusual Heat 
Nureyev, 1990
Solid Fuel ($105,020) 81 38 1 57 21 1 $1,191,569 63
26 Cozzene 
Caro, 1980
Rush Bay ($463,504) 71 28 3 53 13 2 $1,187,112 69
27 Old Trieste 
A.P. Indy, 1995
Carnera ($227,451) 111 60 6 52 18 3 $1,132,341 27
28 A.P. Indy 
Seattle Slew, 1989
Quasimodo ($164,600) 160 87 12 72 20 1 $1,132,081 12
29 Moscow Ballet 
Nijinsky II, 1982
Moscow Burning ($515,265) 41 22 2 15 5 2 $1,092,349 77
30 Point Given 
Thunder Gulch, 1998
Go Between ($846,182) 65 28 7 32 6 1 $1,060,089 36
31 Belong to Me 
Danzig, 1989
Capitano ($118,800) 123 63 5 52 19 2 $1,041,523 34
32 Affirmed 
Exclusive Native, 1975
The Tin Man ($990,000) 14 4 1 4 1 1 $1,008,872 95
33 Royal Anthem 
Theatrical, 1995
Finlandia ($199,650) 67 30 5 41 18 3 $982,853 63
34 Distorted Humor 
Forty Niner, 1993
Dash of Humor ($192,849) 162 86 17 57 16 3 $973,347 15
35 Grand Slam 
Gone West, 1995
Homerette ($100,565) 235 131 8 88 23 2 $958,699 18
36 Forest Wildcat 
Storm Cat, 1991
Brownie Points ($208,069) 150 82 10 56 17 3 $944,182 23
37 Red Ransom 
Roberto, 1987
Heavenly Ransom ($132,520) 72 28 4 50 17 4 $922,425 69
38 Gone West 
Mr. Prospector, 1984
Union Avenue ($258,870) 104 49 5 59 18 1 $913,047 40
39 Stormin Fever 
Storm Cat, 1994
Sweet Talker ($416,000) 152 77 3 57 11 1 $857,071 27
40 Gulch 
Mr. Prospector, 1984
Stormina ($229,865) 115 56 4 47 11 3 $847,497 34
41 Skip Away 
Skip Trial, 1993
Stormin Away ($162,618) 142 73 6 65 18 3 $844,919 27
42 Touch Gold 
Deputy Minister, 1994
Royal Challenger ($265,890) 170 89 7 63 15 2 $840,649 19
43 Forestry 
Storm Cat, 1996
Old Forester ($176,450) 119 63 9 63 15 3 $832,150 23
44 Silver Deputy 
Deputy Minister, 1985
Badge of Silver ($307,000) 166 96 6 55 15 3 $830,884 16
45 Stravinsky 
Nureyev, 1996
Symphony of Psalms ($96,520) 93 46 2 55 15 1 $828,278 43
46 Mr. Greeley 
Gone West, 1992
Croton Road ($136,350) 188 91 8 59 13 2 $827,436 19
47 Pulpit 
A.P. Indy, 1994
Wend ($195,491) 129 56 7 59 11 3 $826,372 28
48 Theatrical (IRE) 
Nureyev, 1982
Olaya ($139,330) 59 23 1 52 16 - $795,254 65
49 Atticus 
Nureyev, 1992
Can't Beat It ($288,800) 49 24 3 22 6 3 $786,047 60
50 Horse Chestnut (SAF) 
Fort Wood, 1995
Smart Enough ($220,066) 74 36 4 39 10 3 $776,641 45
51 Woodman 
Mr. Prospector, 1983
Fishy Advice ($257,820) 96 43 2 54 12 2 $761,543 51
52 Double Honor 
Gone West, 1995
Jet Propulsion ($132,260) 117 72 3 50 14 3 $748,166 27
53 Saint Ballado 
Halo, 1989
Sherwood Park ($69,800) 113 59 7 52 16 1 $735,346 18
54 Dixieland Band 
Northern Dancer, 1980
Sharp Lisa ($129,000) 105 47 2 55 15 1 $712,870 36
55 Tactical Cat 
Storm Cat, 1996
Like a Gem ($150,653) 137 76 4 42 16 1 $703,629 27
56 Mt. Livermore 
Blushing Groom, 1981
Rock Lobster ($133,340) 140 82 5 57 18 2 $696,271 21
57 In Excess (IRE) 
Siberian Express, 1987
Wee Jinky ($117,762) 140 76 6 50 13 - $693,311 18
58 Sultry Song 
Cox's Ridge, 1988
Revved Up ($308,207) 70 31 2 26 6 1 $680,793 50
59 Archers Bay 
Silver Deputy, 1995
Sheer Enchantment ($132,165) 64 41 6 30 11 3 $679,474 24
60 Bertrando 
Skywalker, 1989
Unfurl the Flag ($89,127) 194 96 8 69 12 - $667,205 17
61 Straight Man 
Saint Ballado, 1996
Get Funky ($297,426) 106 54 2 32 12 1 $667,087 36
62 Joyeux Danseur 
Nureyev, 1993
Chic Dancer ($144,700) 60 32 2 35 13 2 $661,276 40
63 Runaway Groom 
Blushing Groom, 1979
Runaway Dancer ($158,763) 135 70 3 56 18 1 $647,814 21
64 Hennessy 
Storm Cat, 1993
Aunt Henny ($205,470) 106 52 5 38 8 2 $638,584 21
65 Lost Soldier 
Danzig, 1990
Soldier's Dancer ($80,000) 127 63 3 51 16 1 $632,456 34
66 Not For Love 
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Private Scandal ($173,090) 168 94 8 56 15 2 $630,878 14
67 Alphabet Soup 
Cozzene, 1991
Silver Whistle ($228,672) 153 76 7 48 12 1 $629,937 22
68 Tale of the Cat 
Storm Cat, 1994
Tale of the Devil ($77,275) 194 97 3 65 15 - $627,716 15
69 Quiet American 
Fappiano, 1986
Bastille ($183,757) 112 61 3 42 9 1 $620,445 22
70 Avenue of Flags 
Seattle Slew, 1988
Cambiocorsa ($455,435) 35 19 2 9 4 2 $611,078 67
71 Broad Brush 
Ack Ack, 1983
French Beret ($210,681) 73 33 3 38 10 2 $610,511 33
72 Victory Gallop 
Cryptoclearance, 1995
Swingit ($98,350) 159 80 6 59 10 2 $604,301 17
73 Afternoon Deelites 
Private Terms, 1992
No Tolerance ($140,161) 127 65 5 38 11 2 $596,000 20
74 Seeking the Gold 
Mr. Prospector, 1985
Society Hostess ($133,254) 78 46 9 35 8 3 $585,241 14
75 King Cugat 
Kingmambo, 1997
Seaside Retreat ($261,512) 47 27 3 20 6 2 $576,125 46
76 Wild Event 
Wild Again, 1993
Wild Rex ($73,800) 99 54 1 52 13 1 $575,082 33
77 Running Stag 
Cozzene, 1994
Stag Dancer ($89,100) 117 66 4 52 13 1 $570,607 23
78 Concorde's Tune 
Concorde Bound, 1989
Tune of the Spirit ($88,034) 89 49 1 46 14 1 $568,872 37
79 Storm Creek 
Storm Cat, 1993
Storm N Lightning ($61,824) 120 63 - 44 15 - $560,907 28
80 Slew City Slew 
Seattle Slew, 1984
Lava Man ($270,000) 141 88 6 47 11 3 $557,250 11
81 High Yield 
Storm Cat, 1997
Corey County ($74,320) 152 83 4 60 16 - $552,774 18
82 Kingmambo 
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Boboman ($221,520) 66 28 1 45 9 1 $547,185 46
83 Western Expression 
Gone West, 1996
Artistic Express ($93,521) 83 47 1 37 9 1 $542,987 31
84 Kissin Kris 
Kris S., 1990
Sabre Baby ($120,150) 112 52 - 55 12 - $540,308 30
85 Cee's Tizzy 
Relaunch, 1987
El Don ($166,760) 113 62 4 24 9 1 $532,500 24
86 Marquetry 
Conquistador Cielo, 1987
American Freedom ($58,170) 160 73 3 51 14 1 $529,970 22
87 Mecke 
Maudlin, 1992
Magic Mecke ($117,350) 78 38 2 38 11 2 $525,048 44
88 Catienus 
Storm Cat, 1994
Precious Kitten ($273,068) 139 75 5 45 9 1 $523,965 17
89 Polish Numbers 
Danzig, 1987
Bingobear ($93,870) 76 46 2 47 13 - $523,129 28
90 Unbridled 
Fappiano, 1987
Free Thinking ($170,473) 52 24 4 29 7 1 $517,574 33
91 Holy Bull 
Great Above, 1991
Diamond Spirit ($53,943) 124 63 5 49 12 - $516,562 15
92 Aptitude 
A.P. Indy, 1997
Outperformance ($233,685) 94 38 3 35 6 1 $506,885 16
93 Awesome Again 
Deputy Minister, 1994
Hotstufanthensome ($150,000) 133 65 5 49 9 1 $494,512 9
94 Fusaichi Pegasus 
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Unrivaled Song ($102,600) 103 40 3 47 11 - $490,540 18
95 Black Minnaloushe 
Storm Cat, 1998
Stream Cat ($160,158) 82 28 2 46 13 2 $488,486 56
96 Swain (IRE) 
Nashwan, 1992
Wait It Out ($94,345) 34 17 1 21 9 1 $478,715 74
97 Pioneering 
Mr. Prospector, 1993
Truth by Ruth ($68,060) 143 77 11 42 10 1 $473,987 13
98 Carson City 
Mr. Prospector, 1987
Around the Cape ($130,787) 163 95 7 41 7 1 $469,156 10
99 Honour and Glory 
Relaunch, 1993
On the Catwalk ($67,814) 197 112 6 62 11 - $466,055 11
100 Devil His Due 
Devil's Bag, 1989
Dastardly Deeds ($74,640) 192 108 3 55 15 - $464,885 14
101 Deputy Commander 
Deputy Minister, 1994
Careless Candidate ($52,800) 151 71 5 54 13 - $463,912 15
102 Mutakddim 
Seeking the Gold, 1991
Brunilda (ARG) ($106,830) 178 101 8 53 11 1 $460,619 10
103 Danzig 
Northern Dancer, 1977
Big Prairie ($115,778) 32 14 3 24 7 - $458,106 35
104 Cherokee Run 
Runaway Groom, 1990
Courtnall ($116,049) 147 73 4 39 8 1 $456,602 14
105 Bartok (IRE) 
Fairy King, 1991
Sip One for Mom ($129,800) 60 24 3 21 4 1 $449,148 40
106 Gilded Time 
Timeless Moment, 1990
Gilded Gold ($138,702) 172 94 3 43 11 1 $447,234 13
107 Artax 
Marquetry, 1995
Gimme Credit ($153,870) 127 66 4 32 6 2 $443,301 17
108 Kipling 
Gulch, 1996
Kip Deville ($426,680) 34 18 4 9 1 1 $440,920 39
109 Regal Classic 
Vice Regent, 1985
Classic Fran ($105,835) 138 63 4 47 7 1 $440,318 20
110 Bold Executive 
Bold Ruckus, 1984
Arctic Laur ($106,551) 110 55 7 35 4 2 $440,043 12
111 Outflanker 
Danzig, 1994
Bayou's Lassie ($276,800) 119 68 2 37 7 1 $436,581 17
112 Boundary 
Danzig, 1990
On the Border ($53,622) 79 44 4 30 12 - $436,005 23
113 Wild Rush 
Wild Again, 1994
Sprightly ($48,607) 145 84 8 57 10 - $434,008 9
114 Wheaton 
Alydar, 1990
Desert Wheat ($114,717) 121 69 2 36 10 2 $431,789 19
115 Sandpit (BRZ) 
Baynoun, 1989
Minge Cove ($61,530) 75 38 2 39 14 - $429,382 37
116 Repriced 
Roberto, 1988
Rich in Spirit ($235,681) 56 26 1 28 7 1 $426,456 50
117 Event of the Year 
Seattle Slew, 1995
Stephen Bruce ($95,960) 92 37 - 35 5 - $425,648 27
118 Dance Brightly 
Mr. Prospector, 1995
Mea Domina ($172,952) 136 90 4 42 7 1 $412,988 11
119 Honor Grades 
Danzig, 1988
Ramazutti ($95,378) 88 50 1 42 6 - $404,643 22
120 Broken Vow 
Unbridled, 1997
Aly's Vow ($122,248) 102 57 8 34 12 1 $402,948 13
121 Lord Carson 
Carson City, 1992
La Tormenta ($87,960) 131 86 6 31 9 1 $402,439 13
122 Out of Place 
Cox's Ridge, 1987
Big Bold Place ($53,510) 142 79 7 46 12 - $401,816 11
123 Skywalker 
Relaunch, 1982
Obi Wan Kenobi ($76,303) 77 40 1 30 9 1 $400,396 33
124 Petionville 
Seeking the Gold, 1992
Island Escape ($121,400) 136 65 3 46 7 1 $397,946 19
125 Lit de Justice 
El Gran Senor, 1990
Justice for Auston ($48,876) 84 57 - 26 13 - $395,451 23
126 Freud 
Storm Cat, 1998
Oedipus O'Neal ($75,125) 48 26 2 25 7 - $392,985 25
127 Bernstein 
Storm Cat, 1997
Ebony Rose ($115,762) 61 45 4 21 7 1 $387,972 26
128 Peaks and Valleys 
Mt. Livermore, 1992
Meribel ($143,955) 141 84 6 46 6 2 $386,444 13
129 Storm Boot 
Storm Cat, 1989
Storm Treasure ($98,452) 185 95 9 46 6 - $384,831 11
130 Tiger Ridge 
Storm Cat, 1996
Therecomesatiger ($86,678) 114 66 2 48 7 1 $384,171 15
131 Smoke Glacken 
Two Punch, 1994
King Glacken ($58,616) 174 102 6 53 11 - $381,531 9
132 Pleasant Tap 
Pleasant Colony, 1987
Pleasant Amelia ($70,288) 119 50 3 45 10 - $381,225 12
133 Lord Avie 
Lord Gaylord, 1978
My Lordship ($158,197) 47 20 3 24 4 2 $380,568 45
134 Elusive Quality 
Gone West, 1993
Height of Delight ($56,400) 143 65 5 48 7 1 $379,935 12
135 Lite the Fuse 
Buckaroo, 1991
Going Ballistic ($94,400) 134 76 9 32 12 4 $379,401 12
136 Labeeb (GB) 
Lear Fan, 1992
Ms. Lydonia ($79,705) 50 26 2 26 9 1 $376,661 38
137 Indian Charlie 
In Excess, 1995
Diggy Fresh ($72,510) 111 61 9 33 12 1 $368,949 10
138 Lil Tyler 
Halo, 1983
Super Strut ($226,190) 40 24 1 15 5 1 $368,787 31
139 Favorite Trick 
Phone Trick, 1995
I'm a Goer ($73,344) 101 62 4 17 8 1 $361,419 15
140 Northern Afleet 
Afleet, 1993
Guardianofthenorth ($61,075) 146 85 3 52 13 - $358,248 14
141 Subordination 
Mt. Livermore, 1994
Erroneous I D ($74,309) 60 29 3 18 8 3 $355,840 41
142 Editor's Note 
Forty Niner, 1993
Rewrite ($123,466) 94 44 2 26 7 2 $353,815 26
143 Good and Tough 
Carson City, 1995
Pisgah ($97,930) 85 53 4 25 8 1 $349,327 15
144 Diesis (GB) 
Sharpen Up, 1980
Three Valleys ($138,357) 27 9 2 16 6 2 $347,440 76
145 Kiridashi 
Bold Ruckus, 1992
Financingavailable ($102,112) 70 32 2 27 5 1 $346,298 21
146 Malibu Moon 
A.P. Indy, 1997
Rowdy ($85,069) 124 65 10 45 5 1 $344,176 8
147 Chief Seattle 
Seattle Slew, 1997
Whole Nine Yards ($57,565) 97 51 4 37 7 - $342,606 12
148 Delineator 
Storm Cat, 1991
Fast Parade ($321,213) 46 28 3 6 2 1 $340,840 36
149 Precise End 
End Sweep, 1997
Speaking Out ($65,800) 77 50 5 24 4 - $338,480 13
150 Wild Zone 
Wild Again, 1990
Wild Shaman ($62,585) 111 59 3 33 12 1 $333,209 25