2009 Leading Third-Crop Sires

  • Updated: December 31, 2009 12:00 AM
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For stallions that stand, will stand, or stood (deceased) in North America (stallions exported prior to the 2005 breeding season are excluded), and have runners in North America. Listed below are all available statistics for the Northern Hemisphere through December 31, 2009. As supplied to The Blood-Horse by The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc., earnings exclude monies from Japan and Hong Kong. *Foal counts include Southern Hemisphere. Cumulative stakes winners includes all countries; some additional foreign foals may be included in the foal count.

# Stallion '10 Stud Fee / Farm Rnrs Wnrs SWrs BT
SWs
Chief Earner
(Earnings)
'09 Earnings
1 Empire Maker 
Unbridled, 2000
$50,000
Juddmonte Farms, KY
142 67 7 13 Pioneerof the Nile
($1,090,000)
$6,011,575
2 Sky Mesa 
Pulpit, 2000
$25,000
Three Chimneys Farm, KY
161 82 8 10 General Quarters
($613,800)
$4,680,414
3 Hold That Tiger 
Storm Cat, 2000
$0
Swettenham Stud, AUS
180 98 5 7 Jungle Wave
($362,390)
$4,036,930
4 Posse 
Silver Deputy, 2000
$10,000
Empire Stud, NY
161 88 6 12 Kodiak Kowboy
($832,805)
$4,008,646
5 Harlan's Holiday 
Harlan, 1999
$25,000
Airdrie Stud, KY
156 92 6 7 Saratoga Sinner
($144,367)
$3,793,617
6 Milwaukee Brew 
Wild Again, 1997
$0
Adena Springs/Gardiner Farms, CAN
148 85 5 9 Milwaukee Appeal
($786,808)
$3,711,980
7 Macho Uno 
Holy Bull, 1998
$25,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, KY
123 63 4 6 Macho Again
($1,040,734)
$3,622,974
8 Cactus Ridge 
Hennessy, 2001
$7,500
Vinery, KY
132 83 6 10 Hot Cha Cha
($594,851)
$3,530,043
9 Proud Citizen 
Gone West, 1999
$15,000
Airdrie Stud, KY
164 91 3 5 Motovato
($174,400)
$3,514,398
10 Mineshaft 
A.P. Indy, 1999
$20,000
Lane's End, KY
123 64 9 12 Cool Coal Man
($207,657)
$3,504,359
11 Vindication 
Seattle Slew, 2000
Died 2008
KY
175 88 4 6 Vocalised
($167,463)
$3,473,119
12 Repent 
Louis Quatorze, 1999
$5,000
Empire Stud, NY
148 73 4 8 Crown of Thorns
($427,440)
$3,343,726
13 Flatter 
A.P. Indy, 1999
$5,000
Claiborne Farm, KY
110 62 8 12 Pashito the Che
($412,220)
$2,997,803
14 Van Nistelrooy 
Storm Cat, 2000
$7,500
Ashford Stud, KY
153 69 6 8 Elusive Lady
($162,776)
$2,712,329
15 Yankee Gentleman 
Storm Cat, 1999
$5,000
Le Mesa Stallions, LA
112 62 4 5 Supermodel
($123,414)
$2,618,935
16 D'wildcat 
Forest Wildcat, 1998
$10,000
Vinery, FL
93 56 3 4 D' Funnybone
($278,200)
$2,566,889
17 Kafwain 
Cherokee Run, 2000
$5,000
Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, CA
120 66 4 7 Don't Forget Gil
($240,972)
$2,465,203
18 Sunday Break (JPN) 
Forty Niner, 1999
N/A
Haras de Grandcamp, FR
109 60 4 6 Never On Sunday
($278,426)
$2,386,871
19 Aldebaran 
Mr. Prospector, 1998
$0
JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station, JPN
109 56 5 6 Eye of Taurus
($168,360)
$2,355,756
20 Wiseman's Ferry 
Hennessy, 1999
$3,500
Dana Point Farm, PA
115 72 1 1 Swilly Ferry
($340,717)
$2,341,497
21 Sligo Bay (IRE) 
Sadler's Wells, 1998
$0
Adena Springs/Gardiner Farms, CAN
102 54 3 4 Chirac
($298,883)
$2,056,680
22 Full Mandate 
A.P. Indy, 1999
$5,000
Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds, FL
152 73 - - Kissa Melissa
($147,750)
$2,033,653
23 Whywhywhy 
Mr. Greeley, 2000
$5,000
Gainesway, KY
99 50 3 4 Lightlightlight
($174,100)
$1,975,838
24 Greatness 
Mr. Prospector, 1999
$5,000
Ghost Ridge Farms, PA
67 43 - - Red Leader
($130,664)
$1,763,086
25 Trust N Luck 
Montbrook, 2000
$2,000
Penn Ridge Farms, PA
76 43 2 6 Trust Or Bust
($321,186)
$1,741,975
26 Najran 
Runaway Groom, 1999
$7,500
Hopewell Farm, KY
102 50 1 1 Wasted Tears
($140,100)
$1,658,712
27 Hook and Ladder 
Dixieland Band, 1997
$5,000
Sequel Stallions New York, NY
96 46 - - Early Response
($109,890)
$1,558,050
28 Essence of Dubai 
Pulpit, 1999
N/A
VEN
84 42 1 2 Dubai Majesty
($296,480)
$1,367,796
29 Rock Slide 
A.P. Indy, 1998
$2,500
Shamrock Farms, MD
60 27 2 3 Ariana D
($141,000)
$1,233,208
30 Zavata 
Phone Trick, 2000
$1,500
Foot Fall Farm, IN
79 44 - - Dakota Phone
($104,810)
$1,227,494
31 Bop 
Rahy, 1997
$2,500
O'Sullivan Farms, WV
39 24 4 6 My Sister Margaret
($297,282)
$1,157,077
32 Decarchy 
Distant View, 1997
$4,000
Magali Farms, CA
69 39 1 1 Sourdough Sam
($95,000)
$1,142,209
33 Smooth Jazz 
Storm Boot, 1999
$3,500
Ghost Ridge Farms, PA
47 26 1 1 Smooth Air
($380,000)
$1,125,420
34 Lightnin N Thunder 
Storm Cat, 2001
$2,000
New England Stallion Station, MA
67 37 3 4 Criolla Bonita
($116,820)
$1,068,767
35 Desert Warrior 
Deputy Minister, 2000
$2,000
Swifty Farms, IN
63 27 - - Kiss and Fly
($109,113)
$1,046,722
36 Paynes Bay 
Mr. Prospector, 1998
$0
Norse Ridge Farm, Breeding Division, CAN
44 22 - - Sunflower Drive
($117,334)
$1,008,020
37 Pure Precision 
Montbrook, 1999
N/A
Godstone Farm, PA
57 35 - - Robynthekoop
($78,392)
$999,855
38 Lido Palace (CHI) 
Rich Man's Gold, 1997
$3,000
Northview PA, PA
67 33 1 1 Vineyard Haven
($282,500)
$982,674
39 Volponi 
Cryptoclearance, 1998
$0
KRA Jeju Stud Farm, ROK
63 32 1 1 Combinate
($82,100)
$963,523
40 Mayakovsky 
Matty G, 1999
$3,000
Mill Creek Farm, NY
48 20 1 5 Mother Russia
($291,828)
$953,999
41 Drewman 
Unbridled, 1998
$1,500
New England Stallion Station, MA
85 41 - - Cigar Man
($86,120)
$934,431
42 Parker's Storm Cat 
Storm Cat, 2000
$1,700
Gibson Thoroughbred Farm, WA
71 38 - - Pagan Cat
($65,819)
$922,571
43 Shore Breeze 
Danzig, 1998
$3,000
Eagle Valley Farm North, IL
49 24 - - Takenbythebreeze
($71,705)
$770,553
44 Indy King 
A.P. Indy, 1999
$1,000
Richwine Farm, IN
50 30 1 1 Indycency
($100,030)
$746,320
45 Early Flyer 
Gilded Time, 1998
$3,000
Valor Farm, TX
54 28 1 1 Rare Flyer
($64,898)
$731,717
46 Changeintheweather 
Gone West, 1999
$3,000
Xanthus Farms, PA
49 28 - - Run for Shelter
($68,925)
$722,042
47 Seeking Daylight 
Seeking the Gold, 1998
Died 2009
Maryland Stallion Station at Shamrock Farms, MD
37 16 1 2 Daylight Express
($122,739)
$705,183
48 Easyfromthegitgo 
Dehere, 1999
$2,000
Ryder River Ridge Farm, LA
45 17 1 2 Happyfromthegitgo
($169,710)
$685,135
49 Say Florida Sandy 
Personal Flag, 1994
$3,000
Buckridge Farm, NY
52 19 - - Say Toba Sandy
($79,295)
$657,608
50 Windsor Castle 
Lord Carson, 1998
$2,500
Taylor Mountain Farm, WV
29 11 3 5 Down Town Allen
($176,547)
$637,303
51 Century City (IRE) 
Danzig, 1999
$2,500
Breakway Farm, IN
50 20 - - Oculuna
($62,578)
$623,776
52 Gulf Storm 
Storm Cat, 1997
$3,500
Lou-Roe Farm, FL
61 22 2 2 Category Seven
($158,730)
$621,348
53 Crafty C. T. 
Crafty Prospector, 1998
$5,000
Windfall Farms, CA
31 19 - - Dapper Devil
($71,490)
$612,113
54 Deputy Wild Cat 
Deputy Minister, 1999
$2,000
Fleming Thoroughbred Farm, AZ
42 14 1 2 Bim Bam
($201,295)
$601,488
55 Freespool 
Geiger Counter, 1996
$2,000
Special T Thoroughbreds, CA
62 28 - - Reel Danger
($52,225)
$557,438
56 Authenticate 
Gone West, 1999
N/A
Le Mesa Stallions, ?
76 35 - - Biscuit Snatcher
($39,576)
$515,717
57 Finality 
Dehere, 1999
N/A
Red Rock Farm, CAN
38 18 3 5 Tierra Del Feugo
($125,007)
$488,560
58 Storm Victory 
Storm Cat, 2000
N/A
Klimes Farm, CAN
33 19 - - Till the Storm
($59,288)
$459,368
59 Duckhorn 
Not For Love, 1997
$2,000
Xanthus Farms, PA
32 12 - - Sweet Sugar
($85,300)
$444,930
60 Skip to the Stone 
Skip Trial, 1998
$1,500
Lou-Roe Farm, FL
31 19 - - Skip the Deposit
($62,205)
$433,517
61 Storm Passage 
Storm Cat, 1999
$1,500
Montgomery Equine Center, LA
35 15 - - Righteous Brother
($59,040)
$432,963
62 Gotham City 
Saint Ballado, 1998
$2,000
Applebite Farms, CA
34 20 - - The Bat Signal
($71,480)
$402,632
63 No Armistice 
Unbridled, 1997
$3,000
Country Life Farm, MD
38 18 - - Onearmedbandit
($68,300)
$394,632
64 A. P. Delta 
A.P. Indy, 1997
$1,500
Millennium Farms at Moon Lake, LA
20 11 1 1 Sheza Sexy A. P.
($70,700)
$386,251
65 Macabe 
Gone West, 1998
$2,000
Landlock Equine Center, LA
39 15 - - Lil Rick's Gal
($70,430)
$384,798
66 Comic Genius 
Unbridled, 1998
$1,000
McCarthy, NM
31 14 - - McKenna Boy
($49,815)
$374,600
67 Sudden Thunder 
Storm Cat, 2000
N/A
Haras Santa Isabel, PR
35 23 - - Pequeno Nieto
($43,280)
$353,540
68 Capsized 
Summer Squall, 1996
N/A
Oak Hill Farm, CA
43 16 - - Nitro Active
($88,808)
$331,452
69 Reformer Rally 
Dynaformer, 1995
$1,500
Pickett Thoroughbred Farm, LA
6 1 1 3 Red Rally
($298,493)
$327,733
70 Morluc 
Housebuster, 1996
$1,500
Trophy Club Training Center, AR
19 10 1 1 Princeville Condo
($152,515)
$321,312
71 Roman Dancer 
Polish Numbers, 1999
$0
Cottonwood Creek Ranch, CA
17 9 1 1 Camille C
($154,021)
$305,519
72 Ghostly Minister 
Deputy Minister, 1997
$2,500
Buckstud, WV
14 7 - - El Numero Uno
($75,714)
$298,331
73 David Copperfield 
Halo, 1997
$5,000
Hopewell Farm, KY
34 11 - - Pool Bash
($53,558)
$284,184
74 Avanzado (ARG) 
Luhuk, 1997
N/A
?
28 15 - - Good Thoughts
($50,150)
$269,972
75 American Spirit 
Storm Boot, 1996
$1,000
Double Diamond Farm, FL
16 7 - - Ablaze With Spirit
($101,838)
$256,152
76 Best of the Rest 
Skip Trial, 1995
$1,000
Ocala Stud Farm, FL
12 4 - - She's My Fortune
($82,320)
$255,646
77 New Trieste 
A.P. Indy, 1999
$1,500
Turf Express, LA
26 9 - - Only Man in Town
($40,551)
$255,148
78 Dream Run 
Cherokee Run, 1998
$500
New England Stallion Station, MA
34 11 - - Structural Change
($37,654)
$254,568
79 Bravo Bull 
Holy Bull, 1997
$1,000
Iowa State University Horse Farm, IA
17 8 - - Playful Raja
($51,692)
$251,045
80 Bay Head King 
Saint Ballado, 1998
$2,000
Buena Suerte Equine, NM
24 9 - - Rampaging King
($41,029)
$234,710
81 Equality 
Mt. Livermore, 1999
$0
Dickinson Farms, MI
31 12 1 1 Bipolar Express
($67,657)
$233,750
82 Castle Gandolfo 
Gone West, 1999
Died 2004
KY
17 10 - - Urban Flight
($71,997)
$223,460
83 Father Steve 
Pulpit, 1999
$1,000
Lake Hamilton Equine Associates, AR
23 11 - - Prince Steve
($35,947)
$214,967
84 Awesome of Course 
Awesome Again, 2000
$1,750
Legend Farm, OK
14 8 - - Honey Honey Honey
($62,440)
$207,283
85 Stormy Jack 
Bertrando, 1997
$2,500
Harris Farms, CA
29 11 - - Daylight Storm
($72,400)
$203,403
86 Polish Gift 
Danzig, 2000
Died 2007
WA
30 14 2 2 Polish Game
($25,594)
$202,111
87 Premeditation 
Afternoon Deelites, 1999
$3,000
A & A Horse Ranch, NM
12 6 1 1 Some Kind of Luck
($41,733)
$200,157
88 Express Tour 
Tour d'Or, 1998
N/A
FL
22 10 - - Peaches My Dear
($28,052)
$182,134
89 Modigliani 
Danzig, 1998
$5,000
Castleton Lyons, KY
27 7 1 1 Magritte
($64,942)
$179,698
90 Lake William 
Salt Lake, 1996
Died 2004
CA
17 11 - - Havens Lake
($32,380)
$178,727
91 Valid N Bold 
Valid Appeal, 1996
N/A
Colebrook Farms Stallion Station, CAN
13 8 - - Lookinoutforangels
($54,057)
$174,352
92 Peak Dancer 
Mt. Livermore, 1997
$1,000
Householder Farm, WV
7 3 - - Where's Ginger
($63,000)
$170,691
93 Indian Territory 
Carson City, 1998
$1,000
Cherokee Ridge Stud, LA
17 8 - - Don't Tell Amy
($42,000)
$170,037
94 Valet Man 
Carson City, 1998
$3,000
Gallegos del Norte, NM
10 4 - - La Sorpresa
($75,845)
$167,483
95 King Tutta 
A.P. Indy, 2000
$1,000
Double B Horse Farm, TX
17 10 - - King T C
($26,148)
$166,066
96 America's Storm 
Storm Cat, 1999
$1,500
Cherry Orchard Stud, KY
17 8 - - Craig's Storm
($52,460)
$164,440
97 Elusive Hour 
Elusive Quality, 2000
$1,500
Belair Farm, MI
12 8 2 2 Hour by Hour
($42,940)
$158,801
98 Grey Memo 
Memo, 1997
$0
Ridgeley Farm, CA
11 7 - - Raising Memo
($51,850)
$141,582
99 Smile Again 
Wild Again, 1995
$0
Kaltazia Farms, CAN
25 13 - - Smile N Wave
($39,960)
$140,383
100 Posh 
Deputy Minister, 1999
$1,000
Jake E. Bryant Farms, IL
20 10 - - K. O. Posh
($32,114)
$137,597
101 To Teras 
Unbridled's Song, 2000
$2,500
Weatherly Horse Farms, NM
11 5 - - Please N Teras
($34,992)
$134,195
102 Makors Mark 
Son of Briartic, 1997
$1,500
Leckbee Thoroughbred Farm, WA
25 15 - - Makor's Girl
($15,709)
$133,086
103 Keats 
Hennessy, 1998
$1,500
Indian Ridge Farm, LA
17 5 - - Groovinandamovin
($33,140)
$129,870
104 Mr. John 
Golden Gear, 1998
$1,000
Le Mesa Stallions, LA
11 6 - - A Stormy Champagne
($29,232)
$128,995
105 Takin It Deep 
Beau Genius, 1998
N/A
CA
22 7 - - Truffle N Paradise
($26,256)
$125,740
106 Battle Cat 
Storm Cat, 1998
$0
Ziprick Thoroughbreds, CAN
19 6 1 1 There's a Place
($40,870)
$125,491
107 Almostashar 
A.P. Indy, 1998
N/A
LA
16 5 - - Ashar Man
($39,530)
$124,192
108 Special Times 
Seeking the Gold, 1998
$1,500
Godstone Farm, PA
10 4 - - Our Time
($75,289)
$123,359
109 Ocean Sound (IRE) 
Mujadil, 1999
N/A
CA
6 2 - - Ocean Style
($66,940)
$122,949
110 I'madrifter 
Slewdledo, 1998
Died 2006
OR
13 6 - - Griffinstown
($44,376)
$121,724
111 Majorbigtimesheet 
Carson City, 1995
$2,000
Wafer Thoroughbred Ranch, CO
13 5 - - Major River
($39,914)
$121,429
112 Brave 'n Away 
Skip Away, 2000
$1,000
Timothy Hughes, IL
8 3 - - B N Graced N Glory
($51,392)
$121,145
113 Fifty Stars 
Quiet American, 1998
Died 2007
TX
10 6 - - It's a Star
($28,040)
$118,993
114 Crown Delite 
A.P. Indy, 1999
$2,000
Kinsman Stud Farm, FL
11 5 - - Stephen's Sport
($48,750)
$117,869
115 Flaming West 
Gone West, 1994
N/A
Mohammed Feroz - Foremost Thoroughbreds, CAN
22 8 - - El Fiero
($26,336)
$117,683
116 Crowd 
Unbridled, 1998
$1,000
Potrero Hermosura - J. Adalberto Roig, Jr., PR
12 7 - - First Beauty
($24,591)
$115,837
117 Ballado Chieftan 
Saint Ballado, 2000
$750
Rockin BB Ranch, OK
13 9 1 1 Lady of Mischief
($23,834)
$114,097
118 Monarch's Maze 
Kingmambo, 1996
$2,000
Richland Farm, OK
10 4 - - Monarch's Mazie
($40,125)
$111,446
119 Griffinite 
Unbridled's Song, 1998
$2,500
Monhill Farm, NY
12 5 - - Coastal Drive
($34,170)
$109,290
120 Ripsaw 
Red Ransom, 1999
N/A
2 2 - - Bono Queen
($59,603)
$109,259
121 Valid Bidder 
Valid Appeal, 1997
N/A
LA
23 4 - - Bidder Dreams
($28,830)
$104,628
122 Band Is Passing 
Pass the Line, 1996
$0
Enchanted Lake, PA
9 3 - - My Son M J
($47,540)
$104,609
123 Prospector's Gift 
Mr. Prospector, 1998
$1,000
Wimberley Farms, LA
17 6 - - Dazzling B.
($24,406)
$101,204
124 Cowboy Carson 
Carson City, 1999
N/A
WV
8 5 - - Cowboy's Dream
($26,144)
$95,569
125 Hadrian's Wall 
Storm Cat, 1998
$3,000
Rising Hill Farm, FL
18 6 - - Prosperous Choice
($26,493)
$94,548
126 Silent Bluff 
Pine Bluff, 1997
N/A
NE
18 8 1 1 Larrylarrylarry
($20,444)
$94,315
127 Dynameaux 
Dynaformer, 1998
$2,500
Key to the Hills Farm, TX
12 7 - - Dynamite Babe
($22,100)
$91,879
128 Grand Chance 
Grand Slam, 2000
$500
Bogues Stables, IN
8 2 - - Chance for Glitter
($64,932)
$90,110
129 A.p Jetter 
A. P Jet, 1999
$1,000
B-K Ranch, TX
16 8 - - Unbridled Frill
($18,846)
$85,547
130 Actor 
Seeking the Gold, 2000
N/A
OK
5 2 - - Marcianna
($35,677)
$82,515
131 Bright Valour 
Wild Again, 1996
N/A
Long Road Farm, CAN
17 5 - - J T's Pointe
($26,773)
$78,759
132 Endeavouring 
A.P. Indy, 2000
N/A
WV
12 4 - - Crusader's Angel
($25,390)
$77,809
133 Tiger Trap 
Kris S., 1998
$0
O'Brays Equine Services, CAN
24 5 - - Redwater Whammy
($14,001)
$76,689
134 Lucky Clone 
Broad Brush, 1997
N/A
Godstone Farm, ?
4 3 - - Manda Panda
($24,440)
$76,103
135 Expected Program 
Valid Expectations, 1999
N/A
Cross Roads Ranch, NM
5 3 - - Magical Program
($39,926)
$71,500
136 Guaranteed 
Talinum, 1993
N/A
?
7 2 1 1 Guaranteed Duster
($40,949)
$68,884
137 D's Bertrando 
Bertrando, 2000
N/A
CA
3 1 - - Mean Joleene
($65,528)
$68,428
138 Scottish Halo 
Jolie's Halo, 1997
$1,000
Caines Stallion Station, OK
6 4 - - Scottish Mystery
($26,427)
$66,832
139 Green Fee 
Green Dancer, 1996
$1,000
Blue Spruce Farm, WV
12 4 - - Green Recruit
($23,804)
$65,710
140 Stormed 
Storm Cat, 1999
$1,000
Warren's Thoroughbreds, CA
10 2 - - Warrens Stormalert
($31,020)
$64,543
141 Seeking Greatness 
Seeking the Gold, 1999
$1,000
Oklahoma Equine, OK
16 4 - - Montelli
($24,694)
$62,265
142 Island City 
Carson City, 1998
$750
Shallow Creek Farm, OK
4 2 - - Shawk's Lil Sis
($38,223)
$62,107
143 Sequoia Slew 
Seattle Slew, 1998
N/A
WV
5 3 - - Barefoot Bay
($27,480)
$61,580
144 Silver Saint 
Silver Deputy, 1996
$1,000
Owl Canyon Thoroughbreds, CO
7 3 1 1 Concordes Saint
($45,837)
$60,479
145 Rarified 
Deputy Minister, 2000
$1,000
Mid Atlantic Stallion Station, VA
6 2 - - Ell Fied
($35,962)
$59,742
146 Daring Bid 
Unbridled, 1998
N/A
Agular Stables, LA
9 3 - - Daring Times
($19,057)
$57,176
147 Back Packer 
Broad Brush, 1999
N/A
OK
3 2 - - Shonz
($41,597)
$56,783
148 Lodge Hill 
Cozzene, 1997
N/A
Norse Ridge Farm, Breeding Division, CAN
15 2 - - Haynes Hill
($18,049)
$55,717
149 Alyzig 
Danzig, 1997
$1,000
Red River Farms, LA
3 3 - - H F Manix
($36,201)
$54,917
150 Bananas 
Gone West, 1999
$0
Rocking G Stallions @Foal House Farm, MO
5 3 - - Midwest Conquest
($22,043)
$54,153