2015 Leading Turf Sires

  • Updated: February 12, 2016 10:23 AM
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For stallions represented by a runner in North America, the leaders are arranged by earnings in North American grass races through December 31, 2015, 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 Surfaces Turf
# Stallion Chief Earner
(Earnings)
Rnrs Wnrs SWrs Rnrs Wnrs SWrs '15 Earnings (%)
1 Kitten's Joy 
El Prado, 2001
Stephanie's Kitten ($1,658,800) 253 121 11 219 80 11 $9,290,359 86
2 Medaglia d'Oro 
El Prado, 1999
Sentiero Italia ($791,100) 206 107 21 126 42 9 $4,581,807 39
3 Galileo (IRE) 
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Found (IRE) ($1,650,000) 32 9 6 31 8 5 $3,983,689 99
4 Giant's Causeway 
Storm Cat, 1997
Red Rifle ($366,250) 273 132 14 189 60 8 $3,962,514 39
5 Scat Daddy 
Johannesburg, 2004
Dacita (CHI) ($220,000) 226 116 18 142 49 7 $3,815,570 42
6 Bernstein 
Storm Cat, 1997
Tepin ($2,092,520) 156 84 4 102 28 4 $3,732,836 67
7 English Channel 
Smart Strike, 2002
The Pizza Man ($1,088,600) 142 58 8 115 34 8 $3,700,243 78
8 Tapit 
Pulpit, 2001
Closing Bell ($374,415) 286 160 22 142 45 8 $3,690,510 21
9 Lemon Drop Kid 
Kingmambo, 1996
Da Big Hoss ($519,170) 201 102 11 143 42 8 $3,444,033 53
10 City Zip 
Carson City, 1998
Catch a Glimpse ($674,364) 269 148 11 156 45 4 $3,355,676 37
11 War Front 
Danzig, 2002
Hit It a Bomb ($550,000) 100 43 10 85 26 8 $3,319,577 73
12 More Than Ready 
Southern Halo, 1997
Consumer Credit ($255,900) 191 100 9 128 47 7 $3,184,430 53
13 Arch 
Kris S., 1995
Grand Arch ($1,149,100) 130 63 4 93 29 3 $2,997,252 66
14 Speightstown 
Gone West, 1998
Force the Pass ($1,117,754) 183 94 9 89 27 2 $2,887,434 37
15 Harlan's Holiday 
Harlan, 1999
Takeover Target ($558,200) 278 135 9 151 39 4 $2,683,644 35
16 Smart Strike 
Mr. Prospector, 1992
One More Strike ($100,425) 182 93 5 124 45 1 $2,664,152 48
17 Hard Spun 
Danzig, 2004
Hard Not to Like ($540,500) 190 96 7 107 32 4 $2,599,653 37
18 Freud 
Storm Cat, 1998
Lubash ($346,650) 172 85 5 108 32 3 $2,401,555 47
19 Candy Ride (ARG) 
Ride the Rails, 1999
Chocolate Ride ($306,800) 263 149 13 147 34 7 $2,279,216 22
20 Unusual Heat 
Nureyev, 1990
Bobby Z Man ($158,084) 119 69 3 98 38 2 $2,226,544 64
21 Sky Mesa 
Pulpit, 2000
Sky Treasure ($296,978) 214 109 8 111 31 5 $2,158,508 40
22 Any Given Saturday 
Distorted Humor, 2004
Mongolian Saturday ($688,175) 176 100 4 102 34 2 $2,140,064 38
23 Broken Vow 
Unbridled, 1997
Rosalind ($219,715) 178 96 5 100 34 5 $2,137,820 45
24 Distorted Humor 
Forty Niner, 1993
Ironicus ($518,600) 166 97 10 78 25 5 $2,063,932 31
25 Mizzen Mast 
Cozzene, 1998
Filimbi ($284,500) 136 69 3 89 26 2 $2,052,783 54
26 Langfuhr 
Danzig, 1992
Uncle Dave ($173,250) 211 118 5 121 40 2 $2,020,588 42
27 Artie Schiller 
El Prado, 2001
Cajun Schill ($200,500) 164 76 1 106 35 1 $1,944,516 61
28 Stormy Atlantic 
Storm Cat, 1994
Up With the Birds ($288,062) 178 82 7 107 28 3 $1,928,259 44
29 Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) 
Candy Stripes, 2000
Katie's Eyes ($177,792) 130 67 7 94 32 5 $1,703,237 55
30 Wildcat Heir 
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Jewel of a Cat ($168,890) 224 136 4 112 32 2 $1,609,620 24
31 Rock Hard Ten 
Kris S., 2001
Quality Rocks ($198,400) 151 85 5 89 31 3 $1,600,694 40
32 Unbridled's Song 
Unbridled, 1993
My Miss Sophia ($170,600) 163 82 7 82 30 2 $1,586,111 27
33 Curlin 
Smart Strike, 2004
Curlin's Fox ($142,628) 185 99 11 100 26 3 $1,576,569 15
34 Purim 
Dynaformer, 2002
Twilight Eclipse ($528,200) 86 49 2 56 22 2 $1,572,948 63
35 Northern Afleet 
Afleet, 1993
World Approval ($379,300) 199 106 4 88 22 3 $1,538,490 32
36 Tiznow 
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Tourist ($280,760) 208 92 10 104 23 3 $1,538,043 28
37 Malibu Moon 
A.P. Indy, 1997
Kiss Moon ($244,513) 295 142 9 128 26 1 $1,452,534 16
38 Tribal Rule 
Storm Cat, 1996
Spanish Queen ($423,600) 166 101 6 65 21 2 $1,441,591 35
39 Street Cry (IRE) 
Machiavellian, 1998
She's Not Here ($201,190) 116 53 4 62 16 2 $1,408,575 39
40 Street Sense 
Street Cry, 2004
Tower of Texas ($176,572) 195 108 14 99 26 2 $1,406,287 18
41 Pioneerof the Nile 
Empire Maker, 2006
Midnight Storm ($276,050) 114 53 5 69 19 2 $1,361,958 12
42 Eskendereya 
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($222,890) 111 56 5 61 21 2 $1,354,333 39
43 Ghostzapper 
Awesome Again, 2000
Mr Maybe ($260,850) 157 85 14 72 18 5 $1,326,622 19
44 Congrats 
A.P. Indy, 2000
Perfect Step ($117,385) 231 134 4 105 28 1 $1,315,017 20
45 Dynaformer 
Roberto, 1985
Danish Dynaformer ($297,316) 45 16 5 40 12 5 $1,297,277 74
46 Successful Appeal 
Valid Appeal, 1996
Her Emmynency ($360,250) 131 77 6 53 18 3 $1,292,028 32
47 Exchange Rate 
Danzig, 1997
Ball Dancing ($223,000) 145 85 5 87 21 2 $1,280,268 34
48 Temple City 
Dynaformer, 2005
Miss Temple City ($304,500) 97 38 2 60 15 2 $1,226,391 54
49 Elusive Quality 
Gone West, 1993
Ruthless Quality ($190,620) 144 73 8 81 18 3 $1,187,437 31
50 Bluegrass Cat 
Storm Cat, 2003
Go Blue Or Go Home ($95,936) 221 129 5 101 23 2 $1,181,054 23
51 Powerscourt (GB) 
Sadler's Wells, 2000
Finnegans Wake ($690,600) 20 12 2 11 5 2 $1,174,837 86
52 Pulpit 
A.P. Indy, 1994
Mr Speaker ($249,164) 135 70 4 85 17 2 $1,170,800 28
53 Divine Park 
Chester House, 2004
Lady Eli ($730,000) 83 50 2 47 17 1 $1,145,207 50
54 Colonel John 
Tiznow, 2005
Airoforce ($402,000) 156 83 3 84 19 2 $1,138,578 27
55 Indian Charlie 
In Excess, 1995
Feathered ($267,640) 127 61 9 59 14 2 $1,133,996 25
56 Pure Prize 
Storm Cat, 1998
Pure Tactics ($117,500) 151 88 5 58 21 2 $1,124,625 28
57 Cacique (IRE) 
Danehill, 2001
Slumber (GB) ($1,077,000) 1 1 1 1 1 1 $1,077,000 100
58 Stroll 
Pulpit, 2000
Cinder Block ($116,180) 84 41 1 53 17 - $1,062,572 54
59 Afleet Alex 
Northern Afleet, 2002
Sharla Rae ($259,500) 175 88 5 85 19 2 $1,050,353 20
60 Street Boss 
Street Cry, 2004
Soul Driver ($136,340) 123 69 7 64 17 2 $1,048,020 27
61 Munnings 
Speightstown, 2006
Om ($490,800) 103 69 11 37 13 2 $1,041,206 21
62 Silent Name (JPN) 
Sunday Silence, 2002
Fanticola ($300,420) 66 26 2 39 10 2 $976,584 62
63 Danehill Dancer (IRE) 
Danehill, 1993
Legatissimo (IRE) ($360,000) 16 6 1 16 5 1 $897,606 100
64 Tiz Wonderful 
Tiznow, 2004
Secret Action ($108,771) 181 95 8 71 15 1 $897,005 17
65 Discreet Cat 
Forestry, 2003
Discreet Marq ($165,072) 159 72 8 67 19 2 $894,408 23
66 Midshipman 
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Lady Shipman ($483,600) 81 41 5 34 4 2 $869,698 30
67 Empire Maker 
Unbridled, 2000
Kalamos ($123,375) 97 43 4 56 14 1 $867,152 33
68 War Chant 
Danzig, 1997
Cruachan ($66,322) 78 38 - 50 21 - $865,125 56
69 Tale of the Cat 
Storm Cat, 1994
Sister Sophia ($95,950) 211 102 6 101 19 - $860,170 13
70 Disco Rico 
Citidancer, 1997
Dowse's Beach ($165,300) 50 22 - 24 10 - $858,062 50
71 Ready's Image 
More Than Ready, 2005
I'm Already Sexy ($246,856) 106 64 4 36 15 2 $841,231 32
72 Big Brown 
Boundary, 2005
Manhattan Dan ($80,128) 142 66 4 83 14 1 $838,849 16
73 Bernardini 
A.P. Indy, 2003
My Sweet Girl ($90,430) 199 86 7 84 15 - $834,553 11
74 Cape Cross (IRE) 
Green Desert, 1994
Golden Horn (GB) ($540,000) 7 2 - 7 2 - $832,899 100
75 Kitalpha 
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kharafa ($222,640) 82 42 3 49 19 1 $806,955 45
76 Blame 
Arch, 2006
Onus ($133,506) 78 39 5 38 15 2 $806,170 28
77 Vronsky 
Danzig, 1999
Somethings Unusual ($148,720) 53 30 2 30 12 - $801,137 48
78 Shakespeare 
Theatrical, 2001
Sir Searsucker ($85,825) 62 25 - 48 15 - $791,907 66
79 Into Mischief 
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Strict Compliance ($287,600) 76 46 5 34 11 2 $773,477 28
80 Quality Road 
Elusive Quality, 2006
Illuminant ($88,200) 103 50 1 52 14 - $750,055 24
81 Sharp Humor 
Distorted Humor, 2003
Sharp Omar ($65,595) 174 107 3 69 19 - $748,477 17
82 Good Journey 
Nureyev, 1996
Home Journey ($141,024) 61 29 1 38 10 1 $747,617 55
83 Henrythenavigator 
Kingmambo, 2005
Samuel Dechamplain ($75,982) 101 48 1 65 17 1 $747,024 45
84 Flatter 
A.P. Indy, 1999
Paroled ($64,400) 208 113 10 69 20 2 $732,063 11
85 Square Eddie 
Smart Strike, 2006
Smoove It ($133,370) 61 40 3 29 8 - $730,846 30
86 Flower Alley 
Distorted Humor, 2002
Wanstead Gardens ($110,710) 141 72 5 61 13 1 $728,163 20
87 Indygo Shiner 
A.P. Indy, 1998
Knights Nation ($115,700) 140 73 1 62 17 1 $705,814 27
88 Put It Back 
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($157,400) 123 63 1 59 13 1 $692,986 33
89 Corinthian 
Pulpit, 2003
Pancake ($99,187) 185 83 2 70 17 2 $692,058 28
90 Fairbanks 
Giant's Causeway, 2003
One Go All Go ($248,400) 104 47 1 44 8 1 $670,021 28
91 Proud Citizen 
Gone West, 1999
U S Citizen ($105,130) 129 61 1 46 14 - $669,708 27
92 Dansili (GB) 
Danehill, 1996
Flintshire (GB) ($535,000) 10 3 1 9 3 1 $669,330 100
93 Bellamy Road 
Concerto, 2002
She's a Big Winner ($91,434) 166 82 4 76 15 2 $666,504 18
94 Utopia (JPN) 
Forty Niner, 2000
Kacy Lauren ($125,542) 119 64 - 60 12 - $662,604 28
95 Decarchy 
Distant View, 1997
Neveradoubt ($110,500) 79 44 4 44 9 1 $651,616 27
96 Zensational 
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Pure Sensation ($234,000) 99 56 2 41 7 2 $647,169 27
97 Macho Uno 
Holy Bull, 1998
Hampstead Heath ($93,071) 138 71 3 54 14 1 $639,409 15
98 Offlee Wild 
Wild Again, 2000
Wild Swava ($107,303) 110 64 1 51 13 - $637,766 23
99 Warrior's Reward 
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
Siding Spring ($97,000) 109 64 4 61 14 1 $636,906 21
100 Half Ours 
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Wellingtons Appeal ($77,860) 136 63 6 52 18 - $634,453 22
101 Parading 
Pulpit, 2003
Kitzys Rocket ($127,100) 90 48 - 33 12 - $628,520 40
102 Pivotal (GB) 
Polar Falcon, 1993
Talco (FR) ($408,300) 4 2 2 4 1 1 $627,166 87
103 Pollard's Vision 
Carson City, 2001
Twentytwentyvision ($210,200) 111 61 3 41 6 1 $625,007 22
104 Street Hero 
Street Cry, 2006
Gabriel Charles ($264,600) 65 37 2 28 11 1 $624,903 40
105 First Samurai 
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Lea ($150,780) 94 49 5 40 7 2 $619,323 20
106 D'wildcat 
Forest Wildcat, 1998
Amelia's Wild Ride ($188,890) 93 58 3 43 13 1 $614,415 25
107 Limehouse 
Grand Slam, 2001
Sandy'z Slew ($104,650) 99 65 3 43 13 1 $612,630 27
108 Not For Love 
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Barrel of Love ($97,533) 108 56 2 51 13 - $611,277 20
109 Hat Trick (JPN) 
Sunday Silence, 2001
Dressed in Hermes ($158,400) 81 28 2 49 10 1 $606,207 51
110 Bring the Heat 
In Excess, 1998
Richies Sweetheart ($234,067) 53 32 1 29 11 1 $602,734 47
111 Pleasantly Perfect 
Pleasant Colony, 1998
Perfect to Please ($78,960) 128 65 1 64 14 1 $602,598 28
112 Fusaichi Pegasus 
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Heitai ($96,750) 158 83 3 71 14 1 $592,723 14
113 Footstepsinthesand (GB) 
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Queen of The Sand (IRE) ($239,000) 10 7 3 9 4 2 $592,474 61
114 Diamond Green (FR) 
Green Desert, 2001
Watsdachances (IRE) ($554,212) 5 3 1 4 2 1 $587,934 96
115 Midnight Lute 
Real Quiet, 2003
Holy Lute ($205,270) 135 64 5 55 13 1 $575,799 15
116 Majestic Warrior 
A.P. Indy, 2005
Majestic Minister ($65,250) 194 81 1 71 10 - $556,014 13
117 Invasor (ARG) 
Candy Stripes, 2002
Invading Humor ($197,100) 39 19 1 21 7 1 $553,955 47
118 Fort Prado 
El Prado, 2001
Prado's Sweet Ride ($87,180) 44 24 1 35 14 1 $549,084 61
119 Lookin At Lucky 
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($101,917) 99 46 5 46 8 - $546,696 14
120 With Distinction 
Storm Cat, 2001
Padilla ($69,605) 156 91 2 53 17 - $546,039 18
121 Awesome Again 
Deputy Minister, 1994
Mission Driven ($111,575) 150 73 2 60 9 - $543,679 18
122 Yes It's True 
Is It True, 1996
Shes a True Beauty ($106,200) 176 102 5 57 10 - $543,167 10
123 Aragorn (IRE) 
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Shining Copper ($174,800) 84 42 - 43 14 - $536,974 39
124 In Summation 
Put It Back, 2003
Summation Time ($105,558) 88 59 2 46 14 - $536,513 27
125 Grand Reward 
Storm Cat, 2001
Avanzare ($264,250) 57 30 2 23 6 2 $527,672 37
126 Smarty Jones 
Elusive Quality, 2001
Old Time Hockey ($139,605) 98 55 2 49 9 1 $523,907 19
127 Kantharos 
Lion Heart, 2008
Katie's Kiss ($198,195) 43 29 5 27 11 1 $522,667 28
128 Badge of Silver 
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($110,885) 76 43 1 41 7 - $514,236 31
129 Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) 
Danehill, 2004
Gender Agenda (GB) ($177,448) 12 7 1 10 5 1 $513,840 93
130 Run Away and Hide 
City Zip, 2006
Seeking Treasure ($125,460) 74 43 2 30 8 1 $503,717 26
131 Mineshaft 
A.P. Indy, 1999
Nellie Cashman ($79,500) 158 85 6 62 12 1 $480,781 8
132 Rockport Harbor 
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Dendrite ($53,168) 175 104 5 70 14 - $462,632 11
133 Majesticperfection 
Harlan's Holiday, 2006
Perfectly Majestic ($165,308) 54 30 4 22 6 - $461,286 17
134 El Corredor 
Mr. Greeley, 1997
Andalusite ($112,842) 100 52 - 34 12 - $453,801 27
135 Raffie's Majesty 
Cormorant, 1995
Old Harbor ($178,072) 30 13 1 13 5 1 $452,302 51
136 New Approach (IRE) 
Galileo, 2005
Messi (GER) ($251,710) 3 2 2 3 2 2 $450,180 100
137 Heatseeker (IRE) 
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Speed Seeker ($73,115) 54 23 2 27 10 1 $448,817 35
138 Two Step Salsa 
Petionville, 2005
Black Martino ($107,088) 72 37 2 33 11 - $445,911 28
139 King Cugat 
Kingmambo, 1997
King Kreesa ($341,334) 6 5 1 5 4 1 $442,875 91
140 Excellent Art (GB) 
Pivotal, 2004
Lady Lara (IRE) ($362,260) 6 3 1 6 2 1 $442,290 97
141 Cosmonaut 
Lemon Drop Kid, 2002
Selenite ($98,572) 30 15 1 18 9 - $433,306 56
142 Papa Clem 
Smart Strike, 2006
Tale of Papa Nick ($86,104) 83 38 2 42 11 - $428,952 30
143 Medicean (GB) 
Machiavellian, 1997
Canndal (FR) ($230,000) 9 3 - 8 3 - $426,648 100
144 Latent Heat 
Maria's Mon, 2003
Rocket Heat ($141,850) 113 61 - 53 8 - $423,492 20
145 Catienus 
Storm Cat, 1994
Spectacular Me ($222,910) 68 41 - 21 6 - $423,320 28
146 Strut the Stage 
Theatrical, 1998
Strut the Course ($304,503) 34 15 1 21 5 1 $422,807 41
147 After Market 
Storm Cat, 2003
Market Magic ($134,950) 81 34 1 52 8 1 $421,126 34
148 Vespone (IRE) 
Llandaff, 2000
Goldy Espony (FR) ($410,280) 1 1 1 1 1 1 $410,280 100
149 Roman Ruler 
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($218,125) 111 69 4 35 7 - $409,826 16
150 Closing Argument 
Successful Appeal, 2002
Cage Fighter ($270,650) 92 53 4 23 5 1 $407,504 19