2016 Leading Turf Sires

  • Updated: January 26, 2017 04:48 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, 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 Surfaces Turf
# Stallion Chief Earner
(Earnings)
Rnrs Wnrs BT
SWrs
Rnrs Wnrs BT
SWrs
'16 Earnings (%)
1 Kitten's Joy 
El Prado, 2001
Camelot Kitten ($868,865) 275 123 13 236 69 12 $7,098,572 76
2 Galileo (IRE) 
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Highland Reel (IRE) ($2,200,000) 35 11 5 34 11 5 $5,469,822 100
3 Scat Daddy 
Johannesburg, 2004
Dacita (CHI) ($667,608) 251 131 12 182 61 8 $5,145,324 59
4 War Front 
Danzig, 2002
Avenge ($523,580) 114 57 13 98 41 11 $4,740,948 83
5 City Zip 
Carson City, 1998
Catch a Glimpse ($1,154,033) 261 152 13 168 58 9 $4,626,281 46
6 Tapit 
Pulpit, 2001
Time and Motion ($869,345) 271 132 20 149 53 5 $4,466,715 27
7 Giant's Causeway 
Storm Cat, 1997
Giant Run ($399,340) 247 115 12 168 55 6 $3,842,513 42
8 Lemon Drop Kid 
Kingmambo, 1996
Da Big Hoss ($968,640) 195 99 8 138 43 4 $3,790,536 56
9 English Channel 
Smart Strike, 2002
Al's Gal ($565,805) 153 69 5 126 50 5 $3,327,052 78
10 Dansili (GB) 
Danehill, 1996
Flintshire (GB) ($2,000,000) 6 3 2 6 3 2 $3,228,360 100
11 More Than Ready 
Southern Halo, 1997
Zindaya ($283,000) 178 87 8 124 46 7 $3,158,712 53
12 Smart Strike 
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Strike Charmer ($397,380) 170 81 10 122 37 6 $3,062,067 47
13 Medaglia d'Oro 
El Prado, 1999
New Money Honey ($686,600) 166 72 13 101 31 4 $3,048,790 33
14 Temple City 
Dynaformer, 2005
Miss Temple City ($1,057,000) 123 63 5 91 25 5 $2,795,220 66
15 Tiznow 
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Tourist ($1,633,750) 201 80 5 107 17 3 $2,751,001 47
16 Harlan's Holiday 
Harlan, 1999
Good Samaritan ($230,616) 321 159 7 195 45 5 $2,582,327 33
17 Unusual Heat 
Nureyev, 1990
Cheekaboo ($218,475) 113 57 6 74 32 6 $2,416,456 64
18 Candy Ride (ARG) 
Ride the Rails, 1999
Grand Tito ($345,920) 258 153 13 139 40 2 $2,387,207 22
19 Bernstein 
Storm Cat, 1997
Tepin ($1,476,360) 103 55 1 63 19 1 $2,357,854 67
20 Mizzen Mast 
Cozzene, 1998
One Mean Man ($353,152) 151 80 7 101 30 5 $2,345,377 52
21 Artie Schiller 
El Prado, 2001
Macagone ($206,425) 164 86 4 129 49 3 $2,325,279 67
22 Sky Mesa 
Pulpit, 2000
Highland Sky ($344,700) 195 96 11 103 26 6 $2,290,708 43
23 Blame 
Arch, 2006
Queen Caroline ($258,463) 117 61 4 79 29 4 $2,085,334 53
24 Pioneerof the Nile 
Empire Maker, 2006
Midnight Storm ($719,000) 141 70 6 75 27 3 $2,082,316 34
25 Freud 
Storm Cat, 1998
Fourstar Crook ($255,000) 185 95 5 113 37 3 $2,079,103 40
26 Arch 
Kris S., 1995
Black Jet ($127,150) 145 67 1 105 30 - $2,050,554 59
27 Hard Spun 
Danzig, 2004
Watchyourownbobber ($364,635) 196 104 9 119 31 5 $2,013,794 34
28 Speightstown 
Gone West, 1998
Recepta ($255,500) 178 95 9 95 23 3 $1,958,605 28
29 Stormy Atlantic 
Storm Cat, 1994
Up With the Birds ($169,984) 154 85 2 100 37 1 $1,799,001 51
30 Uncle Mo 
Indian Charlie, 2008
Auntie Joy ($168,872) 147 81 18 80 30 3 $1,730,146 14
31 Distorted Humor 
Forty Niner, 1993
Ironicus ($575,000) 158 72 6 72 16 1 $1,707,540 32
32 Northern Afleet 
Afleet, 1993
World Approval ($504,713) 194 119 5 90 26 2 $1,677,718 33
33 Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) 
Candy Stripes, 2000
Animal Appeal ($120,300) 144 77 3 105 45 2 $1,610,533 59
34 Broken Vow 
Unbridled, 1997
Rainha Da Bateria ($297,733) 165 80 5 94 24 3 $1,548,480 28
35 Exchange Rate 
Danzig, 1997
Victory to Victory ($127,468) 145 77 5 79 23 3 $1,524,156 43
36 Lookin At Lucky 
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($487,200) 127 68 5 63 17 1 $1,512,470 33
37 Wildcat Heir 
Forest Wildcat, 2000
My Good Venezuela ($93,504) 223 144 4 108 32 2 $1,467,820 25
38 Quality Road 
Elusive Quality, 2006
Illuminant ($263,000) 155 91 8 75 20 3 $1,390,332 22
39 Street Boss 
Street Cry, 2004
Decked Out ($359,229) 150 84 4 73 22 2 $1,380,155 27
40 Street Cry (IRE) 
Machiavellian, 1998
Glenville Gardens ($209,869) 96 52 3 56 20 2 $1,344,259 45
41 Flower Alley 
Distorted Humor, 2002
Lukes Alley ($248,890) 151 91 2 73 20 2 $1,329,980 33
42 Eskendereya 
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($219,520) 153 84 6 86 23 2 $1,328,643 28
43 Colonel John 
Tiznow, 2005
Airoforce ($155,300) 222 117 7 106 25 1 $1,320,917 25
44 Langfuhr 
Danzig, 1992
Believe in Bertie ($191,482) 167 94 1 98 25 1 $1,310,940 35
45 Bluegrass Cat 
Storm Cat, 2003
Free N Clear ($125,900) 208 119 6 105 25 3 $1,299,244 24
46 Midshipman 
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Lady Shipman ($363,587) 109 69 8 50 17 4 $1,282,762 32
47 Curlin 
Smart Strike, 2004
Texas Ryano ($243,595) 166 105 14 80 21 2 $1,269,766 10
48 Divine Park 
Chester House, 2004
Lady Eli ($720,000) 102 61 2 53 18 2 $1,263,094 44
49 Tizway 
Tiznow, 2005
Coasted ($299,800) 101 45 6 58 22 3 $1,232,113 48
50 Hat Trick (JPN) 
Sunday Silence, 2001
Monster Bea ($169,963) 105 41 3 68 20 3 $1,224,415 59
51 Congrats 
A.P. Indy, 2000
J. S. Choice ($92,290) 258 143 7 124 25 1 $1,210,910 16
52 Vronsky 
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($441,178) 61 39 4 39 12 4 $1,191,657 56
53 Munnings 
Speightstown, 2006
Free Rose ($321,200) 119 78 10 58 13 1 $1,183,962 22
54 Street Sense 
Street Cry, 2004
Tower of Texas ($254,438) 152 80 4 79 18 2 $1,163,443 25
55 Paddy O'Prado 
El Prado, 2007
Lobelia ($114,990) 132 55 1 96 25 1 $1,138,072 41
56 Tribal Rule 
Storm Cat, 1996
Zinvor ($91,291) 146 76 3 51 17 1 $1,131,028 34
57 Into Mischief 
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Conquest Enforcer ($283,662) 160 82 8 73 18 2 $1,118,993 21
58 Malibu Moon 
A.P. Indy, 1997
Shalako ($135,839) 286 129 11 133 23 - $1,117,416 12
59 Tale of the Cat 
Storm Cat, 1994
Blackjackcat ($101,290) 192 90 3 86 19 - $1,065,643 26
60 Big Brown 
Boundary, 2005
Miss Aja Brown ($84,426) 144 67 5 71 20 2 $1,040,440 30
61 Elusive Quality 
Gone West, 1993
Enterprising ($154,940) 115 56 1 64 19 1 $1,029,894 36
62 Unbridled's Song 
Unbridled, 1993
Songsational ($148,600) 162 73 6 87 20 - $1,006,606 10
63 Gio Ponti 
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Sir Dudley Digges ($127,500) 108 41 2 86 18 - $981,059 28
64 Henrythenavigator 
Kingmambo, 2005
Wild About Harry ($108,572) 90 46 2 59 18 1 $978,467 56
65 Zensational 
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Pure Sensation ($467,070) 100 53 2 32 11 1 $970,140 41
66 Proud Citizen 
Gone West, 1999
Extra Credit ($90,628) 160 83 3 78 21 1 $960,763 28
67 Dubawi (IRE) 
Dubai Millennium, 2002
Erupt (IRE) ($456,540) 13 5 2 12 5 2 $944,345 80
68 Any Given Saturday 
Distorted Humor, 2004
Mongolian Saturday ($90,000) 153 85 2 79 25 1 $937,776 21
69 Kantharos 
Lion Heart, 2008
Ancient Secret ($238,339) 89 56 9 42 15 1 $936,386 24
70 Ghostzapper 
Awesome Again, 2000
Mr Maybe ($95,600) 203 119 9 88 21 1 $930,016 12
71 Sidney's Candy 
Candy Ride, 2007
Cloontia ($152,254) 97 40 1 58 15 1 $925,670 55
72 War Chant 
Danzig, 1997
Nite Delite ($150,040) 74 41 1 56 21 - $876,788 56
73 Mineshaft 
A.P. Indy, 1999
Magsamelia ($103,758) 174 99 5 64 16 - $874,444 12
74 Square Eddie 
Smart Strike, 2006
Ralis ($133,505) 70 45 6 32 11 1 $863,347 34
75 Lonhro (AUS) 
Octagonal, 1998
Isotherm ($105,679) 59 29 3 48 15 2 $863,347 57
76 Discreet Cat 
Forestry, 2003
Do the Dance ($130,365) 152 87 5 61 22 2 $862,434 24
77 Twirling Candy 
Candy Ride, 2007
Gianna's Dream ($169,040) 77 47 7 42 14 1 $851,849 25
78 Half Ours 
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Melaleuca ($107,542) 128 65 6 50 19 4 $845,987 31
79 Choisir (AUS) 
Danehill Dancer, 1999
Obviously (IRE) ($834,000) 1 1 1 1 1 1 $834,000 100
80 Flatter 
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flatlined ($163,500) 225 119 10 90 14 1 $830,870 10
81 Shakespeare 
Theatrical, 2001
Keystoneforvictory ($189,107) 59 30 1 40 17 1 $826,664 66
82 Afleet Alex 
Northern Afleet, 2002
Rum Tum Tugger ($101,782) 156 81 1 67 17 - $818,173 21
83 Not For Love 
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Barrel of Dreams ($112,745) 96 50 4 51 12 2 $774,167 27
84 Purim 
Dynaformer, 2002
Twilight Eclipse ($268,667) 56 31 1 29 7 1 $754,095 56
85 Majestic Warrior 
A.P. Indy, 2005
Majestic Gale ($70,629) 227 120 4 101 20 1 $751,252 15
86 Kitalpha 
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kharafa ($155,360) 72 37 3 39 15 2 $746,132 52
87 Cape Blanco (IRE) 
Galileo, 2007
End Play ($96,417) 95 37 - 78 20 - $742,278 62
88 Indian Charlie 
In Excess, 1995
Western Reserve ($137,700) 85 52 6 38 13 1 $736,267 16
89 Badge of Silver 
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($302,150) 66 41 1 38 12 1 $734,540 45
90 Successful Appeal 
Valid Appeal, 1996
Successful Native ($297,060) 118 63 6 44 9 2 $704,773 21
91 Midnight Lute 
Real Quiet, 2003
Holy Lute ($115,885) 158 88 4 60 18 2 $696,559 16
92 Bernardini 
A.P. Indy, 2003
My Sweet Girl ($89,000) 186 101 14 70 12 1 $696,224 8
93 Cowboy Cal 
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Calamity Jane ($105,600) 116 58 5 40 16 1 $680,591 25
94 Pure Prize 
Storm Cat, 1998
Swellelegent ($72,610) 145 86 3 73 18 1 $677,498 20
95 Youmzain (IRE) 
Sinndar, 2003
Sea Calisi (FR) ($676,400) 1 1 1 1 1 1 $676,400 100
96 Champs Elysees (GB) 
Danehill, 2003
Suffused (GB) ($366,350) 4 3 2 4 3 2 $673,790 99
97 Fort Prado 
El Prado, 2001
Big Tom Prado ($85,994) 68 33 1 50 16 1 $666,439 64
98 Sligo Bay (IRE) 
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Lexie Lou ($285,096) 71 30 3 39 8 1 $661,359 39
99 Grand Slam 
Gone West, 1995
So Sweetitiz ($141,845) 110 60 2 42 17 2 $647,282 37
100 Put It Back 
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($96,000) 116 66 1 58 19 - $643,581 26
101 E Dubai 
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Frozen Hannah ($94,432) 106 59 1 39 14 1 $639,872 26
102 Sharp Humor 
Distorted Humor, 2003
Doctor J Dub ($257,505) 119 70 3 49 15 1 $639,343 21
103 Dynaformer 
Roberto, 1985
Danish Dynaformer ($174,580) 24 9 1 23 6 1 $631,586 85
104 Indygo Shiner 
A.P. Indy, 1998
A Red Tie Day ($142,388) 128 60 3 60 11 1 $626,501 30
105 Spring At Last 
Silver Deputy, 2003
Offering Plan ($121,000) 133 66 7 54 13 1 $603,397 21
106 U S Ranger 
Danzig, 2004
Grey Fox ($81,051) 151 72 1 75 17 - $599,417 26
107 Red Giant 
Giant's Causeway, 2004
Surgical Strike ($183,542) 47 22 2 22 8 2 $594,937 53
108 Cowtown Cat 
Distorted Humor, 2004
Calgary Cat ($189,962) 87 46 1 45 12 1 $587,290 28
109 Courageous Cat 
Storm Cat, 2006
Feeling Bossy ($158,890) 37 17 1 19 9 - $583,894 67
110 Pleasantly Perfect 
Pleasant Colony, 1998
Prudence ($112,800) 125 61 - 63 15 - $583,629 23
111 In Summation 
Put It Back, 2003
Summation Time ($86,725) 112 56 3 54 11 - $579,752 25
112 D'wildcat 
Forest Wildcat, 1998
Guns Loaded ($125,337) 85 53 2 37 14 2 $573,296 31
113 Awesome Again 
Deputy Minister, 1994
Sequiota ($99,960) 144 73 6 51 11 1 $572,172 16
114 Limehouse 
Grand Slam, 2001
Bourbon N Lime ($81,350) 95 57 3 38 11 2 $567,555 23
115 High Cotton 
Dixie Union, 2003
Very Very Stella ($63,980) 170 88 5 70 15 - $566,774 16
116 First Samurai 
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Secreto Primero ($84,435) 103 51 2 39 8 - $556,604 20
117 First Defence 
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Sunnysammi ($92,570) 70 45 1 37 10 - $554,398 27
118 Sir Percy (GB) 
Mark of Esteem, 2003
Wake Forest (GER) ($459,898) 4 3 1 4 3 1 $550,218 100
119 Warrior's Reward 
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
Head Games ($39,300) 157 79 3 74 14 - $549,088 15
120 Rockport Harbor 
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Big Rock ($135,069) 134 83 4 49 12 - $545,548 15
121 First Dude 
Stephen Got Even, 2007
First Girl ($76,049) 113 63 3 58 15 - $543,466 17
122 Rock Hard Ten 
Kris S., 2001
Summersault ($89,863) 102 50 - 62 12 - $541,132 30
123 Tiz Wonderful 
Tiznow, 2004
Tiz a Chance ($64,638) 172 91 6 58 11 - $528,705 11
124 Desert Party 
Street Cry, 2006
Arabian Queen ($71,095) 79 33 - 31 9 - $527,002 28
125 Macho Uno 
Holy Bull, 1998
Silver Romeo ($60,100) 135 70 1 60 12 - $521,291 17
126 Offlee Wild 
Wild Again, 2000
Galton ($167,750) 95 51 2 36 10 1 $520,532 28
127 Girolamo 
A.P. Indy, 2006
Louisville First ($125,772) 80 37 3 37 7 1 $518,465 21
128 Dunkirk 
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Camp Creek ($267,353) 97 58 3 42 11 1 $501,632 21
129 Silent Name (JPN) 
Sunday Silence, 2002
Silent Waters ($87,540) 72 31 3 27 7 1 $500,568 30
130 Stroll 
Pulpit, 2000
Comet Sixty Two ($60,407) 82 42 1 48 12 - $500,030 28
131 Hurricane Run (IRE) 
Montjeu, 2002
Ectot (GB) ($363,000) 2 1 1 2 1 1 $495,000 100
132 Game Plan 
Danzig, 1993
Ashleyluvssugar ($492,000) 17 10 1 2 1 1 $492,279 77
133 Pulpit 
A.P. Indy, 1994
Heath ($80,894) 91 45 3 42 10 - $487,293 15
134 Ready's Image 
More Than Ready, 2005
Altar Boy ($73,070) 118 63 1 49 15 - $475,117 20
135 Archarcharch 
Arch, 2008
Cordon ($70,907) 121 65 4 62 9 2 $469,073 18
136 Super Saver 
Maria's Mon, 2007
Super Spender ($151,660) 154 73 2 67 8 - $466,987 14
137 Fastnet Rock (AUS) 
Danehill, 2001
Diamond Fields (IRE) ($131,332) 16 5 2 15 3 1 $466,507 87
138 Aragorn (IRE) 
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Hobbits Hero ($146,127) 65 37 1 22 10 1 $466,282 37
139 Fairbanks 
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Vielsalm ($70,498) 98 45 - 44 11 - $465,269 21
140 Roman Ruler 
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($210,700) 87 60 3 28 6 - $464,908 18
141 Smarty Jones 
Elusive Quality, 2001
Next Event ($45,550) 95 51 2 45 12 1 $458,513 17
142 Fusaichi Pegasus 
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Revolt ($92,409) 138 76 4 51 10 - $457,167 15
143 Great Notion 
Elusive Quality, 2000
Phlash Phelps ($145,836) 67 35 4 32 10 1 $450,912 22
144 Big Drama 
Montbrook, 2006
Determined Lady ($111,223) 69 39 1 41 10 - $442,872 27
145 Forestry 
Storm Cat, 1996
Forest Funds ($118,228) 128 65 3 52 10 1 $436,447 18
146 Include 
Broad Brush, 1997
Inconclusive ($136,038) 123 70 6 49 5 3 $432,007 12
147 Tale of Ekati 
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Tale of Fancy ($168,467) 94 60 5 36 10 - $431,257 14
148 Pollard's Vision 
Carson City, 2001
Twentytwentyvision ($131,038) 95 54 1 29 8 1 $428,800 20
149 Dark Angel (IRE) 
Acclamation, 2005
Hunt (IRE) ($189,765) 9 5 2 8 5 2 $418,086 95
150 Majesticperfection 
Harlan's Holiday, 2006
Perfectly Majestic ($160,305) 100 46 4 46 10 - $417,942 16