2016 Leading Sires by North American Earnings

For stallions that stand, will stand, or stood (deceased) in North America (stallions exported prior to the 2012 breeding season are excluded), and have runners in North America. Listed below is a comparison of statistics for only North American racing with all available statistics for the Northern Hemisphere (All) through May 5, 2016. As supplied to The Blood-Horse by The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc., earnings are from only North American racing. The percentage (%) next to the column for North American earnings represent the portion that North American racing has contributed to a stallion's total North Hemisphere progeny earnings. Northern Hemisphere earnings include on par earnings from Japan (progeny earnings multiplied by 45% before being credited to a sire's progeny earnings), Hong Kong earnings are adjusted by 19%; Singapore by 54%.

AllNorth America
#Stallion'16 Stud Fee/ FarmChief Earner
(Earnings)
RnrsWnrsSWrsRnrsWnrsSWnrs'16 Earnings(%)
1Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
$300,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
Creator ($740,000)185649161577$4,915,23270
2Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
$75,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Nyquist ($1,709,000)8437975339$4,780,27298
3Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
$60,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Gun Runner ($840,000)186728171708$3,699,15297
4Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
$95,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Stanford ($819,400)191633176623$3,190,91899
5Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
$85,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Brody's Cause ($600,000)194564160474$2,846,85988
6Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$30,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Kobe's Back ($300,000)157564143544$2,756,89899
7Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
$100,000
Darley, Kentucky
Shagaf ($292,800)150416104345$2,709,20383
8City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
$40,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Collected ($382,500)168585159565$2,689,267100
9Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$25,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Effinex ($570,000)10236392343$2,666,81595
10Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
$100,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Exaggerator ($688,000)127503108403$2,596,93494
11Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
$150,000
Darley, Kentucky
Songbird ($480,000)142356108286$2,550,09785
12Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
$20,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Cash Back ($157,905)197686170615$2,438,75274
13Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Died 2013
Kentucky
Forever Unbridled ($600,000)10930492243$2,059,12880
14Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Died 2015
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Celestine ($191,680)176615155543$2,057,11292
15Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
$100,000
Ramsey Farm, Inc., Kentucky
Oscar Nominated ($321,360)195595162463$2,029,31287
16Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
$35,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Blofeld ($343,400)9240388373$2,027,622100
17Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Died 2013
Kentucky
Lightstream ($117,000)176563161553$1,994,53991
18Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
$40,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Da Big Hoss ($275,880)149503125423$1,886,08388
19More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
$50,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Tom's Ready ($244,000)153395116323$1,885,42286
20Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
$60,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
Paulassilverlining ($190,000)138472125452$1,776,43794
21Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
$100,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Coastline ($106,800)132486103395$1,705,27081
22Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Died 2015
Kentucky
Counterforce ($147,600)136423106312$1,677,07271
23Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
N/A
Republic of Korea
S'maverlous ($308,984)11546297432$1,608,96099
24Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
$7,500
Ballena Vista Farm, California
Flexibility ($152,500)162542144491$1,582,23099
25Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Private
JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station, Japan
Mor Spirit ($370,000)8331379303$1,548,04899
26Bellamy Road  
Concerto, 2002
$7,500
Dutchess Views Farm, New York
Land Over Sea ($324,000)124433114393$1,511,85097
27Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
$20,000
Three Chimneys Farm, Kentucky
Super Saks ($146,000)130353118333$1,491,99799
28Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
$7,500
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Cadet Roni ($94,140)140541125531$1,484,58398
29Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
$45,000
Darley, Kentucky
Easy Comparison ($82,600)150482119382$1,484,39782
30Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
Private
East Stud, Japan
Ray'swarrior ($142,480)132392121372$1,479,87690
31Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
$25,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
King Kranz ($152,500)8240472354$1,436,30698
32Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
$20,000
Harris Farms, California
Pacific Heat ($226,030)7728377283$1,427,655100
33Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
$45,000
Darley, Kentucky
Hard Aces ($247,000)170464121342$1,336,44657
34Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
$60,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Majesto ($224,000)13327-12423-$1,307,72194
35Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Died 2015
Florida
Negrito ($49,000)14546-13545-$1,292,80299
36Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
$6,500
Taylor Made Stallions, Inc., Kentucky
Kaigun ($248,240)132462119402$1,289,59087
37Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
$100,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Vorticity ($90,000)12842-9934-$1,279,76583
38Kodiak Kowboy  
Posse, 2005
N/A
Brazil
Melatonin ($786,000)6421259201$1,248,90378
39Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
N/A
Republic of Korea
Hoppertunity ($324,000)12532299251$1,233,07352
40Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
$75,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
Awesome Speed ($140,560)10033293302$1,222,29390
41Posse  
Silver Deputy, 2000
$5,000
Rockridge Stud, New York
Royal Posse ($99,000)10037195371$1,213,736100
42Jump Start  
A.P. Indy, 1999
$10,000
Northview PA, Pennsylvania
D T Goodie ($56,580)10533-9832-$1,211,34293
43Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Died 2013
Pennsylvania
Weast Hill ($167,600)11437298332$1,170,50596
44Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
$12,500
Gainesway, Kentucky
Maize Road ($119,800)11437-10735-$1,157,50199
45Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
$30,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Bonita Cat ($65,300)13847-11042-$1,150,68589
46Yes It's True  
Is It True, 1996
Died 2015
Kentucky
Dean Verdile ($75,600)107361100341$1,149,22798
47Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
$15,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Danzing Candy ($324,800)4720444194$1,147,61299
48Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
80,000 (Rands)
Wilgerbosdrift Stud, South Africa
Lukes Alley ($248,890)10133188281$1,139,34393
49Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
$25,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Midnight On Oconee ($74,000)10241-9539-$1,130,29091
50Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
$7,500
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
International Star ($155,650)10739289352$1,107,07797
51Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
$7,500
Darley, Kentucky
Stormdriver ($128,400)10831396283$1,104,83095
52Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
$15,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Bolo ($200,000)8830382283$1,098,56896
53Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Died 2011
Kentucky
Subtle Indian ($386,400)6922264212$1,086,24096
54Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
$12,500
Darley, Kentucky
Cathryn Sophia ($295,520)9834285272$1,084,14288
55Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
$125,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Gettysburg ($151,300)7930374282$1,063,99399
56Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
$8,500
Darley, Kentucky
Big Changes ($109,800)6529262271$1,044,06199
57Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
N/A
Kentucky
Whitmore ($422,000)9124-8423-$1,041,621100
58Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
$12,500
Juddmonte Farms, Kentucky
Stonetastic ($156,891)10335481283$1,025,98180
59Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
$10,000
Walmac Farm, Kentucky
Sweet On Smokey ($132,600)8133172301$1,009,55896
60Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
$10,000
Sequel Stallions New York, New York
Perfect Freud ($58,900)10729-9926-$1,005,76299
61Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
$25,000
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Storm Pursuit ($81,650)119332106311$998,82694
62With Distinction  
Storm Cat, 2001
$7,500
Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds, LLC, Florida
Distinctly Mine ($89,333)10940-9637-$992,48899
63Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
$10,000
Dutchess Views Farm, New York
Adore ($124,600)10829289252$986,24897
64Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Died 2014
California
Sunday Rules ($91,000)100341100341$984,724100
65Warrior's Reward  
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
$10,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Distraction ($79,900)8829-8327-$975,05589
66Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
Died 2014
Kentucky
Trojan Nation ($203,440)12232261141$971,69160
67Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
$10,000
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
K P Wildcat ($80,960)7525170251$944,27397
68Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
$20,000
Ashford Stud, Kentucky
Good Luck Gus ($66,000)7830173271$938,64298
69Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
$40,000
Darley, Kentucky
Star Hill ($92,600)13538-8125-$934,15172
70Super Saver  
Maria's Mon, 2007
$65,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Inside Straight ($71,660)10428-9627-$931,834100
71Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
$6,500
Old English Rancho, California
What a View ($437,500)4219242192$921,213100
72Yankee Gentleman  
Storm Cat, 1999
$3,500
Le Mesa Stallions, Louisiana
Icy Gentleman ($135,000)8233180331$919,522100
73Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
$5,000
Clear Creek Stud, LLC, Louisiana
Smittys Cougar ($97,370)8620283202$904,567100
74Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Died 2011
Kentucky
Tepin ($420,000)9124178201$890,58195
75Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
$7,500
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
Decorated Soldier ($104,250)9226185231$886,91996
76Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
$5,000
Lane's End, Kentucky
Swell ($78,600)11335110432-$884,49683
77Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
N/A
Poised for Action ($69,036)973218229-$875,60092
78Archarcharch  
Arch, 2008
$7,500
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Atizapan ($95,070)5923152231$874,87099
79Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
$25,000
Pin Oak Stud, Kentucky
Outside Nashville ($56,545)117341102311$865,29287
80Birdstone  
Grindstone, 2001
$5,000
Gainesway, Kentucky
Mexikoma ($195,750)7923273212$844,45692
81English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
$25,000
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
Heart to Heart ($269,250)9421288191$839,21291
82Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Died 2016
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Double Whammy ($68,800)10632-8625-$837,74785
83Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
N/A
Kentucky
I Will Score ($83,145)7831-6427-$837,10982
84Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Private
Haras Santa Maria de Araras, Argentina
Forest Lake ($105,150)7830170271$829,39499
85Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
$7,500
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
Someday Jones ($76,260)5820-5219-$826,73599
86Summer Bird  
Birdstone, 2006
Died 2013
Japan
Second Summer ($76,400)8723-8020-$810,58598
87Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
$5,000
Pin Oak Stud, Kentucky
Marquee Miss ($133,300)8326365223$810,08897
88Sharp Humor  
Distorted Humor, 2003
Died 2015
Republic of Korea
Sharp Art ($95,200)10637282261$799,70192
89Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
$15,000
Adena Springs Kentucky, Kentucky
Tommy Macho ($60,140)8826271211$797,92580
90Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
$10,000
WinStar Farm LLC, Kentucky
Sonny Inspired ($135,000)10533291282$791,80686
91Awesome of Course  
Awesome Again, 2000
$5,000
Ocala Stud Farm, Florida
Awesome Banner ($195,400)5020249202$790,973100
92Blame  
Arch, 2006
$25,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Exaggerated ($72,600)6322154201$789,91092
93Stephen Got Even  
A.P. Indy, 1996
Pensioned
Lane's End, Kentucky
Blue Marauder ($38,169)10235-9533-$772,51299
94Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
N/A
Back in Dixie ($115,800)7929171271$761,54694
95Salute the Sarge  
Forest Wildcat, 2005
Private
Abo Al Roos Stud, Saudi Arabia
Salutos Amigos ($420,000)4715244152$750,23596
96Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
$7,500
Calumet Farm, Kentucky
Rivers Run Deep ($93,000)8726-8225-$743,37599
97Hold Me Back  
Giant's Causeway, 2006
$5,000
Irish Hill Century Farm, New York
Jet Black Magic ($112,500)7225259222$736,803100
98Trappe Shot  
Tapit, 2007
$10,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
My Man Sam ($249,400)4717-4515-$734,56396
99Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
$5,000
Ocala Stud Farm, Florida
X Y Jet ($150,970)4321238192$731,94864
100Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
14,000 (Pounds)
Lanwades Stud, England
Mom'z Laugh ($125,345)9224182201$731,51394
101Graeme Hall  
Dehere, 1997
Private
Almusaadiyah Stud, Saudi Arabia
You Bought Her ($85,210)7734174331$725,739100
102Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Died 2016
Three Chimneys Farm, Kentucky
Blithely ($94,000)9825179231$717,79490
103Lucky Pulpit  
Pulpit, 2001
$7,500
Harris Farms, California
California Chrome ($120,000)9525195251$713,28810
104High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
$5,000
Ocala Stud Farm, Florida
April Gaze ($103,060)9028285272$710,59299
105Songandaprayer  
Unbridled's Song, 1998
$4,500
The Stallion Station @ Copper Crowne, Louisiana
Raised a Secret ($60,380)8827-8325-$703,423100
106In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
$2,500
Ocala Stud Farm, Florida
Calculator ($150,800)6921165211$698,808100
107D'wildcat  
Forest Wildcat, 1998
$3,500
Whispering Oaks Farm, Louisiana
Guns Loaded ($144,300)6525262242$697,023100
108Lawyer Ron  
Langfuhr, 2003
Dead
Kentucky
Call Pat ($282,000)3214229132$687,41399
109Majesticperfection  
Harlan's Holiday, 2006
$20,000
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
Majestic Affair ($127,667)4517142151$678,49799
110Ministers Wild Cat  
Deputy Minister, 2000
$5,000
Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, California
Toledo Eddie ($151,800)5321-5321-$675,590100
111First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
$7,500
Double Diamond Farm, Florida
Flora Dora ($75,250)4918148181$674,399100
112Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
N/A
Kentucky
Cedar Creek ($51,120)762816926-$663,04872
113Silver Train  
Old Trieste, 2002
Died 2013
Pennsylvania
Meanbone ($71,800)7624-6821-$654,15698
114Dunkirk  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
N/A
Japan
Jules N Rome ($99,000)7131-6228-$653,51796
115Pulpit  
A.P. Indy, 1994
Died 2012
Kentucky
Mr Palmer ($72,420)7423-6822-$630,34189
116Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
$2,500
Mapleton Thoroughbred Farm, Ohio
Hectors Pride ($75,744)6120-5719-$628,12699
117War Front  
Danzig, 2002
$200,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Take Cover ($48,360)8921-5912-$624,72574
118Not For Love  
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Pensioned
Maryland
Broad Lover ($62,820)6422-6322-$620,127100
119Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
Died 2013
Kentucky
A Red Tie Day ($48,845)8423-7823-$618,114100
120Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
Died 2012
Kentucky
Leigh Court ($105,300)7623171231$615,39399
121Friesan Fire  
A.P. Indy, 2006
$4,000
Country Life Farm, Maryland
Morning Fire ($102,605)3514134131$614,527100
122Bustin Stones  
City Zip, 2004
$2,500
Waldorf Farm, New York
Bust Another ($125,800)4014-4014-$604,815100
123Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
$25,000
Ocean Breeze Ranch, California
Smoove It ($65,345)4821148211$599,676100
124Pomeroy  
Boundary, 2001
Private
Sulaiman bin Zu'air Stud Farm, Saudi Arabia
Quijote ($67,800)7924-7122-$597,55697
125Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
$45,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Mal Guapo ($73,200)6117-5817-$586,659100
126Papa Clem  
Smart Strike, 2006
$5,000
Legacy Ranch, California
Cardiac ($49,241)6527-6527-$585,624100
127Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
N/A
Republic of Korea
Rockford ($63,540)8627-7826-$579,922100
128First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
$15,000
Claiborne Farm, Kentucky
Durango ($101,800)6225-5423-$576,05298
129Private Vow  
Broken Vow, 2003
N/A
Republic of Korea
Our Lady Allie ($96,300)5317252172$574,213100
130Old Fashioned  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
$6,500
Taylor Made Stallions, Inc., Kentucky
Folly Fashion ($49,200)8531-7127-$564,89699
131E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
$3,500
Elite Thoroughbreds, Louisiana
American Dubai ($61,222)7022-6520-$564,70796
132Pollard's Vision  
Carson City, 2001
$3,000
Mighty Acres, Oklahoma
Eye Luv Lulu ($80,667)6423-6223-$562,11396
133Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
$5,000
Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky
Cherry Wine ($167,800)6117-5616-$546,69199
134Divine Park  
Chester House, 2004
N/A
Kentucky
Princess Erindelle ($56,760)6622160221$543,81799
135Haynesfield  
Speightstown, 2006
$10,000
Airdrie Stud, Kentucky
He'll Pay ($92,380)4215137141$543,641100
136Decarchy  
Distant View, 1997
$4,500
Magali Farms, California
West Coast Storm ($54,890)5318-5318-$537,959100
137Southern Image  
Halo's Image, 2000
$2,500
Rancho San Miguel, California
Smokey Image ($145,845)5123148231$529,642100
138Valid Expectations  
Valid Appeal, 1993
Died 2015
Texas
Ivan Fallunovalot ($60,000)4021340213$528,685100
139Misremembered  
Candy Ride, 2006
$3,500
Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Kentucky
Dazzling Gem ($232,800)26912591$525,116100
140Magna Graduate  
Honor Grades, 2002
$2,500
Rockin' Z Ranch, Oklahoma
Amour's Charm ($44,400)5620-5519-$524,842100
141U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
$3,000
Rancho San Miguel, California
Forever Plus ($42,530)9223-8420-$516,08497
142Closing Argument  
Successful Appeal, 2002
$4,000
Whispering Oaks Farm, Louisiana
Smack Smack ($58,633)5616-5216-$510,79899
143Lion Hearted  
Storm Cat, 1996
Died 2015
Maryland
Gwendolyn ($57,720)5713-5713-$509,976100
144Read the Footnotes  
Smoke Glacken, 2001
$3,500
River Oaks Farm, Inc., Oklahoma
Literata ($81,700)4615143151$509,059100
145Grazen  
Benchmark, 2006
$2,500
Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, California
Tough It Out ($186,940)2711127111$506,487100
146Corinthian  
Pulpit, 2003
$4,000
Pin Oak Lane Farm, Pennsylvania
Pancake ($43,885)10225-9325-$506,059100
147Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
$2,500
O'Sullivan Farms LLC, West Virginia
Just Kissing Buck ($54,810)6419-6018-$498,08798
148Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
N/A
Saudi Arabia
Little Popsie ($80,800)6516-6216-$497,465100
149Two Step Salsa  
Petionville, 2005
$7,500
Get Away Farm, Florida
Two Step Time ($95,000)5718152171$492,83599
150Nobiz Like Shobiz  
Albert the Great, 2004
N/A
Kentucky
Drama King ($113,950)4317239162$491,96699