2016 Leading Turf Sires

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 SurfacesTurf
#StallionChief Earner
(Earnings)
RnrsWnrsBT
SWrs
RnrsWnrsBT
SWrs
'16 Earnings(%)
1Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
Camelot Kitten ($868,865)275123132366912$7,098,57276
2Galileo (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Highland Reel (IRE) ($2,200,000)3511534115$5,469,822100
3Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Dacita (CHI) ($667,608)25113112182618$5,145,32459
4War Front  
Danzig, 2002
Avenge ($523,580)1145713984111$4,740,94883
5City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
Catch a Glimpse ($1,154,033)26115213168589$4,626,28146
6Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Time and Motion ($869,345)27113220149535$4,466,71527
7Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Giant Run ($399,340)24711512168556$3,842,51342
8Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Da Big Hoss ($968,640)195998138434$3,790,53656
9English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
Al's Gal ($565,805)153695126505$3,327,05278
10Dansili (GB)  
Danehill, 1996
Flintshire (GB) ($2,000,000)632632$3,228,360100
11More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Zindaya ($283,000)178878124467$3,158,71253
12Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Strike Charmer ($397,380)1708110122376$3,062,06747
13Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
New Money Honey ($686,600)1667213101314$3,048,79033
14Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
Miss Temple City ($1,057,000)12363591255$2,795,22066
15Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Tourist ($1,633,750)201805107173$2,751,00147
16Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Good Samaritan ($230,616)3211597195455$2,582,32733
17Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Cheekaboo ($218,475)11357674326$2,416,45664
18Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Grand Tito ($345,920)25815313139402$2,387,20722
19Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Tepin ($1,476,360)10355163191$2,357,85467
20Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
One Mean Man ($353,152)151807101305$2,345,37752
21Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Macagone ($206,425)164864129493$2,325,27967
22Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
Highland Sky ($344,700)1959611103266$2,290,70843
23Blame  
Arch, 2006
Queen Caroline ($258,463)11761479294$2,085,33453
24Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Midnight Storm ($719,000)14170675273$2,082,31634
25Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
Fourstar Crook ($255,000)185955113373$2,079,10340
26Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Black Jet ($127,150)14567110530-$2,050,55459
27Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Watchyourownbobber ($364,635)1961049119315$2,013,79434
28Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Recepta ($255,500)17895995233$1,958,60528
29Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Up With the Birds ($169,984)154852100371$1,799,00151
30Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
Auntie Joy ($168,872)147811880303$1,730,14614
31Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Ironicus ($575,000)15872672161$1,707,54032
32Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
World Approval ($504,713)194119590262$1,677,71833
33Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Animal Appeal ($120,300)144773105452$1,610,53359
34Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Rainha Da Bateria ($297,733)16580594243$1,548,48028
35Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Victory to Victory ($127,468)14577579233$1,524,15643
36Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($487,200)12768563171$1,512,47033
37Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
My Good Venezuela ($93,504)2231444108322$1,467,82025
38Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
Illuminant ($263,000)15591875203$1,390,33222
39Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Decked Out ($359,229)15084473222$1,380,15527
40Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
Glenville Gardens ($209,869)9652356202$1,344,25945
41Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Lukes Alley ($248,890)15191273202$1,329,98033
42Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($219,520)15384686232$1,328,64328
43Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
Airoforce ($155,300)2221177106251$1,320,91725
44Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
Believe in Bertie ($191,482)16794198251$1,310,94035
45Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
Free N Clear ($125,900)2081196105253$1,299,24424
46Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Lady Shipman ($363,587)10969850174$1,282,76232
47Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
Texas Ryano ($243,595)1661051480212$1,269,76610
48Divine Park  
Chester House, 2004
Lady Eli ($720,000)10261253182$1,263,09444
49Tizway  
Tiznow, 2005
Coasted ($299,800)10145658223$1,232,11348
50Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
Monster Bea ($169,963)10541368203$1,224,41559
51Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
J. S. Choice ($92,290)2581437124251$1,210,91016
52Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($441,178)6139439124$1,191,65756
53Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
Free Rose ($321,200)119781058131$1,183,96222
54Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Tower of Texas ($254,438)15280479182$1,163,44325
55Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
Lobelia ($114,990)13255196251$1,138,07241
56Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Zinvor ($91,291)14676351171$1,131,02834
57Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Conquest Enforcer ($283,662)16082873182$1,118,99321
58Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Shalako ($135,839)2861291113323-$1,117,41612
59Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Blackjackcat ($101,290)1929038619-$1,065,64326
60Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Miss Aja Brown ($84,426)14467571202$1,040,44030
61Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
Enterprising ($154,940)11556164191$1,029,89436
62Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Songsational ($148,600)1627368720-$1,006,60610
63Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Sir Dudley Digges ($127,500)1084128618-$981,05928
64Henrythenavigator  
Kingmambo, 2005
Wild About Harry ($108,572)9046259181$978,46756
65Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Pure Sensation ($467,070)10053232111$970,14041
66Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Extra Credit ($90,628)16083378211$960,76328
67Dubawi (IRE)  
Dubai Millennium, 2002
Erupt (IRE) ($456,540)13521252$944,34580
68Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Mongolian Saturday ($90,000)15385279251$937,77621
69Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
Ancient Secret ($238,339)8956942151$936,38624
70Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
Mr Maybe ($95,600)203119988211$930,01612
71Sidney's Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Cloontia ($152,254)9740158151$925,67055
72War Chant  
Danzig, 1997
Nite Delite ($150,040)744115621-$876,78856
73Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Magsamelia ($103,758)1749956416-$874,44412
74Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
Ralis ($133,505)7045632111$863,34734
75Lonhro (AUS)  
Octagonal, 1998
Isotherm ($105,679)5929348152$863,34757
76Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
Do the Dance ($130,365)15287561222$862,43424
77Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Gianna's Dream ($169,040)7747742141$851,84925
78Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Melaleuca ($107,542)12865650194$845,98731
79Choisir (AUS)  
Danehill Dancer, 1999
Obviously (IRE) ($834,000)111111$834,000100
80Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flatlined ($163,500)2251191090141$830,87010
81Shakespeare  
Theatrical, 2001
Keystoneforvictory ($189,107)5930140171$826,66466
82Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
Rum Tum Tugger ($101,782)1568116717-$818,17321
83Not For Love  
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Barrel of Dreams ($112,745)9650451122$774,16727
84Purim  
Dynaformer, 2002
Twilight Eclipse ($268,667)563112971$754,09556
85Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
Majestic Gale ($70,629)2271204101201$751,25215
86Kitalpha  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kharafa ($155,360)7237339152$746,13252
87Cape Blanco (IRE)  
Galileo, 2007
End Play ($96,417)9537-7820-$742,27862
88Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Western Reserve ($137,700)8552638131$736,26716
89Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($302,150)6641138121$734,54045
90Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
Successful Native ($297,060)1186364492$704,77321
91Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
Holy Lute ($115,885)15888460182$696,55916
92Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
My Sweet Girl ($89,000)1861011470121$696,2248
93Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Calamity Jane ($105,600)11658540161$680,59125
94Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
Swellelegent ($72,610)14586373181$677,49820
95Youmzain (IRE)  
Sinndar, 2003
Sea Calisi (FR) ($676,400)111111$676,400100
96Champs Elysees (GB)  
Danehill, 2003
Suffused (GB) ($366,350)432432$673,79099
97Fort Prado  
El Prado, 2001
Big Tom Prado ($85,994)6833150161$666,43964
98Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Lexie Lou ($285,096)713033981$661,35939
99Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
So Sweetitiz ($141,845)11060242172$647,28237
100Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($96,000)1166615819-$643,58126
101E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Frozen Hannah ($94,432)10659139141$639,87226
102Sharp Humor  
Distorted Humor, 2003
Doctor J Dub ($257,505)11970349151$639,34321
103Dynaformer  
Roberto, 1985
Danish Dynaformer ($174,580)24912361$631,58685
104Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
A Red Tie Day ($142,388)12860360111$626,50130
105Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
Offering Plan ($121,000)13366754131$603,39721
106U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
Grey Fox ($81,051)1517217517-$599,41726
107Red Giant  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
Surgical Strike ($183,542)472222282$594,93753
108Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Calgary Cat ($189,962)8746145121$587,29028
109Courageous Cat  
Storm Cat, 2006
Feeling Bossy ($158,890)37171199-$583,89467
110Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
Prudence ($112,800)12561-6315-$583,62923
111In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
Summation Time ($86,725)1125635411-$579,75225
112D'wildcat  
Forest Wildcat, 1998
Guns Loaded ($125,337)8553237142$573,29631
113Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Sequiota ($99,960)14473651111$572,17216
114Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
Bourbon N Lime ($81,350)9557338112$567,55523
115High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Very Very Stella ($63,980)1708857015-$566,77416
116First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Secreto Primero ($84,435)103512398-$556,60420
117First Defence  
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Sunnysammi ($92,570)704513710-$554,39827
118Sir Percy (GB)  
Mark of Esteem, 2003
Wake Forest (GER) ($459,898)431431$550,218100
119Warrior's Reward  
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
Head Games ($39,300)1577937414-$549,08815
120Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Big Rock ($135,069)1348344912-$545,54815
121First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
First Girl ($76,049)1136335815-$543,46617
122Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Summersault ($89,863)10250-6212-$541,13230
123Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
Tiz a Chance ($64,638)1729165811-$528,70511
124Desert Party  
Street Cry, 2006
Arabian Queen ($71,095)7933-319-$527,00228
125Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Silver Romeo ($60,100)1357016012-$521,29117
126Offlee Wild  
Wild Again, 2000
Galton ($167,750)9551236101$520,53228
127Girolamo  
A.P. Indy, 2006
Louisville First ($125,772)803733771$518,46521
128Dunkirk  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Camp Creek ($267,353)9758342111$501,63221
129Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Silent Waters ($87,540)723132771$500,56830
130Stroll  
Pulpit, 2000
Comet Sixty Two ($60,407)824214812-$500,03028
131Hurricane Run (IRE)  
Montjeu, 2002
Ectot (GB) ($363,000)211211$495,000100
132Game Plan  
Danzig, 1993
Ashleyluvssugar ($492,000)17101211$492,27977
133Pulpit  
A.P. Indy, 1994
Heath ($80,894)914534210-$487,29315
134Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
Altar Boy ($73,070)1186314915-$475,11720
135Archarcharch  
Arch, 2008
Cordon ($70,907)1216546292$469,07318
136Super Saver  
Maria's Mon, 2007
Super Spender ($151,660)154732678-$466,98714
137Fastnet Rock (AUS)  
Danehill, 2001
Diamond Fields (IRE) ($131,332)16521531$466,50787
138Aragorn (IRE)  
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Hobbits Hero ($146,127)6537122101$466,28237
139Fairbanks  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Vielsalm ($70,498)9845-4411-$465,26921
140Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($210,700)87603286-$464,90818
141Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
Next Event ($45,550)9551245121$458,51317
142Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Revolt ($92,409)1387645110-$457,16715
143Great Notion  
Elusive Quality, 2000
Phlash Phelps ($145,836)6735432101$450,91222
144Big Drama  
Montbrook, 2006
Determined Lady ($111,223)693914110-$442,87227
145Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Forest Funds ($118,228)12865352101$436,44718
146Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
Inconclusive ($136,038)1237064953$432,00712
147Tale of Ekati  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Tale of Fancy ($168,467)946053610-$431,25714
148Pollard's Vision  
Carson City, 2001
Twentytwentyvision ($131,038)955412981$428,80020
149Dark Angel (IRE)  
Acclamation, 2005
Hunt (IRE) ($189,765)952852$418,08695
150Majesticperfection  
Harlan's Holiday, 2006
Perfectly Majestic ($160,305)1004644610-$417,94216