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 May 30, 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)
RnrsWnrsSWrsRnrsWnrsSWrs'16 Earnings(%)
1Kitten's Joy  
El Prado, 2001
Divisidero ($347,850)179566127285$1,948,49265
2Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Mississippi Delta ($114,708)172574105282$1,276,98437
3City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
Catch a Glimpse ($251,700)18370686244$1,258,14836
4Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Time and Motion ($84,000)18466980222$1,167,28620
5Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Celestine ($191,680)16863496243$1,131,50043
6Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Da Big Hoss ($275,880)13451379251$1,126,92048
7Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Pacific Heat ($116,030)8236449154$1,060,09256
8More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Life Imitates Art ($106,870)13039374183$927,41743
9Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Strike Charmer ($111,500)12043368171$926,32740
10Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Takeover Target ($192,735)18270484213$835,61032
11Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Tepin ($602,280)873113571$824,22062
12Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Chocolate Ride ($167,000)18781964112$821,72317
13English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
Heart to Heart ($269,250)9726267152$791,80471
14Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
Miss Double d'Oro ($89,100)11339653173$786,47026
15Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
Bolo ($205,000)903235083$748,00757
16Blame  
Arch, 2006
Exaggerated ($82,600)6728240172$739,10657
17Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
Kaigun ($250,240)1355524791$656,68937
18Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($437,500)451922042$652,31866
19Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
Mizz Money ($150,260)873344693$620,13945
20Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Lottie ($49,360)9429-6212-$597,74056
21Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Kenjisstorm ($60,995)1163515815-$580,10346
22Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Lukes Alley ($248,890)1023523072$578,20240
23Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Gone Away ($76,095)9531256161$549,68453
24Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
Highland Sky ($74,700)1363836191$538,54731
25Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Macagone ($60,000)10735266191$522,36352
26Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Cash Control ($76,200)8333245112$514,63037
27Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
Naked Empress ($48,200)1193815113-$501,72831
28War Front  
Danzig, 2002
Take Cover ($48,360)6616-529-$484,20262
29Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($88,000)883743992$446,38723
30Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($123,200)813413110-$437,44833
31Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
Cash Back ($67,905)18476560101$424,34514
32Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Late Spring ($53,742)1184854551$422,72619
33Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
Illuminant ($83,000)974333571$393,18716
34Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Reload ($105,000)1364725581$392,57022
35Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Lady Shipman ($165,105)663112151$391,40728
36Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Doodetta ($55,950)1515715110-$377,22620
37Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Rainha Da Bateria ($87,900)113421529-$376,49430
38Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
Smoove It ($64,035)532211771$372,45444
39War Chant  
Danzig, 1997
Montego Bay ($62,225)501913010-$359,07260
40Henrythenavigator  
Kingmambo, 2005
Captain Dixie ($59,710)712323681$356,09353
41Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
Enterprising ($57,550)8731-3411-$352,20428
42Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
So Sweetitiz ($93,800)8328224112$350,84545
43Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Protection ($52,710)91331408-$339,96433
44Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Now Power ($71,400)135311544-$333,61620
45Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
Dressed in Hermes ($50,700)631713381$330,63854
46Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
My Kinda Gal ($37,200)160642529-$325,86216
47Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
Auntie Joy ($55,450)84389248-$323,6725
48Sidney's Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Converge ($93,560)531312741$322,62351
49Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Ironicus ($90,000)1153724151$321,76320
50Sir Percy (GB)  
Mark of Esteem, 2003
Wake Forest (GER) ($278,400)221221$321,500100
51Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
My Cara Mia ($60,500)1346114811-$305,21616
52Galileo (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Photo Call (IRE) ($126,540)17321432$304,58093
53Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
Uncle Dave ($45,360)12842-556-$302,72523
54Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Bourbon Soul ($42,250)1957245911-$297,9068
55Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Thatcher Street ($72,780)1284634272$290,28216
56Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Whiskey Bravo ($71,060)103432306-$288,66721
57Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Sir Dudley Digges ($45,480)4512-3510-$285,81869
58Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Indypendent Deputy ($33,600)116371468-$282,54118
59Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Manhattan Dan ($81,468)943023881$277,50023
60Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Basinca ($34,760)99301299-$274,77423
61D'wildcat  
Forest Wildcat, 1998
Amelia's Wild Ride ($116,550)662521742$270,26134
62Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flattermefabulous ($43,808)160654427-$270,2188
63Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Half Fast Rose ($48,600)922823191$270,13426
64Purim  
Dynaformer, 2002
Undrafted ($120,000)491711651$269,49052
65Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
Ed Johnson ($63,600)692214791$263,82725
66Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($96,000)78331296-$256,23127
67Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Mr. Sexy ($46,945)105283426-$254,21511
68Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
Riviere Du Loup ($29,010)143583466-$247,5739
69Decarchy  
Distant View, 1997
West Coast Storm ($54,345)5321-277-$247,42739
70Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
Shortstormcoming ($52,920)81425276-$243,56712
71Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
Reversiontothemean ($37,600)126524378-$241,7395
72Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
La Majestique ($49,893)135442377-$241,57713
73Peer Gynt (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Flamboyant (FR) ($240,000)111111$240,000100
74Shakespeare  
Theatrical, 2001
Ousby ($62,595)4214-227-$235,31556
75Aragorn (IRE)  
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Hobbits Hero ($81,945)5120-145-$234,73542
76Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Brandothebartender ($44,025)108371253-$234,48720
77Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
Too Discreet ($65,000)1083443261$227,98916
78First Defence  
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Hiking ($57,080)3618-137-$227,07540
79Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Decked Out ($106,884)973222931$224,66712
80Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($93,000)5518-227-$218,81939
81Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Something Extra ($41,500)73273264-$218,56616
82Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Gagaoveryou ($46,400)76321206-$218,38024
83Latent Heat  
Maria's Mon, 2003
Rocket Heat ($128,362)733321431$217,81928
84Dynaformer  
Roberto, 1985
Quiet Force ($63,760)204-173-$210,77489
85Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Summersault ($39,480)8728-396-$210,51928
86Sixties Icon (GB)  
Galileo, 2003
Nancy From Nairobi (GB) ($194,050)321221$210,25091
87Papa Clem  
Smart Strike, 2006
Cardiac ($50,749)6832-255-$210,12928
88Not For Sale (ARG)  
Parade Marshal, 1994
Take the Stand (ARG) ($210,000)211111$210,000100
89Bertrando  
Skywalker, 1989
Bert's Melody ($136,185)361811431$206,05036
90Pulpit  
A.P. Indy, 1994
Heath ($53,400)75251284-$203,32324
91Red Giant  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
Surgical Strike ($88,750)301011531$200,07043
92Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Indian Guide ($58,200)80283176-$199,48320
93Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Sequiota ($54,000)103392245-$199,09313
94Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
Biamonte ($52,560)12643-355-$198,81513
95Courageous Cat  
Storm Cat, 2006
Feeling Bossy ($73,600)135-93-$195,95688
96Lonhro (AUS)  
Octagonal, 1998
Shakhimat ($63,000)31911751$195,12256
97Teofilo (IRE)  
Galileo, 2004
Havanna Belle (IRE) ($98,865)521521$190,662100
98Tizway  
Tiznow, 2005
Tizzelle ($48,000)41162206-$189,93231
99Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
Ancient Secret ($37,200)46243126-$188,46720
100Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Seuss ($34,150)122511388-$188,25312
101Lord of England (GER)  
Dashing Blade, 2003
Olorda (GER) ($182,070)111111$182,070100
102Posse  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Animal Posse ($36,000)115461195-$178,16612
103Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
Sky My Sky ($32,350)114436343-$177,4395
104High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Very Very Stella ($35,970)100322306-$174,69920
105Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Lexie Lou ($116,049)51821121$172,12741
106Corinthian  
Pulpit, 2003
Pancake ($46,067)9633-306-$170,63826
107Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
Rapid Rhythm ($38,686)82371216-$169,22413
108Circular Quay  
Thunder Gulch, 2004
Reporting Star ($153,480)40131621$168,91031
109Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
Offering Plan ($48,000)7719-185-$168,40125
110Private Gold  
Seeking the Gold, 2000
Gold Rush Dancer ($167,000)2331111$167,00066
111Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($62,900)71381144-$165,95715
112Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
Anusara ($32,614)10139-363-$165,81014
113Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Silent Waters ($49,640)327-133-$165,03467
114Big Drama  
Montbrook, 2006
Determined Lady ($34,660)4319-194-$163,32330
115Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
Rue de Cry ($40,665)67181293-$163,18915
116Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
Tiz a Chance ($24,600)113553248-$161,6648
117Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Forest Funds ($58,628)83351226-$161,36015
118Archarcharch  
Arch, 2008
Arcature ($63,170)622622141$158,19415
119Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
R. Great Adventure ($55,800)7223-155-$158,10121
120Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Last Resort ($57,570)49224192-$157,42612
121In Excess (IRE)  
Siberian Express, 1987
Velvet Mesquite ($112,750)1871421$156,16173
122My Golden Song  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Slew's Song ($42,580)291121362$155,45751
123Dark Angel (IRE)  
Acclamation, 2005
Hunt (IRE) ($118,020)71-61-$152,849100
124Two Step Salsa  
Petionville, 2005
Two Step Time ($60,140)572112531$150,61522
125Songandaprayer  
Unbridled's Song, 1998
Pearl de Vere ($63,585)10235-204-$150,45217
126Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Hawkedon ($47,600)88301213-$150,27115
127Royal Applause (GB)  
Waajib, 1993
Royal Albert Hall (GB) ($71,745)62-62-$145,44598
128Clodovil (IRE)  
Danehill, 2000
Tuttipaesi (IRE) ($134,400)511411$141,67099
129Congaree  
Arazi, 1998
Shrinking Violet ($50,000)377-93-$141,49752
130Nedawi (GB)  
Rainbow Quest, 1995
Generosidade (URU) ($140,850)111111$140,850100
131U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
Grey Fox ($30,971)9824-304-$140,77121
132In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
Summation Time ($45,475)68281263-$140,22115
133E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Ocala Jim ($34,450)7329-136-$139,82018
134Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Angora ($27,950)105403284-$139,3475
135Good Journey  
Nureyev, 1996
It Is Living Water ($35,490)3912-231-$134,61737
136Desert Party  
Street Cry, 2006
Desert Princess ($34,070)5215-175-$132,97130
137Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
Next Event ($42,570)6121-183-$132,60514
138Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
Late Night Lu ($14,886)10350-265-$131,9759
139Empire Maker  
Unbridled, 2000
Keri Belle ($84,345)3192921$130,91330
140Bellamy Road  
Concerto, 2002
Maddizaskar ($32,000)128475355-$130,4896
141Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Remembering Richie ($30,760)6324-215-$129,46917
142Maimonides  
Vindication, 2005
McFly ($29,060)3716-165-$128,87038
143Brother Derek  
Benchmark, 2003
Copingaway ($78,580)531711131$128,67026
144Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
A Red Tie Day ($49,190)9031-292-$128,32418
145Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Big Rock ($29,332)115442255-$127,6838
146Showcasing (GB)  
Oasis Dream, 2007
Prize Exhibit (GB) ($120,690)411311$127,35081
147Run Away and Hide  
City Zip, 2006
Seeking Treasure ($60,000)451521131$127,19423
148Kitalpha  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
High Side ($28,500)53131254-$125,93428
149Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
True Image ($36,960)9032-303-$125,10014
150First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
Man of Wiregrass ($22,740)54221185-$124,56015