2017 Leading Turf Sires

  • Updated: December 17, 2017 09:35 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 17, 2017, as supplied to BloodHorse. 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
'17 Earnings (%)
1 Kitten's Joy 
El Prado, 2001
Sadler's Joy ($1,082,480) 269 135 10 230 91 10 $9,238,629 85
2 Scat Daddy 
Johannesburg, 2004
Dacita (CHI) ($585,600) 252 130 20 172 64 16 $6,017,047 62
3 War Front 
Danzig, 2002
Cambodia ($572,500) 117 53 13 102 41 12 $5,983,740 88
4 Medaglia d'Oro 
El Prado, 1999
Talismanic (GB) ($2,200,000) 151 69 14 101 37 6 $5,450,829 49
5 English Channel 
Smart Strike, 2002
Heart to Heart ($556,580) 162 89 9 131 53 8 $4,511,788 74
6 More Than Ready 
Southern Halo, 1997
Rushing Fall ($685,000) 182 91 10 129 45 7 $3,767,938 50
7 Giant's Causeway 
Storm Cat, 1997
Bricks and Mortar ($336,800) 216 103 8 155 46 6 $3,517,320 50
8 Lemon Drop Kid 
Kingmambo, 1996
Beach Patrol ($1,749,975) 193 88 4 124 33 2 $3,488,165 56
9 City Zip 
Carson City, 1998
Zipessa ($371,300) 272 157 13 162 61 6 $3,342,523 33
10 Tapit 
Pulpit, 2001
Dream Dancing ($327,210) 263 132 17 140 48 5 $3,184,438 28
11 Harlan's Holiday 
Harlan, 1999
Postulation ($295,142) 272 150 7 158 47 3 $2,991,771 32
12 Northern Afleet 
Afleet, 1993
World Approval ($2,043,600) 164 98 5 64 16 2 $2,686,774 41
13 Candy Ride (ARG) 
Ride the Rails, 1999
Ascend ($635,700) 235 122 13 124 40 3 $2,660,980 20
14 Freud 
Storm Cat, 1998
Fourstar Crook ($344,116) 184 94 4 104 38 2 $2,508,974 41
15 Hard Spun 
Danzig, 2004
Taghleeb ($275,004) 166 89 5 95 25 3 $2,492,417 42
16 Stormy Atlantic 
Storm Cat, 1994
Stormy Liberal ($783,700) 149 70 2 97 28 2 $2,431,203 63
17 Unusual Heat 
Nureyev, 1990
Starlite Style ($146,740) 109 54 3 84 36 3 $2,378,902 71
18 Mizzen Mast 
Cozzene, 1998
Green Mask ($463,845) 153 78 7 103 32 4 $2,329,903 52
19 Dubawi (IRE) 
Dubai Millennium, 2002
Wuheida (GB) ($1,100,000) 12 6 4 11 5 3 $2,244,116 90
20 Blame 
Arch, 2006
Firsthand Report ($180,000) 154 88 8 96 33 5 $2,156,554 44
21 Arch 
Kris S., 1995
Arklow ($219,700) 134 72 3 95 30 2 $2,141,660 45
22 Speightstown 
Gone West, 1998
Frostmourne ($443,000) 195 110 11 106 33 6 $2,129,193 32
23 Into Mischief 
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Party Boat ($210,750) 260 151 18 125 37 3 $2,128,289 21
24 Quality Road 
Elusive Quality, 2006
Master Merion ($307,240) 189 106 14 96 23 4 $1,951,970 19
25 Artie Schiller 
El Prado, 2001
Sassy Little Lila ($217,145) 173 73 5 116 39 3 $1,931,559 63
26 Exchange Rate 
Danzig, 1997
Miss Ella ($170,286) 147 80 6 93 29 3 $1,853,337 41
27 Smart Strike 
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Infinite Wisdom ($124,085) 153 72 7 101 29 1 $1,845,178 32
28 Malibu Moon 
A.P. Indy, 1997
Final Copy ($198,944) 282 150 15 131 34 2 $1,832,548 17
29 Pioneerof the Nile 
Empire Maker, 2006
Hieroglyphics ($173,940) 174 67 5 96 29 3 $1,797,190 34
30 Wildcat Heir 
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Pay Any Price ($207,258) 220 140 9 100 38 3 $1,787,152 28
31 Sky Mesa 
Pulpit, 2000
My Impression ($222,210) 173 86 7 86 26 5 $1,785,195 37
32 Broken Vow 
Unbridled, 1997
Best Performance ($275,100) 161 79 3 98 30 2 $1,771,957 38
33 Colonel John 
Tiznow, 2005
La Coronel ($585,560) 228 131 7 117 37 2 $1,719,676 28
34 Temple City 
Dynaformer, 2005
Miss Temple City ($227,053) 124 58 3 83 30 2 $1,679,393 60
35 Lookin At Lucky 
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($316,667) 154 79 7 84 28 2 $1,674,429 26
36 Galileo (IRE) 
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Highland Reel (IRE) ($360,000) 30 6 2 28 5 1 $1,647,866 93
37 Gio Ponti 
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Sir Dudley Digges ($192,815) 158 77 3 112 31 2 $1,570,290 46
38 Twirling Candy 
Candy Ride, 2007
Morticia ($366,155) 118 76 6 63 26 3 $1,543,788 34
39 Distorted Humor 
Forty Niner, 1993
Muqtaser ($217,000) 142 76 5 76 24 1 $1,505,185 30
40 Uncle Mo 
Indian Charlie, 2008
Mo Town ($228,000) 184 88 16 84 27 2 $1,498,672 19
41 Ghostzapper 
Awesome Again, 2000
Proctor's Ledge ($362,800) 206 112 16 104 21 2 $1,472,409 14
42 Street Cry (IRE) 
Machiavellian, 1998
Delta Prince ($142,600) 104 59 2 69 28 2 $1,459,005 51
43 First Defence 
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Antonoe ($493,400) 90 49 2 44 17 1 $1,458,450 44
44 Lonhro (AUS) 
Octagonal, 1998
Holding Gold ($217,500) 80 35 4 60 18 3 $1,420,146 72
45 Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) 
Candy Stripes, 2000
Somethingelse ($178,110) 124 66 1 90 38 1 $1,414,180 64
46 Paddy O'Prado 
El Prado, 2007
Trust Factor ($189,280) 167 79 2 112 31 2 $1,391,963 42
47 Hat Trick (JPN) 
Sunday Silence, 2001
Tricky Escape ($184,190) 126 51 2 82 26 2 $1,368,216 54
48 Any Given Saturday 
Distorted Humor, 2004
Mongolian Saturday ($136,950) 145 78 2 73 25 1 $1,355,615 39
49 Tizway 
Tiznow, 2005
Tizzelle ($124,400) 155 82 3 78 30 1 $1,330,394 41
50 Elusive Quality 
Gone West, 1993
Enterprising ($382,587) 104 51 2 59 19 2 $1,306,671 53
51 Flower Alley 
Distorted Humor, 2002
Bullards Alley ($493,608) 139 73 2 69 22 1 $1,306,012 37
52 Street Boss 
Street Cry, 2004
Big Handsome ($205,800) 146 80 7 69 19 2 $1,282,110 33
53 Divine Park 
Chester House, 2004
Lady Eli ($790,000) 92 55 4 45 12 2 $1,267,193 39
54 The Factor 
War Front, 2008
Youngest Daughter ($157,755) 129 61 6 92 24 2 $1,264,148 40
55 Sidney's Candy 
Candy Ride, 2007
Yummy Bear ($188,406) 128 66 1 74 23 - $1,221,982 42
56 Eskendereya 
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($124,700) 164 90 9 92 23 3 $1,178,103 20
57 Tale of the Cat 
Storm Cat, 1994
Blackjackcat ($446,700) 162 85 3 79 16 1 $1,148,870 31
58 Tribal Rule 
Storm Cat, 1996
Pee Wee Reese ($192,920) 125 79 4 52 15 3 $1,123,362 39
59 Langfuhr 
Danzig, 1992
Believe in Bertie ($159,600) 146 79 3 81 16 1 $1,098,037 35
60 Disco Rico 
Citidancer, 1997
Disco Partner ($547,000) 32 18 1 14 8 1 $1,017,371 67
61 Get Stormy 
Stormy Atlantic, 2006
Fifty Five ($320,600) 85 31 2 53 15 2 $999,128 71
62 Vronsky 
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($228,845) 70 40 2 34 12 1 $997,794 51
63 Wilburn 
Bernardini, 2008
Lovely Bernadette ($378,080) 148 78 4 67 19 2 $985,761 33
64 Proud Citizen 
Gone West, 1999
Proud Reunion ($132,750) 155 85 4 76 22 2 $977,113 27
65 Big Brown 
Boundary, 2005
Special Ops ($210,146) 135 73 4 63 22 2 $973,033 31
66 Kantharos 
Lion Heart, 2008
Bucchero ($173,750) 125 69 6 56 15 2 $968,778 26
67 Curlin 
Smart Strike, 2004
Dixie Moon ($166,917) 179 99 15 86 18 1 $965,394 9
68 Tiznow 
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Enstone ($108,293) 176 78 7 83 18 1 $961,354 15
69 Congrats 
A.P. Indy, 2000
May Flowers ($85,500) 249 128 4 112 23 1 $955,472 19
70 Flatter 
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flatlined ($236,102) 186 98 4 73 18 2 $952,055 14
71 Cape Blanco (IRE) 
Galileo, 2007
End Play ($74,460) 134 59 - 93 33 - $951,076 54
72 Archarcharch 
Arch, 2008
Mr. Misunderstood ($300,900) 170 94 3 79 15 1 $939,440 23
73 Courageous Cat 
Storm Cat, 2006
Lady Joan ($150,300) 67 29 1 38 14 1 $937,026 64
74 Le Havre (IRE) 
Noverre, 2006
Suedois (FR) ($700,000) 2 2 2 2 2 2 $935,020 100
75 Unbridled's Song 
Unbridled, 1993
Prime Attraction ($94,510) 125 61 5 67 20 - $934,573 8
76 Spring At Last 
Silver Deputy, 2003
Offering Plan ($151,723) 149 79 2 74 16 1 $915,799 28
77 First Samurai 
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Sharp Samurai ($463,380) 132 67 4 59 13 1 $898,472 28
78 Half Ours 
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Inveniam Viam ($216,300) 115 56 5 44 20 3 $894,144 36
79 Majestic Warrior 
A.P. Indy, 2005
Anita Partner (IRE) ($127,877) 248 130 5 110 16 - $880,884 15
80 Tiz Wonderful 
Tiznow, 2004
Hunter O'Riley ($274,200) 176 92 6 59 13 2 $872,618 22
81 Azamour (IRE) 
Night Shift, 2001
Hawksmoor (IRE) ($511,000) 5 4 2 5 3 2 $846,580 99
82 Dark Angel (IRE) 
Acclamation, 2005
Hunt (IRE) ($422,345) 8 3 1 8 2 1 $789,231 94
83 Put It Back 
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($494,445) 89 47 1 41 9 1 $788,954 38
84 Pure Prize 
Storm Cat, 1998
Red Knight ($109,800) 132 74 2 69 13 - $779,520 25
85 Square Eddie 
Smart Strike, 2006
B Squared ($124,000) 78 34 2 41 10 1 $778,887 39
86 Warrior's Reward 
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
Siding Spring ($86,791) 175 99 4 72 21 - $778,478 19
87 Silent Name (JPN) 
Sunday Silence, 2002
San Nicola Thunder ($181,554) 107 53 6 56 12 1 $771,698 26
88 Henrythenavigator 
Kingmambo, 2005
Called To The Bar (IRE) ($220,000) 64 35 1 36 9 1 $767,988 50
89 Offlee Wild 
Wild Again, 2000
Hogy ($368,580) 75 37 3 22 5 2 $765,865 34
90 Street Sense 
Street Cry, 2004
Tower of Texas ($205,462) 125 69 7 58 12 2 $761,787 19
91 First Dude 
Stephen Got Even, 2007
Judy's Chance ($97,700) 155 76 2 69 16 - $757,330 22
92 Majesticperfection 
Harlan's Holiday, 2006
Pretty Perfection ($152,189) 116 66 4 50 15 2 $755,893 24
93 Court Vision 
Gulch, 2005
Mr Havercamp ($151,814) 117 55 4 67 14 1 $730,799 27
94 Awesome Again 
Deputy Minister, 1994
Manitoulin ($299,506) 129 52 3 58 13 1 $712,824 21
95 Afleet Alex 
Northern Afleet, 2002
Hello Don Julio ($172,500) 127 69 1 51 13 - $712,514 24
96 Creative Cause 
Giant's Causeway, 2009
Significant Form ($170,415) 112 55 7 57 16 2 $706,052 20
97 Mineshaft 
A.P. Indy, 1999
Daylight Ahead ($122,637) 190 103 6 78 15 1 $704,249 11
98 Bernardini 
A.P. Indy, 2003
Sky My Sky ($83,530) 192 79 11 87 14 - $700,925 12
99 Midshipman 
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Wealthy Shipman ($86,836) 136 71 3 64 13 1 $681,753 21
100 Badge of Silver 
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($514,400) 52 26 1 20 5 1 $680,310 52
101 Macho Uno 
Holy Bull, 1998
Small Bear ($122,500) 112 57 4 51 12 1 $661,736 21
102 Midnight Lute 
Real Quiet, 2003
Layla Noor ($57,300) 198 109 4 81 18 - $646,190 12
103 Hold Me Back 
Giant's Causeway, 2006
Black Tide ($297,660) 133 73 1 56 10 1 $640,011 24
104 Papa Clem 
Smart Strike, 2006
My Italian Babbo ($142,960) 104 63 2 38 11 1 $639,383 32
105 Zensational 
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Pure Sensation ($357,625) 61 35 2 22 6 1 $631,409 41
106 Bluegrass Cat 
Storm Cat, 2003
Bonita ($93,320) 187 106 3 70 15 1 $621,312 13
107 Mastercraftsman (IRE) 
Danehill Dancer, 2006
Off Limits (IRE) ($543,800) 5 3 1 5 3 1 $616,562 98
108 Pleasantly Perfect 
Pleasant Colony, 1998
Place des Vosges ($107,181) 109 60 1 59 16 - $609,794 25
109 Discreet Cat 
Forestry, 2003
Discretionary Marq ($67,710) 156 78 2 56 13 - $607,339 22
110 Bodemeister 
Empire Maker, 2009
Kenda ($106,390) 132 57 4 58 11 1 $595,726 12
111 In Summation 
Put It Back, 2003
Calculator ($83,020) 98 62 - 58 17 - $591,523 34
112 Street Magician 
Street Cry, 2004
Somekindofmagician ($113,763) 57 33 2 33 11 1 $585,466 37
113 Posse 
Silver Deputy, 2000
New York Song ($113,882) 148 72 3 52 9 - $580,430 15
114 Not For Love 
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Barrel of Dreams ($118,760) 94 54 1 47 9 1 $574,321 22
115 War Chant 
Danzig, 1997
Lilly's Dream ($95,530) 50 24 - 33 12 - $555,182 60
116 Surf Cat 
Sir Cat, 2002
Sircat Sally ($464,660) 33 16 1 10 3 1 $554,524 62
117 Trappe Shot 
Tapit, 2007
She's All Skeet ($78,333) 155 98 4 64 13 1 $554,506 12
118 Shackleford 
Forestry, 2008
Gold Lace ($79,048) 112 63 2 51 10 - $547,351 14
119 Stroll 
Pulpit, 2000
Special Envoy ($129,510) 88 44 3 38 12 2 $546,030 33
120 Cowboy Cal 
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Starship Thor ($66,280) 103 57 2 50 16 - $543,769 24
121 Include 
Broad Brush, 1997
All Included ($203,770) 122 75 6 42 7 2 $543,345 15
122 Sir Prancealot (IRE) 
Tamayuz, 2010
Madam Dancealot (IRE) ($262,489) 7 3 1 7 3 1 $541,424 100
123 Heart's Cry (JPN) 
Sunday Silence, 2001
Yoshida (JPN) ($537,100) 1 1 1 1 1 1 $537,100 100
124 Shakespeare 
Theatrical, 2001
Keystoneforvictory ($126,880) 39 23 1 28 12 1 $535,112 56
125 American Post (GB) 
Bering, 2001
Itsinthepost (FR) ($533,000) 2 1 1 2 1 1 $533,565 93
126 Overdriven 
Tale of the Cat, 2009
Overnegotiate ($143,915) 60 31 1 28 9 1 $517,400 36
127 Girolamo 
A.P. Indy, 2006
Bareeqa ($158,997) 100 52 3 46 6 1 $510,709 14
128 Dansili (GB) 
Danehill, 1996
Grand Jete (GB) ($280,520) 11 3 2 11 3 2 $508,778 98
129 Union Rags 
Dixie Union, 2009
Big Bend ($311,290) 135 47 6 65 6 1 $506,964 11
130 Fastnet Rock (AUS) 
Danehill, 2001
Zhukova (IRE) ($250,000) 17 7 1 15 5 1 $499,758 84
131 Old Forester 
Forestry, 2001
Call Me Wally ($96,283) 115 69 3 42 10 1 $495,101 14
132 Great Notion 
Elusive Quality, 2000
Talk Show Man ($67,200) 80 49 3 37 11 1 $494,059 19
133 Two Step Salsa 
Petionville, 2005
Salsita ($95,935) 121 54 3 68 12 1 $488,718 27
134 Champs Elysees (GB) 
Danehill, 2003
Suffused (GB) ($275,139) 3 2 1 3 2 1 $483,180 100
135 Munnings 
Speightstown, 2006
Om ($88,000) 141 83 11 64 8 - $482,856 11
136 Fort Prado 
El Prado, 2001
Prado's Sweet Ride ($99,980) 79 37 1 40 14 - $481,402 43
137 Showcasing (GB) 
Oasis Dream, 2007
Projected (GB) ($299,260) 7 5 2 6 3 2 $481,386 92
138 Cowtown Cat 
Distorted Humor, 2004
Calgary Cat ($54,432) 84 45 1 43 9 - $470,573 24
139 Kitalpha 
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kharafa ($101,750) 54 24 1 29 7 - $470,302 34
140 U S Ranger 
Danzig, 2004
La Sola Ranger ($72,364) 128 66 - 62 15 - $469,875 26
141 Gemologist 
Tiznow, 2009
Mind Reader ($59,502) 114 56 3 52 8 1 $454,444 17
142 Lucky Pulpit 
Pulpit, 2001
Ward 'n Jerry ($82,913) 160 85 3 41 6 - $443,561 14
143 Animal Kingdom 
Leroidesanimaux, 2008
Untamed Domain ($335,600) 30 10 3 14 4 1 $440,080 49
144 General Quarters 
Sky Mesa, 2006
General McGooby ($129,810) 48 22 2 26 11 1 $438,992 51
145 Roman Ruler 
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($105,894) 79 47 2 29 12 1 $423,124 23
146 Grazen 
Benchmark, 2006
Enola Gray ($214,000) 31 16 3 14 4 2 $423,095 33
147 Americain 
Dynaformer, 2005
Causeforcommotion ($75,750) 35 14 - 29 8 - $420,555 76
148 Parading 
Pulpit, 2003
Dragon Bay ($100,503) 88 42 1 35 11 1 $420,302 26
149 Frost Giant 
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Lover's Key ($174,520) 122 51 3 47 5 1 $406,589 17
150 Mr. Big 
Dynaformer, 2003
Big Score ($364,500) 8 5 1 6 3 1 $406,121 80