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 8, 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)269118132336812$6,999,01977
2Galileo (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Highland Reel (IRE) ($2,200,000)3510534105$5,459,587100
3Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Dacita (CHI) ($667,608)24212712175588$5,060,53460
4War Front  
Danzig, 2002
Avenge ($523,580)1145513984011$4,670,56383
5City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
Catch a Glimpse ($1,154,033)25714813166589$4,588,85246
6Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Time and Motion ($869,345)26812819144535$4,452,73527
7Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Giant Run ($355,630)24511412167546$3,766,79842
8Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Da Big Hoss ($968,985)193988137424$3,760,35656
9English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
Al's Gal ($566,150)149685125505$3,243,08778
10Dansili (GB)  
Danehill, 1996
Flintshire (GB) ($2,000,000)632632$3,228,360100
11More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Zindaya ($283,000)176857122456$3,082,65253
12Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Strike Charmer ($397,380)1667810119366$3,035,23748
13Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
New Money Honey ($686,600)162711397314$3,026,92533
14Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
Miss Temple City ($1,057,000)12160590245$2,766,20568
15Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Tourist ($1,633,750)198775104163$2,713,05148
16Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Good Samaritan ($230,616)3141537188455$2,504,25734
17Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Grand Tito ($345,920)25515013137382$2,326,01222
18Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Tepin ($1,476,360)10254163181$2,311,29467
19Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Cheekaboo ($218,130)10856573305$2,285,03764
20Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Macagone ($206,425)163844128483$2,198,59666
21Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
One Mean Man ($308,152)150766101294$2,196,98751
22Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
Highland Sky ($344,700)1929210100255$2,173,35843
23Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
Fourstar Crook ($255,000)182934112373$2,075,80342
24Blame  
Arch, 2006
Queen Caroline ($258,463)11261477294$2,067,54453
25Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Black Jet ($127,150)14263110330-$2,016,52461
26Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Midnight Storm ($719,000)13468670263$1,929,66133
27Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Recepta ($255,500)17592993223$1,929,28528
28Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Watchyourownbobber ($364,635)196998115284$1,857,15933
29Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Up With the Birds ($169,984)15384299371$1,741,35152
30Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Ironicus ($575,000)15568370161$1,683,92034
31Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
World Approval ($504,713)189116488262$1,673,89834
32Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
Auntie Joy ($168,872)144761878283$1,660,78614
33Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Animal Appeal ($120,300)141763103442$1,576,03859
34Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Rainha Da Bateria ($297,733)16377591223$1,502,26028
35Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($487,200)12465563171$1,501,53034
36Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Victory to Victory ($127,468)14373576213$1,473,17144
37Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
My Good Venezuela ($90,304)2201384104322$1,433,83026
38Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
Illuminant ($263,000)14883673183$1,328,51723
39Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
Airoforce ($155,300)2181107104251$1,315,41826
40Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
Glenville Gardens ($209,869)9651355192$1,308,40945
41Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Lukes Alley ($248,890)14890273192$1,300,57033
42Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($219,520)15081586232$1,280,51328
43Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Lady Shipman ($363,587)10963849174$1,275,61234
44Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
Free N Clear ($125,900)2051176104243$1,268,60024
45Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
Texas Ryano ($243,595)1651041380212$1,262,86511
46Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
Believe in Bertie ($146,482)16591198251$1,248,27135
47Divine Park  
Chester House, 2004
Lady Eli ($720,000)10260252172$1,241,96444
48Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
J. S. Choice ($92,635)2541386122251$1,194,45717
49Tizway  
Tiznow, 2005
Coasted ($299,800)9640655203$1,190,61349
50Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($441,523)6138438124$1,184,27657
51Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
Free Rose ($321,200)11575757131$1,181,92223
52Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
Monster Bea ($169,963)10040266202$1,167,77060
53Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Decked Out ($179,229)14880472202$1,156,04525
54Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Tower of Texas ($254,438)15275478182$1,154,81326
55Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Zinvor ($91,291)14372350171$1,120,82335
56Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Shalako ($135,839)2811221112722-$1,089,06112
57Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
Sweeping Paddy ($95,500)12451193241$1,079,25741
58Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Touch of Bling ($99,266)1899038619-$1,049,59826
59Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
Enterprising ($154,940)11456164191$1,017,40936
60Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Miss Aja Brown ($84,426)14065469202$1,004,46030
61Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Vyjack ($220,200)15578770182$992,09321
62Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Songsational ($138,800)1596968520-$991,44110
63Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Pure Sensation ($467,070)9953232111$969,91541
64Henrythenavigator  
Kingmambo, 2005
Wild About Harry ($108,572)8845259171$964,44256
65Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Sir Dudley Digges ($126,000)1043828518-$961,94928
66Dubawi (IRE)  
Dubai Millennium, 2002
Erupt (IRE) ($456,540)13521252$944,34580
67Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Extra Credit ($90,628)15478375211$925,37228
68Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
Ancient Secret ($238,339)8754841151$923,35625
69Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
Mr Maybe ($95,600)200117985211$915,46613
70Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Mongolian Saturday ($90,345)15385279251$902,22620
71Sidney's Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Cloontia ($152,254)9237156141$894,43555
72Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Magsamelia ($103,758)1689256416-$871,44213
73Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
Ralis ($133,850)6943532111$863,34735
74Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
Do the Dance ($130,365)15083560212$851,72425
75Lonhro (AUS)  
Octagonal, 1998
Isotherm ($93,679)5629345152$848,71759
76War Chant  
Danzig, 1997
Nite Delite ($135,040)743715620-$842,94657
77Choisir (AUS)  
Danehill Dancer, 1999
Obviously (IRE) ($834,000)111111$834,000100
78Shakespeare  
Theatrical, 2001
Keystoneforvictory ($189,107)5730137171$825,31466
79Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Gianna's Dream ($154,040)7444741131$817,85225
80Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flatlined ($143,900)2211161089141$811,05510
81Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
Rum Tum Tugger ($101,782)1558016516-$793,24821
82Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Melaleuca ($107,542)12762549194$776,56732
83Not For Love  
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Barrel of Dreams ($112,745)9648451112$760,96728
84Purim  
Dynaformer, 2002
Twilight Eclipse ($269,012)563012971$750,71059
85Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
Majestic Gale ($70,629)222116499191$738,10215
86Posse  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Same Kinda Crazy ($99,348)15789646141$734,52616
87Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($302,150)6540138121$733,73045
88Kitalpha  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kharafa ($155,360)7236339152$732,90752
89Cape Blanco (IRE)  
Galileo, 2007
End Play ($92,717)9333-7718-$709,52263
90Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
Successful Native ($297,060)1136054492$704,77322
91Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Indian Bucks ($110,045)855253813-$691,26715
92Midnight Lute  
Real Quiet, 2003
Holy Lute ($115,540)15285460172$679,57817
93Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
My Sweet Girl ($89,000)182971369121$679,0548
94Youmzain (IRE)  
Sinndar, 2003
Sea Calisi (FR) ($676,400)111111$676,400100
95Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Lexie Lou ($285,096)713033981$660,36939
96Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
Swellelegent ($72,610)14083372171$660,22120
97Champs Elysees (GB)  
Danehill, 2003
Suffused (GB) ($366,350)432432$650,99099
98Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Calamity Jane ($105,600)11655538151$647,43125
99Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
So Sweetitiz ($141,845)10960242172$646,53238
100Sharp Humor  
Distorted Humor, 2003
Doctor J Dub ($257,505)11969349151$638,82321
101Fort Prado  
El Prado, 2001
Big Tom Prado ($85,994)6732150151$636,13965
102E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Ocala Jim ($89,372)10457139141$629,07227
103Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($96,000)1126415519-$626,70126
104Dynaformer  
Roberto, 1985
Danish Dynaformer ($174,580)24912361$626,25685
105Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
A Red Tie Day ($142,388)12559260111$624,62132
106Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
Offering Plan ($121,000)13061754131$595,87722
107Red Giant  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
Surgical Strike ($183,542)472022282$594,80755
108Courageous Cat  
Storm Cat, 2006
Feeling Bossy ($158,890)36161198-$576,35469
109Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
Prudence ($112,800)12459-6315-$573,09923
110Cowtown Cat  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Calgary Cat ($189,962)8743144121$570,39028
111U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
Grey Fox ($81,051)1497117416-$567,41726
112Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
Bourbon N Lime ($81,350)9356338112$566,80524
113Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Sequiota ($99,750)14072649111$561,98216
114In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
Summation Time ($86,725)1075435210-$557,18225
115High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Very Very Stella ($63,820)1668456615-$555,52917
116Sir Percy (GB)  
Mark of Esteem, 2003
Wake Forest (GER) ($459,898)431431$550,218100
117First Defence  
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Sunnysammi ($92,570)694213510-$544,96528
118D'wildcat  
Forest Wildcat, 1998
Guns Loaded ($125,337)8551234132$540,26631
119First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Secreto Primero ($84,435)102502398-$529,71920
120Desert Party  
Street Cry, 2006
Arabian Queen ($71,095)7532-319-$526,12430
121Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
Tiz a Chance ($64,638)1698965811-$516,68511
122Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Silver Romeo ($60,100)1326815512-$514,79118
123Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Big Rock ($135,069)1348044912-$514,04415
124Offlee Wild  
Wild Again, 2000
Galton ($167,750)9451235101$512,75228
125First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
First Girl ($69,369)1096035214-$511,67616
126Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Summersault ($67,663)10249-6211-$508,28230
127Girolamo  
A.P. Indy, 2006
Louisville First ($125,772)793633771$505,63522
128Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Silent Waters ($87,540)723132771$500,56830
129Dunkirk  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Camp Creek ($267,353)9758241111$498,60221
130Stroll  
Pulpit, 2000
Comet Sixty Two ($60,407)824114812-$495,71030
131Hurricane Run (IRE)  
Montjeu, 2002
Ectot (GB) ($363,000)211211$495,000100
132Warrior's Reward  
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
Head Games ($39,300)1537536912-$494,17815
133Game Plan  
Danzig, 1993
Ashleyluvssugar ($492,000)1491211$492,27979
134Pulpit  
A.P. Indy, 1994
Heath ($80,894)91443429-$480,40314
135Aragorn (IRE)  
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Hobbits Hero ($145,782)6437122101$465,93737
136Fairbanks  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Vielsalm ($70,498)9844-4311-$465,26922
137Fastnet Rock (AUS)  
Danehill, 2001
Diamond Fields (IRE) ($131,332)16521531$463,85288
138Super Saver  
Maria's Mon, 2007
Super Spender ($149,410)153702678-$463,23714
139Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
Next Event ($45,550)9250245121$458,51318
140Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Revolt ($92,409)1377545110-$455,26415
141Great Notion  
Elusive Quality, 2000
Phlash Phelps ($145,836)6335231101$447,49223
142Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($210,700)86583286-$438,92818
143Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
Altar Boy ($50,870)1186314815-$436,43719
144Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Forest Funds ($118,228)12864251101$434,29219
145Tale of Ekati  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Tale of Fancy ($168,467)905743510-$429,40715
146Big Drama  
Montbrook, 2006
Determined Lady ($111,223)67361399-$428,96227
147Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
Inconclusive ($134,538)1216764953$428,85713
148Archarcharch  
Arch, 2008
Arcature ($66,178)1195936192$426,20818
149Dark Angel (IRE)  
Acclamation, 2005
Hunt (IRE) ($189,765)952852$417,80695
150Old Forester  
Forestry, 2001
She's Explosive ($70,432)135703509-$416,64412