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 August 26, 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 ($508,520)222898185467$3,706,76169
2Scat Daddy  
Johannesburg, 2004
Dacita (CHI) ($622,200)2149610143447$3,513,19459
3City Zip  
Carson City, 1998
Catch a Glimpse ($1,130,700)23411311140427$3,413,34948
4Tapit  
Pulpit, 2001
Time and Motion ($569,000)2279515120374$2,737,09223
5Lemon Drop Kid  
Kingmambo, 1996
Da Big Hoss ($615,480)171826115373$2,636,37957
6Giant's Causeway  
Storm Cat, 1997
Giant Run ($237,420)216888142425$2,486,41042
7Galileo (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Deauville (IRE) ($765,000)24942394$2,172,94299
8More Than Ready  
Southern Halo, 1997
Tammy the Torpedo ($131,030)154715100344$1,908,21347
9Smart Strike  
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Real Smart ($178,600)152696104322$1,848,25942
10English Channel  
Smart Strike, 2002
Heart to Heart ($293,250)12452499334$1,795,41674
11Unusual Heat  
Nureyev, 1990
Cheekaboo ($215,761)9645564245$1,791,67166
12War Front  
Danzig, 2002
American Patriot ($256,450)9436481223$1,782,65777
13Candy Ride (ARG)  
Ride the Rails, 1999
Grand Tito ($280,920)22811711105272$1,648,97023
14Harlan's Holiday  
Harlan, 1999
Takeover Target ($207,735)2481125131314$1,457,64932
15Mizzen Mast  
Cozzene, 1998
One Mean Man ($187,152)11955571204$1,376,61554
16Pioneerof the Nile  
Empire Maker, 2006
Midnight Storm ($539,000)10956659223$1,369,79542
17Northern Afleet  
Afleet, 1993
World Approval ($474,400)16794369202$1,354,76538
18Medaglia d'Oro  
El Prado, 1999
Mrs McDougal ($132,000)13555971243$1,340,07625
19Blame  
Arch, 2006
Sweet Victory ($184,065)8944360223$1,329,15752
20Temple City  
Dynaformer, 2005
Bolo ($205,345)10552473204$1,327,03457
21Arch  
Kris S., 1995
Black Jet ($108,650)1154118221-$1,293,73762
22Freud  
Storm Cat, 1998
Cloud Control ($106,172)16369293261$1,255,34740
23Speightstown  
Gone West, 1998
Recepta ($255,500)15067667112$1,239,09930
24Sky Mesa  
Pulpit, 2000
Highland Sky ($344,700)16866687163$1,227,54338
25Artie Schiller  
El Prado, 2001
Macagone ($116,425)141602103331$1,166,58659
26Leroidesanimaux (BRZ)  
Candy Stripes, 2000
Animal Appeal ($102,600)12259285331$1,158,18859
27Bernstein  
Storm Cat, 1997
Tepin ($602,280)10047159151$1,142,61859
28Stormy Atlantic  
Storm Cat, 1994
Up With the Birds ($163,698)14360285241$1,075,41350
29Tiznow  
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Tourist ($433,750)17154382122$1,070,64035
30Distorted Humor  
Forty Niner, 1993
Ironicus ($275,000)14254359131$1,057,43632
31Hard Spun  
Danzig, 2004
Watchyourownbobber ($121,875)16778697193$1,040,70128
32Broken Vow  
Unbridled, 1997
Rainha Da Bateria ($153,900)13660370161$987,93436
33Vronsky  
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($437,500)572832983$968,42162
34Quality Road  
Elusive Quality, 2006
Illuminant ($263,000)12765555122$944,82124
35Lookin At Lucky  
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($237,200)1065335416-$932,59437
36Wildcat Heir  
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Daring Kathy ($84,115)193103380191$929,20625
37Flower Alley  
Distorted Humor, 2002
Lukes Alley ($248,890)13468255172$917,69035
38Street Cry (IRE)  
Machiavellian, 1998
Glenville Gardens ($157,535)8439348152$868,48542
39Uncle Mo  
Indian Charlie, 2008
Auntie Joy ($162,950)110581454172$865,6119
40Bluegrass Cat  
Storm Cat, 2003
Free N Clear ($125,400)18992488152$862,65424
41Eskendereya  
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($150,000)12959467182$858,19628
42Langfuhr  
Danzig, 1992
Spring to the Sky ($109,400)15568184211$833,14233
43Exchange Rate  
Danzig, 1997
Boom Bam Bing ($80,178)1245226513-$814,79039
44Colonel John  
Tiznow, 2005
Airoforce ($151,800)1788547516-$761,69523
45Midshipman  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Lady Shipman ($237,242)9651534132$756,39730
46Malibu Moon  
A.P. Indy, 1997
Shalako ($95,331)240101710316-$744,54112
47Congrats  
A.P. Indy, 2000
Lamontagne ($83,320)222103592171$734,84715
48Ghostzapper  
Awesome Again, 2000
Mr Maybe ($85,600)17595573161$726,85115
49Elusive Quality  
Gone West, 1993
Ohio (BRZ) ($95,145)10545-5216-$701,87934
50Tribal Rule  
Storm Cat, 1996
Patriots Rule ($85,500)13057339111$699,31731
51Street Boss  
Street Cry, 2004
Decked Out ($178,884)12555355111$696,57422
52Hat Trick (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2001
Monster Bea ($129,618)8027254152$693,62057
53Dansili (GB)  
Danehill, 1996
Flintshire (GB) ($685,000)211211$690,200100
54Proud Citizen  
Gone West, 1999
Extra Credit ($88,560)13167258191$689,15731
55Kantharos  
Lion Heart, 2008
Ancient Secret ($217,200)7042532131$688,00631
56Zensational  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Pure Sensation ($287,070)9042226101$674,04240
57Big Brown  
Boundary, 2005
Miss Aja Brown ($81,608)12453360142$661,23628
58Street Sense  
Street Cry, 2004
Thatcher Street ($102,523)14866465122$649,33520
59Henrythenavigator  
Kingmambo, 2005
Applicator ($78,710)8440254131$649,29054
60War Chant  
Danzig, 1997
Nite Delite ($96,640)672914414-$639,31857
61Sidney's Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Converge ($114,160)6926141101$633,17856
62Paddy O'Prado  
El Prado, 2007
Little Scotty ($75,330)10441172171$632,42634
63Sligo Bay (IRE)  
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Lexie Lou ($285,096)682033381$607,89946
64Curlin  
Smart Strike, 2004
Little Curlin ($57,148)1567486614-$607,2288
65Youmzain (IRE)  
Sinndar, 2003
Sea Calisi (FR) ($606,400)111111$606,400100
66Gio Ponti  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Sir Dudley Digges ($123,180)742015813-$602,43242
67Tale of the Cat  
Storm Cat, 1994
Blackjackcat ($72,600)1616836916-$593,67121
68Square Eddie  
Smart Strike, 2006
Dressed to a T ($103,123)623432281$590,56436
69Indian Charlie  
In Excess, 1995
Indian Bucks ($87,815)83435329-$544,63218
70Grand Slam  
Gone West, 1995
So Sweetitiz ($141,500)10248236142$541,08740
71Any Given Saturday  
Distorted Humor, 2004
Weekend Express ($42,370)1426716716-$541,05420
72Posse  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Same Kinda Crazy ($79,820)14774539121$538,03318
73Tizway  
Tiznow, 2005
Our Way ($94,500)713033812-$533,38538
74Unbridled's Song  
Unbridled, 1993
Songsational ($58,600)1335156912-$526,40614
75Discreet Cat  
Forestry, 2003
Too Discreet ($76,000)13360448141$523,71122
76Bernardini  
A.P. Indy, 2003
Berliner ($76,810)15869105281$515,1548
77Afleet Alex  
Northern Afleet, 2002
Hello Don Julio ($92,634)14467-5510-$505,21719
78Flatter  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flattermefabulous ($46,058)2009497011-$504,1699
79Half Ours  
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Melaleuca ($93,256)11151344152$501,89830
80Majestic Warrior  
A.P. Indy, 2005
Karlyrae'swarrior ($60,690)1917827814-$493,14816
81Shakespeare  
Theatrical, 2001
Keystoneforvictory ($112,932)5525137151$488,82064
82Lonhro (AUS)  
Octagonal, 1998
Holding Gold ($69,583)4517334112$487,54056
83Munnings  
Speightstown, 2006
Free Rose ($125,200)1006074591$486,27314
84Purim  
Dynaformer, 2002
Undrafted ($130,000)522712571$472,12453
85High Cotton  
Dixie Union, 2003
Very Very Stella ($63,420)1426135112-$459,42923
86Dunkirk  
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Camp Creek ($264,334)8852233101$458,52226
87Awesome Again  
Deputy Minister, 1994
Sequiota ($88,550)12460436101$452,83319
88Not For Love  
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Barrel of Dreams ($65,500)894223691$449,17926
89D'wildcat  
Forest Wildcat, 1998
Amelia's Wild Ride ($116,550)8045227102$447,49832
90Twirling Candy  
Candy Ride, 2007
Be Mine ($98,410)68344318-$444,67620
91Dynaformer  
Roberto, 1985
Danish Dynaformer ($120,000)23812251$443,99884
92E Dubai  
Mr. Prospector, 1998
Sazerac Girl ($64,120)9547133131$439,47428
93Red Giant  
Giant's Causeway, 2004
Surgical Strike ($143,250)381521862$439,21156
94Mineshaft  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Magsamelia ($41,864)1426945012-$438,8219
95Cape Blanco (IRE)  
Galileo, 2007
End Play ($81,167)7124-5811-$436,36459
96Spring At Last  
Silver Deputy, 2003
Harlan's Harmony ($105,000)10342333121$433,72928
97Put It Back  
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($96,000)974714211-$429,41627
98Cowboy Cal  
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Calamity Jane ($105,600)1024363491$426,09624
99Badge of Silver  
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($154,800)6429-308-$418,64339
100Silent Name (JPN)  
Sunday Silence, 2002
Silent Waters ($87,540)571722251$416,87750
101Limehouse  
Grand Slam, 2001
R. Great Adventure ($64,535)834522981$413,39327
102Into Mischief  
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Conquest Enforcer ($76,270)11951143121$411,06721
103Aragorn (IRE)  
Giant's Causeway, 2002
Hobbits Hero ($141,382)613312071$395,12640
104First Defence  
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Hiking ($72,705)5427-278-$391,24236
105Pure Prize  
Storm Cat, 1998
Southern Freedom ($47,345)1226225391$390,09418
106Smarty Jones  
Elusive Quality, 2001
John Jones ($45,000)8441240111$388,24823
107Rock Hard Ten  
Kris S., 2001
Schoolofhardrocks ($47,449)9844-5810-$385,62531
108Fusaichi Pegasus  
Mr. Prospector, 1997
Whiskey Bravo ($78,260)125652428-$384,86718
109Courageous Cat  
Storm Cat, 2006
School Board Prez ($94,500)27111136-$381,58169
110Include  
Broad Brush, 1997
Inconclusive ($132,538)1074963553$378,78217
111Sir Percy (GB)  
Mark of Esteem, 2003
Wake Forest (GER) ($318,400)321321$378,055100
112Desert Party  
Street Cry, 2006
Tent City ($70,650)6226-238-$377,17638
113Pulpit  
A.P. Indy, 1994
Derby Champagne ($74,125)85342387-$366,36316
114Songandaprayer  
Unbridled's Song, 1998
Pearl de Vere ($127,785)12151-279-$359,96221
115Macho Uno  
Holy Bull, 1998
Hawkedon ($47,600)119551469-$355,48719
116Rockport Harbor  
Unbridled's Song, 2002
Big Rock ($80,640)129692419-$349,23413
117Latent Heat  
Maria's Mon, 2003
Rocket Heat ($135,565)904822871$345,89327
118Big Drama  
Montbrook, 2006
Determined Lady ($104,060)53321296-$338,17030
119Tale of Ekati  
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Tale of Fancy ($167,800)75422278-$337,70719
120Forestry  
Storm Cat, 1996
Forest Funds ($117,128)1165124291$335,07620
121Stroll  
Pulpit, 2000
Cinder Block ($49,710)70341408-$334,90927
122Lasting Approval  
With Approval, 1994
Kasaqui (ARG) ($332,940)111111$332,940100
123Tiz Wonderful  
Tiznow, 2004
Tiz a Chance ($62,112)1466844510-$332,17311
124Pleasantly Perfect  
Pleasant Colony, 1998
Place des Vosges ($55,200)11044-539-$327,51318
125Champs Elysees (GB)  
Danehill, 2003
Suffused (GB) ($170,260)432432$324,90098
126U S Ranger  
Danzig, 2004
Grey Fox ($49,031)12650-5811-$323,25523
127Fort Prado  
El Prado, 2001
Big Tom Prado ($49,154)5823-389-$320,40555
128Girolamo  
A.P. Indy, 2006
Louisville First ($86,200)651822951$319,09627
129Kitalpha  
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kharafa ($45,860)66291378-$316,33337
130Philanthropist  
Kris S., 2001
Speedy Fox ($74,505)1205134241$315,28815
131First Samurai  
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Secreto Primero ($75,600)8043-286-$313,93021
132In Summation  
Put It Back, 2003
Summation Time ($54,175)94442457-$313,60620
133Value Plus  
Unbridled's Song, 2001
Long On Value ($116,920)462411981$312,50946
134Archarcharch  
Arch, 2008
Arcature ($65,833)914434282$312,43920
135Successful Appeal  
Valid Appeal, 1996
Successful Native ($90,570)1004843461$307,75514
136Indygo Shiner  
A.P. Indy, 1998
A Red Tie Day ($50,748)111461537-$304,69823
137Ready's Image  
More Than Ready, 2005
Altar Boy ($48,560)106521399-$304,25119
138Warrior's Reward  
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
Starship Hostility ($39,035)122532538-$302,38114
139Jump Start  
A.P. Indy, 1999
Startwithsilver ($60,600)152742418-$300,67210
140Seeking the Dia  
Storm Cat, 2001
Guapaza (CHI) ($294,850)19101611$299,42661
141Dark Angel (IRE)  
Acclamation, 2005
Hunt (IRE) ($165,765)832732$298,69899
142Cosmonaut  
Lemon Drop Kid, 2002
Sugar Mags ($55,360)34141186-$297,42445
143First Dude  
Stephen Got Even, 2007
First Girl ($45,392)824013010-$296,57818
144Jazil  
Seeking the Gold, 2003
Farhaan ($74,400)351931571$293,82734
145Disco Rico  
Citidancer, 1997
Disco Partner ($171,000)401711531$292,94242
146Roman Ruler  
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($109,700)77502225-$292,55816
147Great Notion  
Elusive Quality, 2000
Just Jack ($77,538)51271268-$291,85627
148Decarchy  
Distant View, 1997
West Coast Storm ($56,198)5726-318-$289,18335
149Lion Hearted  
Storm Cat, 1996
Bioterp ($59,796)7125-315-$287,83926
150Bellamy Road  
Concerto, 2002
Maddizaskar ($47,610)164775659-$286,2139