Dylan Thomas to Stand for 50,000 Euros at Coolmore

Dylan Thomas  to Stand for 50,000 Euros at Coolmore
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Champion Dylan Thomas will stand stud at Coolmore in Ireland

Irish champion Dylan Thomas will stand for 50,000 euros at John Magnier and partners' Coolmore Stud in Ireland. Dylan Thomas, a son of Danehill who ran unplaced in the Oct. 27 John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), won this year's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere (Fr-I).

Excellent Art, a son of Pivotal who was retired after a runner-up effort in the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), will stand for 25,000 euros.

Coolmore also announced that Sadler's Wells and his son, Galileo, will stand for private fees in 2008. Sadler's Wells will be 27 next year and has sired 291 stakes winners.

Montjeu will command the highest announced fee of the Coolmore stallions. A son of Sadler's Wells, Montjeu will stand for 125,000 euros. Danehill Dancer, by Danehill, will command 115,000 euros.

Following are the fees (in euros) for all 24 Coolmore stallions:

Ad Valorem  12,500
Antonius Pius  7,500
Aussie Rules  12,500
Catcher In The Rye  4,000
Choisir  12,500
Danehill Dancer  115,000
Dylan Thomas  50,000
Excellent Art  25,000
Footstepsinthesand  20,000
Galileo   Private
Hawk Wing  15,000
High Chaparral  15,000
Holy Roman Emperor  35,000
Hurricane Run  30,000
Ivan Denisovich  7,000
Montjeu  125,000
Night Shift  15,000
One Cool Cat  12,500
Oratorio  25,000
Peintre Celebre 25,000
Rock of Gibraltar 35,000
Sadler's Wells   Private
Strategic Prince 9,000
Westerner  6,000

A euro is worth $1.44

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