, the 2005 leading sire by progeny earnings, will undergo a stud fee boost from $75,000 to $100,000 for 2006 at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. The 20-year-old son of Roberto out of the His Majesty mare Andover Way is represented by the earners of $6.4 million this year.
Three Chimneys also announced that the fees for Smarty Jones
($100,000), War Chant
($60,000), and Point Given
($50,000) will remain the same from last year's breeding season. Rahy
's fee has been dropped from $80,000 to $75,000, and the fee for Yes It's True
has gone up to $35,000 from $25,000.
The fees for the other Three Chimneys stallions are $7,500 for Albert the Great
; $8,500 for Medallist; and $30,000 for Sky Mesa