Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud announced sharp stud fee increases for Deputy Commander and Stormin Fever. Deputy Commander, sire of Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner Ten Most Wanted, will stand for $30,000, double his 2003 fee. Stormin Fever's fee is $25,000, up from $15,000. Stormin Fever ranks fourth on the freshmen sire list.
The Midway, Ky., nursery also announced a fee of $15,000 for Forest Camp, Siphon, and Yankee Victor; $12,500 for Include, Indian Charlie, and Mazel Trick; $7,500 for Afternoon Deelites; and $5,000 for Slew City Slew. Silver Hawk once again will stand for a private fee, and Harlan's Holiday's fee of $17,500 was previously announced.