Elusive Quality Heads Darley Australia Stallions
Updated: Friday, March 25, 2005 1:48 PM
Posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2005 3:04 PM
Sheikh Mohammed's Darley has announced its 2005 stallion roster, which will consist of 16 stallions at its Hunter Valley base in Aberdeen in Australia. Heading the group is Elusive Quality
, who will shuttle once again from brother Sheikh Maktoum's Gainsborough Farm near Versailles, Ky., and stand for $110,000, double his 2004 fee. Owned by Darley, Elusive Quality (Gone West
--Touch of Greatness, by Hero's Honor) was North America's leading sire of 2004. He was represented by champion Smarty Jones, winner of the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I).
The full list of stallions and fees inclusive of GST:
Elusive Quality $110,000
Exceed And Excel $55,000
Cape Cross $44,000
Carnegie $27,500Fantastic Light
King's Best $27,500Dubai Destination
Refuse To Bend $16,500Street Cry
Grandera $11,000E Dubai
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