More Than Ready's Fee Upped to $40,000
More Than Ready , sire of both winners of this year’s two Breeders’ Cup races for 2-year-olds on the turf, will stand in 2011 for $40,000, up from $30,000 in 2010.
More Than Ready's daughter More Than Real won the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT) Nov. 5, and his son, Pluck, captured the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IIT) the following day. More Than Ready (Southern Halo—Woodman’s Girl, by Woodman) stands at Tom Simon’s Vinery near Lexington.
In other news, Congrats , who ranks atop the freshman sires’ list by progeny earnings, will stand in 2011 for $15,000. He stood in 2010 for $4,500.
Vinery also stands stallions at its farm near Summerfield, Fla., and at its farm near Hudson, N.Y.
Following are 2011 fees (and 2010 fees):
Cactus Ridge $5,000 ($7,500)
Silver Train $7,500 ($12,500)
Benny the Bull $3,000 ($4,000)
Frost Giant $7,500 (same)
All fee are stands and nurses.
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