Mare owners shouldn't expect stud fees to drop much lower, according to horsemen at several Central Kentucky farms who were interviewed recently.
Frank Stronach plans to close his Adena Springs South stallion operation near Williston, Fla., and relocate some of the stallions to either Adena Springs near Paris, Ky., or Gardiner Farms near Caledon East, Ontario, Canada.
El Prado, who has sired 74 stakes winners, including the hot young stallion Medaglia d'Oro, experienced declining fertility during the 2009 breeding season, but will continue to cover mares in 2010 if he remains healthy, according to Eric Hamelback, who is the general manager of Frank Stronach's Adena Springs operation near Paris, Ky.
Frank Stronach's Adena Springs has bought a majority interest in the breeding rights of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Giacomo from the colt's owners, Jerome and Ann Moss.
The first reported foals by grade I winners Milwaukee Brew and Sligo Bay arrived the first part of January.
The stallion ranks has a new member of the $100,000 club.
Millionaires Golden Missile and Classic Cat as well as grade I winner Vicar were represented by their first winners the beginning of July.
Janice and Robert McNair of Stonerside Stable will stand their multiple grade I winner Congaree in 2005 at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs near Midway, Ky.
Frank Stronach has purchased grade I turf winner Sligo Bay for stallion duty at his Adena Springs Kentucky near Midway.
Frank Stronach's Adena Springs announced the retirement of millionaire Milwaukee Brew and an increase in Awesome Again's fee to $75,000.
Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Red Bullet will enter stud at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs South
Frank Stronach announced the retirement of homebred millionaire Red Bullet to his Adena Springs Kentucky near Midway
El Prado, who is tops on the leading sires list by progeny earnings, will stand for $75,000 next season,
Champion sprinter Lit de Justice, whose big win came in the 1996 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), has been purchased privately and will stand the 2003 season at Rich and Gaby Sulpizio's Magali Farms near Santa Ynez, Calif.
Frank Stronach's Adena Springs Kentucky has kept the fee for 1998 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Awesome Again at $50,000 and has announced private fees for Alphabet Soup and Lit de Justice.
Globe-trotting millionaire Running Stag, a son of Cozzene who was scheduled to begin his stallion career at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs Kentucky near Midway, will start his career instead at Adena Springs South near Ocala, Fla.
Frank Stronach's Adena Springs announced that millionaire Golden Missile will stand for $30,000 live foal in 2001 at Adena Springs Kentucky near Midway.
Friendly Lover will relocate to Adena Springs Kentucky for the 2001 breeding season the farm announced Friday.
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