Following is information on incoming stallions to Kentucky standing for $10,000 and up and on select leaders in other markets:
A visual look at some of the new stallions for 2016, arranged in alphabetical order. View Slideshow
Kaleem Shah's Bayern, winner of the 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), has officially been retired following his third-place finish as the 6-5 favorite in the Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 26 at Santa Anita Park.
A visual look at some of the new stallions for 2015, arranged in alphabetical order. View Slideshow
Enthusiasm in the stallion market points to a brighter year ahead. read blog
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Darby Dan Farm near Lexington has set the 2009 stud fee for grade I winner and millionaire Nobiz Like Shobiz at $7,500.
The first mares have been confirmed in foal to first-year stallions Artie Schiller, Bellamy Road, and Borrego.
Kelly Kip, one of Thoroughbred racing's top sprinters who last fall because of a leg injury, will enter stud at Barbara and David La Croix' Meadowbrook Farms of the Ocala Jockey Club in Ocala, Fla., where he will stand for $3,500 this year. He is being syndicated at a cost of $12,500 per share.
Millionaire Down the Aisle has been retired and will enter stud for a fee of $5,000 at Bruce Kline and Mary Lou Wibel's Dixiana Farm near Lexington. He captured this year's United Nations Handicap (gr. IT) in course-record time, plus the Bougainvillea (gr. IIIT), and Kentucky Cup Turf Handicaps.
The Aga Khan's Sinndar, recent winner of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere (Fr-I), has been retired to enter stud next year at his owner's Gilltown Stud in Ireland.
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