Vinery Boosts More Than Ready's Fee to $40,000

More Than Ready , a leading third-crop sire, will stand in 2007 for $40,000 at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington. The fee is $10,000 more than his 2006 fee.

More Than Ready (Southern Halo--Woodman's Girl, by Woodman) is represented this year by 16 international stakes winners.

Vinery will keep Purge (Pulpit--Copelan's Bid Gal, by Copelan) at the same $20,000 fee that he started his stallion career for in 2006.

Following are the 2007 fees all Vinery stallions:

In Kentucky
Brahms ($8,500)
Gilded Time ($10,000)
Limehouse ($17,500)
More Than Ready ($40,000)
Posse ($12,500)
Pure Prize ($8,500)
Purge ($20,000)
Runaway Groom ($12,500)
Silver Train (to be announced)
The Cliff's Edge ($15,000)
Yonaguska ($10,000)

Vinery Florida
D'wildcat ($6,500)
Fire Slam ($6,000)
Peace Rules ($15,000)
Trust N Luck ($5,000)