Ashford also announced the fee for Fusaichi Pegasus will be $125,000, down from $150,000 this year. By Mr. Prospector, he also is the sire of 11 stakes winners including 2005 grade I winners Bandini and Roman Ruler.He entered stud at Ashford in 2001 for $150,000 and his fee was $135,000 in 2002, $125,000 in 2003, and $85,000 in 2004. He covered 213 mares this season at Ashford and is currently standing the Southern Hemisphere season at Coolmore Australia.In other Ashford news, a published report in Japan stated that Stravinsky, the sire of 24 stakes winners, has been sold to stand at the Japan Bloodstock Breeders' Association's Shizunai Stallion Station. The son of Nureyev is represented this year by six stakes winners in the Northern Hemisphere (five of them group/graded winners), and three in the Southern Hemisphere (both group winners).
He was just represented by a classic winner in Australia when Serenade Rose won the Nov. 3 Victoria Oaks (Aust-I).His stud fee in Japan will be ¥2,300,000 (about $20,000), where he is expected to cover a book of about 110 mares. He stood in 2005 at Ashford Stud for $25,000. Stravinsky has also been shuttling to Cambridge Stud in New Zealand.