Hennessy's Fee Boosted to $60,000

Ashford Stud, located near Versailles, Ky., has raised the fee for Hennessy to $60,000 from $35,000. The 12-year-old son of Storm Cat ranks second on the sires of 2-year-olds list behind fellow Ashford stallion Giant's Causeway .

Ashford also dropped the fees of 10-year-old Grand Slam (by Gone West) and 11-year-old Tale of the Cat  (by Storm Cat) to $50,000. Grand Slam stood in 2005 for $85,000, and Tale of the Cat's fee was $65,000.

Ashford will announce later the fees for Giant's Causeway and Fusaichi Pegasus , both of whom stood for six figures in 2005.

Following is a list of all Ashford stallions:
Black Minnaloushe $10,000
Chapel Royal $10,000
Fusaichi Pegasus TBA
Giant's Causeway TBA
Grand Slam $50,000
Hennessy $60,000
Hold That Tiger $12,500
Honour and Glory $12,500
Johannesburg $25,000
Lion Heart $30,000
Monashee Mountain $10,000
Powerscourt $12,500
Royal Academy $15,000
Tale of the Cat $50,000
Thunder Gulch $25,000
Van Nistelrooy $7,500
Woodman $20,000