Walmac, located near Lexington, also announced that Successful Appeal will remain at $25,000. The son of Valid Appeal topped the freshman sires list last year and ranks with the second-crop leaders this year.
John T.L. Jones III and Robert Trussell's Walmac Farms announced that the fee for first-crop sire Songandaprayer has been boosted to $35,000 for 2006 from $10,000. The son of Unbridled's Song ranks second on the freshman sires list and fifth overall on the juvenile list and is represented by grade II winner What a Song and grade III winner He's Got Grit.