Vinery Bumps More Than Ready's Fee to $30,000

More Than Ready , one of the leading second-crop sires while standing at Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington, will stand in 2006 for $30,000, up from his 2005 fee of $20,000. The son of Southern Halo out of the Woodman mare Woodman's Girl currently stands at Vinery in Australia, where he also ranks as one of the top second-crop stallions.

Following are the 2006 fees for the other Vinery stallions:
Brahms $10,000
Gilded Time $12,500
Peace Rules $15,000 (stands at Vinery near Summerfield, Fla.)
Posse $10,000
Pure Prize $7,500
Runaway Groom $12,500
The Cliff's Edge $20,000
Trust N Luck $6,500
Yonaguska $10,000