Skip Away Down to $15,000

Skip Away, 1998 Horse of the Year, will stand the 2004 for $15,000, down $5,000 from his past fee, at Rick Trontz' Hopewell Farm near Midway, Ky. Skip Away has sired five stakes winners from his first two crops.

Hopewell also announced a fee of $12,500 for Souvenir Copy; $10,000 for Royal Anthem; $7,500 for Crafty Friend; and $5,000 for David Copperfield and K. O. Punch.