First-crop stallion Pulpit, who ranks seventh on the freshman sire list by progeny earnings, had his fee boosted to $60,000 for the 2002 breeding season from $40,000 from the previous one. Seven-year-old Pulpit (A.P. Indy--Preach, by Mr. Prospector) is the sire of grade II winner Essence of Dubai. He stands at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.
Godolphin's Fantastic Light, who won the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) and is awaiting the Japan Cup (Jpn-I), will command a stud fee of £30,000 at Dalham Hall Stud in England in 2002. The 5-year-old horse (Rahy--Jood, by Nijinsky II) has earned $7.4 million.