Dynaformer, the 2005 leading sire by progeny earnings, will undergo a stud fee boost from $75,000 to $100,000 for 2006 at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. The 20-year-old son of Roberto out of the His Majesty mare Andover Way is represented by the earners of $6.4 million this year.Three Chimneys also announced that the fees for Smarty Jones ($100,000), War Chant ($60,000), and Point Given ($50,000) will remain the same from last year's breeding season. Rahy's fee has been dropped from $80,000 to $75,000, and the fee for Yes It's True has gone up to $35,000 from $25,000.The fees for the other Three Chimneys stallions are $7,500 for Albert the Great; $8,500 for Medallist; and $30,000 for Sky Mesa.
Three Chimneys' stallion fees will remain the same or decrease in 2008, the farm announced Oct. 12. Also, the farm will contractually limit the stallion books to 110 mares, as has been its informal custom.