DARLEY ANNOUNCE FEES
Newgate Also Set Fees For Their Seven Stallions
Exceed And Excel (Danehill) and Medaglia d’Oro (El Prado) are the headline acts of Darley’s roster for the 2015 season, which features three new stallions in Hallowed Crown (Street Sense), Brazen Beau (I Am Invincible) and Sidestep (Exceed And Excel).
Exceed And Excel and Medaglia d’Oro will each stand for a fee of $110,000 (inc GST) at Darley’s Kelvinside base.
The fee is double that commanded by Medaglia d’Oro in 2014. A top-class stallion in USA, whose 12 Kentucky-bred Group/Grade One winners include American Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, he is enjoying a strong season in Australia as the sire of four stakes winners including unbeaten Golden Slipper Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) hero Vancouver. Between them, his progeny have won close to $4,000,000 so far this season.
Exceed And Excel’s fee is unchanged from 2014 following a season which has yielded ten stakes winners to date. They include the Group-winning two-year-olds Headwater, who was successful in the Silver Slipper Stakes (Gr 2, 1100m), Furnaces and Ottoman.
NEWGATE INTRODUCE THREE NEW STALLIONS
Group One winners Dissident (Sebring) and Wandjina (Snitzel) head the seven-strong line-up for Newgate Stud for 2015.
The pair are two of three new recruits alongside the Group One-placed sprinter Deep Field (Northern Meteor) for Newgate, which also stands Eurozone (Northern Meteor), Foxwedge (Fastnet Rock), Sizzling (Snitzel) and The Factor (War Front).
“We are excited to present our all-star stallion roster for the 2015 breeding season,” said Newgate managing director Henry Field.
“Heading into the new season we are extremely proud of how our foundation sire Foxwedge is placed with his first crop set to hit the racetrack, and we now look forward to the first foals of young guns Eurozone, Sizzling and The Factor."