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Tale Of Ekati: Grade 1 winner will stand 2012 at a fee of $15,000

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$15,000 fee for Tale of Ekati at Darby Dan

Darby Dan Farm in Kentucky has announced that the farm's multiple Grade 1 winner Tale of Ekati is to stand at $15,000 stands and nurses, for 2012.

Standing as property of Chuck Fipke, the top-class miler by Tale of the Cat and out of Silence Beauty was popular in the breeding shed in his first year at stud in 2011, covering a full book of mares.

Unbeaten dirt winner, Run Away And Hide, by City Zip, sees his fee reduced to $5,000 from 2010's $7,500. But both Magna Graduate, by Honor Grades, and Sun King, by Charismatic, will stand at their previous fees of $5,000 and $10,000 respectively.

Fees for the farm's three other stallions Ambassador, Repriced and Quintus Sertorius will remain private.




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