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Cape Blanco wins Man o'War Stakes in US

New Ashford Stud recruit Cape Blanco wins the Man o'War Stakes

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Cape Blanco's first Ashford Stud fee $17,500

CAPE BLANCO, who becomes the first son of all-conquering European sire Galileo to stand in America when he retires to Coolmore's Ashford Stud in Kentucky next year, has had his first fee set at $17,500.

Trained by Aidan O'Brien, Cape Blanco won last year's Dante, Irish Derby and Irish Champion Stakes andshipped to America to bag three Grade 1s - the Man O'War Stakes, the Arlington Million and Joe Hirsch Turf Classic - this season.

Coolmore have kept most Ashford Stud fees unchanged from last year, though Scat Daddy earns a fee increase from $10,000 to $17,500 after his first crop of juveniles this year produced plenty of winners including Graded scorers Daddy Long Legs and Finale.

Henrythenavigator, Lookin At Lucky and Munnings receive fee reductions.

Ashford Stud 2012 fees

Cape Blanco $17,500 (new)

Dunkirk $10,000 (unchanged)

Fusaichi Pegasus $15,000 (unchanged)

Giant's Causeway $85,000(unchanged)

Grand Slam $12,000 (down from $15,000)

Henrythenavigator $25,000 (down from $35,000)

Lookin at Lucky $30,000 (down from $35,000)

Majestic Warrior $10,000 (unchanged)

Munnings $10,000 (down from $12,500)

Scat Daddy $17,500 (up from $10,000)

Tale of the Cat $30,000 (unchanged)

Thunder Gulch $10,000 (unchanged)

Uncle Mo $35,000 (unchanged)




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