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More Than Real - Churchill Downs 05.11.10

More Than Real: the Breeders' Cup winner flies flag for More Than Ready

  PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)  

More Than Ready fee increased at Vinery

MORE THAN READY, sire of Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf winner Pluck and Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Fillies winner More Than Real, has had his fee increased by a third to $40,000.

Vinery's North American operation stands stallions in Kentucky and Florida and has recently assumed control of Empire Stud in New York.

Congrats, the leading first-season sire in North America by progeny earnings, has had his fee more than trebled for the 2011 season at Vinery Kentucky.

Congrats, whose progeny includes Grade 1 Alcibiades heroine Wickedly Perfect, will stand at $15,000 next year, up from $4,500.

VINERY KENTUCKY FEES 2011 ($)
Stallion 2011 fee 2010 fee % change
Cactus Ridge
5,000 7,500
-33%
Congrats
15,000 4,500
+233%
Kodiak Kowboy
10,000 15,000
-33%
Limehouse
6,500 10,000
-35%
More Than Ready
40,000 30,000
+33%
Pioneerof The Nile
17,500 20,000 -12.5%
Pure Prize
5,000 10,000 -50%
Silver Train
7,500 12,500 -40%
Stormello
3,500 3,500 0
Street Hero
6,500 10,000 -35%
VINERY FLORIDA FEES 2011 ($)
Stallion 2011 fee 2010 fee % change
Benny The Bull
3,000 4,000
-25%
D'Wildcat
8,500 10,000
-15%
J Be K
3,000 3,000
0
Kantharos (new)
5,000 - -
Maimonides
3,500 3,500
0
Pomeroy
5,000 5,000 0
VINERY NEW YORK FEES 2011 ($)
Stallion 2011 fee 2010 fee % change
Frost Giant
7,500 7,500
0
Justenuffhumor (new)
5,000 -
-
Maybry's Boy (new)
2,500 -
-
Posse
10,000 10,000
0
Purge
5,000 7,500
-33%
Repent
5,000 5,000 0
Silver Wagon private private -

all fees stands and nurses

 

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