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Darley America raises Hard Spun covering fee

DARLEY America has increased the 2013 fee for its exciting sophomore stallion Hard Spun by 50 per cent to $60,000 from $40,00o this year.

The son of Danzig's first crop yielded Superlative Stakes winner Red Duke and he is responsible for two of this year's leading two-year-old fillies in America, Questing and Zo Impressive.

In stallion fees released on Tuesday, Bernardini will be Darley America's most expensive stallion at $150,000.

The son of A.P. Indy was represented by Grade 1 winners Alpha and To Honor And Serve this year.

Street Cry has had his fee reduced from $150,000 to $100,000, which his Jonabell Farm studmate Medaglia D'Oro will also command next year.

Elusive Quality, who sired the European Group 1-winning fillies Certify and Elusive Kate this year, remains on $50,000.

Darley America stallion fees 2013

Jonabell Farm, Kentucky

Bernardini                  $150,000
Medaglia D'Oro         $100,000
Street Cry                   $100,000
Hard Spun                  $60,000
Elusive Quality         $50,000
Lonhro                         $30,000
Quiet American         $15,000
Discreet Cat                 $12,500
Midshipman                    $10,000
Street Boss                       $10,000
Any Given Saturday    $7,500 
Regal Ransom                 $7,500 

Sequel Stallions, New York

Girolamo                   $15,000
Desert Party              $7,500 





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