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Mawatheeq - Ascot 27.09.09

Mawatheeq: the well-bred Champion Stakes runner-up starts off at £5,000

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Shadwell releases its 2011 stallion fees

SHADWELL has announced its fees for the 2011 season, and three of its six stallions are available at a reduced fee.

Aqlaam is unchanged at £7,000 and Green Desert's fee remains private, while Nayef's fee is trimmed from £15,000 to £12,500, and both Haafhd's and Sakhee's fees are advertised at £5,000, down from £6,000.

The latest addition to the Shadwell roster, Mawatheeq, a Danzig half-brother to Rumoush and Ghanaati from the family of Nashwan, Nayef and Unfuwain.

Winner of the Cumberland Lodge Stakes and second in the Champion Stakes, Mawatheeq begins his stud career at £5,000.

Shadwell's putlying stallions Muhtathir and Naaqoos remain at Haras du Mezeray, with Muhtathir’s fee dropping to €10,000 from €12,000 and Naaqoos unchanged at €6,000.

Mujahid stays at Allevamento di Besnate in Italy, with his fee down to €4,500 from €5,000.

Shadwell stud director Richard Lancaster said: "Taking into consideration the present economic climate and the results of the recentsales, we have pitched the fees at what we believe are competitive and fair prices in the current market.

"We hope that breeders will be confident that at this level the products of these coverings will give them a chance to makea reasonable return."

 

"We are delighted to have added Mawatheeq to our stallion roster for 2011. He is a beautifully bred son of Danzig from an exceptional female family. It gives breeders the chance to use one of the leading families in the world at the moment at a very modest price."

 

 

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