New Approach: has made a stunning start to his stud careerPICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)
New Approach 2013
fee more than doubled
DARLEY sire New Approach, who enjoyed a stunning start with his first runners this season, has been handed a hefty fee increase for 2013, rising to £50,000 from £22,500.
His first crop of runners is headed by unbeaten Dewhurst winner Dawn Approach, part of a treble of Royal Ascot winners for his sire that included the ill-fated Newfangled and Tha'Ir.
Also on the rise is Exceed and Excel, represented by dual Group 1 winner Excelebration. Hi2 2013 will be £35,000, up £10,000 on this year.
Flagship sire Dubawi, whose big winners this season include Dubai World Cup winner Monterosso and has now sired nine Group 1 winners overall, will remain at £75,000 next year despite his successful run.
Teofilo, who achieved a second Group 1 juvenile winner through Loch Garman in the Criterium International, has risen to €35,000 from €25,000 this year and €15,000 in 2011.
Raven's Pass, who stands alongside Teofilo at Kildangan Stud in Ireland, will stand at €30,000 next season following a successful season with his first runners that included Group 2 Royal Lodge winner and Racing Post Trophy third Steeler. Raven's Pass stood at €22,500 this year.
Australian imports Sepoy, a champion two-year-old and three-year-old by Elusive Quality, and Helmet, a son of Exceed And Excel who was a dual Group 1-winning two-year-old and also took the Caulfield Guineas, will stand at £15,000 (Dalham Hall) and €10,000 (Kildangan) respectively.
New recruit Casamento, winner of the Racing Post Trophy, will retire to Kildangan at a fee of €5,000, while Manduro moves from Kildangan to stand alongside new sire Rio de la Plata at Haras du Logis. Their fees are €10,000 and €7,000 respectively.
Sam Bullard, Darley's director of stallions in Europe, said: "The Darley stallions have enjoyed another superb year on the racecourse. Dubawi has sired two G1 winners and Shamardal (unchanged at €50,000) has sired three. New Approach could not have made a better start to his stud career and Raven's Pass is hot on his heels.
"Sepoy and Helmet, two of the world's best racehorses to retire to stud in recent years, are a very exciting addition to our European roster, and at £15,000 and €10,000 respectively, we believe they represent tremendous value. We look forward to showing them to breeders in the new year."
Dubawi: £75,000 (2012 fee: £75,000)
New Approach: £50,000 (2012: £22,500)
Exceed And Excel: £35,000 (2012: £22,500)
Sepoy: £15,000 (-)
Poet's Voice: £12,000 (2012: £12,000)
Halling: £10,000 (2012: £10,000)
Authorized: £7,000 (2012: £10,000)
Shirocco: £7,000 (2012: £10,000)
Kheleyf: £6,000 (2012: £4,000)
Shamardal: €50,000 (2012: €50,000)
Cape Cross: €35,000 (2012: €35,000)
Teofilo: €35,000 (2012: €25,000)
Raven's Pass €30,000 (2012: €22,500)
Helmet: €10,000 (- )
Iffraaj: €10,000 (2012: €10,000)
Casamento: €6,000 ( - )
Vale Of York: €3,000 (2012: €5,000)
Haras du Logis
Manduro: €10,000 (2012: €10,000)
Rio de la Plata: €7,000 ( - )
Slickly: €7,000 (2012: €7,000)
Alexandros: €3,000 (2012: €4,000)
Creachadoir: €3,000 (2012: €3,000)
The Royal Studs
Royal Applause: £9,000 (2012: £9,000)
All terms, Oct 1, special live foal