Araafa's fee lowered
ARAAFA will stand at a reduced fee of £9,000 next year. The dual Group 1-winning son of Mull Of Kintyre stood the past season at Plantation Stud for £12,000.
According to a stud spokesperson, the current economic climate and its effects on the bloodstock industry prompted Plantation to cut the stallion's fee.
Araafa's first crop will be yearlings in 2009.