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Union Rags to stand at $35,000 at Lane's End

THIS season's Belmont Stakes hero Union Rags will command a fee of $35,000 when he stands his first season at Lane's End Stud in Kentucky next year.

The son of Dixie Union, who also won the Grade 1 Champagne Stakes at two, is descended from 1,000 Guineas heroine Glad Rags.

Lane's End's most expensive stallion, Smart Strike, twice a champion sire in North America, has had his fee for 2013 left unchanged from this year - at $85,000.

Smart Strike, a son of Mr Prospector who turns 21 next year, is the sire of champions Curlin, Lookin At Lucky and English Channel.

Lane's End 2013 stallion fees
After Market $5,000
Belong To Me $5,000
Candy Ride $40,000
City Zip $25,000
Courageous Cat $10,000
Curlin $25,000
Discreetly Mine $15,000
English Channel $25,000
Langfuhr $10,000
Lemon Drop Kid $35,000
Mineshaft $30,000
Pleasantly Perfect $10,000
Quality Road $25,000
Rock Hard Ten $20,000
Shakespeare $5,000
Smart Strike $85,000
Stephen Got Even $7,500
The Factor $15,000
Twirling Candy $12,500
Union Rags $35,000




Galileo £10,647,143
Dark Angel £3,007,182
Dubawi £2,934,398
Kodiac £2,219,020
Acclamation £2,084,861
Frankel £1,958,449
Nathaniel £1,874,732
Sea The Stars £1,866,794
Iffraaj £1,748,970
Invincible Spirit £1,692,034