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Stormy Atlantic Stays At US$45k In 2009

Friday, 31st October 2008

In Kentucky, John Sikura's Hill n Dale Farms announced the 2009 stud fee for its flagship stallion Stormy Atlantic (Storm Cat-Hail Atlantis, by Seattle Slew) will remain at US$45,000. Sikura told bloodhorse.com: "Our objective is always to stay true to our philosophy with all of our stallions, which is to provide the best value in the stallion business. We have set our fees for 2009 with the current economic climate in mind & believe our current roster affords breeders a strong opportunity to be successful. We had a lot of pressure to raise Stormy Atlantic's stud fee, with the great year he is having, but decided to remain at US$45,000." Stormy Atlantic currently ranks 9th on this year's US leading sires list. The 2009 Hill n Dale fees are:

  • US$45,000 Stormy Atlantic (Storm Cat-Hail Atlantis, by Seattle Slew) no change
  • US$35,000 Theatrical (Nureyev-Tree Of Knowledge, by Sassafras) down from US$40,000
  • US$25,000 El Corredor (Mr Greeley-Silvery Swan, by Silver Deputy) down from US$30,000
  • US$20,000 Heatseeker (Giant's Causeway-Rusty Back, by Defensive Play) new in 2009
  • US$20,000 Midnight Lute (Real Quiet-Candytuft, by Dehere) new in 2009
  • US$200,000 Roman Ruler (Fusaichi Pegasus-Silvery Swan, by Silver Deputy) down from US$30,000
  • US$15,000 Shakespeare (Theatrical-Lady Shirl, by That's A Nice) down from US$20,000
  • US$12,500 Candy Ride (Ride The Rails-Candy Girl, by Candy Stripes) no change
  • US$12,500 Closing Argument (Successful Appeal-Mrs Greeley, by Mr Greeley) no change
  • US$12,500 Mutakddim (Seeking The Gold-Oscillate, by Seattle Slew) down from US$15,000
  • US$10,000 Harlington (Unbridled-Serena's Song, by Rahy) new in 2009
  • US$10,000 Seeking The Dia (Storm Cat-Seeking The Pearl, by Seeking The Gold) new in 2009
  • US$8,500 Grand Reward (Storm Cat-Serena's Song, by Rahy) down from US$12,500
  • US$6,500 Seeking The Best (Seeking The Gold-Mackie, by Summer Squall) down from US$7,500
  • US$5,000 Mr Sekiguchi (Storm Cat-Welcome Surprise, by Seeking The Gold) no change
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