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US Sire Birdstone 2010 Fee Up 200% At Gainesway
In the US breeding barn, boom stallion Birdstone (Grindstone-Dear Birdie, by Storm Bird) “who has sired 2 of the 3 US 3YO classic winners this year” will stand in 2010 for US$30,000, up 200% from US$10,000 in 2009, at the Beck family’s Gainesway Farm in Kentucky, reported bloodhorse.com. Birdstone’s son Mine That Bird (Birdstone-Mining My Own, by Smart Strike) won the Gr1 Kentucky Derby & another son Summer Bird won the Gr1 Belmont Stakes (Birdstone-Hong Kong Squall, by Summer Squall).