Latest 2017 Service Fees
Tuesday, 9 May 2017: THREE BRIDGES THOROUGHBREDS: The 2017 service fees for young sire Unencumbered will be $11,000.
The son of Testa Rossa, whose first progeny race next season, will be standing with the Fastnet Rock stallion Stryker.
A Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner, Unencumbered has increased hius bok of mares in each of his three seasons without a starter, a strong vote of confidence in his future prospects by breeders.
Stryker, the sire of G1 winner Rangipo and promising Flemington winner Perpetual Crisis, wil stand on a reduced fee of $6600.
CHATSWOOD STUD: Proven G1 producer All American will join the roster for the 2017 breeding season.
The G1-winning son of Red Ransom, sire of dual G1 winner Yankee Rose, will relocate from Geisel Park Stud in WA after starting his stud career at Arrowfield in NSW.
All American has had significant success with Danehill line mares, including 10 individual winners from Redoute's Choice mares, seven winners from Danehill mares and also seven winner's from Flying Spur mares..
All American is out of a Strawberry Road mare and is a half-brother to multiple Group-winning filly More Strawberries and from the US family of dual G1-winning stallion Rock Hard Ten.
All American will stand at a fee of $13,200.
LARNEUK STUD: The Victorian stud farm at Euroa adds first season stallion Wolf Cry to its roster. He joins the consistent O'Lonhro, Ilovethiscity and the popular young Fastnet Rock stallion Cluster.
Wolf Cry, by Street Cry, makes his debut at a fee of $4400 (inc. gst).
Fastnet Rock’s G2 winner Cluster is into his third season and remains at a fee of $6600 (inc. gst).
Ilovethiscity has been Larneuk's quiet achiever with the G1 winner of the Randwick Guineas represented by a number of exciting types including recent Caulfield winner Plenty To Like, Cranbourne winner Moonlover, Red Right Hand, Tasmanian winner City Of Dreams and runaway Warrnambool maiden winner The Passage.
The son of Magic Albert again stands at $6600 (inc. gst).
Lonhro's record-breaking G2 winning son O'Lonhro is proving a reliable source of winners and just last Saturday was represented by the impressive Rosehill winner O'Lordy.
He is also sire of recent winners Frankly Harvey), Mamzelle Tess, O'Lohn Star, Little Miss Tilly, Union Jukebox, Nelumbo, Gogogrey and La Rita. These horses have won 13 races since the start of March.
O'Lonhro stands at $5,500 (inc. gst).
KITCHWIN HILLS: Set to stand Snitzel’s son Sooboog, a contender for this weekend’s G1 Doomben Ten Thousand in Brisbane.
Sooboog went within a stride of defeating subsequent Golden Slipper winner Vancouver at his first start in the Breeders Plate at Randwick. He later went on to win the G3 Aurie’s Star over 1200 metres down the Flemington straight.
Sooboog, a full brother to Snitzerland, was sold for a then yearling sale record price for a Snitzel when he was knocked down for $1.5 million in 2014.
He is the only son of Snitzel to retire to stud in the NSW Hunter Valley in 2017.
His opening fee has been at $13,200 in 2017.
SCENIC LODGE: The leading WA stud has announced its service fees for 2017 in the lead-up to Black Heart Bart’s defence of the G1 Goodwood at Morphettville on May 20.
Black Heart Bart, a six time G1 winner, is the chief earner by Scenic Lodge’s champion sire Blackfriars and is closing on $4 million prizemoney.
Blackfriars (Danehill) has been champion WA sire for the last six years and will claim the title again in 2016-17.
Now entering the twilight of his stud career, Blackfriars will cover restricted numbers this year on a fee of $12,000 plus GST.
The Scenic Lodge roster also includes Snippetson (Snippets), Universal Ruler (Scenic) and Dash For Cash (Secret Savings).
Snippetson is second for the WA prizemoney premiership but he leads Blackfriars on the individual winners’ table this season.
Snippetson, crowned WA Champion 2YO Sire in 2015-16, will strand for $6000 plus GST in 2017.
Universal Ruler (fee $3500 plus GST) served limited books early in his stud career but that changes with his largest foal-crop turning two on August 1.
Dash For Cash ($2500 plus GST) continues to churn out winners with an outstanding overall strike rate of 64%. Blackfriars is the only locally-based stallion to have sired more winners.