Darley release 2018 covering fees for European roster
Dubawi, sire of 33 top-level winners, remains at £250,000
Darley have released the 2018 covering fees for their 39-strong European roster that is spread between the operation's Dalham Hall Stud in Newmarket, Kildangan Stud in County Kildare and Haras du Logis in France.
There has been no change to the fees of the three biggest heavyweights on the Darley roster, with Dubawi, the sire of 33 top-level winners, remaining available at £250,000; Golden Horn - whose first crop are currently foals - due to stand a third consecutive season at £60,000; and Exceed And Excel staying at €50,000. The services of Shamardal remain private.
Iffraaj has received the biggest hike, upped from £27,500 to £40,000. His four-year-old son Ribchester enjoyed his best season yet, landing three Group 1s over a mile, while Iffraaj also supplied Antipodean elite winners Gingernuts and Jon Snow.
Ribchester is one of four new additions and will stand alongside last year's King's Stand scorer Profitable at Kildangan, where they will command fees of €30,000 and €12,000 respectively.
Night Of Thunder, the 2,000 Guineas and Lockinge winner who had his first foals this year, will relocate to Dalham Hall, where he will stand at a fee of £15,000.
|Night Of Thunder||€25,000||£15,000||n/a|
|Exceed And Excel||€50,000||€50,000||-|
|The Last Lion||€12,000||€7,500||-€4,500|
Haras du Logis
|Rio De La Plata||€5,500||€5,000||-€500|