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Stud fees in brief: news on Colleville, Hetraie and Quesnay

Leading French sire by winners Kendargent remains at €22,000

Kendargent: sire of six Group winners
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Three prominent French studs become the latest farms to release 2018 covering fees for their rosters, namely Haras de Colleville, Haras de la Hetraie and Haras du Quesnay.

Kendargent, the leading French sire by winners, will remain at €22,000, while his son Goken will join him at Colleville, where he will stand at an unchanged fee of €5,000. Galiway will continue to be offered to breeders at a fee of €3,000.

Haras de Colleville 2018 covering fees

  2017 2018 Difference
Galiway €3,000 €3,000 -
Goken €5,000 €5,000 -
Kendargent €22,000 €22,000 -

Haras de la Hetraie have also released fees for next year for its nine-strong roster, headed by Kapgarde, sire of French steeplechase sensation Milord Thomas, who has been upped from €8,500 to €10,000.

Great Pretender - an 18-year-old stallion like Kapgarde - was responsible for Grade 1-winning novice chaser Great Field, and he has seen his fee rise from €5,500 to €7,000.

New recruit Pastorius will be introduced at his new home at a fee of €5,800, while George Vancouver remains at €6,000.

Haras de la Hetraie 2018 covering fees

  2017 2018 Difference
Bathyrhon      €3,000      €3,000            
George Vancouver €6,000 €6,000 -
Great Pretender €5,500 €7,000 +€1,500
Kap Rock €2,000 €2,000 -
Kapgarde €8,500 €10,000 +€1,500
Pastorius €6,500 €5,800 -€700
Silver Frost €6,000 €3,000 -€3,000
Top Trip €1,500 €1,500 -
Walzertakt €2,500 €2,500 -

Quesnay have trimmed second-crop sire Anodin from €7,500 to €6,000, while new recruit Attendu, the first son to stand at stud in France, will be introduced at a fee of €5,000.

2005 Derby winner Motivator remains at €10,000, while three-time Arc runner-up Youmzain is kept at €4,000.

Haras du Quesnay 2018 covering fees

  2017 2018 Difference
Anodin €7,500 €6,000 -€1,500
Attendu new €5,000 n/a
Motivator €10,000 €10,000 -
Youmzain €4,000 €4,000 -

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Goken will join Kendargent at Colleville, where he will stand at an unchanged fee of €5,000

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