11/18/2011 3:38PM

Adena, Wintergreen, Millennium holding line on fees


LEXINGTON, Ky. – Adena Springs, Wintergeen Stallion Station, and Millennium Farms are keeping their 2012 fees for all but one stallion – Borrego, standing at Wintergreen – at the same levels they had in 2011.

Wintergreen, in Midway, Ky., will stand Blind Luck’s sire, Pollard’s Vision, for $12,500 again this year but will trim Borrego’s fee from $10,000 to $5,000 when the 2012 breeding season opens in February. The other Wintergreen stallions will keep their 2011 fees going into the 2012 season. They are Elite Squadron, $5,000; Five Star Day, $5,000; and Neko Bay, $7,500.

Adena Springs – which stands stallions in Kentucky, Canada, New York, and California – will introduce first-year stallion Noble Court at Magali Farms in Santa Ynez, Calif., with a $2,500 fee. The farm’s other stallions standing at Magali next year, and their fees, are Olmodavor and Giacomo, both of whom will keep their 2011 fees of $5,000.

Adena’s stallion roster in Paris, Ky., also will have no fee changes. Awesome Again will stand for $50,000 alongside his son Ghostzapper, who stays at $20,000. Also at Adena Springs Kentucky are Macho Uno at $15,000 and Einstein at $7,500.

The stallion Plan will relocate in 2012 from Kentucky to Adena Springs Canada, where he will stand for $4,000 (Canadian). Other horses on the Canadian roster, and their fees in Canadian dollars, are Milwaukee Brew, $12,500; North Light, $10,000; Sligo Bay, $6,000; Showing Up and Wilko, $5,000; Giant Gizmo, $4,000; and Singing Saint and Mast Track, $2,500.

Adena’s New York stallions will stand at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds. They are Touch Gold, $10,000; Alphabet Soup, $6,000; Silent Name and Tiago, $5,000; and Harlem Rocker, $3,500.

Millennium Farms in Lexington also is keeping Even the Score and their other stallions’ fees unaltered. Even the Score will stand for $10,000, Closing Argument for $5,000; Student Council, $7,500; Will He Shine, $2,500; and Zanjero, $7,500.