11/14/2013 10:36AM

Airdrie Stud’s Proud Citizen, Creative Cause to stand for $15,000


Airdrie Stud in Midway, Ky. has released the advertised fees for its 2014 stallion roster, led by Proud Citizen and Creative Cause, who will each stand for $15,000.

Proud Citizen, a 14-year-old son of Gone West, is the sire of seven crops of racing age. His best runners are led by champion Proud Spell, Kentucky Oaks winner Believe You Can, and Grade 2 winner Mark Valeski.

Grade 1 winner Creative Cause will stand his second season at stud in 2014. The 4-year-old Giant’s Causeway colt won four of 10 starts during his racing career for earnings of $1,039,000, including wins in the Grade 1 Norfolk Stakes and the Grade 2 San Felipe Stakes and Best Pal Stakes. He also placed in the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes, Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, and Santa Anita Derby.

Following is a list of 2014 fees for the Airdrie stallion roster, with the previous season’s fee in parentheses. A six percent discount will be applied to stud fees paid by Nov. 1, 2014. All are paid on a stands-and-nurses basis.

Brother Derek - $5,000 ($7,500)
Creative Cause - $15,000 ($15,000)
Divine Park - $7,500 ($10,000)
Haynesfield - $10,000 ($10,000)
Include - $12,500 ($12,500)
Istan - $3,500 ($3,500)
Majesticperfection - $10,000 ($8,500)
Proud Citizen - $15,000 ($15,000)