11/16/2010 3:25PM

Gainesway raises fees for Tapit and Afleet Alex, lowers others


LEXINGTON, Ky. – Gainesway Farm will boost the fees for Tapit and Afleet Alex, but the other six horses on the Lexington farm’s roster will stand for less than they did in 2010.

the farm also will introduce new sire Afleet Express at a $10,000 fee.

Tapit rises from $50,000 to $80,000 in 2011. His 2010 graded winners include Grade 1 winner Tell A Kelly and record-setting Grade 2 winner Concord Point, as well as Grade 1-placed Trappe Shot and Joyful Victory.

Travers winner Afleet Express’s sire, champion Afleet Alex, moves up from $15,000 to $25,000. Grade 1-placed Dublin and Grade 3 winner Afleet Again are among Afleet Alex’s graded hores in 2010.

The Gainesway stallions who will stand for less in 2001 are Birdstone, whose fee drops from $30,000 to $20,000; Corinthian, from $30,000 to $25,000; Mr. Greeley, from $50,000 to $40,000; Orientate, from $10,000 to $7,500; Smoke Glacken, from $12,500 to $10,000; and Whywhywhy, from $5,000 to $3,500.