10/28/2007 11:00PM

Hill 'n' Dale fees to be level

EmailLike numerous other major Kentucky nurseries, Hill 'n' Dale Farms in Lexington will keep its 2008 stud fees level with last year's.

Hill 'n' Dale's most expensive sire remains Vindication, who will stand again for $60,000. Vindication is the sire of Grade 2 winner More Happy and Grade 1-placed Maimonides.

Two stallions on the roster will get fee changes in 2008. Stormy Atlantic, currently ranked 14th by progeny earnings with such runners as graded winner Icy Atlantic, will rise from $30,000 to $45,000, while Mutakddim will decrease from $15,000 to $12,500.

Hill 'n' Dale's other fees for 2008 are Theatrical, $40,000; El Corredor and Roman Ruler, $30,000; Shakespeare, $20,000; Candy Ride, Closing Argument, and Grand Reward, $12,500; and Seeking the Best, $7,500.