11/13/2015 3:44PM

Ocala Stud Farm to debut The Big Beast at $6,000

Barbara D. Livingston
The Big Beast, a Grade 1 winner, will begin his stud career in Florida this spring.

J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.’s Ocala Stud announced stud fees for its expanded stallion roster for 2016, which includes new stallions The Big Beast and I Spent It.

Based in Ocala, Fla., Ocala Stud will stand 12 stallions for the upcoming breeding season, adding established Florida stallions Awesome of Course, Brooks ‘n Down, and Hear No Evil.

The Big Beast, a 4-year-old son of Yes It’s True out of the Deputy Minister mare V V S Flawless, won the Grade 1 King’s Bishop Stakes last year and was twice Grade 1-placed this year while earning $676,300 in nine career starts, with four wins.

I Spent It, a 3-year-old by Super Saver out of Rateeba, by Sky Mesa, won the Grade 2 Saratoga Special Stakes last year and earned $347,640 while winning two of seven career starts.

The Ocala Stud roster and fees for 2016:
Adios Charlie, $3,000
Awesome of Course, $5,000
Brooks ‘n Down, $2,500
Hear No Evil, $2,500
High Cotton, $5,000
I Spent It, $3,000
In Summation, $2,500
Kantharos, $5,000
Overdriven, $3,000
Prospective, $5,000
The Big Beast, $6,000
Uncaptured, $6,000