11/12/2013 12:55PM

Shackleford to remain at $20,000 for 2014 at Darby Dan Farm

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Tom Keyser
Classic winner Shackleford will again stand for $20,000 at Darby Dan Farm, headlining the farm's 2014 stallion roster.

Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, Ky., released its advertised stud fees for the 2014 breeding season, which will remain largely unchanged from the previous season.

Leading the way for the farm will be second-year stallion Shackleford, whose fee will remain at $20,000. The 5-year-old son of Forestry was a three-time Grade 1 winner during his racing career, highlighted by the 2011 Preakness Stakes, and he is out of 2011 Broodmare of the Year Oatsee.

The only returning Darby Dan sire to see a change in fee will be Run Away and Hide, who will increase from $5,000 to $7,500 for 2014. The 7-year-old Grade 2-winning City Zip horse is the sire of two crops of racing age, and his best runners to date are led by Grade 2 winner Alberts Hope, Grade 3 winners Are You Kidding Me and Mico Margarita, and stakes winners Take It Like a Man, Heaven’s Runaway, and Look Quickly.

Making his debut in 2014 is Grade 2 winner O’Prado Again, who retired to Darby Dan after winning two of 11 starts for earnings of $187,486, highlighted by a score in the Grade 2 Remsen Stakes. The 4-year-old son of El Prado will stand for a fee of $5,000.

All other fees for Darby Dan’s returning stallions remain unchanged from 2013.

Below is a list of advertised fees for Darby Dan’s 2014 stallion roster.

American Lion - $5,000
Dialed In - $7,500
Jersey Town - $10,000
Magna Graduate - $5,000
O’Prado Again (New) - $5,000
Perfect Soul - $7,500
Run Away and Hide - $7,500
Shackleford - $20,000
Tale of Ekati - $15,000