11/02/2016 3:37PM

Stud fees steady at Three Chimneys for 2017

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Three Chimneys Farm announced today stud fees for its stallions for 2017, and all but one will have the same fee as this year. The exception is 16-year-old Sky Mesa, whose stud fee for the next breeding season will be $15,000, down from $20,000 in 2016.

The two Three Chimneys stallions with the highest fees for 2017 do not yet have foals of racing age. The first foals of Will Take Charge, who stands for $30,000, are weanlings. Palace Malice, who stands for $20,000, covered his first mares this past breeding season.

Following are the stud fees for the Three Chimneys stallions for 2017:
Will Take Charge, $30,000 – same as in 2016
Palace Malice, $20,000 – same as in 2016
Sky Mesa, $15,000 – down from $20,000 in 2016
Strong Mandate, $10,000 – same as in 2016
Fast Anna, $7,500 – same as in 2016
Caleb's Posse, $5,000 – same as in 2016

“We have been delighted with the response from breeders to the reinvigorated roster at Three Chimneys, and our commitment to making sure we price them competitively so that our clients can be successful in the long term is very important to our team,” said Grant Williamson, director of stallion nominations and sales for Three Chimneys.