11/14/2017 4:54PM

Uncaptured, The Big Beast top Ocala Stud 2018 roster

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Barbara D. Livingston
Champagne Stakes winner Greenpointcrusader enters stud with a $5,000 fee.

Ocala Stud in Ocala, Fla. released the advertised fees for its 2018 stallion roster, co-headlined once again by Uncaptured and The Big Beast, who will each stand for $6,000.

Uncaptured, a 7-year-old son of Lion Heart, was North America’s most active stallion by mares bred in 2017 among those standing outside of Kentucky, covering 140 mares. His first foals will be 2-year-olds of 2018.

The Big Beast’s first foals are weanlings of 2017. The 6-year-old son of Yes It’s True won the Grade 1 King’s Bishop Stakes at 3, and ran second in a pair of Grade 1 races at 4.

Adios Charlie will be advertised at $3,000 after previously standing for $2,500. The 9-year-old Indian Charlie horse is led this season by Grade 3 winner Shane’s Girlfriend and stakes winners Mo Cash and Crocodile Charlie.

Awesome of Course, a 17-year-old son of Awesome Again, will stand for $4,000 after standing the most recent season for $4,000. Prospective, an 8-year-old Malibu Moon horse, will stand for $3,000 after previously being advertised at $4,000.

A pair of Grade 1-winning newcomers will join the roster for the upcoming season, each standing for $5,000.

Noble Bird, a 6-year-old son of Birdstone, comes to Ocala Stud with wins in the Grade 1 Stephen Foster Handicap, Grade 2 Fayette Stakes, and Grade 3 Pimlico Special Handicap.

Greenpointcrusader, a 4-year-old Bernardini colt, won the Grade 1 Champagne Stakes as a juvenile, and returned at three to run second in the Grade 2 Holy Bull Stakes.

Following the complete list of advertised fees for the 2018 Ocala Stud roster.

Adios Charlie - $3,000
Awesome of Course - $4,000
Fort Loudon - $2,500
Greenpointcrusader (NEW) - $5,000
Hear No Evil - $2,500
In Summation - $2,500
Jess’s Dream - $5,000
Noble Bird (New) - $5,000
Prospective - $3,000
The Big Beast - $6,000
Uncaptured - $6,000