Darley has announced its 2015 service fees and leading the Northwood Park roster in Victoria is Group 1 newcomer Brazen Beau.
Brazen Beau (I Am Invincible) won the G1 Coolmore Stud Stakes and G1 Newmarket Hcp at Flemington this season and he holds Group 1 nominations for the King’s Stand and Golden Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.
He will stand for an introductory fee of $44,000 (inc gst).
“It’s been another fantastic 12 months and we’re very proud of our achievements,” Darley’s Australian sales manager Alastair Pulford said. “Our stallions have sired the winners of 24% of the Group races run in Australia this season, including 11 Group 1 victories.
“It promises to be an exciting year ahead and we very much look forward to welcoming breeders to Darley in the coming months to see our stallions and discuss their mating plans.”
Group 1 Caulfield Guineas winner Helmet (Exceed And Excel) had 26 first-crop yearlings average $93,192 at Melbourne Premier and he is available at an unchanged fee of $33,000 (inc gst).
Darley’s Seymour property is also home to Reset (Zabeel) who currently leads the Victorian sires’ premiership with earnings of $4.38 million. He has sired this season’s Group 1 winners Fawkner (Caulfield Stakes) and Set Square (VRC Oaks) and remains at $16,500 (inc gst).
Domesday (Red Ransom) will stand for a reduced $13,750 (inc gst) fee while Kentucky shuttler Street Boss (Street Cry) – $11,000 (inc gst), Kuroshio (Exceed And Excel) – $8,800 (inc gst) and Skilled (Commands) – $6,600 (inc gst) are all unchanged.