As a versatile & talented racehorse with a huge early pipeline of foals, Bucchero has every shot to make it as a stallion, and he will be a sneaky-good fit for the young mare So Dear in Florida this spring.
As an unbeaten, multiple graded stakes-winning 2YO by one of the top younger sires in the country, Blofeld is a Maryland-based stallion that we believe has a big future, and he’s an intriguing fit for the young mare Seville’s Princess.
With a handful of winners to her credit already in the breeding shed, and a classy female family full of hard-knocking types, Magical Point should be a great fit for Pennsylvania’s veteran blue-collar stallion Weigelia.
Pioneerof the Nile and his sons have had historic success with Storm Cat-line mares like Ride the Tide, and she’s a half-sister to a multiple graded-placed filly from the Unbridled sire-line, so there’s a lot to recommend her match with first-year sire Thousand Words.
Into Mischief, his sire, and his sons have all had success with mares from a variety of sires tracing back to Blushing Groom, and we think that makes Maximus Mischief an excellent choice for Animalistic in 2021.
The precocious, versatile and well-bred Scat Daddy son Flameaway was one of the most popular incoming stallions of 2020, and we are excited to send Miss Charlotte his way this year since her family has had success with Storm Cat-line stallions in the past.
Housatonic clients sold a pair of short yearlings at the 2021 Keeneland January Sale for $110,000 and $95,000 — the former off a $20,000 advertised stud fee, and the latter out of a mare purchased for $10,000 just 14 months earlier.
An undefeated, multiple graded stakes-winning 2YO, Blofeld is a young Maryland stallion that we believe has a big future — he should be a perfect fit for the hard-knocking young Congrats mare Justgimmeakiss.
Jimmy Creed is the best value in Kentucky in 2021, as a proven sire with plenty of upside at his current stud fee. He should be a perfect fit for the versatile Participate this spring in her third pairing.
The veteran Include has long been one of our favorite value sires, and he added two new graded winners to his resume in 2020 — proving that he’s not done siring good horses yet. He’s an exciting pick for the promising young mare Kuznetsov in 2021.
Inspired by the TDN Europe’s recent “From the Experts” series, where breeders and agents are asked to identify recently-announced stud fees that offer value in a trio of different contexts, here are our own such assessments for this coming season’s Kentucky stud fees