Derby effect: Winning sires see stud fees spike

by Nicole Russo 5 years ago

The Kentucky Derby carries a purse of $2 million, but America’s most famous race can pay further dividends for the connections of the winner’s sire. The stallions represented by Kentucky Derby winners – particularly those early in their stud careers – typically see significant fee increases the following season and can also garner larger books filled with higher-quality mares.

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