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Shadai Stallion Station Fees for 2020

Wednesday, 27th November 2019

World famous Shadai Stallion Station on Hokkaido Island, which stands or stood Japan's top 10 sires of 2019—including the late Deep Impact and King Kamehameha who passed away earlier this year—has announced stud fees for the 2020 breeding season, reported bloodhorse.com. Their roster is led by Lord Kanaloa (King Kamehameha-Lady Blossom, by Storm Cat) who will stand at ¥20 million, the most expensive fee in Japan. Lord Kanaloa, who was the Japanese Horse of the Year in 2013, is the sire of 2018 Japanese Horse of the Year and six-time Gr1 winner Almond Eye (Lord Kanaloa-Fusaichi Pandora, by Sunday Silence), as well as two other Gr1 winners from only three crops of racing age. A few of the roster have Australian connections with Heart's Cry being the sire of this year's WS Cox Plate winner Lys Gracieux (Heart's Cry-Liliside, by American Post), and Rulership being the sire of Caulfield Cup winner Mer De Glace (Rulership-Glacier Blue, by Sunday Silence). Two new recruits to the Shadai Stallion Station roster are Gr1 Breeders Cup Turf winner Bricks and Mortar (Giant's Causeway-Beyond the Waves, by Ocean Crest) and Gr1 Breeders Cup Juvenile winner New Year's Day (Street Cry-Justwhistledixie, by Dixie Union). Shadai Stallion Station's fees for 2020 are:Lord Kanaloa (King Kamehameha): ¥20 million

  • Heart's Cry (Sunday Silence): ¥10 million
  • Rulership (King Kamehameha): ¥6 million
  • Kizuna (Deep Impact): ¥6 million
  • Bricks and Mortar (Giant's Causeway): ¥6 million
  • New Year's Day (Street Cry): ¥3 million
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