Take American Pharoah, who captured the first Triple Crown in 37 years when he won the Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes in 2015.
His stud fees started at $200,000 per cover, the equestrian term for a live breeding, before his fee became private.4 May 2018
What was the stud fee for Secretariat?
As the builder of Meadow Stud, he left behind hefty estate taxes. His family decided to pay the bill by selling Secretariat to a breeding syndicate that would assume ownership at the end of the horse’s racing days. The price tag was a then-record $6.08 million.
How much is a stud fee for a Triple Crown winner?
At an average price of $150,000 per foal, the return on investment is promising. At that rate, the deal would be profitable in just two years. The Triple Crown is a powerful bargaining chip in the market for putting a horse out to stud.12 Jun 2018
What is the highest stud fee?
On the breeding market, however, their fortunes have drastically flipped: Smarty Jones stands for just $7,500 at Calumet Farm while Tapit is the most valuable (and arguably best) sire in North America, standing at Gainesway Farm for $300,000 — the highest stud fee in North America.9 Jun 2018
How much is American Pharoah stud fee?
Ashford Stud set his initial stud fee for 2016 at $200,000, the second-highest stud fee in the United States, behind that of the $300,000 fee for Tapit. Sire Pioneerof the Nile’s stud fee of $60,000 in 2015 was raised to $125,000 for 2016.