Ocala Stud has set stud fees for its roster of 12 stallions for the 2020 breeding season. Grade I Haskell Invitational winner Girvin (Tale of Ekati)'s stud fee will remain unchanged at $7,500 S&N for his second year at stud, while The Big Beast (Yes It's True), who was represented by his first crop of runners in 2019, will stand for $6,000 S&N. Girvin, who covered 149 mares in his first book, will be represented by his first foals in 2020. Also a Grade I winner, The Big Beast, ranked second-ranked as Florida's first-crop sire with 14 winners, including Inspiressa, who finished second to Bast in the GI Del Mar Debutante.
Additionally, multiple graded-stakes winner Awesome Slew (Awesome Again) will stand his second season at stud for $5,000 S&N. His first foals arrive in 2020. Leading Florida's General Sire list in 2019, Adios Charlie (Indian Charlie), will stand the upcoming season for $4,000 S&N.
Ocala Stud's fees for the remaining roster of stallions are as follows (all S&N): Ami's Flatter (Flatter) – $3,500; Awesome of Course (Awesome Again) – $4,000; Fort Loudon (Awesome of Course) – $2,500; Greenpointcrusader (Bernardini) – $5,000; In Summation (Put It Back) – $2,500; Jess's Dream (Curlin) – $5,000; Noble Bird (Birdstone) – $5,000; Rainbow Heir (Wildcat Heir) – $3,500.