Thoroughbred breeding assets are one of the rare asset classes that can produce wealth and income
Breeding Assets Can Increase in Value Over Time
Annual Cash Payments as Assets are Leased or Declare Dividends
Lifetime Breeding Rights in current leading stallion Into Mischief were originally offered for $25,000. Five years later, a single nomination was worth $30,000, and today - eleven years later - a single nomination is worth at least $225,000. The value of the entire LBR appreciated to $350,000 after seven years, $400,000 after eight years, and would be worth even more than that today.
War Front and Tapit (leading stallion assets) have increased in stud fee from $12,500 to $250k+
Laoban retired to stud in New York for the 2017 breeding season and single nominations were originally valued at $7,500. After the success of his first runners in 2020. Laoban was relocated to Kentucky where nominations were advertised at $25,000, and traded privately for around twice that.
Malibu Moon initially stood in Maryland with single nominations valued at $3,000. Four years later, he was relocated to Kentucky where a single nomination was worth $10,000, and the next year it was worth $60,000, and peaked three years later at $95,000.
A 33% stake in three-time leading sire Tapit was purchased upon his retirement for $3 million, at a time when a single nominations were valued at $15,000. Ten years later, those nominations were valued at $300,000 apiece, and that 33% was worth $40 million.