Rathbarry sets prices for its Flat roster
New boy Ajaya and Kodi Bear pitched in at the same price
Rathbarry Stud's new recruits for 2017, Ajaya and Kodi Bear, will both stand at a fee of €10,000.
Ajaya, a son of budding sire of sires Invincible Spirit, won the Gimcrack Stakes at two, while Kodi Bear, a son of popular commercial sire Kodiac, won the Group 2 Celebration Mile.
Rathbarry's headline sire Acclamation, represented this year by Prix de l'Abbaye winner Marsha and high-class juvenile Mehmas, has had his fee held at €30,000.
The stud's stalwart Tagula, sire of top sprinter Limato and star miler Canford Cliffs, is also at the same price as in 2016 - €4,000.
Also pitched at €4,000 are Moohaajim and Xtension, who both have their first foals on the ground.
Rathbarry Stud's Catherine Cashman said: "We've held Acclamation at the same fee even though he had such a great year - we feel it's right to give breeders a chance in this market."
She added that the new boys had been creating a buzz.
"Ajaya is by the right sire with a stallion's pedigree and should pass on speed, and he's a very correct horse," she said.
"Kodi Bear was a good seven to eight-furlong horse and should suit a cross-section of mares. There has been a lot of interest in both."
Cashman also said she thought Moohaajim and Xtension represented "very good value" going into their third covering seasons.