Autumn Horses in Training Graduate The Offer Wins Group 1 Sydney Cup
THE OFFER became the eleventh Group 1 winning graduate in the last four years from the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale when taking out the $1,000,000 Group 1 Sydney Cup in dashing style. The son of MONTJEU won by just under four lengths, taking his prizemoney since his purchase to more that AUD$1,000,000 (£550,000) as he went to the top of early Melbourne Cup betting.
THE OFFER, who raced in Ireland, simply as OFFER, was purchased by Gai Waterhouse Racing and McKeever Bloodstock for 200,000 guineas from the Ballydoyle Stables draft. He joins GLENCADAM GOLD, FORETELLER, MY KINGDOM OF FIFE and STAND TO GAIN as Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training graduates who have won at the highest level in Australia.
OUR VOODOO PRINCE, the son of legendary mare OUIJA BOARD, was another Autumn Horses in Training graduate to win at Group level when he took out the Group 3 Easter Cup. He becomes the sixth Autumn Horses in Training graduate to win at Group/Listed level in Australia in 2014 and the nineteenth in the past three years. He was purchased at by Chris Waller Racing for 80,000 guineas.
The Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale is the largest sale of it’s kind in the world and takes place October 27 – 30. The July Sale, which also features a large number of horses in training takes place July 8-11.