Tattersalls October 1 Purchase Highland Reel impressive in Group 2 Vintage Stakes
Tattersalls October Book 1 yearling HIGHLAND REEL established himself as one of the leaders of his generation with an impressive victory in the Group 2 Vintage Stakes on day two of Glorious Goodwood. Purchased for 460,000 guineas at Europe’s premier yearling sale, the son of GALILEO out of the Australian bred DANEHILL mare HVEGER justified favouritism in the Group 2 contest, and continued the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale domination of two year old Group races on the Sussex Downs.
The Aidan O’Brien trained two year old received quotes as low as 12 - 1 favourite for next year’s 2000 Guineas following his 2 1/4 lengths win over fellow Tattersalls October yearling purchase TUPI. HIGHLAND REEL’s yearling own brother is to be offered at Book 1of this year’s October Yearling Sale from Camas Park Stud, which also sold HIGHLAND REEL last year.
Book 1 of the 2014 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale takes place Tuesday 7th - Thursday 9th October.