Tattersalls December Foal Purchase Rekindling Wins Melbourne Cup
The Tattersalls December Foal Sale received a timely boost when the Joseph O’Brien - trained REKINDLING won the Group 1 Melbourne Cup this morning. Purchased for just 60,000 guineas at the 2014 renewal of the sale by Camas Park Stud, the son of HIGH CHAPARRAL provided his young trainer with his first Melbourne Cup winner and his owner Lloyd Williams with a record sixth win.
REKINDLING was bred by Robert & Nick Pocock’s Stringston Farm who purchased his dam SITARA at the Tattersalls December Mare Sale for just 10,000 guineas. The Somerset-based nursery offer a half-sister by dual 2,000 Guineas winner GLENEAGLES as lot 886 at this year’s Tattersalls December Foal Sale.
The Tattersalls December Sale, featuring the Ballymacoll Disperal starts with the December Yearling Sale on November 27, the December Foal Sale from November 29 – December 2 and the December Breeding Stock Sale from December 4 - 7. Catalogues are out now and available from Tattersalls and Tattersalls representatives and online at www.tattersalls.com.