Two horses owned by Lloyd Williams are being offered for sale as stallion prospects at the upcoming Tattersalls December Mare Sale at Newmarket.
Joseph O’Brien’s first Melbourne Cup winner Rekindling and Australian Group 2 winner Yucatan are listed for auction as lots 1504 and 1505 respectively on Monday, November 30.
Rekindling, a son of High Chaparral, has raced just twice since winning the 2017 Melbourne Cup, finishing last in the 2019 Australian Cup and then finishing sixth, beaten 4.5 lengths, in a 2414-metre amateur riders’ handicap on July 11.
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Yucatan was also retired by O’Brien midway through this year. The son of Galileo last raced in the G3 JRA Cup (2040m) when he finished seventh, beaten four lengths by Captain Cook, at The Valley in September 2019.
Yucatan raced four times in Australia, memorably creating a huge