- EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes, Ripon
The Roger Varian-trained ELATION became the 61st winner of a £25,000 October Book 1 Bonus when she took out the EBF Fillies’ Novice Stakes at Ripon today. The daughter of INVINCIBLE SPIRIT won a total of £29,852 for her owners Highclere Thoroughbred Racing when prizemoney of £4,852 is added to the £25,000 Book 1 Bonus. ELATION is out of the BARATHEA mare HALLOWED PARK, a half-sister to Derby second WALK IN THE PARK and a daughter of the Group 1 Irish 1,000 Guineas winner CLASSIC PARK. She was purchased at Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale for 75,000 Guineas by Jim McCarten’s MC Bloodstock, who then reoffered her at the Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale where she was bought by John & Jake Warren Bloodstock for 130,000 guineas. The Tattersalls October £25,000 Book 1 Bonus is only for horses bought at Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, that takes place from October 3 - 5.