Juan Elcano Wins 145th Book 1 Bonus and Earns £32,051
The Kevin Ryan-trained JUAN ELCANO became the 145th winner of a Tattersalls October £25,000 Book 1 Bonus when victorious on debut in the EBF Novice Stakes at Haydock. The son of FRANKEL became the fourth Book 1 Bonus winner for owner Sheikh Mohammed Obaid this year and earned a total of £32,051.
Consigned at Book 1 of the October Yearling Sale by Furnace Mill Stud, the chesnut colt is out of the DAYLAMI mare WHATAMI who is an own sister to the Listed Chesham Stakes winner WHAZZAT, the dam of Group 2 Mill Reef Stakes winner JAMES GARFIELD. JUAN ELCANO was purchased at the sale by Kevin Ryan and Stephen Hillen for 360,000 guineas.