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Velveteen Wins £25,000 Book 1 Bonus and Earns €49,375


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Velveteen holds on to win her maiden at the Curragh

Velveteen holds on to win her maiden at the Curragh

The Ger Lyons-trained VELVETEEN won the Qipco EBF Fillies’ Maiden for Qatar Racing, who also sponsored the race, and collected the tenth £25,000 October ‘Book 1 Bonus’. The daughter of EXCEED AND EXCEL will earn €49,375 for the victory after prizemoney of €10,147 and a Plus 10 Bonus of €9,375 are added to the £25,000 October ‘Bonus 1 Bonus’.

VELVETEEN was purchased at Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale for 50,000 guineas by David Redvers Bloodstock from the draft of Highclere Stud. Six of the ten winners of the £25,000 Book 1 Bonus thus far were bought for 80,000 guineas or less.

Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale takes place October 4 – 6. 

 

  • Velveteen holds on to win her maiden at the Curragh

    Velveteen holds on to win her maiden at the Curragh

  • The winning connections

    The winning connections

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