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Joy of six bonus winners for Richard Hannon

TRAINER Richard Hannon saddled his sixth winner of a Racing Post Yearling Bonus maiden winner when Bahceli stayed onstrongest to win the European Breeders' Fund Northern Racing College Maiden Stakes at Pontefract today.

Richard Hannon Trainer

Richard Hannon: bonus bonanza

  PICTURE: Edward Whitaker 

Bahceli was also the third £10,000 bonus payout for a Middleham Park Racing syndicate, after Jamesway and Bilko Pak - who is also trained by Hannon.

A son of Mujadil, Bahceli is a half-brother to the smart Damien. He was consigned to the DBS St Leger yearling sales by Midlands Farm and bought by agent Ross Doyle for £48,000.

Meanwhile, the first Racing Post Yearling Bonus Maiden in France, today's Prix Epinard at Maisons-Laffitte, failed to be won by an eligible horse - so the £10,000 bonus will be re-allocated to another French race.






Galileo £10,299,737
Dubawi £2,719,609
Dark Angel £2,643,433
Kodiac £2,017,514
Acclamation £1,975,954
Sea The Stars £1,805,323
Nathaniel £1,804,891
Frankel £1,761,713
Iffraaj £1,607,958
Invincible Spirit £1,587,742