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Enstone Spark

Enstone Spark
Sire Sparkler
Dam Laxmi
Grandsire Hard Tack
Damsire Palestine
Gender Filly
Foaled 1975
Country Great Britain
Color Bay
Breeder Whitsbury Manor Stud
Owner Dick Bonnycastle
Trainer Barry Hills
Record  ?: 5-3-?
Earnings £54,680
Enstone Spark is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Laxmi by Sparkler. She was born around 1975 in Great Britain, and was bred by Whitsbury Manor Stud.
Major wins

Lowther Stakes (1977)

British Classic Race wins:
1,000 Guineas Stakes (1978)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Enstone Spark (foaled June 6, 1975 in England) is a Thoroughbred fillyracehorse best known for winning a British Classic Race.

Trained by Barry Hills, at age two, Enstone Spark won the 1977 Lowther Stakes at York Racecourse. [1] In 1978, her Canadian owner, Dick Bonnycastle, was planning to ship Enstone Spark to race in California but an outbreak of contagious equine metritis forced a change of plans and she remained to compete in England.

In 1978 Enstone Spark earned the most important win of her career at Newmarket Racecourse with a victory in the Classic 1,000 Guineas Stakes at a time when she was still more than a month shy of her third birthday.

Retired from racing a winner of five races with three second-place finishes in her two years of racing, Enstone Spark was assigned to broodmare duty. Bred to stallions such as Affirmed, Roberto, and Bold Forbes, her offspring were not successful in racing. [2]



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