Jun 17, 2013

Popular southern NSW Bowness Stud-based stallion Bon Hoffa (Belong To Me-Asian Reef, by Manilla) has sired his first winner. Bon Hoffa got off the mark when 2YO filly Bon Bonito (Bon Hoffa-Antonia's Gold, by Geiger Counter) scored a 2-lengths victory over 1150m at Devonport in Tasmania after placing on debut. On the track, Bon Hoffa recorded 9 wins (including 2007's Gr1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes over 1400m at Caulfield, plus both 2007 & 2008's Gr3 Bobbie Lewis Quality over 1200m at Flemington) & 3 runner-ups (in 2007's Gr3 Carlyon Cup over 1400m at Caulfield & Gr2 Blamey Stakes over 1600m at Sandown, plus 2008's Gr1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes over 1400m at Caulfield) from 23 starts for $710,150 earnings.