Sire: Bon Hoffa

Dam: Pink Bay

Colour: Grulla

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Dec 3rd, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Black, Lime Epaulettes, Armbands And Cap


Ms A J Matthews, Mrs C D Lukies, M J Lukies, Mrs S L McInnes, J G Brown, C Solomidis, Mrs F Solomidis, Ms T M Fullarton, A Rothall, S F Scally, Ms K M Jeffs, A O Logan, R J O'Connell, Mrs J M O'Connell, A Dixon, D C Steeper, Mrs V R Steeper & B D Jeffs

Career Record: 44-5-4-9

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    11.4 %
  • Place
    29.5 %





Grey geldingFoaled in 2012

SireBelong to MeDanzigNorthern Dancer
BON HOFFA (AUS) BelongingExclusive Native
2002Asian ReefManilaLyphard
  Golden CayHabitat
PINK BAY (AUS) DancelotVain
2002Bush GateWithout FearBaldric

BON HOFFA (AUS) (Chestnut 2002-Stud 2009). 9 wins to 1700m, MRC Sir Rupert Clarke S., Gr.1. Sire of 150 rnrs, 82 wnrs, inc. SW Bon Aurum (MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3), Deiheros and of Top Sight, Sweet Emily, Best Hoffa, Ambitious Speedy, Ample on Offa, Bonee Tess, Good Offa, Hoffsetter, Vintage Bon, Allez Chival, Bon Rocket, What a Buzz, Bedrock Dreams, Gibbon, Bon Elise, Fantasy Eight, Galaxy Warrior, Melanya, Theycallmethehoff, etc.


1st dam

PINK BAY, by Kenvain. 5 wins from 1250m to 1950m, 3d SAJC Brock Harcourts SA H., Lake Resort Hotel H., Lucky Horseshoe Cheltenham Park H., Projection Graphics Distance H. Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

Antagonist (g. by Bon Hoffa). See below.


2nd dam

BUSH GATE, by Without Fear. Unplaced. Three-quarter-sister to Without Effort (dam of SUPERB EFFORT). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Nowhere Else. 2 wins at 2000m, 2200m, SAJC Mistral Whitegoods Distance H.

Pink Bay. 5 wins. See above.

Bush Music. 5 wins to 1350m in Aust.

Neat Change. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Say More. Winner at 2 in Aust.


3rd dam

BADINAGE, by Estaminet. 4 wins from 1500m to 2400m, Western Australian Oaks, Gr.1, SAJC Graduation S.-twice, Novice H., 2d SAJC Birthday Cup, Gr.3. Half-sister to Without Effort (dam of SUPERB EFFORT), Approvetor (dam of CONGRESSMAN). Dam of 9 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Jacobean. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, STC Markets H., 2d BATC ESA Progressive H., STC Tooheys Stag H., 3d STC West Pymble H.


4th dam

ELOQUENT, by Better Boy. 9 wins from 5½f to 1m, VATC Ellendale H., Kooyong H., Holmesglen H., Heatherbrae H., Stratford H., Warrigal H., Boronia H. Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

BADINAGE (Estaminet). 4 wins. See above.

Without Effort. Winner at 2, MVRC Olinda H. Dam of-

SUPERB EFFORT (Habituate). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$75,610, GCTC Rothmans Classic H., L, 2d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

Fortiare. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

CREIL (Frenchpark). 4 wins from 1200m to 2200m, NZ$153,500, Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Let's Go to Turk's Bar H., 2d Counties Cup, Gr.2, 3d WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Feilding Gold Cup, L, Hawke's Bay Dunstan Stayers Championship Qualifier, Friday Flash H., 4th WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Rotorua Challenge P.H., Gr.3. Producer.

Approvetor. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

CONGRESSMAN (Ksar). 7 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$423,230, VATC Herbert Power H., Gr.2, Moondah P.H., L, Kalgoorlie Boulder Cup, 2d Western Australian Derby, Gr.1, VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Kalgoorlie Gold Cup, L, 3d WATC Railway S., Gr.1, Blue Ribbon S., Gr.3. Sire.

Raffett. Winner at 1200m, 3d AJC Windbag H. Dam of-

SKATING (At Talaq). Top of The 1992-93 Australasian 3YO Classification (1000m - 1400m). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,187,240, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, STC Winfield Classic, Gr.1, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, Light Fingers S., Gr.3, Silver Shadow S., Gr.3, STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, Abbotsford Centre Group H., 2d STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., L, 3d AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, 4th AJC Flight S., Gr.1, Expressway S., Gr.2. Dam of-

MURTAJILL (Rock of Gibraltar). Joint second on the 2006-07 Australasian 2YO Classification. 2 wins at 2, A$646,375, AJC Skyline S., Gr.3, 1200m-in track record time, 2d AJC All Aged S., Gr.1, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, STC Hobartville S., Gr.2. Sire.

SUNSET RUN (End Sweep). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$241,160, AJC June S., L, 3d STC Maurice McCarten S., L.

BRADBURY'S LUCK (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 2, A$630,073, AJC Canonbury S., L, 3d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3. Sire.

Skates (Danehill). Winner at 2, VATC Birthday Card H., 2d MVRC William Crockett S., L. Dam of-

JUSTE MOMENTE (Giant's Causeway). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$566,125, SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, VRC Maybe Mahal P., L, Zouki Enterprise 2YO P., TCL Electronics H., MRC Acorn 2YO H., MVRC Leilani Classic, 2d MRC How Now S., Gr.3, SAJC Laelia S., L, VRC Rainbird H., 3d MRC WW Cockram S., Gr.3, 4th BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, MRC Tranquil Star S., Gr.3.

VANCOUVER (Medaglia d'Oro). Champion 2YO Colt in Australia in 2014-15. 4 wins at 2, A$2,368,250, in 2014-15, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Todman S., Gr.2, Canonbury S., Gr.3, Breeders' P., L, 4th ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3.

CAPTAIN COLTISH (Fusaichi Pegasus). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$177,076, VRC Chubb S., L, 3d Mornington RC Hareeba S., L. Sire.

Zali. Placed at 3, 2d STC Ansett Australia H. Dam of-

ZAUBERIN (Zabeel). 4 wins from 1500m to 1800m, A$218,918, SAJC Tokyo City Cup, L, 2d SAJC Port Adelaide Cup, L.

Instinctive. Unplaced. Dam of-

UMAPRINCE (Umatilla). 22 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1650m, A$403,390, SCTC Glasshouse H., L, 3d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L.


Race Record: 7 Starts 0-0-2 A$7,100.

Placed at 3 in 2015-16 in Aust.