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Bonaria Wins G3 Schweppervescence Trophy
At Flemington in Melbourne, Arrowfield reverse shuttler & 2-time former Australian Champion Sire Redoute's Choice (Danehill-Shantha's Choice, by Canny Lad) added a group winner when 4YO mare Bonaria (Redoute's Choice-Decidity, by Last Tycoon) scored by 0.4-length for trainer Pat Hyland in the $151,000 Gr3 Schweppervescence Trophy (1600m) for fillies & mares 4YO+, over 5YO mare Spirit Song (Invincible Spirit-Lightning Rules, by Kingston Rule) & 6YO mare Hi Belle (Clangalang-Seldom Caught, by Jugah). Securing her first stakes victory, Bonaria took her record to 4 wins & 7 placings (including runner-up in 2012's Gr2 Blazer Stakes at Flemington) for $264,684 earnings. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.