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Bon Aurum Wins Gr3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude
At Caulfield in Melbourne, Bowness Stud's Gr1-winning stallion Bon Hoffa (Belong To Me-Asian Reef, by Manilla) added a Group success when potential-laden 3YO colt Bon Aurum (Bon Hoffa-Goldsmobile, by Promontory Gold) scored by 0.2-length for trainer Ciaron Maher in the $175,750 Gr3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) for 3YO colts & geldings, over the gelding Tulsa (Sebring-Morning Dews, by Peintre Celebre) & fellow colt Dan Cielo (Per Incanto-Cent From Heaven, by Centaine). Making it a stakes double, Bon Aurum took his record to 3 wins (also including last start's Listed Pin & Win Stakes) & 2 placings from 6 starts for $202,950 earnings.