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Star mare Bonneval resumes in Group One feature

  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018
  • Richard Edmunds
Bonneval, pictured in her Lowland Stakes win at Hastings last March, makes a surprise return to the Hawkes Bay track in Saturday’s relocated Haunui Farm Classic.

Bonneval, pictured in her Lowland Stakes win at Hastings last March, makes a surprise return to the Hawkes Bay track in Saturday’s relocated Haunui Farm Classic.

A change of plans has paved the way for two Group One starts in New Zealand this season for reigning Horse of the Year Bonneval, beginning with the Haunui Farm WFA Classic at Hastings on Saturday. Bonneval’s last start on home soil was her New Zealand Oaks win at Trentham last March. She followed that up with brilliant victories in the Gr. 1 Australian Oaks, Gr. 2 Makybe Diva Stakes and Gr. 1 Underwood Stakes, emerging as one of Australasian racing’s best mares outside of the inco…
 

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