News - Headlines December  16, 2017

Grade 1 Ruidoso Derby Winner Bf Farm Boss to Hart Farms


Grade 1 Ruidoso Derby winner Bf Farm Boss will stand the 2017 season at Hart Farms near Kaplan, Louisiana.

© Scott Martinez

KAPLAN, LA—NOVEMBER 29, 2017—Grade 1 Ruidoso Derby winner Bf Farm Boss SI 97 will stand his second season at Hart Farms near Kaplan, Louisiana. His fee has been set at $2,000. He is owned by a partnership.

Bf Farm Boss won or placed in 12 of 18 career starts and earned $932,655. He won the Grade Ruidoso Derby and Grade 2 PCQHRA Breeders' Futurity. He was second in the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity(G1) and third in the Los Alamitos Championship Challenge(G3).

Bf Farm Boss, under jockey Ramon Sanchez, winning the $815,180 Ruidoso Derby(G1) at Ruidoso Downs.
© Gay Harris / Ruidoso Downs
The young stallion also qualified for the Ed Burke Million Futurity(G1), AQHA Challenge Championship(G1), Independence Day Handicap(G3) and Z Wayne Griffin Directors' Invitational-Div. 1.

An accredited Louisiana-Bred stallion for 2018, Bf Farm Boss' first crop will arrive next year.

His sire is the AQHA Racing Champion Hawkinson SI 99 ($448,229), a son of all-time leading sire First Down Dash. Hawkinson has sired 35 stakes winners, 1 champion 381 winners with earnings in excess of $11.5 million.

His top performers include Strawkins SI 108 (champion twice, $614,156 USA, AQHA Challenge Championship-G1, etc.), Bf Farm Boss SI 97 (Grade 1 winner above), Sixish SI 114 ($530,505, PCQHRA Breeders Futurity-G1, etc.), Sparky E Boy SI 111 ($352,224, Los Alamitos Championship Challenge-G3, etc.), Bf Farm Boy SI 106 ($252,027, Two Rivers S.-G3, etc.), Startlet Hawk SI 110 ($250,714, Golden State Derby-G1, etc.), etc.

Bf Farm Boss, under jockey Ramon Sanchez, winning the $365,000 PCQHRA Breeders' Futurity(G2) at Los Alamitos Race Course. © Scott Martinez
Bf Farm Boss' dam is the "blue hen" producer Shirleys Strawfly by Strawfly Special. She is the dam of 19 ROM, 1 champion, 7 stakes winners, 4 stakes-placed including two-time AQHA Racing champion Strawkins SI 108, a full sibling to Bf Farm Boss, (12 wins, $614,156, Rainbow Derby-G1, etc.); Bf Farm Boss SI 97 (Grade 1 winner above) ; Grade 3 winner Summit Bid SI 106 ($94,625); stakes winner Mr Eye Will SI 107 ($57,173); stakes winner and G1-finalist Bf Farm Girl SI 85 ($42,270); stakes winner and G3-placed Raining Fresh Daisys SI 103 ($31,432); G2-placed Current Sea SI 91 ($85,425); stakes-placed and G1-finalist Spring Bling SI 102 ($48,631);, stakes-placed Oc Girl SI 89 ($22,965); and stakes-placed Secretly Fast SI 96 ($11,944), etc.

For additional information or breeding contracts call Jerome Bellard, Hart Farms' Manager, at 337-643-3255 or 337-207-7944.


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