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American Quarter Horse
Sorrel Gelding
Foaled February 22, 2001 at the Spencer Childers Ranch in Fresno, California
By Bono Jazz out of Be Peacefull, by Raise a Secret
Breeder: Spencer Childers
Owner: Spencer Childers
Trainer: Dan Francisco


19th richest racing American Quarter Horse
Lifetime earnings: $1.3 million
AQHA Register of Merit (2003)
Champion Quarter Running Three-Year-Old (2004)
Champion Quarter Running Three-Year-Old Gelding (2004)
World Champion Quarter Runner (2004)
AQHA Supreme Race Horse (2005)
AQHA Superior Race Horse (2005)
California High Point Aged Gelding (2006)

Notable Wins

Vessels Maturity (G1) (twice)
Golden State Futurity (G1)
Los Alamitos Winter Derby (G1)
Spencer Childers California Breeders Championship (RG1) (three times)
Go Man Go Handicap (G1)

Life in the Hall of Champions

Resident of the Hall of Champions since November 2009

Be A Bono is turned out with his stablemates, Mr. Muscleman and Won the West. Bono is very attached to his buddies. He is also the boss of his little herd, and Muscles is his best friend. Bono is also known for being very sweet and sensitive.

Quarter Horse Racing

Quarter Horse Racing is a form of horse racing open only to American Quarter Horses. These horses are generally short and stocky and are known for running short distances. Quarter Horse races are measured in yards and an average race is around 440 yards; or ¼ of a mile.