Debut 2YO Winner for Benfica
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 January 2017
Aquis Farm's Benfica has just completed a busy first season in Queensland covering over 80 mares and was in the frame at Coffs Harbour on Sunday with a debut two year-old winner.

BenficaThe Daniel Want trained filly Benasong charged home from the tail of the field to score a thrilling nose win in the 800 metre maiden with three lengths back to the third horse.

Benasong is the first winner for Commands mare Onasong, a grand-daughter pf Group III winner Lusso.

A Group I winning son of Lonhro, Benfica has been a popular addition at Aquis Farm having previously stood for Darley in New South Wales.

Standing at a fee of $4,400, he covered more mares this year than in each of his previous four seasons.



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