- Bo has been married to his wife, Stella, for 45 years, has 2 grown sons and 4 grandchildren and is a lifetime New Jersey resident.
- Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Rutgers University
- Upon completion of Brookdale College courses in horse care and farm management in 1989, Bo and Stella bought and still own and operate Smith Farm and Stable in Millstone Township, New Jersey
- Senior Manager for Bristol-Myers Squibb for 30 years before retiring to full-time horse farm operation in 2002.
- Entered Thoroughbred horse racing as managing partner of Gunsmith Stables (one of 3 partnerships that he initiated and manages)
- Past multiple office holder and two-term Executive Board member of Thoroughbred Breeders Association of New Jersey. Remains an active member
- The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s New Jersey Breeder of the Year in 1994 and 2012