Latest News from Ken King Thoroughbreds

BONS AWAY ADDS G2 PLACING TO RESUME

BONS AWAY ADDS G2 PLACING TO RESUME

Oct 07, 2018

Bons Away a tad unlucky in his G2 3rd placed Gilgai run at Flemington. Got on the chewy early when he could not get cover and overaced to take from his finish late in race beaten just .3L. He ran 2m further than the two horses that finished in front of him and the only horse in ...

SATURATION 2YO WINNER

SATURATION 2YO WINNER

Jul 21, 2018

Lightly raced 2YO Denman filly Saturation broke through to win her Maiden at Moe today at 4th race start. The filly was given a great ride from 3kg claiming apprentice Teodore Nugent who continues his winning form. We are delighted to have our 1st winner with the Busuttin stable ...

Bon Aurum to stand at Glen Eden

Bon Aurum to stand at Glen Eden

Jul 11, 2018

Ciaron Maher trained Group 1 winning entire Bon Aurum will become the fifth major winner to start a stallion career in Victoria this season.Glen Eden Agistment in conjunction with Ken King Thoroughbreds has announced that the four-time stakes winning stallion will be stationed ...

BON AURUM RETIRED

BON AURUM RETIRED

Jun 19, 2018

Alas G1 winning stallion BON AURUM has succumbed to his arthritic knee and will now be retired from racing. The 5YO stallion had 15 starts winning 5 times once as a 2YO, twice as a 3YO including two stakes wins one at Flemington and the other at Caulfield (Caulfield ...

Gibbon Gets Bob In

Gibbon Gets Bob In

Apr 22, 2018

The Wendy Kelly trained Gibbon came from last to first in a sweeping run against track bias to claim victory at Ballarat today in BM84 over 1000m. He drew a sticky inside gate which does not suit his racing pattern but jockey Craig Robertson eased him out of early speed battle ...

Monkey Weaves Her Magic

Monkey Weaves Her Magic

Apr 06, 2018

Monkey Magic recorded her 2nd career win from her 10th start at Cranbourne tonight in great style by a margin of 2.75L. It was pleasing on a number of fronts as the mare has had several major setbacks to her career suffering hock injuries on two occasions that required ...

Eight Times A Lady Wins Benalla

Eight Times A Lady Wins Benalla

Mar 18, 2018

Three year old filly Eight Times A Lady broke through at start number three to record an impressive win coming from well back at Benalla today over the 1606m. Linda Meech gave her a peach of a ride. The well bred Hard Spun filly is in the stable of Aaron Purcell and looks ...

Competition  Cancelled

Competition Cancelled

Jan 31, 2018

As part of our business repositioning to a focused breeder who breeds to race we have been required to remove the Competition from our Website. For all those people who have entered over the past years we thank you for your support and wish you good luck in your future horse ...

Desert Grey Wins Moe

Desert Grey Wins Moe

Jan 17, 2018

Desert Grey brought up his 2nd career win at Moe today in a BM 58 over 1214m. It has been awhile since his last win but he has had some excuses along the way like most gallopers. Now that trainer Wendy Kelly has him back in the winners circle maybe he will go on with it and put ...

Competition Winner

Competition Winner

Dec 31, 2017

Congratulations to Glenn Whittington of Victoria for winning our quarterly Win A Share In A Racehorse competition. Glenn wins a 10% share in a 2YO Bon Hoffa Filly to be trained by Busuttin Racing

Bons Away Smashes Well Fancied Rivals

Bons Away Smashes Well Fancied Rivals

Sep 24, 2017

Bons Away stepped up from successive Country wins in two BM64's and a BM70 to Listed grade at Caulfield in fine style with an impressive 4th win on the trot in the Testa Rossa Stakes. Not considered a real hope by the good judges in a market stymied by a shortie the ...

Bons Away Dominant Performance

Bons Away Dominant Performance

Sep 08, 2017

The Ciaron Maher trained Bon Hoffa 4YO gelding continued his great form winning his 3rd straight race at Seymour yesterday by 3L eased down. Jockey Luke Nolan had him travelling mid field in the run eased him out at the top of the straight and sailed past his rivals in the ...

Bon For Glory Explodes  From Last

Bon For Glory Explodes From Last

Aug 25, 2017

Bon For Glory exploded from the rear of the field at Geelong today to win eased down on the line by jockey Jordan Childs. After an impressive 1st up 4th at her 1st start this prep where she had the fastest last 200m on the day she showed it was no fluke with an equally strong ...

BONS AWAY BLOWS THEM AWAY

BONS AWAY BLOWS THEM AWAY

Aug 18, 2017

Bons Away continued his winning ways with an effortless win at Mildura today over the 1200m. From the inside gate jockey Lynda Meech had him perfectly placed in the box seat in the run and from there he was never going to lose making it painless for the punters that took the ...

Bons Away Brings Up 2nd Win

Bons Away Brings Up 2nd Win

Aug 02, 2017

Bons Away continued through his grades with an easy win at Sale today in a BM 64 over 1200m. The Bon Hoffa 4yo gelding brought up Trainer Ciaron Maher 500th winner so congratulations to him and his team. We have enjoyed plenty of success in the Maher stable and Bons Away looks ...

Gibbon Two In a Row

Gibbon Two In a Row

Jun 28, 2017

Gibbon made it back to back wins with his win at Sandown today. The 4yo Bon Hoffa gelding was given another pearler of a ride by Craig Williams to get the job done storming down the centre of track in 32.75s for best last 600m of the day. Trainer Wendy Kelly has ...

300 WINNERS

300 WINNERS

Jun 13, 2017

Congratulations and thanks to Yu Long Investments 2YO filly  Holy Light winning at Swan Hill over the weekend. The  promising Reward For Effort youngster was bred by Ken King Thoroughbreds Parador Park and brought up  breeder Ken Kings 300th ...

Gibbon Wins Pakenham

Gibbon Wins Pakenham

May 31, 2017

After a long break out of the winners circle Gibbon recaptured his best form on the heavy track at Pakenham to win his 3rd race in a BM70 over 1000m. Given a typical perfect Craig Williams ride in transit he got him to the outside of the track late to get over his ...

Angel Eight Sweeping Win From Back

Angel Eight Sweeping Win From Back

Apr 21, 2017

Angel Eight continued her good form this prep with a sweeping last to 1st win at Pakenham last night over the 1600m. Ridden a treat by jockey Craig Newitt she settled last and swept into the race from last on the corner to win running away from her rivals. Craig has ...

Sarasota Bay Breaks Through

Sarasota Bay Breaks Through

Mar 21, 2017

3YO Filly Sarasota Bay trained by Wendy Kelly won her Maiden today at Ballarat in testing conditions. Jockey Brian Higgins took her straight to the front at the jump and she controlled the race to put in a strong staying performance to lead all the way in the wet ...

Angel Eight Wins Pakenham

Angel Eight Wins Pakenham

Mar 10, 2017

After a run of luckless fast finishing 4ths Angel Eight came from last on the turn at Pakenham overnight to win drawing away from her rivals on the line. Her get back run on racing pattern makes it difficult to score and she needs things to pan out for her in the ...

Bons Away Winner 1st Up

Bons Away Winner 1st Up

Jan 15, 2017

3YO colt Bons Away stepped out at Warrnambool today for his 1st race start and kicked of his career in fine fashion with a comfortable Maiden win over the 1200m. Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher has always had a good opinion of the son of BON HOFFA and thinks he can work his ...

SET SQUARE SOLD TO NORTHER FARM JAPAN

SET SQUARE SOLD TO NORTHER FARM JAPAN

Dec 13, 2016

G1 winning Set Square who recently retired will continue her career as a broodmare with Japan's leading thoroughbred stud Northern Farm.Managing Owner and breeder of the mare Ken King said “All Set Square owners are sad to see her go but really excited that she will be given ...

Sallanches Wins Again

Sallanches Wins Again

Dec 10, 2016

Sallanches scored an impressive win at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Jockey Jordan Childs was positive out of the gates to lead the field up in the run and she kicked clear on the turn to record comfortable win. The younger half sister to G1 winning SET SQUARE continues to ...