Latest News from Ken King Thoroughbreds

BONS AWAY STORMS BY WRITTEN

BONS AWAY STORMS BY WRITTEN

Feb 02, 2019

BONS AWAY added his 2nd stakes win today at Caulfield beating the shorty courtesy of a Linda Meech peach of a ride. The 5yo gelding stalked the leaders into the straight and when the gap came on the fence burst through to win. LInda Meech was stoked to be re united with the ...

Street Icon Progressing Nicely Through Grades

Street Icon Progressing Nicely Through Grades

Jan 24, 2019

Unbeaten 3YO filly Street Icon made the difficult task of backing her Maiden win up with a win in BM64 grade made it look easy at Sandown today. The lightly raced Street Boss filly went straight to the front when the gates opened, dictated the early going and kicked clear at the ...

SOUTHERN YANKEE BRINGS UP 200th HOMEBRED WINNER

SOUTHERN YANKEE BRINGS UP 200th HOMEBRED WINNER

Jan 20, 2019

Southern Yankee wins by the comfortable margin of 2.25L  at Benalla today to secure his Maiden victory over the staying trip of 2046m. Jockey Linda Meech said the win had even more merit because he never travelled at any stage but was still too good. Linda was at ...

Eight Times A  Lady A Winner

Eight Times A Lady A Winner

Dec 30, 2018

The recent stable addition to Wendy Kelly's team Eight Times a Lady wins for her at Seymour in a BM64 over 1600m. Nikita Beriman had her perfectly placed in the run mid field with cover and swept her into the race at the top of the straight to draw away and win ...

STREET ICON WINS ON DEBUT

STREET ICON WINS ON DEBUT

Dec 30, 2018

Street Icon steps out and wins  by comfortable margin on debut at Bairnsdale in a 3YO SV Maiden over 1200m. The 3YO Street Boss filly trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace is a half sister to the stakes winning BONS AWAY and looks to have a good future ahead. The ...

DEJA DOOM STAYS ALL DAY

DEJA DOOM STAYS ALL DAY

Dec 14, 2018

LIghtly raced 3YO filly Deja Doom breaks through at start 3 to win her Maiden over 2050m at Moe.  She's a filly that looks like she will stay all day a fact recognised by her astute Caulfield based trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace who were quick to step her up ...

Saturation Wins Her 2nd

Saturation Wins Her 2nd

Nov 12, 2018

Saturation two wins from two starts at Moe is getting a liking for the track after a soft win yesterday. The lightly raced 3YO Denman filly is progressing nicely thorough her grades and being well managed by the Busuttin Racing team at Cranbourne. The also lightly ...

THE BONS BEATEN BY THE BULL

THE BONS BEATEN BY THE BULL

Nov 04, 2018

Another G2 for Bons Away and another placing this time running a gallant 2nd behind Everest placegetter Osborne Bulls in the TAB.com Stakes over 1200m down the straight at Flemington. Bons Away went back and was last early. Jockey Michael Walker got on the back ...

BONS AWAY SOLID AGAIN AT G2 LEVEL

BONS AWAY SOLID AGAIN AT G2 LEVEL

Oct 22, 2018

Bons Away continued his sound form at G2 level on Saturday with a close 3rd in the Caulfield Sprint over 1000m. Travelled well in the run but had to be held up in the straight looking for a way through the field. When the run finally came and he got the gap the bird had ...

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 ...