Latest News from Ken King Thoroughbreds

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 ...

Competition Winner

Competition Winner

Sep 01, 2017

Congratulations to Matthew Mclean of South Australia who is our Competition Winner this time around. Matthew wins a 5% share in our Skilled 2YO filly valued at $2325. The filly will be trained by Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young at Cranbourne in Vic.

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 ...

Competition Winner

Competition Winner

May 01, 2017

The April 2017 Win A Share In A Racehorse Competition Winner is Craig Berry.  Craig wins a a 5% share in a Domesday Yearling Filly to be trained by Ciaron Maher at Caulfield

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 ...

Competition Winner

Competition Winner

Jan 02, 2017

Congratulations to Kerri Townsend the quarterly winner of our Win a Share In a Racehorse competition. Kerri takes home a 5% share in our Hard Spun 2YO filly in training with Ciaron Maher valued at $2600

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 ...

Sallanches Pillar To Post

Sallanches Pillar To Post

Oct 27, 2016

Sallanches scored an effortless win at Pakenham tonight leading from start to finish in a BM64 over 1200m. That brought up the well bred Bon Hoffa mare's 2nd career win. Even though we did not plan to lead she flew the gates and jockey Jamie Mott had no hesitation in taking ...

FAST CASH WELL NAMED

FAST CASH WELL NAMED

Oct 01, 2016

Fast Cash gets more cash for his owners at Moonee Valley last night in a BM90 over 1200m. After a few luckless runs previously Ollie jumped him well, had him in the box seat until the top of the straight, he pulled him to the outside and ...

BON AURUM WINS G1 RUPERT CLARKE

BON AURUM WINS G1 RUPERT CLARKE

Sep 25, 2016

Bon Aurum graduated to become a Group 1-winning entire on Saturday at Caulfield, the in-form galloper coming from midfield as he does to win the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes.Bon Aurum a son the sire BON HOFFA becomes the 1st son a a Rupert Clarke winner to win the event. ...

DESERT GREY WINS MAIDEN

DESERT GREY WINS MAIDEN

Sep 11, 2016

Desert Grey broke through for his Maiden win at Sale today in  strong fashion over the 1411m and atoned for his previous start close 2nd at the same track and distance. Luke Nolan gave him the perfect run in transit in the one out one back position, eased out ...

Bon Aurum Bolts In

Bon Aurum Bolts In

Sep 10, 2016

Bon Aurum could very well have earned himself a shot at the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes on Saturday, after a dominant win in the Listed The Sofitel (1400m).Ciaron Maher's four-year-old son of Bon Hoffa left his rivals behind. Bon Aurum ran the quickest final 600 metres ...

Competition Winner

Competition Winner

Sep 02, 2016

Congratulations to Matthew Petersen for winning our quarterly Win A 10% Share In Racehorse Competition. Matthew wins a 10% share in our Anacheeva 2YO Filly to be trained by Wendy Kelly at Cranbourne valued at $1600

Breeding Packages

Breeding Packages

Aug 19, 2016

The excitement of breeding season is upon and we are looking forward to seeing what hits the ground by way of foals and excited about our planned coverings for 2016Will another SET SQUARE or BON AURUM be born or bred?What’s better than breeding your own Champ, seeing it grow ...