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BON AURUM RELOCATED TO RIVERBANK FARM

BON AURUM RELOCATED TO RIVERBANK FARM

May 16, 2019

BON FINDS A NEW HOME"A wonderful addition to the Riverbank roster" is how Dr Caroline Duddy describes the Group One galloper Bon Aurum who takes residence at the Benalla stud this spring; standing alongside Redente, Boulder City, Von Costa de Hero, Skilled, Wayed Zain and ...

Crimson Aces Em

Crimson Aces Em

May 09, 2019

The baldy faced Crimson Ace breaks through to score her Maiden win over 1400m at Seymour today. It was her 3rd race start and she was given a super ride by Champion jockey Brett Prebble. She jumped back in the field but they were going along at a muddling pace so Brett took ...

SOUTH STREET BOSS TOO GOOD

SOUTH STREET BOSS TOO GOOD

May 07, 2019

Lightly raced South Street Boss scored an all the way win at Mornington today in a 2yo Maiden over 1200m. He jumped to the front when the gates opened controlled the speed and kicked clear on the turn to record a 3L win. That was his 3rd career start but 1st start this prep ...

BONS BRAVE AS USUAL

BONS BRAVE AS USUAL

Mar 24, 2019

Bons Away continued his very consistent form in Stakes company at Mornington running a fast finishing 2nd in the Hareeba Strakes over 1200m.  Once again as he has past three runs he drew a horror gate but Lynda Meech was up to the challange steering form last on turn ...

Southern Yankee Loves Benalla

Southern Yankee Loves Benalla

Feb 22, 2019

Lightly raced 3YO gelding Southern Yankee made it two starts at Benalla for two wins with both over the 2000m trip. From his wide gate jockey Damien Thornton rolled forward to sit out side leader in run and then kicked clear when they straightened to win by a clear margin. ...

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