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FAST CASH WINS SANDOWN LAKESIDE

FAST CASH WINS SANDOWN LAKESIDE

Feb 24, 2016

Aided by a great ride from Damien Oliver Fast Cash took out the last at Sandown today in good style. The $10000 purchase now takes his earnings beyond $200000 and is looking pretty good value now. Trainer Wendy Kelly tinkered with his gear after his handy 1st up 3rd at the ...

SET SQUARE OUT FOR AUTUMN

Jan 16, 2016

Set Squares Autumn campaign is over. She is experiencing some bone remodelling which needs time to settle down. A long break should see her return for the Spring a stronger and more mature mare

GIBBON GOES BACK TO BACK

GIBBON GOES BACK TO BACK

Jan 14, 2016

Promising 3YO BON HOFFA gelding GIBBON wins two in a row. Stepping up from his Maiden victory to a BM64 at Sale over a 1000m he once again easily acounted for his rivals. Up in grade against older horses on a soft 7 track that jockey Jordan Childs said he did not handle at ...

GIBBON TROUNCES RIVALS AT YARRA VALLEY

GIBBON TROUNCES RIVALS AT YARRA VALLEY

Dec 28, 2015

Gibbon a 3YO gelding by BON HOFFA easily accounted for his Maiden rivals over 1000m at Yarra Valley today winning by 5L. From the widest gate he travelled 3 wide throughbout then opened a gap coming to the turn to run away from his rivals in good time on the slow ...

COUNTESSA STRONG DEBUT WIN

COUNTESSA STRONG DEBUT WIN

Dec 08, 2015

Countessa a 3YO filly and another of the BON HOFFA progeny impressively wins at her debut run at Wangaratta in a F&M Maiden over 1170m. She jumped well and sat outside the leader and kicked clear in the straight to win eased down in soft fashion. Jockey Daniel Moor gave ...

ANGEL EIGHT WINS BENALLA

ANGEL EIGHT WINS BENALLA

Nov 08, 2015

Angel Eight daughter of G1 winner BON HOFFA breaks through at her 2nd career start to win 3YO Maiden over 1206m at Benalla today. Given a gun run in the box seat by jockey Jye McNeil she muscled her way out on the turn to let down and win comfortably. The filly is a handful and ...

Victorian Breeders & Stallions Get Spring Recognition - Parador Park early leader

Oct 07, 2015

Following its successful inaugural implementation last year, Racing Victoria has recently begun the 2015 Spring Premierships for both jockeys and trainers, however this year Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria will also be running a Spring Premiership for both Victorian breeders and ...

BON AURUM WINS G3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude

BON AURUM WINS G3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude

Sep 26, 2015

Exciting 3yo colt BON AURUM brings up back to back Stakes wins today by beating a top field of Caulfield Guineas contenders in the G3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude over 1400m at Caulfield today. Kerrin McEvoy gave him a sweat ride relaxed mid field in transit, then brought him to ...

BON AURUM WINS LISTED PIN & WIN STAKES FLEMINGTON

BON AURUM WINS LISTED PIN & WIN STAKES FLEMINGTON

Sep 12, 2015

Classy 3YO BON AURUM son of BON HOFFA wins the LISTED Pin & Win Stakes at Flemington today. The 3YO sat 4 wide for most of the trip to storm away from the field and win comfortably over the 1400m. Jockey Mark Zahra never panicked in run and although wide had the colt ...

Royal Abbey Breaks Through at Bairnsdale

Royal Abbey Breaks Through at Bairnsdale

Sep 07, 2015

4YO son of BON HOFFA Royal Abbey broke through for his 1st win at Bairnsdale today in a BM58 over 1200m. He has been  a slow maturing type that is now starting to understand how to race. He was gelded at his last break and switched to Wendy Kelly's  Cranbourne ...

Well Sighted wins Warracknabeel BM64 1006m

Well Sighted wins Warracknabeel BM64 1006m

Sep 06, 2015

Well Sighted returned to racing over the weekend with an impressive win at Warracknabeel in a BM64 over 1006m. Jockey Linda Meech had him settled midfield in the run eased him into clear running at the top of the straight and gave him his head to run down the leaders with ease ...

Bon Rocket Wins at the Valley

Bon Rocket Wins at the Valley

Sep 05, 2015

Bon Rocket the 5YO gelding by BON HOFFA continued his outstanding form this prep bringing up his 2nd City win for the campaign at Moonee Valley today. Ridden a treat by Craig Newitt he was given a super run midfield in transit then brought to the outside at the top of the ...

Stephen Hanlon wins Owner Of The Year Award 2015

Stephen Hanlon wins Owner Of The Year Award 2015

Aug 17, 2015

Stephen Hanlon was the deserved winner of our 2015 Owner of The Year. Stephen has been a long term owner and has had many shares in horses with us, his best FAST CASH who was stakes placed last preperation and looks set for a good 2015 Spring campaign. Stephen said ...

Maher Happy With Set Square

Maher Happy With Set Square

Aug 11, 2015

VRC Oaks winner Set Square (Reset-Dynastar, by Zeditave) will not resume in Saturday's Gr2 PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield despite a pleasing trial performance at Cranbourne yesterday, reports racenet. Trainer Ciaron Maher said he was happy with the 4YO mare after ...

NEW LISTING - AMADEUS WOLF COLT $875

NEW LISTING - AMADEUS WOLF COLT $875

Aug 05, 2015

SYNDICATION DETAILS SIRE – Amadeus Wolf G1 winner and sire of 240 runners with 104 them winners DAM – Kiss Me Again unraced this is her 2nd foal FAMILY – Dam sister to stakes winner BRIEF KISS 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$162,225, STC Research ...

FINALSTS 2015 OWNER OF THE YEAR

FINALSTS 2015 OWNER OF THE YEAR

Jul 21, 2015

The 5 finalists in our 2015 Owner Of The Year Awards are Stephen Hanlon, Greg Peters, Grant Small, Chris Cansfield and Stephen Sharp. Last years winner John Ballenger will also attend to present trophy to winner.

The Son Of Bon Hoffa Toys With His Rivals

The Son Of Bon Hoffa Toys With His Rivals

Jul 14, 2015

After a pass mark on debut, the striking two-year-old colt Bon Aurum (Bon Hoffa X Goldsmobile) bounced back in the best possible way against some older horses at Geelong on Tuesday. Michael Dee made perfect use of barrier two and allowed his mount to lead basically from start to ...

Caulfield Cup Target For Set Square

Caulfield Cup Target For Set Square

Jul 09, 2015

Trainer Ciaron Maher has confirmed the Caulfield Cup (2400m) on 17 October as the primary spring target for VRC Oaks winner Set Square, reports Racing.com. "She's done her pre-training; a bit over four weeks down at Warrnambool on the beach," Maher told RSN radio ...

MISS GALATO WINS CASTERTON BM58 1400m

MISS GALATO WINS CASTERTON BM58 1400m

Jul 05, 2015

Miss Galato jumped well from her good barrier and sat one out and one back in the run, pulled out coming to the turn and got to the front just before the line in a determined effort to bring up her 2nd win from 9 starts at Casterton today in the BM58 over 1400m

BON ROCKET WINS FLEMINGTON

BON ROCKET WINS FLEMINGTON

Jun 13, 2015

Today Bon Rocket led all the way to notch up his 1st City win at Flemington. Congrats to apprectice jockey Brandon Stockdale who enjoyed his 1st City winner on Bon Rockets back. It wasn't an easy ride with the saddle slipping about a furlong after they jumped so Brandon ...

BON HOFFA 6 WINNERS FOR WEEK

BON HOFFA 6 WINNERS FOR WEEK

Jun 02, 2015

BON HOFFA has great week with 6 individual winners for the week. He had a double at Goulburn with wins to Pennington & Allez Chival. Bon Elise won at Penola, I'm Ablaze won at Cranbourne, Go'en Hoff won at Gawler and Bungalally won at Mildura. We have a great ...

BON HOFFA BAY YEARLING COLT 10% $1000 5% $500

BON HOFFA BAY YEARLING COLT 10% $1000 5% $500

May 26, 2015

This is the family that produced Champion Horse Of The Year WEEKEND HUSSLER We have shares available a big strong loose walking BON HOFFA yearling colt to be trained by leading Vic and G1 trainer Ciaron Maher He’s by BON HOFFA who continues to impress at stud with ...

SET SQUARES 2YO HALF SISTER SALLANCHES TRIALS WELL AND LOOKS PROMISING

SET SQUARES 2YO HALF SISTER SALLANCHES TRIALS WELL AND LOOKS PROMISING

May 18, 2015

1 x 5% shares at $11250 – LIMITED AVAILABILITY She has just completed her 1st training preparation with Ciaron Maher and shows him that she has good ability. She had her 1st and only jump out last week and ran an impressive 3rd untouched after missing the start. ...

SET SQUARE OUT FOR AUTUMN

Apr 02, 2015

After a promising start to Set Square's Autumn campaign in Melbourne with two Group placings she travelled to Sydney for the G1 Vinery Stakes and disappointed. Bloods revealed she did not cope with the travel and trainer Ciaron Maher and Owners have decided to ...