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BONEE TESS WINS QUEANBEYAN

BONEE TESS WINS QUEANBEYAN

Feb 07, 2015

Bonee Tess wins Class 2 at Queanbeyan today over 900m. The daughter of BON HOFFA settled in 2nd position in the early stages of the 900m dash then took up the running half way down the straight to win drawing away from her opposition *Parador Park bred

NEW LISTING VIC - DOMESDAY YEARLING COLT

NEW LISTING VIC - DOMESDAY YEARLING COLT

Jan 28, 2015

SUPERVOBIS QUALIFIED TRAINER – CIARON MAHER Caulfield 10% shares $5500 5% shares $2750 This is a cracking colt that will be one of our best for 2015. He’s has great presence and a big stride on him so he will cover the ground easily when he gets up and ...

GOLD HOFFA WINS BM64 CRANBOURNE

GOLD HOFFA WINS BM64 CRANBOURNE

Jan 16, 2015

The ultra consistent Wendy Kelly trained 4yo mare Gold Hoffa wins at Cranbourne tonight in a Bm64 over 1300m. That was her 2nd win in three starts this preparation. She was given a text book ride by Luke Currie sitting outside the leader in the run then strode to the front at ...

FAST CASH WINS $150K VOBIS GOLD CARAT

FAST CASH WINS $150K VOBIS GOLD CARAT

Jan 03, 2015

Fast Cash returned in brilliant fashion to racing at Moonee Valley today and stormed home to win the $150K Vobis Gold Carat for the 3YO's. The Wendy Kelly trained gelding jumped well from his inside gate and sat in the box seat and just needed a run at the top of ...

SKAZIA WINS BALLINA

SKAZIA WINS BALLINA

Nov 22, 2014

Skazia one of our last Skalato's to race in our colours breaks through and wins his Maiden at Ballina over 1305m at his 2nd race start. Blinkers on the 1st time had him closer in the run sitting 2nd, he moved up at the top of the straight to run the leader ...

CROWN OAKS TROPHY

CROWN OAKS TROPHY

Nov 10, 2014

Scarlett King part owner in Set Square proudly holds aloft 2014 Crown Oaks Trophy

GOLD HOFFA Wins Geelong BM58 1218m

GOLD HOFFA Wins Geelong BM58 1218m

Nov 08, 2014

Consistent 4yo mare Gold Hoffa won her 2nd career start at Geelong today. Ryan Maloney gave her a sweet ride one out and one back, took her to the front half way up the straight and held on to win by narrow margin *Parador Park bred

SET SQUARES WINS $1m GR1 CROWN OAKS

SET SQUARES WINS $1m GR1 CROWN OAKS

Nov 06, 2014

SET SQUARE's unbelievable Spring continued today winning at her 4th race start the Gr1 Crown Oaks at Flemington over 2500m. The Reset filly trained by Ciaron Maher and ridden by Hugh Bowman at her 1st preparation has now won her last 3 starts and looks to be an ...

BON JET WINS ON DEBUT

BON JET WINS ON DEBUT

Nov 03, 2014

Bon Jet had his 1st race start today at Ballina and led all the way to win his Maiden over 1000m. The full brother to multiple winner Bon Rocket and son of Bon Hoffa showed good gate speed, kicked clear at the top of the straight and showed courage to hold off the late ...

SET SQUARE WINS LISTED ETHEREAL STAKES

SET SQUARE WINS LISTED ETHEREAL STAKES

Oct 18, 2014

Promising young stayer SET SQUARE  (by RESET) wins the Listed Ethereal Stakes for 3YO Fillies over 2000m at Caulfield today. Jockey Nick Hall had her sitting mid field in the run, took a rails run on the corner and found open air to sprint clear of her rivals and ...

FANTASY EIGHT EXCITING DEBUT WIN

FANTASY EIGHT EXCITING DEBUT WIN

Oct 17, 2014

Fantasy Eight lived up to her impressive trial win by smashing her 3YO rivals in Maiden at Cranbourne today over 1000m. The Bon Hoffa filly raced 4 wide throughout, drove to the front at the top of the straight and went on to win by 3.75L in as good as a debut you will ...

BON ROCKET RECAPTURES WINNING FORM

BON ROCKET RECAPTURES WINNING FORM

Oct 12, 2014

Bon Rocket after a disappointing preparation todate where not much had gone right for him returned to the winners circle today at Cranboune in a good quality R78 over 1400m. In a daring move at the 800m mark Dwayne Dunn set him alight from well back in the field ...

SET SQUARE WINS BALLARAT

SET SQUARE WINS BALLARAT

Oct 08, 2014

Our 3YO Reset Filly, SET SQUARE saluted at Ballarat today over 1600m in a 3YO Maiden at her 2nd race career start. The promising filly trained by Ciaron Maher and ridden by Dean Yendall race wide throughout and worked to the line to overhaul the heavily backed favorite in the ...

MISS GALATO WINS SEYMOUR 3YO FILLIES SV MAIDEN

MISS GALATO WINS SEYMOUR 3YO FILLIES SV MAIDEN

Sep 25, 2014

Miss Galato wins leading from start to finish at her 2nd race start at Seymour today. Michele Payne jumped her to the front from barrier 1, dictated terms kicking clear on the turn to win by 1.25L eased down 50m out in a soft win on the heavy track over 1309m. Well done to ...

Late Charge seals Flemington success

Late Charge seals Flemington success

Sep 13, 2014

Late Charge will go into his latest attempt at a Group 1 win in terrific form after his amazing success in the Listed Sofitel (1400m) at Flemington. The four-year-old started his spring campaign with an impressive win from the front at Caulfield on August 30 before Late ...

Late Charge sprints to Caulfield victory

Late Charge sprints to Caulfield victory

Aug 30, 2014

Smart galloper Late Charge made the perfect start to his spring campaign with a fighting win in the Hocking Stuart Handicap (1200m) at Caulfield. Late Charge is an entrant for the Cox Plate, which meant his first-up victory was important, as it will cause his ...

FAST CASH now Stakes Placed

Aug 23, 2014

Fast Cash ran a slashing 2nd today in the Essendon Nissen McKenzie Stakes for 3YO's over 1200m. He jumped OK but then dropped the bit and dropped out after 400m settling last in the run where he remained until the home turn where he unleashed a powerful finish having ...

TOP SIGHT RETURNS IMPRESSIVELY AT BENDIGO

TOP SIGHT RETURNS IMPRESSIVELY AT BENDIGO

Aug 13, 2014

Promising 3YO Filly TOP SIGHT (by BON HOFFA) returned to racing today in winning form when she came from last on the turn with a withering finish down the outside of the track at Bendigo to win a 3YO Fillies BM64 over 1100m. She looks to have come back in tip top order for ...

JOHN BALLENGER OWNER OF THE YEAR 2014

JOHN BALLENGER OWNER OF THE YEAR 2014

Aug 09, 2014

Last night John Ballenger National Retail Sales Manager for Telstra was named as Ken King Thoroughbreds inaugural OWNER OF THE YEAR winner at a dinner presentation. John is pictured with his partner Jenny at Riva Restaurant St Kilda holding his trophy. John has been a long time ...

Fast Cash gets the money on debut

Jul 28, 2014

Fast Cash certainly lived up to his name with his dominant debut win at Swan Hill. The two-year-old was a $10,000 purchase at the 2013 Inglis VOBIS Gold yearling Sale but returned that amount with interest when he won the Murray Downs 2YO Maiden Plate (979m). Fast Cash ...

FAST CASH IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WIN SWAN HILL

FAST CASH IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WIN SWAN HILL

Jul 28, 2014

Fast Cash went to Swan Hill today for his 1st race start and impressed with a dominant 4L win against a field of unraced 2YO's over 975m. Sat outside the leader and broke clear at the 200m mark to put his rivals away in soft fashion. Jockey Daniel Moor said he had good ...

IMPECCABLE ME WINS WARRNAMBOOL R58 1200M

IMPECCABLE ME WINS WARRNAMBOOL R58 1200M

Jul 20, 2014

Impeccable Me wins his 2nd race at Warrnabool today sitting well back in the run jockey Michele Payne bought him to the outside of the track and he stormed home to win easily a R58 over 1200m * Parador Park bred

OWNER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

OWNER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

Jul 01, 2014

Congratulations to the following who have been selected as our 5 nominees for Owner Of The Year - Tim Overton, Allan Blankfield, Michael Fisher, James Birch & John Ballinger, They and their partners will be our guests at a dinner  on 8th August at RIVA St ...

IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WIN BONEE TESS

IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WIN BONEE TESS

Jun 18, 2014

Bonee Tess a 2YO filly by BON HOFFA impresses with a gutsy all the way win at Warwick Farm today over 1100m. She drew the outside gate and had to be used early to get across and then showed great courage to hold on a win in a dead heat result. Our 1st runner and winner with up ...