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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 ...

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

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 ...

MIGHTIEST WINS MOONEE VALLEY 2040M

MIGHTIEST WINS MOONEE VALLEY 2040M

Mar 21, 2014

Mightiest wins Mitchelton Wines Tour Vic Middle Distance Final over 2040m at Moonee Valley tonight. Plagued by genuine bad luck at his past few runs he turned it all around coutesy of a great ride from Vlad Duric who made a winning move at the 800m mark from well back to storm ...

BON HOFFA gelding wins the Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic

Mar 11, 2014

Smart 2YO BON HOFFA gelding DEIHEROS wins the Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic over 1200m at Morphettville by 5.6L If you are looking for a quality Bon Hoffa youngster look no further than Ken King Thoroughbreds. Ken King Thoroughbreds purchased Bon Hoffa as a ...

PEEKING LUCK WINS MACKAY MAIDEN 1100m

PEEKING LUCK WINS MACKAY MAIDEN 1100m

Mar 01, 2014

Former Victorian based mare Peeking Luck makes the perfect start to her career in North Queensland with an all the way win at Mackay over 1100m for new trainer John Manzelmann. Congratulations to our fellow owners Jill Taylor, Ron Smulders, Greg McMillan, Houston Totton, John ...

LATE CHARGE GETS BLACK TYPE

LATE CHARGE GETS BLACK TYPE

Feb 09, 2014

Late Charge returned to racing at Caulfield in the Autumn Stakes Gr2 for 3YO’s over 1400m and ran from the rear of the field to finish a close 3rd. On a day when the track played to the advantage of on pace runners he was one of the few horses on the card that made up ...

Bon Hoffa filly gives Top Sight in debut win

Bon Hoffa filly gives Top Sight in debut win

Jan 15, 2014

Debutant Top Sight’s big finish enabled the filly to swamp her opposition from last to win Wednesday’s Jacob Park Thoroughbreds Plate (1000m) at Caulfield. Her rivals beat Top Sight for speed early in the $35,000 contest but jockey Michelle Payne did not panic ...

BON ROCKET WINS TWO IN A ROW

BON ROCKET WINS TWO IN A ROW

Dec 27, 2013

The well named 3YO BON ROCKET (son of BON HOFFA) smashed a handy field at Cranbourne tonight to win his 2nd race in succession, a R64 Showcase over 1200m. Coming from well back he burst on the scene half way up the straight to win running away from his rivals. Looks to have ...

BON ROCKET WINS CRANBOURNE R58 1200m

BON ROCKET WINS CRANBOURNE R58 1200m

Dec 14, 2013

Unlucky not to win on debut when severely interfered with Bon Rocket gets the job done at his 2nd start with an impressive win at Cranbourne in a R58 over 1200m. Raced wide throughout and looked under pressure on the turn but when balanced up showed his Gr1 winning sire BON ...

ELKALATO WINS ROCKHAMPTON MAIDEN 1300m

ELKALATO WINS ROCKHAMPTON MAIDEN 1300m

Nov 08, 2013

Elkalato breaks through at start number 10 to get his Maiden out of the way at Rockhampton today. Formerly in the stables of Matt Dunn he ws transfered to the Mackay stables of John Manzelmann a fortnight ago and wins for John at his 1st start for him. It was the 1st horse we ...

FLYING KYLE WINS ECHUCA BM64 1600m

FLYING KYLE WINS ECHUCA BM64 1600m

Nov 05, 2013

Flying Kyle turned around his disappointing prep to win in bold style at Echuca today over the 1600m. He led all the way and was headed half way up the straight but to his credit he fought back to regain the ascendancy on the line to win easily in the end. It gave us, ...

GOLD HOFFA WINS ECHUCA 3YO MAIDEN

GOLD HOFFA WINS ECHUCA 3YO MAIDEN

Nov 05, 2013

Most consistent Gold Hoffa finally broke through today to get her Maiden out of the way after a couple of 2nd placings. Jockey Jordan Childs took her straight to the front in the small field and led from barrier to post to win drawing away from her rivals by a ...

LATE CHARGE PULLS UP SHIN SORE

Oct 13, 2013

For all those avid supporters on our horses we advise that Late Charge pullled up shin sore after his run in the Gr1 Caulfield Gunieas and that explains his disappointing performance. He will now head to the paddock and be set for the Gr1 Australian Guineas at Flemington and the ...

MIGHTIEST WINS BENDIGO R64 1600M

MIGHTIEST WINS BENDIGO R64 1600M

Oct 03, 2013

Mightiest rediscovers his 1st prep form by winning his 2nd race at Bendigo today in a R64m over 1600m. Dogged by unsuitable wet tracks in his past few runs he got his chance on a dead 4 track today and did not disappoint finishing powerfully from the rear of the field to ...

COUNT APOLLO WINS TWO IN A ROW

COUNT APOLLO WINS TWO IN A ROW

Sep 26, 2013

Leading Queensland trainer Matt Dunn continued his great run of success today when he had Count Apollo go back to back with successive wins from a Maiden to a Class 1. He came from near last on the turn at Lismore with a powerfull run to get up on the line ...