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KEN KING THOROUGHBREDS INAGURAL OWNER OF THE YEAR AWARD.

KEN KING THOROUGHBREDS INAGURAL OWNER OF THE YEAR AWARD.

Jun 02, 2014

We are launching our 1st ever OWNER OF THE YEAR AWARD. Our OWNER OF THE YEAR will receive a Trophy and $1000 CASH We are looking for nominations and the best 5 nominees will be invited to join us as our guests with their partners for a presentation dinner in Melbourne ...

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 ...

Competition Winner

Competition Winner

Jan 01, 2014

Congratulations to MATTHEW BLISS winner of our WIN A SHARE in a RACEHORSE Competition for our December 2013 draw. Matthew is the winner of a 10% share in our Von Costa De Hero filly valued at $3000, The filly will be trained in Victoria by Gr1 trainer Wendy Kelly

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 ...

COUNT APOLLO WINS IPSWICH MAIDEN 1200m

COUNT APOLLO WINS IPSWICH MAIDEN 1200m

Sep 05, 2013

Count Apollo breaks through to win his Maiden over 1200m at Ipswich in emphatic style. Giving the leaders 6L start at the 200m mark he produced an outstanding turn of foot to wheel the leaders in and win drawing away on the line. Congratulations to our fellow owners Side ...

I'M ADAMANT GOES BACK TO BACK IN CLASS RECORD TIME

I'M ADAMANT GOES BACK TO BACK IN CLASS RECORD TIME

Aug 29, 2013

I'm Adamant made it two wins in succession with a narrow win at Murwillumbah in a Class 3 over 2025m today and breaks her 2nd class record. She stepped up big time in distance from 1530m to 2015m so a terrific training effort by Matt Dunn and a gutsy effort from the mare * ...

I'M ADAMANT LEADS ALL THE WAY AT MURWILLUMBAH

I'M ADAMANT LEADS ALL THE WAY AT MURWILLUMBAH

Aug 13, 2013

I'm Adamant recorded her 2nd win this prep with an impressive Class Record all the way win at Murwillumbah in a BM50 over 1530m by the big margin of 5L. Jockey Glen Colless gave her a text book ride in a superb front running display. Trainer Matthew Dunn was always ...

LATE CHARGE WINS 2YO RIVERDALE PLATE at FLEMINGTON OVER 1400m

LATE CHARGE WINS 2YO RIVERDALE PLATE at FLEMINGTON OVER 1400m

Jul 20, 2013

Late Charge made it two wins from two starts to easily account for a high quality field of 2YO's at Flemington today. Mark Zahra gave him the perfect ride just behind the speed, peeled him out at top of straight to win by 2L drawing away from his rival on the line. The horse ...

FENESTRON WINS GEELONG R58 2000M

FENESTRON WINS GEELONG R58 2000M

Jul 09, 2013

Fenestron brought up his 2nd win in four starts at Geelong today in a R58 Handicap over 2000m. Michael Walker tucked him away on the fence from barrier 1 to give him a soft run throughout then popped out on the turn to dash to the front to win by 2L ...

LATE CHARGE WINS ECHUCA 2YO SV GOLD MAIDEN 1200m

LATE CHARGE WINS ECHUCA 2YO SV GOLD MAIDEN 1200m

Jul 08, 2013

We unvielled another 1st up impressive 2YO winner today at Echuca when 2YO Late Charge on debut missed the start and then stormed home to win effortlessly by 5L. Jockey Jack Hill was so surprised with the ease of the win he shook his head in disbeleif. Patrick Payne his ...

IMPECCABLE ME WINS 2YO SV GOLD MAIDEN BALLARAT

IMPECCABLE ME WINS 2YO SV GOLD MAIDEN BALLARAT

Jun 20, 2013

Impeccable Me the son of Reset made an outstanding debut today to win his 2YO SV GOLD Maiden at Ballarat over 1200m in a determined sustained run from well back. Travelled 4 and 5 wide throughout without cover but was too strong to the line on the heavy track and looks a very ...

BON HOFFA SIRES 1st WINNER

BON HOFFA SIRES 1st WINNER

Jun 17, 2013

Popular southern NSW Bowness Stud-based stallion Bon Hoffa (Belong To Me-Asian Reef, by Manilla) has sired his first winner. Bon Hoffa got off the mark when 2YO filly Bon Bonito (Bon Hoffa-Antonia's Gold, by Geiger Counter) scored a 2-lengths victory over 1150m at Devonport ...

VICTORIAN CROWN WINS GEELONG MAIDEN 1300M

VICTORIAN CROWN WINS GEELONG MAIDEN 1300M

Jun 16, 2013

Victorian Crown resumed after a spell for new trainer Patrick Payne to win by nose his Maiden over 1300m at Geelong Synthetic today and edge out the shortie from the Price stable. Michele Payne gave him a good box seat run in transit and presented him on the turn to gain a ...