Latest News from Ken Keys Racing

Like A Carousel Retires

Like A Carousel Retires

Dec 08, 2018

One of our stable favourites has been retired, and is now living the life of luxury at the farm. He ran 3rd in a Sydney Cup, was in 3 Sandown cups finishing 2nd twice, was in numerous country cups, also ran in 4 Adelaide cups. Plus a successful Hurdle career. Its hard to imagine ...

Spanish Reef to return at Moonee Valley

Spanish Reef to return at Moonee Valley

Aug 26, 2018

Trainer Ken Keys has elected to delay the start of Spanish Reef's spring campaign until the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes at Moonee Valley.Keys believes the 1600m-race on September 8 is a better starting point than the 1400m against Group One opposition in the Memsie Stakes at ...

The end of the racing season 2017/2018

The end of the racing season 2017/2018

Aug 25, 2018

The report card = Good174 startersCountry 105 starters - 14 winners - $314.297City 67 Starters- 10 winners - $835.325Total 174, 24 winners, Prizemoney $1.149.621We end up the season on a high, winning the Cranbourne Trainers award for most winners for less than 200 starters. An ...

Keys 3YO's tackle Caulfield stakes races

Keys 3YO's tackle Caulfield stakes races

Aug 17, 2018

Stablemates Syd’s Coin and Write Enuff are at double figure odds but Craig Williams is more than happy to be riding the two in three-year-old stakes races at Caulfield.The pair, trained at Cranbourne by Ken Keys, are both trial winners heading into their return runs on ...

Ken Keys and Spanish Reef chase Sydney G1

Ken Keys and Spanish Reef chase Sydney G1

Apr 10, 2018

Trainer Ken Keys will make a rare trip to Sydney in search of his first Group One success.Spanish Reef will try to extend her winning sequence to four this campaign when she runs in the Coolmore Legacy Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.The mare was given a visitor’s draw ...

Spanish Reef wins Group 2 Sunline Stakes

Spanish Reef wins Group 2 Sunline Stakes

Mar 24, 2018

Trainer Ken Keys thought he was being a bit cheeky nominating Spanish Reef for a Group One race in Sydney during the autumn carnival.But after a dominant win in Friday night’s Group Two Sunline Stakes at Moonee Valley, Keys is ready to pack his bags and head north.Ridden by ...

Spanish Reef claims stakes win

Spanish Reef claims stakes win

Mar 12, 2018

Trainer Ken Keys has achieved a goal of getting a stakes victory with Spanish Reef and will now give the mare her chance to chase even more black-type success.Spanish Reef, the $2.50 favourite, sat just off leader Jester Halo in Saturday’s Group Three Matron Stakes (1600m) at ...

Ken & Louise have gone shopping!!

Feb 22, 2018

Who says only women like to shop. Guess where Ken and Louise are this month. They’re out SHOPPING!!! Up and down the isles of Australia and New Zealand looking for the best buys. Have you ever hear of the song “I’ve been everywhere Man” Well Ken and Louise have hunted ...

Spanish Reef wins at Flemington

Spanish Reef wins at Flemington

Feb 17, 2018

Spanish Reef continued to show her liking of Flemington with another win at the track in the TCL TV Handicap. The $12,500 purchase from the Patinack Farm Complete Dispersal Sale sat wide without cover throughout the race but her class prevailed with a dominant win. Spanish ...

Syd's Coin wins on debut

Syd's Coin wins on debut

Feb 12, 2018

Promising 2YO Syd's Coin lived up to his eye catching jump outs with a win on debut at Bendigo over 1100m. The son of Denman who was ridden by Craig Williams sat midfield before getting a narrow rails run to wear down Invincible Lad who looked all out the winner at ...

Saloon Park Christmas Party 2017

Saloon Park Christmas Party 2017

Dec 28, 2017

This year Ken and Louise treated the staff to a fishing charter in Western Port Bay for the Christmas party and a great night was had by all. There were plenty of fish caught despite the bad reports from our skipper on the night saying "there wasn't much out there". The night ...

HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Dec 27, 2017

Hope everyone has survived Christmas and are looking forward to a very prosperous New Year. Spring for us was disappointing, but we finished with a bang with Like A Carousel winning the Pakenham Cup. Congratulations to all connections. With a great photo taken here, by ...

Spring Is Here

Spring Is Here

Oct 11, 2017

We came out of winter with great results, horses performing terrific with a lot more to come. Snipfit. Spanish Reef and Wenner have been given short let ups, before being prepared for late Spring. Like A Carousel is back in work after a successful start to his jumping career. ...

BUSY BUSY

BUSY BUSY

May 21, 2017

The last few months have been pretty busy period for everyone around the stable, from horse sales to our open Day, showing off our current purchase's. Firstly the Yearling's are having good response, so anyone interested in purchasing please contact Ken or Kasey.  One ...

HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Jan 18, 2017

Hopefully everyone had a good holiday break, but now everything gets back to normal work.We are currently working at Saloon Park to upgrade our stock, we will be once again working at all sales this season.  So if interested in getting involved in a new acquisition, please ...

RICH ENUFF

RICH ENUFF

Oct 27, 2016

Louise and I were lucky “enuff” to visit Rich Enuff while attending the sales in Queensland recently. He looked amazing and has let down into a magnificent looking stallion. He will service around 130 mares in his first season at Glenlogan Farm where he is standing. They ...

Win It Win It Chicken Did It

Win It Win It Chicken Did It

Oct 27, 2016

The 2016 Sale Cup was a magnificent ride for First Course as he took it right from the start. He jumped out of those gates with the sole purpose of getting to the end first and he held on to that till the end post in photo finish. The jockey Ben Thompson did a great job in ...

Ken went shopping in Adelaide

Ken went shopping in Adelaide

Feb 07, 2016

Ken has now done the rounds of the country finishing off in Adelaide with the purchase of a lovely Reward for Effort Colt. Listen to what he has to say by copying the link into your browser. Please feel free to give Ken a call to discuss any of his purchases he has made this ...

Guess who won Cranbourne's HORSE OF THE YEAR?

Guess who won Cranbourne's HORSE OF THE YEAR?

Aug 16, 2015

Last night Ken and Louise proved how successful thier breed program has been by winning the top award of the evening at the Cranboure Racing Industry Awards Night. Cranbourne Horse of the Year is                      ...

Saloon Parks Racing Review of the 2014 - 2015 Season

Aug 13, 2015

We are all looking forward to the Spring Racing closing in on us very quickly.  After our success last year,  with Bring Something unfortunately suffering a leg injury in Autumn after his successful Spring winning the Bendigo Cup. He is now back and being aimed for ...

Winter Is Here

Jun 16, 2015

Well the dreaded Winter months are ahead, lots of furry coats growing to keep the extra warmth in their bodies. We normally find some of our horses we clip during the winter months as their coats grow too long and its very hard to get them dried off after the early ...

Open Day

Open Day

Apr 07, 2015

What a success. The weather was fabulous and the yearlings were on their best behaviour. The parade went without a hitch, the staff were professional and a big thank you to all those who came along and enjoyed the day. We had a nice selections of yearlings to show and we ...

Welcome To 2015

Jan 15, 2015

We hope you all had a lovely Christmas and saw the New Year in, welcome back to the start of another year ahead, hopefully filled with good health and success. We will have our annual owners day in March where you can come along and enjoy a lunch and drink with us and your ...

Successful Spring Carnival for Ken Keys Racing

Nov 18, 2014

Firstly we would like to thank everyone for their involvement on our success over the Spring Carnival, texts, emails, phone calls everything was very much appreciated. We would like to congratulate Woodside Park Stud on aquiring part ownership of Rich Enuff for his ...