Latest News from Ken Keys Racing

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 ...

Rich good Enuff to take Danehill Stakes

Sep 13, 2014

Rich Enuff could be the horse to give Cranbourne trainer Ken Keys his maiden Group 1 win judging by his win in the Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington. Rich Enuff blitzed his rivals in the Listed Mitchell McKenzie Stakes at Moonee Valley on August 23 before showing ...

Spring Racing Is Here

Sep 03, 2014

It's been a great couple of months racing at Saloon Park, we have all had a spring in our step with Later Baby winning at Geelong , Go Trish at Cranbourne and also a Listed win with Rich Enuff at Moonee Valley. It's certainly a buzz around our stable when the Spring ...

Later Baby gets on the board on opening day

Aug 01, 2014

Honest mare Later Baby has started the season perfectly for Cranbourne trainer Ken Keys with her belated maiden victory. The four-year-old raced consistently in her previous 13 starts before luck went her way in the Charles Rose Jewellers Maiden Plate (1900m) on the Geelong ...

Our Kaboom scores maiden city win

Jul 17, 2014

Rises in class and distance proved no obstacle to Our Kaboom posting second win in three starts in the Grand Hotel Frankston Handicap at Sandown. Our Kaboom blitzed his rivals in heavy ground at Traralgon on June 24 before taking his form to town to score over 1300 metres on ...

Wet, wet, wet.

Jul 17, 2014

Not long now, nearly two months into winter so hopefully we'll start seeing the days stay lighter and the weather get warmer. Wishful, positive thinking always leads the way.  Congratulations to all our owners that have had some success over the ...

Our Kaboom explodes at Traralgon

Jun 24, 2014

Our Kaboom implemented the lessons learned on debut to post a convincing maiden victory at Traralgon. The Kaphero colt started his career with an excellent effort at Seymour but a moderate beginning hampered his chances when third to the subsequent city placegetter Callahan ...

LIghtenuff does it again at Moonee Valley

Jun 21, 2014

Lightenuff proved himself the horse that keeps on giving with his determined Moonee Valley victory. The six-year-old is a homebred for Ken Keys and his wife Louise but has been a terrific money-spinner throughout his 47-start career. The son of Lago Delight posted his ...

The Winter Has Started

Jun 12, 2014

Well it's time to pull the raincoats and gumboots out ready for Winter, our horses have grown their winter coats but unfortunately for them they can't wear gumboots.  We have had a good start to June with 6 runners for a win with Quick Bond at ...

Geelong Synthetic blitz for Tycoon Peri

May 09, 2014

Tycoon Peri is set for a big campaign after the two-year-old showed the benefit of a break to thrash her rivals on the Geelong Synthetic track. The filly showed plenty of talent in her two solid runs at Caulfield in the summer before trainer Ken Keys gave her extra time to ...

Happy Easter

Apr 17, 2014

It's been a great start to the month, Saloon Park held it's annual owners open day on Sunday the '6th of April. The weather was very kind to us and the turn out was just as magnificent. All the new 2014 yearlings paraded nicely attracting many new ...

We Missed A Month

We Missed A Month

Mar 12, 2014

Wow, our apologies it has been a very busy start to 2014, alot has been happening with Yearling Sales all over the states, Like A Carousel finally breaking through his Maiden Status, and luckily enough we held off to complete Stable News until Mikaela had the baby. We'll ...

Happy New Year

Jan 12, 2014

Happy New Year   We hope everyone had a safe Christmas and New Year with lots of presents exchanged.  The Yearling sales have commenced, I will be attending most of them, if anyone has their eye on anything I would be more than happy to inspect ...

Spring Carnival Has Come To A Close

Nov 12, 2013

Its been a great Spring Carnival for our stable with Bring Something and Like A Carousel being part of it. The atmosphere is certainly one that you want to be part of. We've had a nice month of racing with most of our runners, we are looking forward to the warmer months ...

The Team At Saloon Park Having A Good Run

Oct 12, 2013

Our stable is on target at the moment just a little short of hitting the bulls eye, not far from it. Congratulations too the owners of Up The Ladder and also Lightenuff on their wins in September. Good Luck to Quick Bond who is running in the Cranbourne Cup on Sunday October ...

Spring Has Finally Come

Sep 18, 2013

    As I sit here and update our stable news, I'm looking out the window at the Spring rain that is expected for the next couple of months. Something to look forward to if we were ducks.  I would firstly like to send our deepest condolences ...

Another Month Goes By

Aug 17, 2013

      It's nice to see Spring is in the air, even the horses appear to be sencing it, enjoying their work with renewed enthusiasm. All credit must go out to FIrst Course for his preparation this time in with eight starts for four seconds, lets hope ...

Interesting To Note

Jul 09, 2013

It was nice to see Our Kapow win at Cranbourne, it was good to see him perform well, as we were confident of his ability at an early stage. Congratulations to all the owners involved. We also have Our Kapow's full brother in the stable and we look forward to his ...