Latest News from Michael Kent

Michael talks about Victoria's tracks

Michael talks about Victoria's tracks

Apr 29, 2015

http://www.racing.com/news/2015-04-28/sand-based-tracks-cant-cope-kent

Epingle - a great little mare!

Epingle - a great little mare!

Apr 25, 2015

Already a dual Gr.3 winner in Tasmania evergreen mare Epingle added a third success at that level to her resume with a gutsy performance in Saturday's Chairman's Handicap at the Gold Coast. Losing her on pace position when the pace stepped up before the turn, Epingle ...

Super Supido

Super Supido

Apr 03, 2015

Given a bit of time after showing considerable promise in just two spring outings, Supido resumed with a soft one length victory at Sandown on Wednesday. And an expected one it was, the son of Sebring sent out a hot odds-on favourite in the 1000m maiden. Settling nicely ...

Iron Will To Win

Iron Will To Win

Mar 26, 2015

Having run well without the best of luck at his first two starts, Iron Spider was a deserved winner at the new Racing.com Park at Tynong on Thursday. Slowly away at his Ballarat debut in mid February, the promising three-year-old was doing his best work late whilst second up ...

Oncidium Rules

Oncidium Rules

Mar 26, 2015

Naming one of his home-breds after one of his favourites of the past, Illowra Stud's Nigel Berry was thrilled to cheer on Oncidium Ruler to an impressive maiden victory at Geelong on Saturday. Having only his second start, the big rangy three-year-old was stepping up from ...

Scratchy Bottom's Epona Stakes

Scratchy Bottom's Epona Stakes

Mar 22, 2015

Ever since Scratchy Bottom showed herself to be a horse of superior talent when bolting in with her maiden at her Moonee Valley debut in October 2013 it has been Michael Kent's aim to secure black-type to ensure the ongoing value of the well related daughter of ...

She Is Special

She Is Special

Mar 21, 2015

A favourite around the stable due to her heart and consistency, Special Miss continued her great recent run at form with a soft victory at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Well supported having been successful at the same trip - 2040m - at the same track last month, the ...

MIchael's Unique Double

MIchael's Unique Double

Mar 16, 2015

Saturday was a big day for Michael Kent Jnr whose recent run of success as a rider and trainer continued with a two-track double. Kicking off the day with a winner at Woolamai, Michael rode his father's horse King Henry to his fourth win this year - the son of King Of ...

Double for Michael Kent Jnr

Double for Michael Kent Jnr

Mar 10, 2015

It was another memorable day at the picnics for the stable with Michael Kent Jnr steering home at double at Balnarring on Monday. What Logic and Aurelli were the winners and the latter was of particular significance as that six-year-old mare is also trained  by ...

Black Flash!

Black Flash!

Mar 04, 2015

Treated with plenty of respect by punters, Black Velveteen was kept very safe as equal second favourite in the 1400m maiden at Sandown on Wednesday - and she duly rewarded her supporters with a stunning performance. Having only her second start, and her first since late ...

Madog In Winning Form

Madog In Winning Form

Mar 03, 2015

Having just his second start for the stable, the lightly raced and talented four-year-old Madog was an easy two length winner at Bendigo on Friday. Sent out favourite in the 1600m BM58 event, Madog drifted back to last from his outside gate and looked to be in trouble hemmed ...

Three In A Row For Varboss

Three In A Row For Varboss

Feb 26, 2015

Exciting galloper Varboss continued on his winning way at Sandown on Wednesday, the handsome chestnut defying a tardy start and the pattern of the day when racing clear along the rails to win by a length with plenty in hand. Not deterred by topweight of 60kg, Varboss won his ...

Three In A Row For Varboss

Three In A Row For Varboss

Feb 26, 2015

Exciting galloper Varboss continued on his winning way at Sandown on Wednesday, the handsome chestnut defying a tardy start and the pattern of the day when racing clear along the rails to win by a length with plenty in hand. Not deterred by topweight of 60kg, Varboss won his ...

Moonee Valley Double

Moonee Valley Double

Feb 22, 2015

A triple city winner at three, Written was straight into winning form at her first run as a four-year-old, the talented and speedy chestnut  recording a gutsy victory at Moonee Valley on Friday night - the second leg of a stable double. Sitting fourth on the rails, ...

All The Way for Special Miss

All The Way for Special Miss

Feb 22, 2015

Whilst Michael Kent enjoys a well earned family break the stable continues on its winning ways and at Moonee Valley on Friday night we were represented by a double - both of our runners for the evening finding the line well. The first of our winners was the gutsy mare Special ...

Milestone Victory A Family Affair

Milestone Victory A Family Affair

Feb 16, 2015

"It has been five months of hard work with many mistakes along the way - but he made it all worthwhile!" said a delighted Michael Kent Jnr after the easy victory recorded by Big Baba Looey at Yarra Valley on Saturday. Describing the five-year-old's 1 3/4 length ...

Two In A Row for Varboss

Two In A Row for Varboss

Feb 07, 2015

Despite a rise in weight talented up and comer Varboss was able to take his winning form from Sandown in mid-January to Moonee Valley on Friday night, the handsome chestnut looking good winning his second city race in a row. And his second win was all the more impressive than ...

King Reigns at the Picnics

King Reigns at the Picnics

Jan 19, 2015

It takes a particular type of horse to win at picnic meetings - tough, durable and able to carry weight - and King Henry is just that sort of horse. Having only his second run this campaign, the lightly raced six-year-old was in winning form at Woolamai on Saturday - the ...

Var-boom!

Var-boom!

Jan 16, 2015

A relatively new addition the stable, Varboss is an exciting type in the making, the attractive chestnut proving a class above his rivals at Sandown on Wednesday. Kept on the fresh since having not raced since November, the lightly raced four-year-old travelled sweetly in the ...

Special Win For Jake

Special Win For Jake

Jan 10, 2015

A jockey's first winner is always going to be a special horse to that rider - which is why apprentice Jake Bayliss has always had a soft spot for dashing chestnut You Think So. It was in February 2012 that Bayliss celebrated his first winner - You Think So claiming a ...

Hennbodys Maiden

Hennbodys Maiden

Jan 09, 2015

It did not take long for promising filly Hennybodys to break her maiden - and she did it in style too, the attractive chestnut at only her second start racing away to an impressive 3 1/2 length victory at Cranbourne on Friday night. Sent out favourite on the strength of an ...

Berganza Sings A Winning Note

Berganza Sings A Winning Note

Dec 30, 2014

Patience paid dividends when Berganza broke through for an overdue maiden victory at Yarra Valley on Monday, the chestnut saluting in easy fashion at her tenth start. Doing a good job rising in class, tackling ratings company without a maiden victory to her name, Berganza was ...

A Real Winner

A Real Winner

Dec 15, 2014

It was a well deserved break through for Real Mad at Werribee on Sunday, the consistent four-year-old so game in the placings at each of his previous three starts. Sent out a short priced favourite, the chestnut jumped straight to the front and was well rated by our ...

Chemistry Breaks Through

Chemistry Breaks Through

Dec 05, 2014

It is always nice to seen an odds-on favourite control a race from the onset and that is just what Chemistry did at Mornington on Friday, the promising four-year-old always looking good for Vlad Duric. Working over to sit second from a wide draw, Chemistry travelled well ...