Able Ken

Sire: Testafiable

Dam: Kenset

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Aug 28th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Maroon, Grey And White Stripes, Hooped Sleeves, Striped Cap


C Conron, H Matthews, B Matthews & D Condor





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2011

SireTesta RossaPeruginoDanzig
TESTAFIABLE (AUS) Bo DapperSir Dapper
2002Jamelden EchoPrince EchoCrowned Prince
  Writ 'n' WonderHabeas Corpus
KENSET (AUS) DancelotVain
1997Full SunsetFull and ByZephyr Bay

TESTAFIABLE (AUS) (Chestnut 2002-Stud 2008). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2500m, A$772,550, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, MRC Allan Wicks 2YO P., 2d AJC Craven P., Gr.3, GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, L, 3d Australian Derby, Gr.1, QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, AJC Stan Fox S., Gr.2, QTC Seven Fifty 2YO H. Grandson of SW Writ ā€˜Nā€™ Wonder (VATC Mercedes-Benz H., L). Sire of 64 rnrs, 28 wnrs, inc. Able Ken, Dangle Lad, Amaverde, Frost Dodger, Lead the Witness, Seduction Counsel, Hi Mackay, Judge Jeuny, She Says So, So Feesable, Figure This, King Cadel, Sommelier Pete, Braeview Miss, Test a Day, etc.


1st dam

KENSET, by Kenvain. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, VATC Moonga H., 2d VATC Imposera H., 3d VATC Bint Marscay 2YO P. Dam of seven named foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

Frost Dodger (g. by Testafiable). 5 wins from 1400m to 1950m, A$92,265, SAJC Penna Michael Chartered Accountants H., James Boag's Premium H., Australia Day Races P., 2d SAJC Schweppes H., RSL & ASC Poppy Week H., James Boag's Premium H., 3d SAJC Akeed Mofeed Goldin Farms H.

Able Ken (g. by Testafiable). 3 wins. See below.

Big Tilly (f. by Umatilla). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, TTC Launceston Mitsubishi H., Cascade Draught P., 2d TTC Launceston Mazda H., Juicy Isle H., 3d TTC Assa Abloy Australia Pty Ltd H.

Bianco Rossa (g. by Testa Rossa). 13 wins to 1450m, A$109,550 in Aust.


2nd dam

FULL SUNSET, by Full and By. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Half-sister to CASUAL, Saved, Ascetic (dam of REGAL NATIVE). Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Judusk. 17 wins to 1400m, A$355,662, MRC KPMG Classic H., Grand Cidium H., MVRC Bigpond Country Cup, VRC Geoffrey Levett H., Warrnambool RC Wangoom H., MRC Norman Nelson H., 2d MRC Winlake H., Soorak H., 3d MRC Winlake H., MVRC Beaurepaires Flying H.

Handsome Is. 7 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$111,944, MVRC Chess Moving H., 2d Swan Hill Cup, MVRC Adapt Australia H., MRC Planet Ruler H., VRC Tiger Corporation H., 3d MRC Hilton Manufacturing Cup H., Istidaad H., Bore Head H., EJ Kennon H., MVRC Legends After the Last H.

Achieved. 7 wins to 1400m, VRC BCA It H., 3d VATC Patrobas Welter H., VRC Flemington Hill Stand Sprint H.

Kenset. 3 wins. See above.

Sunset de Lago. 3 wins to 1250m in Aust. Producer.

Just Before Dark. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m in Aust.

Delago Dusk. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in Aust.

Dharamsala. Winner at 800m in 2016-17 in Aust.


3rd dam

SWANK, by Vain. Raced once. Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

CASUAL (Valinsky). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m, STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.3, VATC Zonda H., Gladsome H., William Clarke Welter H., VRC Evening Peal H., 2d VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Emancipation S., L. Dam of-

Champagne Kiss (Kingston Rule). Placed at 3, 3d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L. Producer.

Languid - Pilot Star (H.K.). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1450m, SAJC New Gleam H., HKJC Pearce Memorial Challenge Cup.

Saved (Turf Ruler). 6 wins from 1150m to 1600m, 2d VRC TROA Trophy, 3d VRC Straight Six H., L.

Ascetic. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, MVRC Cardholder H. Dam of-

REGAL NATIVE (Yallah Native). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2000m, A$306,840, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, Hawkesbury Gold Cup, L, AJC McWilliams Hillside H., Man from Snowy River Welter H., Billy Cook H., STC Tooheys 2.2 Lite Welter H., AJC Caspian S., NSW Tatt's RC Dewars H., 3d AJC Malaysian-Singapore Trophy H.

Ascetic Ruler. 12 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m, A$173,525, VATC TR Trevaskis Welter H., Bernborough H.

Deal Me Out. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

BROCKMAN'S LASS (Encosta de Lago). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$540,725, SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, MVRC Alexandra S., L, 2d MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.2, 3d MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, VRC Schweppervescence Trophy, Gr.3, Matron S., Gr.3. Producer.

Marsetic. Unraced. Dam of-

Cocoa Tycoon (Last Tycoon). 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$224,600, MRC Graeme Bennett H., VRC Kokoda Track H., 3d MRC Ladies Day Vase, L. Producer.

Modern General (Military Plume). 4 wins from 1300m to 1800m, A$113,400, VATC Illumquh H., Godby H., 3d VRC Carbine Club S., L.

Advisory. Unraced. Dam of-

Top Echelon (Umatilla). 2 wins at 2, A$148,800, BTC Become a Member 2YO H., QTC Love Me Melons 2YO H., 2d QTC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1, 3d BTC Doomben Slipper S., L. Sire.

Donnamo Special. Unraced. Dam of-

Glamour Donna. 2 wins at 2, STC Thredbo 2YO H., Chester 2YO H. Producer.


Race Record: 22 Starts 3-0-2 A$34,244.

3 wins at 1400m, 2100m, TRC MMIB P., TTC Roy & Dora Coghlan Memorial H., 3d TTC Riverview Hotel H.