Cactus King

Cactus King

Sire: Desert King

Dam: Pro Bono

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Oct 29th, 2016

Country: Australia


R J O'Connell, Mrs J M O'Connell, Ms R E Monaghan, T Fenech, Mrs M I Fenech, B Commane, H McDonald, Mrs L M Taylor, I Taylor, A O Logan, T J Nihill & P Read

Career Record: 6-1-0-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    16.7 %
  • Place
    50.0 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2016

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
DESERT KING (IRE) RazyanaHis Majesty
1994SabaahNureyevNorthern Dancer
  Dish DashBustino
DamLegal OpinionDanehillDanzig
PRO BONO (AUS) SummonedCrowned Prince
2007Maid of KingstonKingston MillMill Reef
  Minapre MaidBelligerent

DESERT KING (IRE) (Bay 1994-Stud 1998). 5 wins-2 at 2, Irish Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 1182 rnrs, 660 wnrs, 27 SW, inc. Makybe Diva (VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1), Desert War, Mr Dinos, Darsalam, Chelsea Rose, Lachlan River, Real Love, Basra, Mango Mischief, Maranilla, Rageman, Place Rouge, North Queen, Bygone Days, Banana Man, Alpacco, Petit Calva, Grand Opening, Always King, Roman Squire, Pretty Tough, Qui Es Tu, Bowmore, Desert Fantasy, etc.


1st dam

PRO BONO, by Legal Opinion. Unplaced. Dam of one foal.


2nd dam

MAID OF KINGSTON, by Kingston Mill. 3 wins to 1200m in Aust. Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Vanity Quay. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 3d VRC At Bendigo H.

Suresh Express. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Express Opinion. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Joint Venture. Winner at 1450m in Aust.


3rd dam

MINAPRE MAID, by Belligerent. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of 4 foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Maid of Kingston. 3 wins. See above.

Minapre Prince. Placed in Aust.


4th dam

LADY SHAREENE, by Deliberator. Unplaced. Dam of 1 named foal-

Minapre Maid. Winner. See above.


5th dam

VINAIGRETTE, by Landau. Unraced. Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Janbar. 18 wins from 1000m to 2000m in Aust.

Big Rator. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1600m in Aust.

Vine Street. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Silver Karl. Placed in Aust.

Me Too. Raced twice. Dam of-

Youknoweme. Winner at 1200m in Aust.


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