Latest News from Proven Thoroughbreds

​TAHSIN goes back to back in Mudgee Cup!

​TAHSIN goes back to back in Mudgee Cup!

Dec 07, 2018

Six-year-old gelding TAHSIN returned to the scene of his 2017 Mudgee Cup triumph to win back-to-back editions of the $50,000 country feature on Friday.Ridden to perfection by Irish apprentice Robbie Dolan, TAHSIN (photo: Simone Kurtz) was manoeuvred from the ...

​The Week Ahead DEC 7-14

​The Week Ahead DEC 7-14

Dec 07, 2018

A busy week of runners for Proven Thoroughbreds will begin with TAHSIN’s defence of the Mudgee Cup (1600m) on Friday.The Joe Pride-trained six-year-old is one of the leading chances by virtue of his win in last year’s edition of the $50,000 country feature.Friday ...

​Xmas Drinks with Joe Pride!

​Xmas Drinks with Joe Pride!

Dec 04, 2018

With the festive season upon us, Proven Thoroughbreds and Joe Pride Racing invite you to Christmas drinks this Friday December 7.We’re in the process of finalizing numbers for the Christmas drinks which will be at Joe Pride’s Warwick Farm stables from 5pm.Proven ...

The Week Ahead NOV 30-DEC 6

The Week Ahead NOV 30-DEC 6

Nov 30, 2018

A return to normalcy with a much more active Proven Thoroughbreds week ahead, beginning with last start winner TAMARACK (pictured) on Saturday at Rosehill in R5, a BM78 Handicap over 2400m. NICCONITA won't run in R3 as trainer John Bateman wants to give ...

Xmas BBQ with Steve O'Dea!

Xmas BBQ with Steve O'Dea!

Nov 26, 2018

Come and meet Queensland's most promising trainer Steve O'Dea for a Christmas BBQ this Sunday. Steve's stats speak for themselves, and Proven Thoroughbreds has been the beneficiary of his rapid rise through the Queensland training ranks: 2013-14 – 29 winners 2014-15 ...

The Week Ahead NOV 23-30

The Week Ahead NOV 23-30

Nov 23, 2018

A quiet week ahead for the Proven Thoroughbreds roster as just TAHSIN (pictured) and GAMBLESTOWN contest races. TAHSIN will be running either Saturday at Rosehill or at Goulburn on Sunday. Saturday’s race is the eighth event on the card, a ...

TAMARACK breaks through in Saturday company

TAMARACK breaks through in Saturday company

Nov 17, 2018

Handy stayer TAMARACK capitalised on a golden opportunity to win at Rosehill on Saturday. The Joe Pride-trained galloper had only three horses to beat after final scratchings in the 2400m BM88 Handicap and duly got the job done as $1.95 favourite. It was the ...

The Week Ahead NOV 16-23

The Week Ahead NOV 16-23

Nov 16, 2018

An exciting week ahead for the Proven Thoroughbreds roster, highlighted by THE WILD ONE, our most expensive yearling to date at $330k at this year’s MAGIC MILLIONS Gold Coast Sale.THE WILD ONE (pictured) debuts Saturday at Doomben, and is the top pick of the race ...

​The Week Ahead NOV 9-16

​The Week Ahead NOV 9-16

Nov 09, 2018

A busy Saturday will see Proven Thoroughbreds represented by up to seven runners across three racetracks.The Joe Pride-trained trio BROOK MAGIC (1100m BM70), ARGENT D’OR (1100 BM78) and GAMBLESTOWN (2000m BM78) are acceptors for the Rosehill meeting ...

​The Week Ahead NOV 2-9

​The Week Ahead NOV 2-9

Nov 02, 2018

The biggest week in Australian racing is here and Proven Thoroughbreds will take centre stage on Derby Day at Flemington with SESAR running in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m).SESAR’s owners have been afforded a once in a lifetime opportunity to win one of ...

Racing QLD announces $18 million prizemoney increase

Racing QLD announces $18 million prizemoney increase

Nov 01, 2018

Following the state government’s welcomed announcement of $26 million for thoroughbred racing, Racing Queensland Chairman Steve Wilson AM says the first prize money increase of $18 million, effective 1 November 2018, will be a welcome boost for racing across Queensland with a ...

The Week Ahead Oct 27-Nov 3

The Week Ahead Oct 27-Nov 3

Oct 26, 2018

Speedy mare BROOK MAGIC (pictured) returns to racing at Randwick Saturday in her first run for a couple of months. The Joe Pride-trained daughter of Hinchinbrook is vying for win number five and her second over the course and distance in a career of 14 starts thus far, ...

TAMARACK outstays his rivals!

TAMARACK outstays his rivals!

Oct 24, 2018

Redwood gelding TAMARACK put in a tradesman like performance to win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.Beautifully placed in the 2400m BM76 Handicap, TAMARACK started favourite and proved the superior stayer under the vigorous riding of Tye Angland.The five-year-old had ...

Archie Alexander Spring Luncheon

Archie Alexander Spring Luncheon

Oct 21, 2018

Join us for Archie and Annie Alexander’s Spring Lunch this Sunday October 28. The Melbourne Spring carnival is now in full swing so what better time to be in the southern state to enjoy food and drinks with like minded horse people and see our first crop of yearling ...

Finally too Hot!

Finally too Hot!

Oct 20, 2018

It's been a while but honest 3 year old TOO HOT TO HOLD finally broke through at the Gold Coast Saturday. In eight previous tries the daughter of SIZZLING had put together a frustrating regime which included a pair of seconds, a third and two fourths. However ...

​The Week Ahead OCT 19-26

​The Week Ahead OCT 19-26

Oct 19, 2018

Following a period of disruptive rainfall, Proven Thoroughbreds is looking to the week ahead with eight runners across New South Wales and Queensland.Racing in both states has been hampered by inclement weather, particularly in Queensland, where several meetings have been ...

​The Week Ahead OCT 12-19

​The Week Ahead OCT 12-19

Oct 12, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds’ week ahead kicks off with BROOK MAGIC running at The Everest meeting on Saturday.The Joe Pride-trained mare (pictured) will be aiming for her fifth win from 15 career starts when she returns from a freshen-up in the 1000m sprint at Randwick and ...

​Change of plans for SESAR

​Change of plans for SESAR

Oct 10, 2018

There has been a change of plans regarding the spring preparation of Proven Thoroughbreds’ Group 2 Roman Consul winner SESAR.After conferring with the owners, trainer Steve O’Dea has decided to prepare the son of Sebring for the Group I Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) ...

Sesar reigns supreme in Roman Consul Stakes

Sesar reigns supreme in Roman Consul Stakes

Oct 06, 2018

Exciting colt SESAR emerged from an unlikely position to claim the Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes (1200m) in thrilling fashion at Randwick on Saturday.Hopelessly beaten for speed early, SESAR was scrubbed along to keep in touch with the field – at one ...

​The Week Ahead Oct 5-12

​The Week Ahead Oct 5-12

Oct 05, 2018

This Saturday will mark the return of our Group-winning colt SESAR in the Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes at Randwick.SESAR (pictured) tackles the three-year-old sprint first-up since his unlucky fourth in the Group I JJ Atkins (1600m) during the Brisbane winter carnival.A ...

​The Week Ahead SEP 28-OCT 5

​The Week Ahead SEP 28-OCT 5

Sep 28, 2018

The Grand Final long weekend will see five Proven Thoroughbreds horses compete across four venues.Veteran gelding REALLY REILLY (pictured), trained by Steve O’Dea, steps out over 2000m for the first time in his 48-start career in the last event at Doomben on Saturday but is ...

​Vale Steve Brem

​Vale Steve Brem

Sep 27, 2018

Racing lost an icon on Wednesday. Steve Brem was an unheralded giant of the game, his knowledge and insight far surpassing anyone I've come across.A prolonged battle with the dreaded cancer came to its inevitable conclusion after a typically stoic, humble fight. Acutely ...

The Week Ahead SEP 21-28

The Week Ahead SEP 21-28

Sep 21, 2018

The spring carnival is kicking into gear in Sydney and trainer Joe Pride is in grand form saddling recent GROUP winners BALL OF MUSCLE and NEW TIPPERARY. Saturday at Rosehill he sends out the hardy galloper TAMARACK (pictured) in the lucky last, one of a ...

​Double time at Doomben!

​Double time at Doomben!

Sep 09, 2018

INVIGORATING and SCALLOPINI combined for a Proven Thoroughbreds double at Doomben on Saturday, in a result that kept Steve O’Dea atop the Brisbane trainers’ premiership.INVIGORATING (pictured) emerged from near the tail of the field in the 1200m QTIS 3YO Handicap ...