Latest News from Proven Thoroughbreds

​A double…almost treble!

​A double…almost treble!

Feb 16, 2019

A long head was the difference between a winning treble and double for Proven Thoroughbreds on Friday.Proven was represented by three runners at the Grafton meeting and almost had the perfect day out.Following the earlier wins of MISSED THE ...

Inglis Classic wrap - Sebring galore!

Inglis Classic wrap - Sebring galore!

Feb 14, 2019

Proven Thoroughbreds came away with another four yearlings from the 2019 Inglis Classic Sale, three of which are by highly successful sire SEBRING.Proven Thoroughbreds has developed a strong affinity with progeny of SEBRING as seen in our record below:SESAR: Group 2 & Group ...

​Tom’s Punt Hunt FEB 14

​Tom’s Punt Hunt FEB 14

Feb 13, 2019

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Tom's Punt Hunt where Proven Thoroughbreds strives to give you a leg up for the autumn carnival.Saturday tip:OSBORNE BULLS (Flemington R8 N1): Think this is a Group 1 horse in waiting. Concede that 1000m is probably not his forte but history ...

KYLEASE too slick

KYLEASE too slick

Feb 12, 2019

Three-year-old filly KYLEASE shed maiden status in style when cruising to victory as an odds-on favourite at Gosford Tuesday.KYLEASE was ridden a treat by Corey Brown, who allowed the Joe Pride-trained galloper to find her feet before leading the field and kicking ...

​The Week Ahead FEB 11-17: KYLEASE with hoof on till!

​The Week Ahead FEB 11-17: KYLEASE with hoof on till!

Feb 11, 2019

Promising filly KYLEASE will be out to go one better than her debut when she heads to Gosford on Tuesday. The Joe Pride-trained daughter of CHOISIR narrowly went down in a two-horse war on her home track of Warwick Farm last month, defeating the third-placed runner ...

​RECKLESS CHOICE trots in!

​RECKLESS CHOICE trots in!

Feb 09, 2019

After a frustrating month for Proven Thoroughbreds a welcome fillip came in the shape of  RECKLESS CHOICE at Doomben on Saturday. The black and lime green colours had endured a run of 11 2nds before  RECKLESS CHOICE broke the drought with an effortless win in the ...

​The Week Ahead FEB 1-8

​The Week Ahead FEB 1-8

Feb 01, 2019

A busy week lies ahead for Proven Thoroughbreds with no less than 11 runners due to face the starter.We begin Saturday at Rosehill with the John Bateman-trained NICCONITA (pictured) in search of a deserved Highway win. The daughter of NICCONI has previously ...

The Week Ahead JAN 25-FEB 1

The Week Ahead JAN 25-FEB 1

Jan 25, 2019

A plethora of weekend runners will either induce an Australia Day celebration or the predictable cry of what might have been! Trainer Steve O'Dea is travelling promising gallopers SCALLOPINI (pictured) and RECKLESS CHOICE to Randwick hoping for a repeat of ...

​The Week Ahead JAN 18-25

​The Week Ahead JAN 18-25

Jan 18, 2019

The dust has settled from a busy Magic Millions period as Proven Thoroughbreds looks forward to sending out five runners in the week ahead.Proven Thoroughbreds was the most active it has ever been at the Magic Millions sales this year, coming away with eight ...

Sesar to spell

Sesar to spell

Jan 15, 2019

Please be advised that multiple Group winner SESAR has been ruled out of the upcoming autumn carnival due to tendonitis.The condition, whilst not career-ending, will require a decent spell.Trainer Steve O’Dea has always maintained that the best is yet to ...

Magic Millions wrap - Proven buys 8!

Magic Millions wrap - Proven buys 8!

Jan 14, 2019

The MAGIC MILLIONS Sale was as buoyant as ever with yet another increase in average and median. However when 1,100 horses are sold value can invariably be identified if you're johnny on the spot. Our general skew was to go for proven sires mated with mares who've either ...

The Week Ahead JAN 11-18

The Week Ahead JAN 11-18

Jan 11, 2019

Proven Thoroughbreds' week ahead will begin with two runners at the big Magic Millions Gold Coast meeting on Saturday.Steve O’Dea stablemates RECKLESS CHOICE and COOL SEQUENCE line up in the $250,000 Magic Millions Country Cup (1200m) on Saturday, with Tim Clark ...

​Sienna Rose blossoms!

​Sienna Rose blossoms!

Jan 09, 2019

Promising three-year-old filly SIENNA ROSE continued her strong form with another win at Doomben on Wednesday.The daughter of More Than Ready started favourite in the 1350m 3YO Handicap and justified her odds with a 1.25-length victory.Rider Ron Stewart had to bustle the ...

Perfect debut for SANTA ANA LANE's half-sister!

Perfect debut for SANTA ANA LANE's half-sister!

Jan 06, 2019

The well-bred THE BLACK TIDE made the perfect start to her career with an impressive win at Ipswich on Saturday.A half-sister to multiple Group 1-winning sprinter SANTA ANA LANE, THE BLACK TIDE unleashed a sharp sprint over the final 100m to win by 2-1/4 lengths ...

​The Week Ahead JAN 4-11

​The Week Ahead JAN 4-11

Jan 05, 2019

Proven Thoroughbreds’ first runners for 2019 will include in-form pair TAHSIN and SIENNA ROSE.Both gallopers have finished first and second in the last two outings.TAHSIN, trained by Joe Pride, tackles the last event at Randwick’s Kensington meeting on Saturday while the ...

The Week Ahead DEC 28-JAN 4

The Week Ahead DEC 28-JAN 4

Dec 29, 2018

An appropriately subdued period for the PROVEN team as the shadows close on 2018. A time to look forward to another generation of youngsters emerging and to reflect on the past. Our new RETIREMENT page acknowledges the next stage in life for our former racehorses like ...

The Week Ahead DEC 21-28

The Week Ahead DEC 21-28

Dec 21, 2018

Well, Seasons Greetings from all of us here at PROVEN THOROUGHBREDS! The week ahead will naturally be dominated by the Tuesday arrival of the gentleman pictured who'll be clearly spending a bit of time in the sauna before taking his next race ride!With the big storms around ...

The Week Ahead DEC 14-21

The Week Ahead DEC 14-21

Dec 14, 2018

A quiet week in the run up to Christmas for the PROVEN team. Top colt SESAR (pictured) returning to Steve O'Dea's Eagle Farm stable was one of the highlights of the past 7 days along with TAHSIN'S second Mudgee Cup. Enigmatic WAS IT WORTH IT steps out Friday at Ipswich ...

​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 ...