Latest News from Proven Thoroughbreds

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 ...

​The Week Ahead SEP 7-14

​The Week Ahead SEP 7-14

Sep 07, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds’ will be represented by up to nine runners in the week ahead, depending on the weather gods.Sydney Saturday racing returns to Rosehill where the Joe Pride-trained ARGENT D’OR and TAMARACK (pictured) are confirmed runners in the ...

Changes to Inglis Sales Season 2019

Changes to Inglis Sales Season 2019

Sep 04, 2018

Following extensive discussions with clients, auction house Inglis has announced a number of improvements to the sale format for 2019.A record 1000 horses will be catalogued for the 2019 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale, which will extend to a fifth day for the first time.The ...

​RECKLESS rolls on!

​RECKLESS rolls on!

Sep 02, 2018

The exciting RECKLESS CHOICE took the rise to Saturday company in his stride with another dominant performance at the Sunshine Coast.It wasn’t as soft as his five-length demolition at the same track three weeks ago but the son of CHOISIR proved a class above again, ...

The Week Ahead AUG 31-SEP 7

The Week Ahead AUG 31-SEP 7

Aug 31, 2018

Veteran gelding GAMBLESTOWN will race for a slice of $125,000 when the new prizemoney levels come into effect on Saturday.The Joe Pride-trained galloper contests the National Jockeys Trust Handicap (1600m) at Randwick following three excellent runs over shorter ...

​An INVIGORATING win!

​An INVIGORATING win!

Aug 29, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds clients got a quick return on their investment after INVIGORATING won on debut at Wednesday’s Ipswich meeting.The three-year-old daughter of SIZZLING had to contend with a $1.35 favourite in her first competitive start, but made the most of a ...

​The Week Ahead AUG 24-31

​The Week Ahead AUG 24-31

Aug 24, 2018

A busy week for Proven Thoroughbreds will be highlighted by the annual ASX Thomson Reuters Charity Foundation lunch on Saturday at Rosehill where a 10 percent share in one of our horses will be auctioned off for a good cause.Australia’s largest charity raceday function will ...

​The Week Ahead AUG 17-24

​The Week Ahead AUG 17-24

Aug 17, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds’ week ahead will begin with a quartet of runners across three meetings on Saturday.At Randwick, the Joe Pride-trained BROOK MAGIC (pictured) continues her preparation in the 1000m BM78 while stablemate GAMBLESTOWN has accepted for the ...

​Landmark win for FRANCISCA

​Landmark win for FRANCISCA

Aug 11, 2018

The talented FRANCISCA overcame a tough run in transit to register her first Saturday metropolitan win at Doomben on Saturday.Stepping out for the first time as a four-year-old, the Steve O’Dea-trained mare began well but was posted three-deep without cover soon ...

​The Week Ahead AUG 10-17

​The Week Ahead AUG 10-17

Aug 10, 2018

Following a successful run of results, Proven Thoroughbreds will be represented by seven runners in the week ahead including veteran campaigner REALLY REILLY (pictured) whose pursuit of an elusive metropolitan win continues at Doomben on Saturday.The seven-year-old ...

​SO SPIRITED placed to perfection!

​SO SPIRITED placed to perfection!

Aug 09, 2018

An irresistible drop in grade reaped dividends for the Joe Pride-trained gelding SO SPIRITED at Kembla Grange’s Thursday meeting.After finishing on the heels of the placegetters in two Saturday metropolitan races last month, SO SPIRITED was well placed to ...

​RECKLESS CHOICE leaves them in his wake again

​RECKLESS CHOICE leaves them in his wake again

Aug 08, 2018

For the second time in three starts, RECKLESS CHOICE thrashed his opposition in effortless style at the Sunshine Coast midweek meeting.In one of the easiest wins you will see, RECKLESS CHOICE cruised up to the leaders under a motionless Boris Thornton to win the 1600m ...

Brunch at Emeran Park

Brunch at Emeran Park

Aug 08, 2018

Emeran Park is at the forefront of thoroughbred care so what better setting to see our available two-year-olds on Sunday August 19.Set in the rolling hills of the Central Coast, Emeran Park is where Proven horses are pre-trained and rehabilitate. The staff’s attention to ...

​The Week Ahead AUG 3-10

​The Week Ahead AUG 3-10

Aug 03, 2018

The first Saturday of the new season will see five horses race on behalf of Proven Thoroughbreds.At Royal Randwick, a trio from the Joe Pride stable are confirmed starters.Lightly-raced gelding MASTERATI lines up in the 1200m BM82 Handicap in search of his first ...