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​Yearlings by SAVABEEL & TAVISTOCK from Karaka!

​Yearlings by SAVABEEL & TAVISTOCK from Karaka!

Feb 01, 2017

Another three quality yearlings from the 2017 NZB Karaka Yearling Sale have been added to the Proven Thoroughbreds roster.A colt by DECLARATION OF WAR, Champion Older Male in Europe and Great Britain in 2013, was the first purchase (lot 253) on day two of the sale.He is from the ...

Three exceptionally priced yearlings from Karaka!

Three exceptionally priced yearlings from Karaka!

Jan 31, 2017

The opening day of the 2017 NZB Karaka Yearling Sale proved fruitful for Proven Thoroughbreds with three bargain acquisitions.With an obvious shortage of staying stock in Australia, Proven Thoroughbreds has made New Zealand a focal point in recent years.Indeed, five of our last ...

​THE GRANDSON back with a bang

​THE GRANDSON back with a bang

Jan 30, 2017

Promising colt THE GRANDSON proved too classy for his opposition first-up over a trip well short of his best at Goulburn on Monday.Resuming in a 1300-metre Class One Handicap, THE GRANDSON was exposed a long way from the winning post under a 60kg impost but finished the ...

SIR MOMENTS brings up win number nine!

SIR MOMENTS brings up win number nine!

Jan 29, 2017

Grand gelding SIR MOMENTS took his total prizemoney past $800k with victory in the Listed Sunshine Coast Cup (1400m) on Saturday.It was SIR MOMENTS’ ninth career win and his sixth stakes success, making him the most prolific stakes winning son of CHOISIR in Australia. SIR ...

​Sebring filly rounds out Magic Millions acquisitions

​Sebring filly rounds out Magic Millions acquisitions

Jan 16, 2017

A Sebring filly was the final purchase for Proven Thoroughbreds at the 2017 Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale.Sebring has proven to be an outstanding sire, producing a variety of classy racehorses including multiple Group I-winning stallions Criterion and Dissident.Proven ...

​Eurozone colt out of stakes winning mare!

​Eurozone colt out of stakes winning mare!

Jan 16, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds went to $100k to secure a colt by first season sire Eurozone at the 2017 Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale.Eurozone, a son of the late Northern Meteor, was an under-rated racehorse that defeated multiple Group I winners Criterion and Dissident and was ...

​Colt from a Redoute’s Choice mare secured for $60k

​Colt from a Redoute’s Choice mare secured for $60k

Jan 14, 2017

An athletic colt by Sepoy from the Redoute’s Choice mare Sarah Jessica is the latest addition to the Aquis Sino Proven Chinese Syndicate.Purchased for $60,000 as Lot 421 of the Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale, the colt’s pedigree page boasts a Group I winner in ...

More Than Ready filly joins Proven Thoroughbreds

More Than Ready filly joins Proven Thoroughbreds

Jan 12, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds’ third acquisition for 2017 is a filly by top class sire More Than Ready from the Exceed And Excel mare Maroon Bay.Following two purchases for the newly formed Aquis Sino Proven Chinese Syndicate, this filly will be syndicated under the Proven ...

​Exceptionally priced colt by under-rated sire!

​Exceptionally priced colt by under-rated sire!

Jan 12, 2017

The Aquis Sino Proven Chinese Syndicate secured a bargain-priced Al Maher colt during day one of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.Listed as lot 194, the colt is by an under-rated sire in Al Maher. The Emirates Park resident is closely related to champion stallion ...

​Aquis and Proven strike early at the 2017 Magic Millions

​Aquis and Proven strike early at the 2017 Magic Millions

Jan 11, 2017

The newly formed Aquis Sino Proven Chinese Syndicate has its first purchase, a colt by Savabeel from the stakes winning mare Glam Slam (Pins).Reared at the famous Waikato Stud in New Zealand, the colt was secured for $120,000 as lot 51 at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling ...

Proven and Aquis expand into Chinese market

Proven and Aquis expand into Chinese market

Jan 09, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds has joined forces with Aquis Farm to form Aquis Sino Proven Chinese Syndications, an expansion of the current business model.“It must be stressed that it will be business as usual for current and prospective clients of Proven Thoroughbreds,” proprietor ...

The CHOSEN one at last!

The CHOSEN one at last!

Jan 07, 2017

After three consecutive seconds, CHOSEN PRAYER’s consistency was finally rewarded with victory at Warwick Farm on Saturday.Aided by an expert Blake Shinn ride, CHOSEN PRAYER came off the leader’s back in the straight before going on to score by 1-1/4 lengths in the TAB ...

Tah Tah 2016!

Tah Tah 2016!

Jan 03, 2017

Promising galloper TAHSIN sent out the old and stylishly ushered in 2017 at Kembla Tuesday. The 4yo bounded past his rivals to emphatically take the C2 1600m event making it two on the trot."It's never easy going straight from a maiden to even a C1 so for this horse to win ...

Theway To Go!

Theway To Go!

Dec 26, 2016

Giant gelding THEWAYWEARE made it three wins from his last four starts at Randwick on Boxing Day with another thrilling barrier to box performance. Under a clever ride from Brenton Avdulla, the horse held his challengers at bay to score by a length and a quarter, leaving a swarm ...

Thewayweare brings up fifth career win

Thewayweare brings up fifth career win

Dec 15, 2016

A textbook front running ride by Blake Shinn helped THEWAYWEARE towards his fifth career win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.The John Thompson-trained gelding was a 6-3/4 length winner at Goulburn earlier this preparation before a wet track brought him undone at Newcastle's ...

​TAHSIN breaks through at Hawkesbury

​TAHSIN breaks through at Hawkesbury

Dec 11, 2016

The John Thompson-trained TAHSIN made light work of a Hawkesbury maiden in his fourth career start on Sunday.Time is one of, if not the most under-rated commodity when it comes to a racehorse’s development.And TAHSIN, a late maturing four-year-old gelding, rewarded his patient ...

​Pedigree update for AMERICAIN colt!

​Pedigree update for AMERICAIN colt!

Dec 11, 2016

A half-sister to our AMERICAIN-NORTHEAST NOTE colt scored an easy win at Cranbourne on Saturday night.Named NORTHKAPE, the daughter of KAPHERO won over 1000 metres by 1-3/4 lengths, taking her career earnings past $90,000 from only eight starts!Limited shares remain in the ...

John Thompson OPEN DAY Xmas edition!

John Thompson OPEN DAY Xmas edition!

Nov 28, 2016

The festive season is upon us and John Thompson has once again opened his stable doors for this Sunday December 4.We currently have limited shares available in three of our two-year-olds with John – a filly from the last crop of the late COMMANDS out of a winning ZABEEL mare, ...

​Unyielding continues Proven’s hot run

​Unyielding continues Proven’s hot run

Nov 21, 2016

The Nick Olive-trained UNYIELDING made it four wins in 12 days for Proven Thoroughbreds after claiming the final race at Wagga on Monday.The four-year-old son of I AM INVINCIBLE has been a quirky horse but appreciated the removal of a Norton bit and application of winkers in the ...

Thewayweare Back with a Bang!

Thewayweare Back with a Bang!

Nov 20, 2016

Giant 5yo THEWAYWEARE burst back to winning form with a dominant six length disposal of his rivals on Goulburn Cup day.Relishing the firm conditions and the rise to 2300m, the gelding showed superior stamina to run his rivals into the ground, posting a six and a ...

Glorious Morning at Joe Pride's!

Glorious Morning at Joe Pride's!

Nov 14, 2016

A big roll up of owners, families and interested parties turned up for our last JOE PRIDE OPEN Morning on Sunday. As the Mitch Newman BBQ sizzled, Bronwyn Potts' delicious cakes (pictured) beckoned us all and Martina's Coffee Cart kept the caffeine pumping, eight of our ...

Really Reilly Steps Up!

Really Reilly Steps Up!

Nov 13, 2016

Consistent gelding REALLY REILLY bounced back into the winners' circle Sunday at the Sunshine Coast, showing a tidy turn of foot to gather in the well performed favourite Martinelli. Whilst a regular placegetter REALLY REILLY'S winning record was starting to wane prior to ...

​Successful QLD debut for Lothario

​Successful QLD debut for Lothario

Nov 09, 2016

Four-year-old gelding Lothario has quickly adapted to his new surroundings in Queensland, winning at Eagle Farm on Wednesday.Previously trained by Joe Pride at Warwick Farm, Lothario was sent north to join the Steve O’Dea stable after two wins in Sydney provincial ...

Metro Double to JIMMY CHOUX Adds to Appeal of John Thompson colt

Metro Double to JIMMY CHOUX Adds to Appeal of John Thompson colt

Nov 05, 2016

Rising NZ sire JIMMY CHOUX is starting to make an impact on Australian racing. Chris Waller's promising CHAUSSURE won his second race on the trot when decisively dealing with his rivals at Canterbury Saturday and then just over an hour later the Tony McEvoy trained SWEET VARDEN ...