Latest News from Proven Thoroughbreds

Anecdote back to his best

Anecdote back to his best

Sep 03, 2015

Lonhro gelding Anecdote made a stunning return to form at Goulburn on Thursday with an effortless win in the Electel Services Benchmark 70 Handicap.Ridden by Jay Ford, Anecdote bounced out of the gates in the 1200 metre contest and swiftly took up the leading position.The ...

Narrow STAKES Miss for Dragon!

Narrow STAKES Miss for Dragon!

Aug 21, 2015

Having made a stunning return to form at Canterbury eight days prior, Dragon Flyer was an unlucky 2nd to The Offer in the Listed ROWLEY Mile at Hawkesbury Thursday.The bold move to take on STAKES company from midweek grade, hatched by trainer John Thompson and part owner/breeder ...

​Dragon Flies!

​Dragon Flies!

Aug 12, 2015

Six-year-old gelding Dragon Flyer overcame a torrid run in transit to score a deserving metropolitan win at Canterbury on Wednesday.The John Thompson-trained gelding was trapped three-wide facing the breeze in the 1550 metre event but a composed Tye Angland ride kept ...

​Unyielding sheds maiden status

​Unyielding sheds maiden status

Aug 09, 2015

I Am Invincible three-year-old Unyielding had his consistency finally rewarded with a win at the Sapphire Coast on Sunday.Unyielding had been placed at his first five career starts before Sunday’s breakthrough victory.The Nick Olive-trained gelding was up on the speed in the ...

PROVEN Placegetters!

PROVEN Placegetters!

Jul 27, 2015

We all know racing results ebb and flow. As one wise old pundit once opined, “if you’re having a great run you’re getting closer to a run of outs!” However, in the last month our patience has been tested with 10 placings from our past 14 runs. ANECDOTE’S 3rd at Newc ...

Another Pedigree Update for EQUIANO filly

Another Pedigree Update for EQUIANO filly

Jul 12, 2015

Our EQUIANO-Hidden Charges filly, who's just completed a short stint with John Thompson at Rwick, had another boost to her pedigree in Singapore Sunday when prolific STAKES winner STEPITUP (pictured) claimed the GROUP 3 YEW TEE CLASSIC of 1800m at Kranji.STEPITUP is one of three ...

Pedigree Update – Equiano

Pedigree Update – Equiano

Jun 30, 2015

More success overnight for the EQUIANO progeny as Fly On The Night an Italian trained two year old filly had a convincing win in the Group III Prix du Bois at Chantilly. This result comes off the back of the winning double the EQUIANO broods (Belvoir Bay, two year-old filly and ...

Yearling Parade a Proven Success

Yearling Parade a Proven Success

Jun 29, 2015

A superb winter's morning complemented the Proven Thoroughbreds yearling parade held at John Thompson's Randwick stables last Sunday.The six yearlings showcased turned it on for the strong crowds by parading in an exemplary fashion and ironically the only horse on his toes was ...

Apocalypto breaks through

Apocalypto breaks through

Jun 27, 2015

Three-year-old gelding Apocalypto rewarded his patient owners at Canberra on Friday by breaking his maiden in dominant fashion.The son of Domesday had placed on six occasions from his eight previous starts, including a third at Canterbury, but had failed to convert his ...

Pedigree Update For SEBRING Colt

Pedigree Update For SEBRING Colt

Jun 23, 2015

Renaudin, a full brother to our SEBRING X La Goulue colt scored an impressive victory at Geelong today (23rd June). To view the convincing victory click hereTodays result adds to SEBRING’s stellar season. And as there are limited shares still available in our SEBRING X La ...

 Spotlight Filly Congrats X Belscenica

Spotlight Filly Congrats X Belscenica

Jun 22, 2015

Some shares are still available in the recently broken in Congrats X Belscenica filly to be trained at Goulburn by Guy’s long-term foreman, John Bateman. Congrats has been a very successful sire in the US, and his oldest Australian progeny are only 2 year olds. This is our ...

Great Time for a Value Share in a Horse!

Great Time for a Value Share in a Horse!

Jun 21, 2015

The NSW Government's recent decision to alter the tax rate for the racing industry will result in a $220-$250m windfall for racing revenue over the next 4 years. That's tremendous news for racing participants and owners as it will translate into increased prizemoney, better ...

CHOISIR on Fire!

CHOISIR on Fire!

Jun 14, 2015

Four winners to CHOISIR, including both Rosehill & Flemington, brings into focus our spotlight yearling, the CHOISIR-Ovasia filly who'll be prepared at Eagle Farm by Steve O'Dea. Steve's also in form having trained the promising galloper REAL STING to his maiden victory ...

John Thompson OPEN Morning Sun JUN 28

John Thompson OPEN Morning Sun JUN 28

Jun 14, 2015

John Thompson, who prepared our GROUP 2 winner TREMEC on the first day of the Championships at Randwick, is one of several trainers we've engaged in Sydney since the tragic passing of Guy Walter a bit over 12months ago. Proven Thoroughbreds is conducting a Morning with John for ...

​Real Sting breaks maiden in style

Jun 10, 2015

Three-year-old gelding Real Sting made a statement at Doomben on Wednesday with a barnstorming win at only his fourth race start.It was looking precarious for Real Sting through the early stages of the 1640 metre maiden as he raced ungenerously in the back half of a slowly ...

Rothesay colt joins Proven Thoroughbreds

Rothesay colt joins Proven Thoroughbreds

Jun 02, 2015

An athletic colt by Rothesay from a five-time winning mare was bought by Proven Thoroughbreds on the opening day of the Gold Coast Magic Millions National Yearling Sale.Trainer Steve O’Dea purchased the horse, lot 1687, on behalf of Proven Thoroughbreds for $31k.The colt will ...

Sad end to promising three-year-old

Sad end to promising three-year-old

May 19, 2015

Three-year-old gelding Globeel was put down at Goulburn on Tuesday after suffering a broken near hind leg in the meeting’s second race.Globeel, a son of Zabeel trained by John Thompson, had only one previous start before his tragic demise. At the same track 11 days before, he ...

Big Run for Relatives of PROVEN YEARLINGS!

Big Run for Relatives of PROVEN YEARLINGS!

May 17, 2015

It's been a significant few weeks for relatives of PROVEN horses.  With a pair of SEBRING (see pictured) yearlings (shares available) it's been encouraging to see the sire graduate to another level through the monumental deeds of CRITERION & DISSIDENT to say nothing of ...

SIR MOMENTS OUT OF THE DOOMBEN CUP

SIR MOMENTS OUT OF THE DOOMBEN CUP

May 04, 2015

It's last thing you want so close to a big race. But the big chestnut, SIR MOMENTS has injured his off hind leg whilst playfully kicking out on the walking machine. Whilst the prognosis is good a bitterly disappointed trainer Steve O'Dea has decided not to accept for ...

RAIN FORECAST POSTPONES JOE PRIDE OPEN DAY

RAIN FORECAST POSTPONES JOE PRIDE OPEN DAY

May 01, 2015

With the strong likelihood of further inclement weather and the general lack of shelter around Joe's stable, Sunday's Morning with Joe has been postponed for a fortnight until Sunday MAY 17.Any queries please contact me but unfortunately it's a decision we had to make. Trust ...

SIR MOMENTS CHARGES BACK TO FORM

SIR MOMENTS CHARGES BACK TO FORM

Apr 12, 2015

An inspired ride from Tim Bell, the rise to 1600m and the benefit of a couple of runs under his belt combined to send Sir Moments' earnings to over 600k on Saturday at Doomben. Trainer Steve O'Dea has set the gelding for both the Hollindale & Doomben Cups so anything less ...

ANOTHER SO YOU THINK FOR PROVEN THOROUGHBREDS

ANOTHER SO YOU THINK FOR PROVEN THOROUGHBREDS

Apr 09, 2015

On the third day of the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale Proven Thoroughbreds went back to the So You Think well and secured a magnificent colt for $120k.The colt (lot 435) is from the Dehere mare Heretis, who is a half-sister to the stakes winners La Baraka and Tsuimai. ...

SO YOU THINK THIS WAS A BARGAIN

SO YOU THINK THIS WAS A BARGAIN

Apr 09, 2015

Proven Thoroughbreds joined forces with prominent owner Eric Lucas on day two of the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale at Newmarket to purchase a filly by So You Think for $110k.The filly is the second So You Think to be added to the Proven Thoroughbreds team after a colt by the ...

TREMEC BOUNCES BACK IN FAMILIAR RACE

TREMEC BOUNCES BACK IN FAMILIAR RACE

Apr 06, 2015

Proven Thoroughbreds acquisition Tremec turned his form around with a strong win in the Group II Chairman’s Handicap (2600m) at Randwick on Saturday.Tremec had won and finished second in the last two editions of the feature race and this year he again got conditions to ...