Latest News from Proven Thoroughbreds

​LAST WISH goes back to back!

​LAST WISH goes back to back!

Feb 26, 2016

After a slow start to his career, LAST WISH is fast becoming a handy stayer for Proven Thoroughbreds after recording his fourth metropolitan win at Moonee Valley on Friday night.The five-year-old son of Guillotine lined up in the EJ Whitten Foundation Tour Of Victoria ...

Last Wish...Just!

Last Wish...Just!

Feb 10, 2016

An inspired decision by Tony McEvoy to send handy stayer LAST WISH south to his Melbourne stable paid immediate dividends on Wednesday at Sandown.Second-up over 2400m, the son of Guillotine was shunned in the market after finishing down the course on a HEAVY track at ...

​Quality NOT A SINGLE DOUBT filly joins Proven Thoroughbreds

​Quality NOT A SINGLE DOUBT filly joins Proven Thoroughbreds

Feb 09, 2016

Proven Thoroughbreds and Pride Racing were delighted to purchase a beautiful daughter of NOT A SINGLE DOUBT for $160k at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale on Monday.The filly, listed as lot 381, is a powerful filly who filled the eye with a great shoulder and hindquarter.The ...

Top colt for Joe Pride!

Top colt for Joe Pride!

Feb 07, 2016

On the second day of the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Proven Thoroughbreds expanded its stock of CHOISIR progeny with a quality colt from the family of top class iron horse CRITERION.Proven Thoroughbreds was fortunate enough to come in with the winning bid of $170k.Listed ...

Two fillies of value!

Two fillies of value!

Feb 07, 2016

During the night session of the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale, Proven Thoroughbreds was able to secure two fillies of outstanding value.Lot 45 (pictured), a filly by NICCONI from Kuitpo Crystal was purchased for the bargain price of $20k.This filly comes from a stout family ...

​Trip to Brisbane pays off for Anecdote

​Trip to Brisbane pays off for Anecdote

Jan 30, 2016

Consistent gelding ANECDOTE relished an away trip to Doomben on Saturday with a much deserved victory.The Joe Pride-trained galloper took his total earnings past $100k after scoring a comfortable two length win in the 1200 metre one-metro-win event.Jockey Paul Hammersley found ...

Proven dips into young sires

Proven dips into young sires

Jan 28, 2016

Proven Thoroughbreds purchased two yearlings by promising sires on the second day of the NZB Karaka Select Yearling Sale.Lot 798, a colt by JIMMY CHOUX out of the winning mare Classic Blonde, was secured for $100k and will be trained by John Thompson at Randwick.The colt is a ...

​Bargain filly joins the Proven Thoroughbreds team

​Bargain filly joins the Proven Thoroughbreds team

Jan 27, 2016

It was Proven Thoroughbreds and John Thompson again to the fore at Karaka on Wednesday with the acquisition of a powerhouse CAPE BLANCO filly.The first foal from winning mare Pineapple, this filly has a lovely big girth and strong hindquarters. She was also a great ...

Proven adds another addition to buzzing family

Proven adds another addition to buzzing family

Jan 25, 2016

Proven Thoroughbreds concluded the opening day of the NZB Karaka Premier Yearling Sale with a $140k colt by Ocean Park from a deep family of high class performers.The colt is a half-brother to an unraced filly (named Blanco Cara) Proven Thoroughbreds purchased at the same sale ...

​A REAL STING in the return!

​A REAL STING in the return!

Jan 24, 2016

Four-year-old gelding REAL STING registered a dominant win in his first run since August at the Gold Coast on Saturday.REAL STING proved a class above his 11 rivals by circling the field from a clear last position to win eased up by 1-1/4 lengths on the line.The son of Real ...

​Two more from 2016 Gold Coast Magic Millions Sale!

​Two more from 2016 Gold Coast Magic Millions Sale!

Jan 11, 2016

Proven Thoroughbreds ended the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale on Sunday with another two promising acquisitions.After securing a SNITZEL colt for $200k earlier in the session, Proven Thoroughbreds added lots 887 and 894 to its 2016 book of yearlings.The first purchase ...

Proven Thoroughbreds ups the ante for Steve O'Dea

Proven Thoroughbreds ups the ante for Steve O'Dea

Jan 11, 2016

Proven Thoroughbreds secured one of the highlight lots from session five of the Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale on Sunday.An impressive colt by SNITZEL, from the MORE THAN READY mare ROSE OF MULAN, was knocked down for $200k and will be trained by Steve O’Dea at Eagle ...

​Another CANDIKA?

​Another CANDIKA?

Jan 11, 2016

At the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale night session, Proven Thoroughbreds and trainer Steve O’Dea combined to purchase a daughter of SEBRING, the same sire of our Magic Millions 2YO Classic place-getter CANDIKA.CANDIKA gave connections a great thrill in running a ...

First purchase for 2016!

First purchase for 2016!

Jan 06, 2016

Proven Thoroughbreds opened its buying for 2016 with a colt by CHOISIR from a half-sister to Caulfield Guineas winner LONG JOHN at the Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale on Wednesday."He's the best moving son of Choisir I've seen," trainer Steve O'Dea said, in an ...

CANDIKA Books MagicMillions Berth!

CANDIKA Books MagicMillions Berth!

Dec 19, 2015

Sebring filly CANDIKA kept her unbeaten record intact at Doomben Saturday when taking the second of the 1110m 2yo events. Ridden a treat by Paul Hammersley, she never left the rails to nail the leaders 50m out and win narrowly by 0.2 of a length.After scoring on debut ...

Three in a row for Thewayweare!

Three in a row for Thewayweare!

Dec 14, 2015

Lightly-raced stayer THEWAYWEARE recorded a third consecutive win when running his opposition into the ground at Canberra on Sunday.The four-year-old lined up in a benchmark 65 2000 metre event following a pair of wins at Goulburn over 2130 metres and 2300 metres.After absorbing ...

DREADLOCK Debuts in Style!

DREADLOCK Debuts in Style!

Dec 10, 2015

The Tony McEvoy-trained DREADLOCK followed up a six length barrier trial win with a successful debut at Goulburn on Thursday.Ridden beautifully by Kerrin McEvoy, DREADLOCK travelled behind the speed before coming down the centre of the track in the straight to record a strong ...

Lothario Wins At Third Start!

Lothario Wins At Third Start!

Dec 03, 2015

Three-year-old gelding LOTHARIO broke his maiden with a workman-like performance at Gosford on Thursday.Ridden by Brenton Avdulla, LOTHARIO was a touch slow leaving the barriers but soon found the one out-one back position in the 1100 metre dash.Despite hanging around the home ...

John Thompson Randwick Open Day this Sunday Dec 6!

Dec 01, 2015

Come and join us for a Proven Thoroughbreds Xmas celebration at John Thompson's Randwick stable on Sunday DEC 6 from 9am for a 9.30 kickoff. Discuss plans for the horses with John, hook into some traditional Sunday barbie tucker washed down with a caffeine hit or two and meet ...

Two in a Row for Thewayweare....a Windsor Park Graduate!

Two in a Row for Thewayweare....a Windsor Park Graduate!

Nov 23, 2015

Towering 4yo Thewayweare (an 80k purchase from Windsor Park at Karaka 2013), has taken time to fill his considerable frame AND for the racing penny to drop. However victory at Goulburn Sunday over 2300m, his second on the trot, suggests his patient owners could ...

Gamblestown...Never in Doubt!

Gamblestown...Never in Doubt!

Nov 21, 2015

Wow! Who'd have thought Gamblestown would take such arrogant care of a Saturday B93 field after trailing in 8th of 14th in midweek company a couple of months ago! But Saturday's 2.5 length victory at Rosehill was the horse's third win in his last four starts and the ...

Good Roll Up to Joe Pride Sunday!

Good Roll Up to Joe Pride Sunday!

Nov 16, 2015

The skies may have been grey, some of the hangovers were palpable and Sydney traffic is horrendous regardless of the day! But Sunday Morning at Joe's is always a fine remedy with buckets of coffee, Mitch Newman's sizzling barbecued snags and the Rorison family's delicious ...

​A Joe Pride Sunday!

​A Joe Pride Sunday!

Nov 10, 2015

Warwick Farm trainer Joe Pride has kindly opened his stable doors this Sunday for a Proven Thoroughbreds open morning.All are welcome to 1 Stroud St Warwick Farm from 9:30am to inspect a number of Proven gallopers including our Master Of Design-Lady Of Dormello colt in which ...

​Remembering Tim Bell – Steve O’Dea

​Remembering Tim Bell – Steve O’Dea

Nov 10, 2015

Losing a stable rider is difficult for any trainer to come to grips with but for Steve O’Dea he also lost a close friend in Tim Bell last week.Bell tragically passed away last Tuesday evening while on a three month riding contract in Singapore.When Bell first started riding ...