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Tom's Punt Hunt MAR 7

Tom's Punt Hunt MAR 7

Mar 07, 2019

This week's edition of Tom's Punt Hunt features a runner in the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. Saturday tip:TRAPEZE ARTIST (Randwick R6 N1): Take no notice of his first-up run. Yes, he missed a place as favourite but he struck soft ...

KYLEASE soars at Randwick!

KYLEASE soars at Randwick!

Mar 06, 2019

KYLEASE appears destined for stakes company after dispatching her rivals at Randwick’s Kensington track meeting on Wednesday.The Joe Pride-trained filly faced a steep rise in class from maiden grade to a benchmark 70, as well as a distance increase from 1100m to 1250m, ...

The Week Ahead MAR 4-10: RECKLESS CHOICE & KYLEASE lead the way

The Week Ahead MAR 4-10: RECKLESS CHOICE & KYLEASE lead the way

Mar 04, 2019

Promising duo RECKLESS CHOICE and KYLEASE headline an exciting contingent of Proven Thoroughbreds runners in the week aheard.RECKLESS CHOICE is fast becoming one of the most improved horses in Queensland and on Saturday at Eagle Farm, the Steve O'Dea-trained gelding will be out ...

The MOST Deserving Victory!

The MOST Deserving Victory!

Mar 03, 2019

If ever a horse deserved a Saturday city win it was COOL SEQUENCE. A tough, durable gelding who prior to this, had lined up on 26 occasions for 4 wins and 17 placings yielding about $100k. His most deserved victory at Doomben Saturday took his earnings to $144k ...

Greenspan back in the money!

Greenspan back in the money!

Mar 01, 2019

The well named GREENSPAN recorded his second career victory at Wagga Friday. The Reliable Man four-year-old (out of Cross Rate!) was having only his third run for Goulburn trainer John Bateman and duly disposed of his rivals when stepping up to 1600m ...

Tom's Punt Hunt FEB 28

Tom's Punt Hunt FEB 28

Feb 28, 2019

This week's edition of Tom's Punt Hunt features a runner in the Guy Walter Proven Thoroughbreds Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. Saturday tip: BELLA MARTINI (Randwick R8 N4): She was forced to go back from the wide draw last time and she really motored home, ...

​The Week Ahead FEB 25-MAR 3: Guy Walter Stakes week

​The Week Ahead FEB 25-MAR 3: Guy Walter Stakes week

Feb 25, 2019

This week we remember the late Guy Walter as Proven Thoroughbreds hosts the Group 2 Guy Walter Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.From all those he touched both professionally and personally, Guy's legacy lives on. It's been five years since his sudden and tragic departure but ...

​O’Dea 4yos to the fore again!

​O’Dea 4yos to the fore again!

Feb 24, 2019

RECKLESS CHOICE and SCALLOPINI added to their burgeoning CVs with dominant victories at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The wins showcased another talent on the rise in young jockey Boris Thornton, who was rewarded for his hard work and loyalty to the  Steve O’Dea ...

Tom's Punt Hunt FEB 21

Tom's Punt Hunt FEB 21

Feb 21, 2019

This week's edition of Tom's Punt Hunt features a runner quoted in double figures. Saturday tip: EGYPTIAN SYMBOL (Rosehill R7 N6): Think this race sets up perfectly for this mare. I will concede she can be a bit hit and miss - that is probably why we are getting $18 - ...

The Week Ahead FEB 18-24: Team of 5 for Eagle Farm

The Week Ahead FEB 18-24: Team of 5 for Eagle Farm

Feb 18, 2019

Proven Thoroughbreds will unleash a team of five runners on Saturday at Eagle Farm as we look to build on five winners in the last week. The Steve O'Dea-trained quintet will follow six other runners across three states.  In other Proven news, we can report ...

​NICCONITA Country Champs bound after Newcastle win

​NICCONITA Country Champs bound after Newcastle win

Feb 17, 2019

NICCONITA’s consistency was finally rewarded with victory at Newcastle on Saturday – a result which confirms her a place in next month’s $150,000 Country Championships Goulburn Qualifier.The John Bateman-trained mare had placed in no less than five Highway races ...

​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 ...