Latest News from Proven Thoroughbreds

​The Week Ahead NOV 9-16

​The Week Ahead NOV 9-16

Nov 09, 2018

A busy Saturday will see Proven Thoroughbreds represented by up to seven runners across three racetracks.The Joe Pride-trained trio BROOK MAGIC (1100m BM70), ARGENT D’OR (1100 BM78) and GAMBLESTOWN (2000m BM78) are acceptors for the Rosehill meeting ...

​The Week Ahead NOV 2-9

​The Week Ahead NOV 2-9

Nov 02, 2018

The biggest week in Australian racing is here and Proven Thoroughbreds will take centre stage on Derby Day at Flemington with SESAR running in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m).SESAR’s owners have been afforded a once in a lifetime opportunity to win one of ...

Racing QLD announces $18 million prizemoney increase

Racing QLD announces $18 million prizemoney increase

Nov 01, 2018

Following the state government’s welcomed announcement of $26 million for thoroughbred racing, Racing Queensland Chairman Steve Wilson AM says the first prize money increase of $18 million, effective 1 November 2018, will be a welcome boost for racing across Queensland with a ...

The Week Ahead Oct 27-Nov 3

The Week Ahead Oct 27-Nov 3

Oct 26, 2018

Speedy mare BROOK MAGIC (pictured) returns to racing at Randwick Saturday in her first run for a couple of months. The Joe Pride-trained daughter of Hinchinbrook is vying for win number five and her second over the course and distance in a career of 14 starts thus far, ...

TAMARACK outstays his rivals!

TAMARACK outstays his rivals!

Oct 24, 2018

Redwood gelding TAMARACK put in a tradesman like performance to win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.Beautifully placed in the 2400m BM76 Handicap, TAMARACK started favourite and proved the superior stayer under the vigorous riding of Tye Angland.The five-year-old had ...

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 ...