Latest News from Proven Thoroughbreds

​All Hail Sesar!

​All Hail Sesar!

May 05, 2018

The Steve O’Dea-trained SESAR has put his hand up for the winter carnival juvenile riches with an impressive win in the Group III Ken Russell Memorial Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.A late pick up ride for Brad Pengelly after Paul Hammersley ...

​Nicconita kicks off The Week Ahead with a bang!

​Nicconita kicks off The Week Ahead with a bang!

May 04, 2018

The John Bateman-trained filly NICCONITA collected a healthy $33,420 for winning the opening race on day two of the Wagga Cup carnival on Friday.NICCONITA had previously been placed in three of four career starts, including on debut at Canterbury, before ...

​Another successful OPEN DAY with John Thompson

​Another successful OPEN DAY with John Thompson

Apr 30, 2018

Glorious sunshine, impressive horse flesh and a hangover-curing breakfast combined for another successful open morning at John Thompson’s Randwick stables on Sunday.A bumper crowd rolled up to see our contingent of racehorses as well as next generation’s babies which ...

​BEAU DANCER a maiden no more!

​BEAU DANCER a maiden no more!

Apr 28, 2018

ROTHESAY gelding BEAU DANCER had his consistency finally rewarded with a maiden-breaking win at the Sunshine Coast on Friday.Four consecutive minor placings preceded BEAU DANCER’s first career victory, including an agonising defeat at Grafton earlier this month when ...

OPEN DAY with John Thompson this Sunday APR 29

OPEN DAY with John Thompson this Sunday APR 29

Apr 27, 2018

Can you believe that one in 244 Australians is a racehorse owner? Our swashbuckling Irish, convict heritage is a partial explanation for this extraordinary statistic but whatever the reason, racing is an integral part of our cultural fabric. A punt, either on, or as an owner of ...

​The Week Ahead APR 27-MAY 4

​The Week Ahead APR 27-MAY 4

Apr 27, 2018

A trio of Steve O’Dea-trained runners at the Sunshine Coast on Friday begins the week ahead for Proven Thoroughbreds.COOL SEQUENCE (pictured) has struck career best form this preparation with two wins and three placings in five starts and tackles the 1200m C5 ...

The Week Ahead APR 20-27

The Week Ahead APR 20-27

Apr 20, 2018

A busy Anzac Day highlights the week ahead for Proven Thoroughbreds.Proven Thoroughbreds could field up to six runners across three meetings on the public holiday but first, two fillies are set to fly the black and lime green silks on Saturday.The Steve ...

​The Week Ahead APR 13-20

​The Week Ahead APR 13-20

Apr 13, 2018

Two of our Queensland fillies will chase their first slice of black type in Saturday’s Listed Princess Stakes (1600m) – the same race won by Proven Thoroughbreds’ CANDIKA last year!The Steve O’Dea-trained duet SETOKA and EVERYDAY LADY (pictured), both ...

Bumper turn out for Joe Pride OPEN DAY

Bumper turn out for Joe Pride OPEN DAY

Apr 10, 2018

A record crowd enjoyed the sunshine and breakfast as our next generation of racehorses paraded at Joe Pride's Warwick Farm stables last Sunday.Yearlings by HINCHINBROOK, EXCEED AND EXCEL, SEBRING, SO YOU ...

SETOKA Defies Bias!

SETOKA Defies Bias!

Apr 08, 2018

Game little filly SETOKA (pictured) made it two wins from her last three runs when defying the bias to on pace runners, coming from near the tail of the field to score a dominant win in the C1 1400m event at the Sunshine Coast Sunday. After breaking through at her ...

The Week Ahead APR 6-13

The Week Ahead APR 6-13

Apr 06, 2018

She may be an outsider but DISCREET CHARM (pictured) will give her owners a thrill when lining up on Day 1 of The Championships at Randwick Saturday. The beautifully bred filly has disappointed in recent starts but extends to the 2000m of the GROUP 3 ADRIAN KNOX ...

OPEN DAY with JOE PRIDE this Sunday APRIL 8!

OPEN DAY with JOE PRIDE this Sunday APRIL 8!

Apr 03, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds will host its first open day for the year this Sunday April 8 at the Warwick Farm stables of trainer Joe Pride.This is your opportunity to get up close and personal with our Pride-trained acquisitions for 2018, including yearlings by EXCEED ...

The Week Ahead MAR 31-APR 6

The Week Ahead MAR 31-APR 6

Mar 31, 2018

Promising three-year-old WAS IT WORTH IT (pictured) looks to get his preparation back on track when tackling 2000m for the first time at Doomben Saturday. The lightly raced gelding has won 3 from 8 including a pair of victories at 1600m but was a beaten favourite over ...

A Cool Sequence of Two!

A Cool Sequence of Two!

Mar 25, 2018

He's been a slow developer, a slow learner and for a five year old, relatively lightly raced. However, COOL SEQUENCE, looks to have found his mojo at last! The SEQUALO gelding made it two wins in "sequence" Sunday at the Sunshine Coast fighting on gamely after sitting ...

​The Week Ahead MAR 23-30

​The Week Ahead MAR 23-30

Mar 23, 2018

COOL SEQUENCE will chase back to back wins for the first time in his short career when he lines up at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday.The Steve O’Dea-trained gelding ploughed through heavy (10) conditions to win over the 1200m course at the Sunshine Coast last start and ...

​The Week Ahead MAR 16-23

​The Week Ahead MAR 16-23

Mar 16, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds’ week ahead commences with a quartet of runners at the Sunshine Coast on Friday.The Steve O’Dea-trained BEAU DANCER, WAS IT WORTH IT, BLONDE BY CHOICE, and SETOKA will don the black and lime green silks at the twilight ...

​Coolly done!

​Coolly done!

Mar 12, 2018

The Steve O’Dea-trained COOL SEQUENCE was unperturbed by the heaviest of surfaces when victorious at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday.With blinkers on for the first time, the five-year-old gelding bounded out of the barriers to sit outside the lead in the 1200m Class 2 ...

​The Week Ahead MAR 9-16

​The Week Ahead MAR 9-16

Mar 09, 2018

Two of our more promising three-year-olds will feature in the week ahead.ZEDFORCE and DISCREET CHARM (pictured) will look to boost their profiles when they run at Hawkesbury on Saturday and Goulburn on Thursday respectively.Both fillies are prepared by John Thompson at ...

​Stunning ZOUSTAR filly wraps up Inglis Premier Sale

​Stunning ZOUSTAR filly wraps up Inglis Premier Sale

Mar 07, 2018

ZOUSTAR’s stock is on the rise and Proven Thoroughbreds was fortunate enough to purchase one of his daughters on the final day of the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale in Melbourne.In conjunction with our newly appointed Victorian trainer Archie Alexander, the ZOUSTAR x MISS SINGO ...

Joe Pride takes a shine to TORONADO colt!

Joe Pride takes a shine to TORONADO colt!

Mar 06, 2018

The TORONADO x CLORINDA colt bought at the Inglis Premier Sale on Tuesday has received the ultimate endorsement from her trainer Joe Pride.We had been keen to acquire a TORONADO this year and in lot 309 during the third session of Melbourne’s Inglis Premier Yearling Sale ...

SHAMUS AWARD filly for Archie!

SHAMUS AWARD filly for Archie!

Mar 05, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds and Archie Alexander have combined to purchase a beautiful filly by SHAMUS AWARD from a half-sister to multiple Group-winning stayer GREY SONG.The filly, listed as lot 193, was secured for $135k during the second session of the Inglis Premier Sale.A ...

​Half-sister to G1 performer from Inglis Premier!

​Half-sister to G1 performer from Inglis Premier!

Mar 04, 2018

A half-sister to Group 1 performed juvenile ODYSSEY MOON is the latest yearling to join the Proven Thoroughbreds ranks.The daughter of MAKFI (sire of high class females BONNEVAL, SOFIA ROSA, ELEONORA, IMPOSING LASS and RUN NAAN) was purchased for $100k as lot 124 on the ...

​The Week Ahead MAR 2-9

​The Week Ahead MAR 2-9

Mar 02, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds’ inaugural sponsorship of the Group II Guy Walter Stakes headlines the week ahead.The $200,000 Group II event for fillies and mares will be held over 1400m at Saturday’s Randwick meeting, where Proven Thoroughbreds’ last start winner TAMARACK ...

O'Dea Strikes Again!

O'Dea Strikes Again!

Feb 18, 2018

Promising 3 year old WAS IT WORTH IT showed a touch of class when disposing of older rivals in the C3 1200m at the Sunshine Coast Sunday. Trainer Steve O'Dea (pictured) had been forced to scratch the gelding from Doomben last week after an incident in the tie up ...