Latest News from Proven Thoroughbreds

​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 ...

Turning Point for Tamarack Heralds The Week Ahead (FEB 17-24)

Turning Point for Tamarack Heralds The Week Ahead (FEB 17-24)

Feb 17, 2018

It's been a frustrating 12 months for the owners of TAMARACK and trainer Joe Pride (pictured) since the promising galloper whalloped his rivals in a 1300m Maiden at Newcastle. A couple of preparations and four unplaced runs later, the REDWOOD gelding regained his ...

FOXWEDGE filly concludes Proven’s business at Inglis Classic Sale

FOXWEDGE filly concludes Proven’s business at Inglis Classic Sale

Feb 13, 2018

FOXWEDGE fillies (FOXPLAY, VOLPE VELOCE, KENTUCKY MISS etc) look superior to his colts so it was with considerable glee we signed the receipt on Lot 627 for a mere $35k on the final day of the 2018 Inglis Classic Sale.A strapping filly who caught the eye of ...

Proven Thoroughbreds ​buys close relation to Cox Plate winner

Proven Thoroughbreds ​buys close relation to Cox Plate winner

Feb 12, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds secured two attractively-priced lots during the third session of the 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale on Monday, including a colt out of a half-sister to Cox Plate winner SHAMUS AWARD.The close relation to the champion Australian three-year-old from 2013-14 ...

​HINCHINBROOK and SO YOU THINK colts join Proven Thoroughbreds

​HINCHINBROOK and SO YOU THINK colts join Proven Thoroughbreds

Feb 11, 2018

We are at the halfway mark of the Riverside Stable’s inaugural Inglis Classic Sale and a pair of attractive colts have been added to Proven Thoroughbreds 2018 roster.Lot 112 (pictured right), a beautiful colt by HINCHINBROOK from American stakes winner LEAMINGTON, was knocked ...

The Week Ahead FEB 9-16

The Week Ahead FEB 9-16

Feb 09, 2018

One of our more promising three-year-olds is set to return from a spell at Doomben this Saturday.WAS IT WORTH IT (pictured) won twice over a mile last preparation and resumes for trainer Steve O’Dea in the 1200m QTIS 3YO Handicap. First-up from a wide draw he will likely ...

​SETOKA a maiden no more!

​SETOKA a maiden no more!

Feb 08, 2018

Three-year-old filly SETOKA opened her account with a classy first-up win at Grafton on Thursday. The daughter of SEBRING had previously placed in Queensland metropolitan company and not surprisingly started a $3 favourite in the 1106m maiden. Trainer Steve O’Dea ...

​Another three from Karaka!

​Another three from Karaka!

Feb 02, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds concluded its business at the 2018 NZB Karaka Yearling Sale with another three purchases, ranging in price from NZ$67.5k to NZ$200k.Lot 630 (main picture), an OCEAN PARK filly out of Group 1 performer STRIKER will be the second horse to join Proven ...

​The Week Ahead FEB 2-9

​The Week Ahead FEB 2-9

Feb 02, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds will have up to eight runners in the week ahead, seven of which will feature over a busy weekend in three states.On Friday, the John Thompson-trained three-year-old BOSTON BLUES heads to the 1600m maiden at Canberra while ARGENT D’OR lines up in the ...

Trio of NZ colts join Proven Thoroughbreds

Trio of NZ colts join Proven Thoroughbreds

Jan 30, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds purchased three lots during the second session of the 2018 NZB Karaka Yearling Sale, including our first horse to be trained by Archie Alexander at Ballarat.It was announced this week that Archie Alexander would become Proven Thoroughbreds’ first exclusive ...

Introducing Archie Alexander

Introducing Archie Alexander

Jan 28, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds is delighted to announce Archie Alexander as our newest trainer.Archie is the son of Hamish Alexander, who bought Epsom and Irish Derby winner Generous as a foal and is now working with UK salehouse Goffs. Naturally, there were plenty of sales catalogues ...

​The Week Ahead Jan 27-Feb 2

​The Week Ahead Jan 27-Feb 2

Jan 26, 2018

A busy Saturday for Proven Thoroughbreds will see six runners don the black and lime green silks while later in the week ahead, two of our more promising three-year-olds are due to trial. SIR MOMENTS (1400m Sunshine Coast Cup), FRANCISCA (1600m QTIS 3YO ...

​BROOK MAGIC Blitz!

​BROOK MAGIC Blitz!

Jan 26, 2018

Speed machine BROOK MAGIC defeated older horses in sizzling time at Warwick Farm on Australia Day.The Joe Pride-trained filly was first-up over 1000m after two solid barrier trial wins and took up her customary position in the lead for jockey Brenton Avdulla before ...

​The Week Ahead JAN 19-26

​The Week Ahead JAN 19-26

Jan 19, 2018

A pair of last start winners headline Proven Thoroughbreds’ runners in the week ahead.TAMARACK and CHOREOGRAPH will chase consecutive wins for the first time in their short careers at Canterbury and Ballina respectively on Friday.The Pride-trained TAMARACK (pictured) ...

​TAHSIN flies at the farm!

​TAHSIN flies at the farm!

Jan 17, 2018

Last start Mudgee Cup winner TAHSIN showed his rivals a clean pair of heels at Warwick Farm on Wednesday. Returning from a six-week freshen-up, TAHSIN led from barrier to box for in-form apprentice Blaike McDougall, finishing 2-1/4 lengths clear of his ...

Close relation to Guy’s ROCHA joins Proven Thoroughbreds

Close relation to Guy’s ROCHA joins Proven Thoroughbreds

Jan 15, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds’ final acquisition at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale is a close relation to Guy’s former Group 2-winning filly ROCHA.A bid of $150k secured lot 780, a daughter of SEBRING from GRANADOS (full-sister to ROCHA).ROCHA (by ENCOSTA DE ...

RUBICK colt has pedigree and looks to match!

RUBICK colt has pedigree and looks to match!

Jan 14, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds and Steve O’Dea Racing went to $100k to buy a beautiful colt by precocious first-season sire RUBICK at the Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale.RUBICK was one of the fastest of his generation, winning twice as a two-year-old before running a sizzling ...

​Another SO YOU THINK for Joe Pride!

​Another SO YOU THINK for Joe Pride!

Jan 12, 2018

Proven Thoroughbreds’ success with the SO YOU THINK breed provided the impetus to purchase lot 413 on the second day of the Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale.In conjunction with Joe Pride Racing, Proven Thoroughbreds successfully bid $110k for the SO YOU THINK x ...

​The Week Ahead JAN 12-19

​The Week Ahead JAN 12-19

Jan 12, 2018

Classy performers SIR MOMENTS and CANDIKA will fly the Proven Thoroughbreds flag at the Gold Coast Magic Millions raceday while eight other runners will also represent the black and lime green in the week ahead.SIR MOMENTS and CANDIKA already have three ...