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​2017 John Thompson Open Morning Sunday May 28

​2017 John Thompson Open Morning Sunday May 28

May 24, 2017

The John Thompson stable is aesthetically the best setting at Randwick. High above the course with great views, plenty of trees, air flow through the spacious boxes, outdoor yards and astonishingly quiet for an inner-city location.Come and check it out from 9.30am on Sunday MAY ...

Blanco Stakes Oaks Claim

Blanco Stakes Oaks Claim

May 21, 2017

Promising stayer BLANCO CARA franked her recent 5th in the Gold Coast Bracelet by disposing of a C1 & Maiden field at Newcastle Saturday, lapping up the 2340m though hardly relishing the Soft 7 ground. Given a peach of a ride by Josh Adams the 3yo filly lodged a claim for ...

The WEEK Ahead MAY 19-26

The WEEK Ahead MAY 19-26

May 19, 2017

A trio of runners on Saturday heralds what will be a quiet week to follow. Quality filly CANDIKA heads our runners at Doomben as she attempts to continue her consistent STAKES company form in the GROUP 2 ROSES. Confronting 2000m for the first time on a significantly affected ...

Steve O'Dea Open Morning Postponed

Steve O'Dea Open Morning Postponed

May 16, 2017

Unfortunately Sunday’s OPEN MORNING with Steve has had to be postponed. The BRC now believe the precinct is not ready for such an event so it's been put on hold. Not permanently of course but once the area is O, H & S friendly, we’ll be able to proceed.Presumably ...

The Week Ahead May 12-19

The Week Ahead May 12-19

May 12, 2017

After the prep from hell handy stayer LAST WISH (pictured) gets conditions to suit on Day 2 of the Scone Carnival in the B78 2200m event. Just about everything has gone wrong this time in for the winner of 5 who even went to Melbourne to escape wet tracks only to have ...

Two for the Roses!

Two for the Roses!

May 09, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds’ three-year-old fillies CANDIKA and BLANCO CARA are set to feature in the $175,000 Group II Doomben Roses (2000m) on Saturday week. CANDIKA and BLANCO CARA finished third and fifth respectively in last Saturday’s Listed Gold Coast Bracelet (1800m). ...

CANDIKA! Three from her last Four!

CANDIKA! Three from her last Four!

Apr 23, 2017

Classy filly CANDIKA staked a claim for the rich middle distance & staying events for 3 year old Fillies at the upcoming Queensland Winter Carnival, with an emphatic victory in the LISTED PRINCESS STAKES at Doomben Saturday.It was the consistent daughter of SEBRING's initial ...

BLANCO CARA...Yes!

BLANCO CARA...Yes!

Apr 21, 2017

Lightly raced filly BLANCO CARA charged into Qld OAKS contention with a dominant maiden victory at Newcastle Thursday. After sitting 3 deep with cover throughout the 1850m journey, the half sister to DERBY winner TAVAGO travelled beautifully into the race on the turn before ...

​Open Morning with Joe Pride!

​Open Morning with Joe Pride!

Apr 13, 2017

Sunday morning in a racing stable. Less hectic than other days, it's a great setting to kick back, reflect on what might have been and as always in racing, look to the new generation. Trainer Joe Pride opens his stable doors Sunday APRIL 30 from 9.30am. Come and join us for a ...

​Two late additions from Inglis Easter Yearling Sale

​Two late additions from Inglis Easter Yearling Sale

Apr 07, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds secured two value buys on the final day of the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale.Lot 410, a ZOUSTAR colt from the city-winning mare Classic Guitar (by LONHRO), was purchased for $80k.The colt is a very attractive type with good bone and all 15 foals on the page ...

SEBRING colt bought at Inglis Easter

SEBRING colt bought at Inglis Easter

Apr 06, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds went to $160k to secure a SEBRING colt from the stakes winning mare SARTHEMARE at the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale on Thursday.Proven Thoroughbreds made it a priority to purchase a SEBRING at this year’s Inglis Easter Yearling Sale as his current yearlings ...

CANDIKA Again!

CANDIKA Again!

Mar 25, 2017

Quality filly CANDIKA made it two wins on the trot, something she hadn't done since her first pair of starts, when annexing the C3 Plate at Doomben Saturday. With a bevy of scratchings the SEBRING filly only had to confront a field of 5 by post time and despite a wide run ...

​Two fillies with Magic Millions and QTIS bonuses!

​Two fillies with Magic Millions and QTIS bonuses!

Mar 22, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds concluded the Gold Coast March QTIS Yearling Sale with two purchases by SIZZLING and STAR WITNESS.Lot 347 (pictured), bought for $75k, was the SIZZLING filly – a standout physical type from a mare (Art Gallery) whose had three foals to the races for three ...

​Proven picks up two at Adelaide Magic Millions Yearling Sale

​Proven picks up two at Adelaide Magic Millions Yearling Sale

Mar 15, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds left the Magic Millions Adelaide Yearling Sale with fillies by in-form sires I Am Invincible and Uncle Mo.The I Am Invincible filly, lot 83, was purchased for $100k which equates to 40 percent of the median price for yearlings by the sire. I Am Invincible is ...

Two bargain yearlings from Melbourne Premier Sale

Two bargain yearlings from Melbourne Premier Sale

Mar 02, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds left the Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale with two attractively-priced acquisitions.Lot 475 (pictured), a daughter of KUROSHIO from the FASTNET ROCK mare FAST FLEET, was the first purchase – knocked down for $60k.FASTNET ROCK has been one of the ...

​CANDIKA back in business!

​CANDIKA back in business!

Feb 19, 2017

A classy ride by Robbie Fradd ensured there was no hard luck tale this time for CANDIKA at Eagle Farm on Saturday.CANDIKA was a dominant favourite in the 1500m Class 3 Handicap following a fast-finishing fourth at the same track a fortnight ago when she got too far back under ...

​Argent D’or salutes at Canterbury

​Argent D’or salutes at Canterbury

Feb 17, 2017

SEBRING 3yo ARGENT D’OR became Proven Thoroughbreds ninth winner for 2017 after ploughing through heavy conditions at Canterbury on Friday night.Thunderstorms in Sydney had downgraded the Canterbury surface from a soft (5) to heavy (8) which was a query for ARGENT D’OR as ...

Tamarack...Wow!

Tamarack...Wow!

Feb 16, 2017

At just his second run, classy 3yo TAMARACK announced himself with a brilliant victory at Newcastle Thursday. After rocketing home into second at Wyong on debut, the REDWOOD gelding was sooled out of the gates by Brenton Avdulla to sit outside the leader in the 1350m ...

​Another three from the Inglis Classic!

​Another three from the Inglis Classic!

Feb 14, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds added another three yearlings to its 2017 roster on the final day of the Inglis Classic Sale.The first purchase was lot 531 for $40k - a filly by SIZZLING, the only Group I winning 2yo at stud by the country’s leading two-year-old sire SNITZEL.The dam, ...

​Two gun fillies from Inglis Classic Sale

​Two gun fillies from Inglis Classic Sale

Feb 13, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds and Pride Racing combined to purchase daughters of I AM INVINCIBLE and EPAULETTE on day two of the Inglis Classic Sale.The I AM INVINCIBLE filly oozed quality, enough for Proven Thoroughbreds to go to $210k to secure the winning bid. Listed as lot 337 ...

REALLY REILLY brings up 3 winners in a week

REALLY REILLY brings up 3 winners in a week

Feb 13, 2017

Five-year-old gelding REALLY REILLY made it three wins in the space of a week for Proven Thoroughbreds with victory at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday.Stepping out in a class five handicap over a mile, REALLY REILLY travelled in the box-seat after jumping from the inside ...

​CANNON fires at Goulburn

​CANNON fires at Goulburn

Feb 10, 2017

Late maturing gelding CANNON RUN overcame a sluggish tempo to win second-up at Goulburn on Friday.The John Thompson-trained galloper just missed first-up at Kembla over 1300 metres on January 14 but set the record straight stepping up to 1500 metres.Ridden patiently by Jason ...

He's SO SPIRITED!

He's SO SPIRITED!

Feb 08, 2017

Promising SO YOU THINK three-year-old SO SPIRITED broke his maiden with a tenacious win at Newcastle on Tuesday.After a sharp getaway from the outside barrier, Kerrin McEvoy had the initiative to position SO SPIRITED alongside the leader in the 1250-metre event.Entering the home ...

​Outstanding colt from Karaka Select Sale

​Outstanding colt from Karaka Select Sale

Feb 03, 2017

Proven Thoroughbreds concluded its business in New Zealand with an attractively priced colt from the Karaka Select Yearling Sale.The colt, lot 801, is by FASTNET ROCK’s son HIGHLY RECOMMENDED from the HIGH CHAPARRAL mare LAMINGTON COUP.A beautiful horse with a good length of ...