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Group 2 wins caps big double for O'Dea

Group 2 wins caps big double for O'Dea

Oct 06, 2018

Brisbane trainer Steve O'Dea has had a day out at Randwick, celebrating a winning double including Sesar's Group Two victory in the Roman Consul Stakes.O'Dea had not trained a Sydney winner until Saturday when Doubt Defying set the tone in a 1400m-benchmark handicap before his ...

D'Harmony Makes it Two in a Row

D'Harmony Makes it Two in a Row

Nov 17, 2016

Five year old gelding D'Harmony (Denman x Harmony Hall (NZ)) made it two in a row last night when winning in impressive fashion at the Sunshine Coast. Running over 1200m in the Stanley River Thoroughbreds Handicap, Paul Hammersley took the ride again and put D'Harmony in the ...

Really Reilly Wins for O'Dea and Proven Thoroughbreds

Really Reilly Wins for O'Dea and Proven Thoroughbreds

Nov 14, 2016

Consistent gelding REALLY REILLY bounced back into the winners' circle Sunday at the Sunshine Coast, showing a tidy turn of foot to gather in the well performed favourite Martinelli. Whilst a regular placegetter REALLY REILLY'S winning record was starting to wane prior to ...

Successful Qld Debut For Lothario

Successful Qld Debut For Lothario

Nov 10, 2016

Four-year-old gelding Lothario has quickly adapted to his new surroundings in Queensland, winning at Eagle Farm on Wednesday.Previously trained by Joe Pride at Warwick Farm, Lothario was sent north to join the Steve O’Dea stable after two wins in Sydney provincial company. ...

D'Harmony Wins Second Time Out For O'Dea

D'Harmony Wins Second Time Out For O'Dea

Nov 01, 2016

Five year old gelding D'Harmony won his second start in a dominant display for Aquis Farm Head Trainer Steve O'Dea and owners Lavin Park at the Sunshine Coast on Friday. D'Harmony has many adoring onlookers, turning heads with his glossy jet black coat and striking good ...

Persistence Pays Off For Mr One Eleven

Persistence Pays Off For Mr One Eleven

Nov 01, 2016

The Aquis Farm owned Mr One Eleven returned to form on Saturday, winning by 1.3 lengths over 2400m at Eagle Farm after not having won for 13 months. Originally trained by John Sargent, Mr One Eleven already had five wins under his belt by the time he relocated to join us here in ...

Dream Kisses Confirms Magic Millions Plans

Dream Kisses Confirms Magic Millions Plans

Oct 15, 2016

By Glenn DavisPromising filly Dream Kisses gave her supporters a few anxious moments before confirming Magic Millions Classic plans with a dominant victory at Eagle Farm on Saturday.Dream Kisses, ridden by Paul Hammersley, was forced back near last after a tardy start before ...

Cool Sequence Back In The Winners’ Stall

Cool Sequence Back In The Winners’ Stall

Oct 10, 2016

The Steve O’Dea-trained Cool Sequence, owned by Proven Thoroughbreds, saluted as an odds-on favourite at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday.Stepping out in a class one event after a game first-up performance at the same track last month, Cool Sequence led at a strong clip under ...

O'Dea Double at Eagle Farm on the Queen's Birthday Holiday

O'Dea Double at Eagle Farm on the Queen's Birthday Holiday

Oct 04, 2016

A wet and dreary day on the Queen's Birthday public holiday didn't stop Aquis Farm trainer Steve O'Dea from making the most of his four runners at Eagle Farm, ending the day with two wins and a second placing, all with jockey Paul Hammersley. The race day kicked off for O'Dea ...

A Duo of Wins for O'Dea

A Duo of Wins for O'Dea

Oct 03, 2016

It was a successful week for Aquis Farm trainer Steve O'Dea this week, teaming up with jockey Paul Hammersley for three runners resulting in two wins and a second placing. Kicking off the week on Wednesday at Ipswich was Proven Thoroughbreds' Anecdote by Lonhro, ...

Butcher Blue Makes It Three From Four For Steve O'Dea

Butcher Blue Makes It Three From Four For Steve O'Dea

Sep 22, 2016

Butcher Blue made a name for himself as a serious town horse with a dominant win at Doomben Racecourse on Wednesday. Aquis Farm trainer Steve O'Dea placed Butcher Blue perfectly in a Class 4 over 1650m, whereby he was allocated the relatively light weight of 55.5kg. Coming off ...

Butcher Blue Carves Up the Perfect Win

Butcher Blue Carves Up the Perfect Win

Sep 05, 2016

In his third start for trainer Steve O'dea, Butcher Blue carved up an exciting win on Sunday when coming from last to first in the Stripe Pro Signs Class 2 Handicap (1400m) at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club.Named after the Lavin Park Racing colours of navy blue and white butcher ...

Kolonga kicks off her preparation with a win

Kolonga kicks off her preparation with a win

Jul 20, 2016

Another new addition to the Steven O'Dea stable, Kolonga recorded an impressive first up win at Eagle Farm a fortnight ago.  Lining up in the Benchmark 75 Handicap for Fillies and Mares, the six year old hadn't seen the winner's circle for eighteen months but travelled ...

Cash Dash Salutes

Cash Dash Salutes

Jul 19, 2016

Promising young colt Cash Dash lived up to his early promise by scoring a nice win in the QTIS two year old Handicap at Eagle Farm two weeks ago.  Having his first start for new trainer Steven O'Dea, the two year old had a lot of expectations placed on him ...

Thornett gets his first win on the board

Thornett gets his first win on the board

Jun 27, 2016

Thornett recorded his first win last month by taking out the Maiden Handicap over 1400m at the Sunshine Coast.Jumping from barrier seven in the field on eleven, the three year old settled back worse than midfield during the run.  He travelled nicely and let down well in ...

Open Day At Kolora Lodge

Open Day At Kolora Lodge

Apr 24, 2016

Steven O'Dea Racing along with Proven Thoroughbreds will be holding our annual Open Day at Kolora Lodge on Sunday May 1st. We will have a number of the Proven team parading, including our yearlings.   Colts by leading sire Snitzel, Choisir and the emerging ...

Sir Moments back to his best

Sir Moments back to his best

Apr 12, 2016

Almost twelve months to the day since his last win, Sir Moments returned to the winners stall with an authoritative victory in the Open Handicap over 1350m at Doomben on Saturday.The five year old had the task ahead of him with the outside barrier in the field of ...

Really Reilly steps up

Really Reilly steps up

Apr 06, 2016

Really Reilly continued the recent good run for the O'Dea stable last weekend, making it back to back wins by taking out the Class 1 Handicap at the Sunshine Coast. After breaking his maiden status at his fifteenth start two weeks earlier, the son of ...

Tan Tat does it again

Tan Tat does it again

Apr 01, 2016

In form galloper Tan Tat Diamond made it back to back wins on Saturday, with an impressive victory in the Class 6 Plate over 1350m at Doomben. Ridden by Paul Hammersley, the four year old settled back towards the rear of the field after jumping but was never far away. ...

Beatniks kicks of her preparation in style

Beatniks kicks of her preparation in style

Mar 27, 2016

Beatniks produced a solid first up win last Saturday by taking out the Benchmark 85 Handicap over 1200m at Doomben. Patiently ridden by apprentice Luke Dittman, Beatniks settled in the second half of the field as they flew along in front.  She travelled ...

Cool Sequence breaks through

Cool Sequence breaks through

Mar 24, 2016

Talented three year old Cool Sequence broke through for his first win last Friday by taking out the QTIS three year old Maiden Plate over 1200m at the Sunshine Coast under lights. It was a deserved win for the Sequalo gelding who was only narrowly beaten at his previous start ...

Tan Tat Diamond bolts in at the Gold Coast

Tan Tat Diamond bolts in at the Gold Coast

Mar 20, 2016

With previous wins in Melbourne and Sydney, talented galloper Tan Tat Diamond added a Queensland victory to his record last weekend, by taking out the Class 6 Handicap over 1400m at the Gold Coast. Jumping from barrier four, the Fastnet Rock gelding was able to settle in a ...

Really Reilly breaks through

Really Reilly breaks through

Mar 15, 2016

After several placings, consistent galloper Really Reilly finally broke through for his maiden victory last week with a win in the Colts, Geldings and Entires Handicap at Doomben.   After jumping away well in the 1350m event, the four year old settled in fifth ...

One More Kiss scores at the Sunshine Coast

One More Kiss scores at the Sunshine Coast

Mar 06, 2016

One More Kiss produced a solid first up effort last Sunday to take out the Class 1 Handicap over 1200m, at the Sunshine Coast. Jumping form barrier five in the field of eleven, the three year old settled midfield as the leader ran along at a genuine tempo. ...