Latest News from Steven O'Dea Racing

Real Sting scores impressive first up win

Real Sting scores impressive first up win

Jan 27, 2016

Real Sting produced a dominant first up win on Saturday, by taking out the Colts, Geldings and Entires Class 1 Handicap over 1200m at the Gold Coast. Ridden by Jake Hull, Real Sting was slowly away and couldn’t muster any speed in the early part of the event.  ...

Another city win for Heart Smart

Another city win for Heart Smart

Jan 25, 2016

Talented sprinter Heart Smart bought up his fifth career win on Saturday, by taking out the Benchmark 85 Handicap over 1110m at Doomben. Ridden by Paul Hammersley, Heart Smart jumped away nicely from the barriers and settled in a midfield position.  Despite the strong ...

Katy's Son wins easily at Ipswich

Katy's Son wins easily at Ipswich

Jan 23, 2016

Lightly raced four year old, Katy's Son made an exciting return to the racetrack on Wednesday, with an impressive victory at Ipswich. Jumping from barrier two, the gelding settled midfield in the 1000m event.  He was momentarily held up in the straight but once ...

Five exciting yearlings join the O'Dea team

Jan 16, 2016

As the dust settles after a hectic Magic Millions week, trainer Steven O’Dea and his team can relax and reflect on what has been one of their busiest and most exciting times. Their talented filly Candika, lined up against some of the best two year olds in the country ...

Candika into the millions

Candika into the millions

Dec 27, 2015

Talented filly Candika kept her unbeaten record and secured her place in next month's Magic Millions Two Year Old Classic, with a solid win in the two year old Handicap at Doomben last Saturday. Jumping from barrier three, jockey Paul Hammersley took full advantage ...

Amelia Denby and Fantisha combine for a winning comeback

Amelia Denby and Fantisha combine for a winning comeback

Dec 09, 2015

Talented mare Fantisha returned to the winners stall on Saturday after scoring in the Benchmark 75 Handicap over 1400m at the Gold Coast. A stakes winner as a three year old, Fantisha had over a year away from racing due to injury.  Connections considered sending her to ...

Britaila Kate breaks through for city win

Britaila Kate breaks through for city win

Dec 08, 2015

Britaila Kate recorded her first Saturday metropolitan win on Saturday, by taking out the Origin Jockey Series Class 6 Handicap over 1200m at Doomben. Jumping from barrier ten in the field of twelve, the mare settled in a nice position midfield.  She was momentarily held ...

The Last Kiss impresses on debut

The Last Kiss impresses on debut

Nov 30, 2015

Promising filly The Last Kiss lived up to the hype surrounding her last week, with an impressive win in the QTIS two year old Handicap over 1110m at Doomben. Ridden by Paul Hammersley, the two year old was making her race debut after an eye catching performance at the ...

Candika scores on debut

Candika scores on debut

Nov 07, 2015

Candika made an impressive debut last weekend, with a solid win in the QTIS Two Year Old Filles Handicap over 1050m at Doomben. Jumping from barrier three, the Sebring filly didn't look to be travelling well in the early stages of the race but when asked for an effort by ...

Sleep Tight returns to the winners stall

Sleep Tight returns to the winners stall

Oct 28, 2015

Sleep Tight bounced back to her best on Friday, with an impressive victory in the Fillies and Mares Class 2 Handicap over 1000m at the Sunshine Coast. With the rail out 12m and the outside barrier in the field of eight, the task was never going to be easy for the ...

Foaling season is upon us

Foaling season is upon us

Oct 27, 2015

It’s breeding season and it’s exciting to see mares that have been through our stable moving onto the next chapter of their lives and becoming mums. Now a nine year old, stakes winner Kiss Me Katy produced her forth foal in August, a bay filly by Group One winner ...

Colinelle scores on debut

Colinelle scores on debut

Oct 21, 2015

Smart colt Colinelle kicked off his career to a perfect start with a nice win in the QTIS three year old Handicap at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday. Jumping from barrier ten in the field of eleven, jockey Paul Hammerlsey elected to let Colinelle stride forward and take up the ...

Another win for Beatniks

Another win for Beatniks

Oct 20, 2015

Beatniks continued her consitent run of late with another win, this time taking out the Class 6 Plate over 1630m at Doomben. The mare jumped well from barrier two and settled back near the tail of the field.  She made her run approaching the turn and let down strongly in ...

Beatniks breaks through for city win

Beatniks breaks through for city win

Oct 01, 2015

Beatniks recorded her first Saturday metropolitan win last month, by taking out the Fillies and Mares No Metro Win Handicap over 1350m at Doomben. Ridden by apprentice Luke Dittman, the five year old settled in her favourite role, towards the rear of the field and ...

Beatniks returns to the winners stall

Beatniks returns to the winners stall

Sep 14, 2015

Talented mare Beatniks showed a nice return to form last Sunday, with a win in the Class Three Plate over 1400m at the Sunshine Coast. Ridden by Tim Bell, Beatniks settled towards the rear of the field and enjoyed a nice run.  Bell was able to track the favourite, ...

One More Kiss gets her first win on the board

One More Kiss gets her first win on the board

Sep 13, 2015

Consistent filly One More Kiss broke though for her first win last Sunday, with an impressive victory in the Maiden Plate over 1400m at the Sunshine Coast. Jumping form barrier eleven, in the field of fifteen, One More Kiss had no luck from the alley and travelled ...

Jetfire scores at Ipswich

Jetfire scores at Ipswich

Aug 06, 2015

The Steven O'Dea stable finished the season on a winning note, when Jetfire broke through for his Maiden victory at Ipswich on Friday.   Ridden by Paul Hammersley, the Jet Spur gelding settled just off the leader and travelled well throughout the run.  He hit ...

Magnus Cor impresses on debut

Magnus Cor impresses on debut

Jul 14, 2015

Magnus Cor kicked off her racing career with a perfect start late last month, when she took out the QTIS two year old Fillies Maiden Plate at Doomben. Jumping from barrier four in the 1110m event, she settled midfield in the run.  Jockey Tim Bell guided her through ...

Dubawi Dream continues his good form

Dubawi Dream continues his good form

Jun 16, 2015

Dubawi Dream made it back to back wins last Wednesday, by taking out the Class 4 Handicap over 1350m at Doomben. Jumping from barrier three, the four year old was taken to the lead by jockey Tim Bell and travelled well.  On the day, the track looked to be ...

Real Sting returns to the winners circle

Real Sting returns to the winners circle

Jun 15, 2015

Real Sting broke through for his maiden victory last Wednesday, with an impressive win over 1640m at Doomben. Settling in the second half of the field in the early stages, the three year old was soon shuffled back to tail when the pace slackened.  He commenced to ...

Pasquinel records win number five

Pasquinel records win number five

May 25, 2015

A few early morning beach trips saw a return to form by five year old gelding Pasquinel. Having his forth start in this preparation, Pasquinel had been unplaced leading into his run at Ipswich a fortnight ago.  Trainer Steven O'Dea decided to take him down to Nudgee ...

Dubawi Dream brings up a double

Dubawi Dream brings up a double

May 09, 2015

Dubawi Dream bought up a double for trainer Steven O'Dea on Sunday, with a gutsy win in the Class 3 Plate over 1400m. Ridden by Paul Hammersley, Dubawi Dream jumped away well from barrier six and enjoyed a nice run in third position.  The four year hit the ...

Katy's Son wins again

Katy's Son wins again

May 08, 2015

Talented three year old Katy's Son remains unbeaten after recording his second win at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday. A son of Real Saga and stakeswinner Kiss Me Katy, Katy's Son started a short price favourite in the 1000m event.  He jumped away awkwardly, settled ...

Another win for Beau Jet

Another win for Beau Jet

Apr 15, 2015

Talented youngster Beau Jet bought up a double for trainer Steven O'Dea at Doomben on Saturday, with an impressive win in the Hopgoodganim Plate for three year olds. Starting from barrier thirteen, Beau Jet was taken back to the rear of the ...