Latest News from Steven O'Dea Racing

Cash 'n' Style records win number eight

Cash 'n' Style records win number eight

Sep 23, 2014

Handy galloper Cash 'n' Style returned to the winner's stall on Saturday with a solid victory in the Benchmark 80 Handicap over 1300m at the Gold Coast. The seven year old was having his forth start this preparation after having almost a year away from the ...

Want For Nothing salutes again

Want For Nothing salutes again

Sep 11, 2014

Ultra consistent mare Want For Nothing recorded win number two last week, with a gutsy effort to take out the Class 1 Handicap over 1600m at the Sunshine Coast. It was her eleventh start for the preparation and despite only having the two wins, she has collected prizemoney ...

Record season for the O'Dea stable

Record season for the O'Dea stable

Aug 03, 2014

As the new racing season begins, the Steven O’Dea stable can now reflect on what has been their best season to date. Despite only having a small team, with no more than twenty horses in work at a time, O’Dea managed to secure seventh spot on the Brisbane ...

Not A Singlemoment continues to step up

Not A Singlemoment continues to step up

Jul 25, 2014

Promising filly Not A Singlemoment, made it back to back wins on Wednesday, with a solid victory in the Class Three Fillies and Mares Handicap over 1200m at Doomben. Despite being slow away out of the barriers the filly was able to take up a nice position in the run. ...

Want For Nothing breaks through

Want For Nothing breaks through

Jul 21, 2014

Consistent mare Want For Nothing broke through for her Maiden win on Friday, taking out the Sirromet Maiden Handicap over 1500m at Ipswich. Having her fifteenth race start , Want For Nothing had been in great from leading into Friday's race, finishing in the placings ...

Not A Singlemoment proves too good

Not A Singlemoment proves too good

Jul 07, 2014

Lightly raced filly, Not A Singlemoment produced an impressive display to take out the XXXX Class One Handicap for three year olds at the Sunshine Coast yesterday.  Having only her forth start, the filly jumped away slowly and travelled midfield for most of the ...

Sleep Tight gets her first win on the board

Sleep Tight gets her first win on the board

Jul 06, 2014

Sleep Tight recorded her first victory on Saturday, with a gutsy win in the QTIS two year old Maiden Plate over 1200m at the Gold Coast. Ridden by Priscilla Schmidt, Sleep Tight settled back in the run and produced a very strong finish in the straight to run down ...

Fantisha returns a winner at Doomben

Fantisha returns a winner at Doomben

Jul 05, 2014

A drop back in class and a perfectly judged ride by jockey Tim Bell saw stakes winner Fantisha, return to the winner’s circle on Wednesday after a long absence. After almost a year away from the racetrack the four year old was having her third start back this ...

Heart Smart breaks through

Heart Smart breaks through

Jul 04, 2014

Talented three year old Heart Smart broke his maiden status on Wednesday, with an impressive win over 1100m at Doomben. Jumping from the inside barrier, Heart Smart was allowed to settle in behind the leaders but the race wasn't run to suit him. The speed slowed ...

Sir Moments does it again

Sir Moments does it again

Jun 11, 2014

Just a week after his victory in the Group Two Queensland Guineas, talented three year old Sir Moments produced a dominant display to take out the Listed Daybreak Lover over 1600m at Eagle Farm. The lightly raced gelding was having his tenth race start and ...

Vale Guy Walter

May 23, 2014

The team at Steven O'Dea Racing would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of trainer Guy Walter who passed away suddenly yesterday morning.   We had seen a lot of Guy in recent weeks as he had Streama staying at our stables and it has come as a great ...

Open Day at Kolora Lodge

May 22, 2014

Steven O’Dea Racing would like to invite you to our Annual open day, held in conjunction with Proven Thoroughbreds, at Kolora Lodge on Sunday June 1st. You will be able to take a tour of the Kolora facilities and lunch and refreshments will be provided. It would also ...

Sir Moments bounces back to his best

Sir Moments bounces back to his best

May 05, 2014

Sir Moments looks to be one of the main contenders amongst the three year olds heading into this year's Brisbane Winter Carnival, after scoring an impressive first up win in the opening race of Saturday's Prime Minister's Cup meeting at the Gold Coast. The three ...

Another win for Empress Me

Another win for Empress Me

Apr 09, 2014

Talented mare Empress Me recorded her fifth career victory last Wednesday by taking out the Sirromet Benchmark 80 Handicap at Doomben. Given a lovely ride by apprentice Priscilla Schmidt, the Jet Spur mare settled back in the field and as they didn't go quick in ...

Tips N Tales too strong at Eagle Farm

Tips N Tales too strong at Eagle Farm

Mar 25, 2014

Tips N Tales recorded her first metropolitan victory on Saturday, taking out the Coke Zero Benchmark 75 Handicap over 2103m at Eagle Farm. The outside barrier proved no obstacle for the four year old mare who was given a perfect ride by apprentice Priscilla Schmidt. ...

Magic Millions QTIS Yearling Purchases

Mar 21, 2014

I attended the Magic Millions QTIS Yearling sale on the Gold Coast earlier this week.  Along with Jamie Walters form Proven Thoroughbreds we inspected the majority of yearlings at the sale.  We narrowed the list down to our top selections and managed to secure ...

Pretty Face keeps the ball rolling for O'Dea

Pretty Face keeps the ball rolling for O'Dea

Feb 13, 2014

The O'Dea team continued their terrific run yesterday with smart mare Pretty Face adding another city win to their tally. So far this season O'Dea has had only fifty four runners in the metropolitan area and eleven of them have been winners, ...

Pasquinel dominates at Doomben

Pasquinel dominates at Doomben

Feb 09, 2014

Race caller Alan Thomas' description of Pasquinel after he crossed the line on Wednesday was spot on.  Thomas remarked several times that the gelding is enjoying his racing and that fact was evident for all to see in the way in which he won. The four year old ...

Not A Singlemoment off to a flying start

Not A Singlemoment off to a flying start

Jan 31, 2014

Not A Singelmoment kicked off her racing career with a perfect start by taking out the Yellowglen Fillies three year old Maiden Plate at Eagle Farm on Wednesday. Jumping from barrier eight in the field of nine, the filly was forced to travel wide in the run but it didn't ...

Beatniks breaks through

Beatniks breaks through

Jan 29, 2014

Beatniks broke through for her maiden win in impressive style on Sunday, taking out the GBT Fillies and Mares Maiden at the Sunshine Coast by three and a half lengths. It was a much deserved win for the Haradasun filly who has only been narrowly beaten at her two previous ...

Pasquinel continues to impress

Pasquinel continues to impress

Jan 24, 2014

Consistent galloper Pasquinel made it three wins from just nine starts on Wednesday with an impressive victory in the Yellowglen Colts & Geldings Class 3 Plate at Doomben. Jumping from barrier two, rider Kirk Matheson allowed the gelding to settle just worse than midfield ...

It's an O'Dea quinella at Eagle Farm

It's an O'Dea quinella at Eagle Farm

Jan 02, 2014

Yesterday’s Bollinger QTIS three year old Maiden at Eagle Farm turned into a two horse race between stable mates over the last furlong with Fairytale Belle fighting back to claim a narrow victory over Beatniks. The O’Dea pair drew side by side and Fairytale Belle ...

Pretty Face wins again

Nov 21, 2013

Ultra consistent mare Pretty Face notched up her third win this preparation with a narrow victory in the Sky Racing TV Fillies and Mares Benchmark 75 Handicap at Doomben yesterday. Aided by a lovely ride from jockey Tim Bell, the four year old settled well just off the speed ...

Empress Me hits six figures with Eagle Farm success

Jun 26, 2013

Smart mare Empress Me continued to work her way back to her best form with a strong win in the LED Super Screens Handicap (1600m) at Eagle Farm. Empress Me won at Class 3 level at the Gold Coast on May 25 before running a reasonable fifth at the same venue on June 15 but ...