Latest News from Steven O'Dea Racing

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 ...

Sir Moments bound for Group 1 after latest victory

Jun 01, 2013

Young Brisbane trainer Steven O’Dea now has a great chance to claim his maiden Group 1 win after Choisir  gelding Sir Moments took out Saturday’s Listed The Phoenix (1400m) at Eagle Farm. The youngster took out the Listed Dalrello Stakes (1200m) at Doomben ...

Empress Me back in the winner's circle at the Gold Coast

May 25, 2013

A terrific finishing burst has put Empress Me back on the winner’s list in the Pinkenba Hotel Class 3 Hotel (1400m) at the Gold Coast. Empress Me last win at Eagle Farm in January 2012 but the daughter of Jet Spur showed she was back to her best with her third-up ...

Come One, Come All

May 22, 2013

PROVEN THOROUGHBREDS in conjunction with KOLORA LODGE and STEVEN O'DEA RACING are please to announce their annual Open Day will again be held at KOLORA LODGE, just outside Brisbane at 66 MALONEY ROAD WATERFORD on Sunday the 9th of June. The day will feature a parade of ...

Blinkers bring about breakthrough for Sir Moments

May 18, 2013

Trainer Steven O’Dea’s decision to add blinkers to Sir Moments paid off when the talented youngster produced a powerful performance to win the Listed Dalrello Stakes (1200m) at Doomben. Sir Moments had little luck during his first-up sixth in the Listed Ken ...

Soul Crusade marches to victory at Ipswich

Dec 07, 2012

Soul Crusade has produced a whirlwind finish to claim his first win for the Steven O’Dea stable in the K & R Reliance Worldwide Handicap (1350m) at Ipswich. Soul Crusade had not won a race for O’Dea since joining the stable but the son of Lion Heart had raced ...

Manicero ready to produce best after Eagle Farm success

Oct 17, 2012

Talented five-year-old Manicero showed he was set for a big spring and summer campaign with his comfortable win in the Stanton Mienert Handicap (1600m) at Eagle Farm. The gelding has taken time to mature but may be on the verge of showing his full potential with his smart ...

Billum surges home for Eagle Farm win

Sep 01, 2012

Seven-year-old gelding Billum has charged home from the back of the field to claim his maiden city in the Mt St Michael’s College Handicap (1600m) at Eagle Farm. Billum had performed consistently for Steven O’Dea Racing since joining the team last year but his ...

Reward for effort for Legal Tender at Eagle Farm

Aug 29, 2012

Legal Tender earned a just reward for his consistency when he strolled to victory in the Sequalo @ Lyndhurst Maiden (1800m) at Eagle Farm. The five-year-old has worked into a solid vein of form in his first preparation for the Steven O’Dea stable, recording  two ...

Pointe dances to victory at Eagle Farm

Aug 22, 2012

Grand mare Pointe Dancer scored yet another city win with her brave effort to claim the Young Tradies Dash (1000m) at Eagle Farm. Pointe Dancer has proven herself to be a terrific money-spinner for connections since joining the Steven O’Dea stable after starting her ...

Union Streets Rivals

Union Streets Rivals

Aug 21, 2012

Relative stable newcomer Union Street made it 2 wins on end when victorious at Murwillumbah. The bonny mare backed up an impressive 5 length win in an 1800m Maiden at the Sunshine Coast early in the month by coming from near last to win the 2000m Class 1 Plate with ...



Jun 21, 2012

Congratulation to the connection of Parsnips(Jet Spur/Cheree's General) who was able to break through for her maiden win at just her second race start in the 2yo QTIS Maiden 1000m at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday. After wanting to race greenly in the early part of the ...



Jun 21, 2012

We are having an Open Day on SUNDAY the 1st of July to be held at Kolora Lodge, just outside Brisbane at 66 Maloney Road, Waterford.. As you may already know Kolora Lodge is an integral part of our stable with facilities for Spelling, Breaking In, Pre Training and the newly ...

Ipswich Double

Ipswich Double

Mar 09, 2012

Congratulations to the connections of Ambers Crown and Excellent Elite who both won today at Ipswich. On their work of late we went into todays races with high hopes and were very pleased with the outcome. We now look forward to their next start and hopefully they can ...

Empress Me storms to victory

Jan 23, 2012

Congratulations to the connections of Empress Me on her very impressive win at Eagle Farm on Saturday. As I stated in Saturday mornings report I was very happy with her work leading up to the race and was expecting her to be hard to beat. She certainly proved me right and was ...

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Jan 05, 2012

Well 2012 has begun well with promising filly Ticket To Dream winning at the Gold Coast on January 2nd in the 3YO Hcp over 1400m. This filly won her previous start just before Christmas at Ipswich and then she's come out and given her connections reason to celebrate the ...

The Perfect Christmas Present

The Perfect Christmas Present

Dec 30, 2011

Ticket To Dream gave her owners the best Christmas present by winning the Class 1 Handicap over 1350m at Ipswich 2 days before Christmas. This filly had performed well at her previous start when she was only beaten just over 4 lengths in the 3YO Listed race at Doomben 13 days ...



Dec 15, 2011

I would like to wish all of our owners, staff and their families all the very best for Christmas and the New Year. The support that the stable has received from everyone is greatly appreciated and hopefully the New Year will bring plenty of winners and give us all good ...



Nov 26, 2011

Congratulations to the connections of Figasaurus who won the 3rd race at Eagle Farm today. She's been running in terrific fashion of late and in this mornings report we did say how she had worked well on Tuesday morning and that we considered her to be a very good chance in ...

No Luck Yesterday, Luck Today

Nov 13, 2011

Figasaurus was unlucky yesterday at Eagle Farm on missing out on a run being 1st Emg and having no scratchings but at least today it paid off for her connections. Her work coming into the weekend was great and although it would have been great to have gotten a start ...

Prime Cognac wins at Doomben today

Oct 05, 2011

Congratulations to the connections of Prime Cognac on his win at Doomben today. As stated in our report this morning we thought the the drop in class would see him right in the finish and it was great to see it work out that way. We'll wait and see how he comes through the ...

Today was Billum's day again.

Sep 07, 2011

Billum has done an absolutely fantastic job, so far this prep he has accumulated 3 wins, 4 seconds, 2 thirds and a fourth  in his last 10 starts. This horse just gives his all every time he steps out and gives his owners a run for their money each start. I would like ...


Sep 02, 2011

It's official Spring has arrived and now we can look forward to some great racing with the Spring Carnival fast approaching and hopefully see another emerging super star come out of it which the carnival does have a habit of doing each year.  ...

38 Winners for the season

Aug 04, 2011

The stable performed well last season with 38 winners which was well above the previous season. The later part of July saw the stable produce 5 winners which included 2 doubles on the weekends of the 16th and the 31st. This season we will strive to achieve alot more winners and ...