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Racehorse Syndication and Management
  • Reneged winning at Sunshine Coast on May 27 - Image © Trackside Photography. Used with permission
    Reneged - Maybe our best ever racing image!
  • Great Southern winning at Mildura 18th August, 2016 - Image © Used with permission
    Great Southern winning at Mildura 18th August, 2016
  • Robert Thompson coming back on Shining Brooke.  Our first runner for the season Wins!!! - Image © Trackside Photography. Used with permission
    Robert Thompson coming back on Shining Brooke. 1st winner for the season
  • Awasita wins at Canterbury on July 23rd - Image © Trackside Photography. Used with permission
    Awasita wins at Canterbury on July 23rd.
  • Reneged winning athe Grafton Guineas on July 16 - Image © Trackside Photography. Used with permission
    Reneged after the Grafton Guineas on July 16. Two stars!
  • Naranja - Image © Bradley Photos. Used with permission
    On June 30, Naranja has an EFY win at Wyong.
  • Flying Jess - Image © Used with permission
    Flying Jess wins Group 3 SAJC Sires Produce Stakes on April 30.
  • Flying Jess Owners - Image © Atkins Photography. Used with permission
    Flying Jess owners April 30. More fun.
  • Savoureux - Image © Used with permission
    5 March. Savoureux. A $65,000 purchase winning Group 3 Wenona Girl Stakes Royal Randwick.
  • Savoureux Owners - Image © Used with permission
    5 March. Savoureux Owners. What a great feeling!!!.
  • Makeadane - Image © Used with permission
    2 March. Makeadane wins at Warwick Farm for John Thompson and Christain Reith.
  • Lomazzo - Image © Used with permission
    1 March. Lomazzo salutes at Newcastle. Well done to Tony McEvoy and Jeff Penza.

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Quotation from Joe O'Neill, Prime Thoroughbreds founder:

"I hope you decide to join Prime and experience racing a horse with us. Year in, year out, we prove by our results that you don’t have to spend a fortune to get into a nice horse."

"We had 40 winners in the 2014 - 2015 season with stakes and metropolitan winners in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Tasmania."

"This places us at the forefront of syndication companies in Australia."

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Nineteen Years

Our company was established in 1997 and has forged successful partnerships with some of Australia’s best trainers. Initially, we worked exclusively with Bill Mitchell. Upon his retirement, in 2005, we split the horses between David Hayes and Kris Lees.

Today, our business has greatly expanded from those days and we now have horses trained in five states.

Our trainers are carefully selected and are top class; names both well known and respected:

Darren Weir, Kris Lees, Tony McEvoy, John Moloney, Charlie Goggin and Leuella Meaburn, John Thompson, Tony Gollan and Patrick Payne.

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Norm Rance, Client since 2006. "Communication is an important part of the industry and in this area Joe O’Neill excels. I have been kept informed of the progress of my horses on a daily basis either by email or phone and Joe is always there to answer the phone if I need to contact him."

Peter Selleck, Client since 2002. "It has been a wonderful way to become involved as a hobby owner. It was hard not to be excited when my horse, Too Many Reds, ran on Melbourne Cup day with Glen Boss aboard. If he'd won, there would have been way too many. I built and I maintain this site. Joe O'Neill is as good a syndicator as you will find and is a delight to work with."

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Semaphored by Joe O'Neill

26/09/16 At long last the weather has turned for the better in Melbourne and hopefully we will get some consistent tracks.

20/09/16 Husson Boots did a great job today at Doomben from the outside gate running a close 3rd. With a decent barrier draw she wins.

19/09/16 We had a very good day at the barrier trials with Isthmian and The Wasp winning their trials in impressive fashion. Both trained by Kris Lees.

18/09/16 Tough Vic was good today in Hobart running a close 2nd. He is a lovely staying 3yo. Annaman was honest again at Eagle Farm.

16/09/16 Savoureux was excellent at Newcastle today in the Listed Tibbie Stakes for Kris Lees. She didn't get much room but ran home nicely for 3rd in the Group 3 race.


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Benefits of racing with Prime

Prime Thoroughbreds is a well established syndication company with a strong record of purchasing competitive and successful thoroughbreds. Our statistics back up our successful formula for selecting and managing our thoroughbreds for almost twenty years.

Joe O'Neill has developed strong relationships with many of the best studs and trainers in Australia. By joining Prime Thoroughbreds, you can become part of this network.

Racing horses can be a difficult assignment for beginners. Not here! You will be made very welcome.

Stability - established eighteen years
Licensed by ASIC - AFS Licence No 226395
Distinguished colours - Blue, White Star, Red Cap
Proven Trainers - Weir, Lees, McEvoy
Moloney, Goggin / Meaburn
Thompson, Gollan, Payne
Horses placed where best suited

Our trainers

We have been careful in selecting leading trainers so your horse can race where it has the best chance of success.

  • Darren Weir - Prime trainer since 2015 - Victoria
  • Kris Lees - Prime trainer since 2006 - NSW
  • Tony McEvoy - Prime trainer since 2011 - South Australia and NSW
  • John Moloney - Prime trainer since 2015 - Victoria
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  • Charlie Goggin - Prime trainer since 2006 - Tasmania
  • John Thompson - Prime trainer since 2012 - NSW and Queensland
  • Tony Gollan - Prime trainer since 2011 - Queensland
  • Patrick Payne - Prime trainer since 2011 - Victoria