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“Upon attending Moonee Valley races in January 2020 I saw a set of colours that had been performing very well of late. These colours won again that day in Mr Cashman. As I was looking to be involved as an owner I made enquiries about the colours and the Prime Thoroughbreds operation.
The Prime Thoroughbreds business is a completely professional one. High quality trainers at reasonable rates, care for their horses, high levels of communication on a weekly basis and Joe O’Neills industry knowledge is exceptional. From this industry knowledge we owners get access to extremely well bred horses again at reasonable prices to enjoy racing.
I would recommend anyone looking to enjoy horse racing ownership to contact Prime Thoroughbreds.”
Scott Rayson – SA, 2023
Prime’s communication is terrific and they continually buy under the market . As an owner all you want is to have a bit of fun , and if the horse can be fit and well and pay most of the bills then its happy days . Looking forward to a number of unraced 2 year olds that we have coming up with Joe in the coming months.”
Brett Coopersmith – VIC, 2023
“Hi Joe, Thank you for putting Almerheri up for sale for us. I hope that whoever buys her will treat her well. It is sad to see her go out like this as I too thought she might go up to a higher grade particularly after her great fourth followed by a fantastic maiden win at Randwick. It was a delight to see her run/win and to be a part of a group of owners as well. I will always be grateful that we were lucky to experience the feeling and atmosphere of seeing our horse/owners in the theatre of the horse, walking through the tunnel, feeling the thrill of the win, having photos taken and celebrating in the owner’s bar.
My gratitude to you, John Thompson and his staff and Almerheri for making this possible.”
Bedriska Hamilton – NSW, 2020
“I currently have shares in 3 horses (all purchased roughly around the same time), 2 with other racing syndications and 1 with Joe, if I could turn back time I would have made all my share purchases with Prime. Joe has a keen eye for the selection of fine horses. Through my experience I’ve found he’s by far head & shoulders above the rest. Giving regular updates & feedback on our horses progress and giving a genuine opinion on the horses chances come race day. I would have no hesitation in referring Joe/Prime to others.”
Pete Wood – VIC, 2015
“Racing horses with Prime Thoroughbreds has been an amazing experience. So far, our household has been involved in 7 horses with only one failing to win. We have met some lovely people in fellow owners and now have the Husson Eagle bathroom and the Flying Jess kitchen. Prime’s winning percentages speak to all of the work that goes into picking the right horses. Joe’s experience in the industry and the professionals he relies on all contribute to this winning combination. Don’t just think about getting a share in a racehorse, do it with Prime Thoroughbreds.”
Debbie Twiss – VIC, 2015
“Since responding to a Prime Thoroughbreds advertisement in early 2010 I have been involved with seven syndicates. With the exception of one as yet unraced two year old all horses have raced with four of them multiple winners. Clearly the ability of Prime to select reasonably priced hoses that get to the racetrack is in my view a major attraction to being involved in Prime syndications. Regular communications and updates is a feature and the opportunity to mix with other syndicate members, particularly to share in ‘that winning feeling’, has made involvement extremely enjoyable.”
Harvey Gibson – TAS, 2010
“”I have been associated with Joe and prime since 1999 and what a ride it has been. I have always had horses in work and racing and Joe’s hands on approach has been tremendous. I have had a lot of exciting times with these horses Zedatzi, Rose of Scotland and now Husson Eagle. Joe, let the good times keep rolling on its a pleasure to be dealing and associated with you and Maree.”
Peter Webb – VIC, 2015
“I have been involved in racing for nearly 30 years and had many horses with Prime. Joe O’Neill runs this operation like no other; his communication is the best I have ever received. If you want to get involved in owning a racehorse, do it with Prime.”
Ian Turbet – VIC, 2015
“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.”
Norm Rance – VIC, 2006
“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 build and maintain this site. Joe O’Neill is as good a syndicator as you will find and is a delight to work with.”
Peter Selleck – QLD, 2002
“I’ve been with PT for 3 years now and my experience has been fantastic. Honest, transparent and value for money partnership is what you want then look no further than PT. Best trainers and top class results with bargain buys sums up my experience. I will be on the look out for next year yearlings offering!”
Mohammed Ali – UK, 2016
“I first became involved with Prime in 1998 and was in many syndicates after that time. I am not involved at present but there is no doubt when I start up again it will be Prime. I have kept abreast of what other syndicators offer but Joe O’Neill has the ability to look after horses in five states, not easy. I know him well and recommend him most highly. His ability to run Prime like a well oiled machine is first class.”
Richard Smith – VIC, 1998
Con was Prime’s first client in 1997. “Having always loved racing I entered my first venture by buying a share in two horses with Joe O’Neill. Both horses went on to win races in Sydney, as the years went on I purchased several horses with Prime Thoroughbreds and we have gone on to win races in four states. Joe chose all the horses meticulously and I even went on to breed city winners from three of the mares we raced. Joe was always willing to confide and offer his advice which had made the journey an enjoyable experience. I still enjoy racing today thanks to Joe O’Neill and Prime Thoroughbreds.”
Con Retsas – VIC, 1997