Supporting Victorian breeders and Victorian sires

About VOBIS Sires

The $1.5 million VOBIS Sires annual race series squarely supports Victorian breeders and Victorian sires. On top of the $20+ million VOBIS scheme, it truly makes Victoria the best place to breed, buy and race a horse!

About The Scheme

Nominated Stallions

Make sure you breed your mares to a VOBIS Sires nominated stallion…and when you buy a weanling or yearling, make sure they have the VOBIS Sires logo!

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VOBIS Sires News

23 05 2019
Swettenham’s Toronado Showdown Prince

In a well-deserved victory for a sire who has promised so much, Prince Of Sussex not only showed up; he took out the inaugural running of the Showdown in brilliant fashion. For Mornington trainer Matt Laurie, the $1 million-dollar Showdown race was always the Grand Final, and although the pressure was on, Prince Of Sussex...

24 04 2019
Showdown attracts stellar field

The field of the inaugural Showdown has been finalised, with 16 VOBIS Sires two-year-olds set to chase the $1 million purse this Saturday at Caulfield’s Victorian Owners and Breeders Raceday. Named after the legendary stallion of the 1970s, The Showdown is only open to the two-year-old progeny of Victorian-based stallions nominated for the VOBIS Sires...

15 04 2019
The Road to Victorian Victory

The recent, high profiled success of Victorian-bred racehorses continues to cement the strength of the industry and the myriad of opportunities available for breeding thoroughbreds in Victoria. However perhaps the greatest testimony to our state’s thoroughbred industry is a statue in the small township of Nagambie. This sentinel in bronze serves as a constant reminder...