June 2016

June 21, 2016
Big boost for Victorian breeders

Victorian breeders are the winners following the announcement today of the $1.5m VOBIS Sires program, a significant addition to the Victorian Owners and Breeders Incentive Scheme (VOBIS). VOBIS Sires was jointly announced by Racing Victoria and Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria (TBV) at the Liston Family’s Three Bridges Thoroughbreds at Eddington. Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria President, James O’Brien, said VOBIS Sires was a proposal originally put to Racing Victoria by TBV and has been jointly worked through and agreed to over recent months. “VOBIS Sires is squarely aimed at increasing demand for Victorian sired racehorses by retaining and attracting quality stallions here in Victoria. It...