October 2018

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October 12, 2018
All the big guns entered for inaugural Showdown

The prospect of winning the inaugural $1 million Showdown with a VOBIS Sires horse at Caulfield in April next year has helped drive an increased number of nominations to VOBIS Gold this year. 1214 foals born in 2016 were nominated to VOBIS Gold…and, of those, 840 are VOBIS Sires eligible and thus now have an entry in The Showdown (as well as the $500,000 VOBIS Sires 3YO race in April 2020). All of these horses are also eligible for each season’s VOBIS Gold Premier Race Series which this year is worth $4.45 million across 18 races. The lucrative prize from...