Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/customer/www/vobissires.com.au/public_html/wp-content/themes/h-code/lib/admin/ReduxCore/inc/class.redux_filesystem.php on line 29
August 2020 » VOBIS Sires

August 2020

Archives
August 21, 2020
KHOEKHOE WINS THE SHOWDOWN

Khoekhoe ridden by Fred W Kersley wins the The Showdown at Caulfield Racecourse on April 18, 2020 in Caulfield, Australia. (Pat Scala/Racing Photos) A chance encounter about five years ago, was the beginning of the story of Khoekhoe (pronounced qwey-qwey) winning the coveted Showdown crown on Saturday. Susan Keating of Liverpool Farm and Daniel Nevill of Hollylodge Thoroughbreds could never have imagined that their encounter would lead to the win on Saturday. Susan is the owner of Liverpool Farm in Strathbogie, where she has a broodmare band of about 10 mares. Daniel is the owner of Hollylodge Thoroughbreds in Avenel....

August 21, 2020
VAINSTREAM TOO SLICK IN VOBIS GOLD DASH

Vainstream ridden by Noel Callow wins the Spendthrift Australia VOBIS Gold Sprint at Caulfield Racecourse on April 18, 2020 in Caulfield, Australia. (Pat Scala/Racing Photos) Vainstream ridden by Noel Callow wins the Spendthrift Australia VOBIS Gold Sprint at Caulfield Racecourse (Pat Scala/Racing Photos) John Pascoe knew straight away that there was something he really liked about a filly that was about to go under the hammer at the March Inglis Thoroughbred Sale in 2007. He admits he first spotted Cranbourne trainer Greg Eurell casting his eye over the filly which was by the rarely used Japanese stallion Yasey. Pascoe, a...

August 21, 2020
NOONAN GIVES GLOWING PRAISE TO BIG VOBIS DAY AFTER FLORENT WIN

Florent after winning the The VOBIS Sires Guineas at Caulfield Racecourse on April 18, 2020 in Caulfield, Australia. (Ross Holburt/Racing Photos) Jubilant Mornington trainer Tony Noonan has given a glowing endorsement to the Victorian Owners and Breeders Race Day at Caulfield. Noonan’s three-year-old filly Florent, won the VOBIS Sires Guineas (1600m) starting at $51 and was ridden by his son Jake. Florent is by Sun Stud’s Melbourne Cup winning stallion Fiorente (IRE). “You could not highlight it enough for Victorian people, breeders, trainers, owners and jockeys,” remarked Noonan. “They all get their little snip of the ticket out of it....

August 21, 2020
SUN STUD HEADLINES THE VOBIS RICHES

Flinders River ridden by Craig Williams wins the Brendan Dart VOBIS Gold Ingot at Caulfield Racecourse on July 25, 2020 in Caulfield, Australia. (Reg Ryan/Racing Photos) On Saturday the 25th of July 2020, it was Sun Stud who made headlines with their sires winning the VOBIS Gold Ingot and the VOBIS Gold Stayers at Melbourne Racing Club. The VOBIS Sires program was launched in 2015 as an addition to the VOBIS incentive scheme. The scheme was designed to reward the breeder, owner, trainer and jockey of eligible racehorses. It is considered a world-leading incentive scheme for those who invest and...