VOBIS SIRES NEWS

October 12, 2018 | VOBIS Sires News
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...

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July 4, 2018 | VOBIS Sires News
The race for the $1 million Showdown narrows

The fight for the inaugural $1 million Showdown at Caulfield in April has become clearer with 1525 VOBIS Sires eligible yearlings still in the race. 1525 yearlings who are the progeny Victorian sires signed up to VOBIS Sires in 2015 have been nominated to Super VOBIS. The owners of these yearlings must finalise their Showdown...

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July 4, 2018 | VOBIS Sires News
A “Knockout Promotion” for VOBIS Sires

“Trainer Troy Corstens is a heavy-weight in search of a belt.” “Syndicator Brad Spicer stings like a bee.” “David Hayes could have been the Cinderella man.” “And trainer Simon Zahra is more cocky than Rocky.” “These contenders have come out swinging for The Showdown, a title promoters of Victorian racing are taking literally.” Such were...

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June 21, 2018 | VOBIS Sires News
First season VOBIS Sires all quality

With the inaugural running of the $1 million Showdown just around the corner, it’s little wonder the opening of VOBIS Sires has already attracted a record number of stallion nomination, 61 in fact. And, perhaps most interesting is the quality of first season sires signed up to VOBIS’ newest benefits program. No less than nine...

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June 21, 2018 | VOBIS Sires News
Impending and Brazen Beau headline VOBIS Sires nominations

Godolphin has shown its support for the VOBIS Sires initiative having nominated all their Victorian-based Darley stallions for the 2018 season. That gives all of their progeny a shot at the $1 million Showdown, a race exclusively for two-year-olds by VOBIS Sires nominated stallions. All progeny of these stallions can also access the $24 million...

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June 13, 2018 | VOBIS Sires News
Another record for VOBIS Sires nominations

As the clock ticks down to the running of the inaugural $1 million Showdown race at Caufield (325 days to be exact), Victorian stud farms have been busily nominating their stallions to VOBIS Sires for the upcoming breeding season. With VOBIS Sires nominations only opening last month, 60 stallions have already been nominated for the...

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