VOBIS SIRES NEWS

April 2, 2019 | VOBIS Sires News
Owners and breeders prepare for ‘The Showdown’

Caulfield is the place to be on Saturday, 27 April, with more than $2.5 million in prizemoney and bonuses on offer across the nine races on Victorian Owners and Breeders Race Day. Featuring the inaugural running of ‘The Showdown’ (1200m), worth a cool $1 million, this year’s Victorian Owners and Breeders Race Day will cement...

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March 26, 2019 | VOBIS Sires News
Victorian schemes prove fruitful for Griffiths

Racing has been Robbie Griffiths’ life and passion for more than 20 years. After weight issues forced the successful apprentice jockey out of the saddle, the desire to reach the top echelons of the training ranks was strong. After earning his trainers licence in 1991, Robbie’s hard work, determination and talented horsemanship has seen him...

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March 19, 2019 | VOBIS Sires News
Victorian Raider with lines to Showdown

Having proven himself as a more than capable galloper on the track, Wyndholm Park sire Rebel Raider continues to do a fine job proving himself once again, this time as a more than capable stallion. Initially retired to Carin Park in 2011 before moving to Wyndholm the following year, Rebel Raider is an exceptionally versatile...

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March 12, 2019 | VOBIS Sires News
Showdown looms for Unencumbered

Twelve months ago, Three Bridges Thoroughbreds, and the Victorian breeding industry as a whole, lost a promising young stallion in Unencumbered. The son of Victorian sire Testa Rossa died from post-surgical complications after surgery for chondritis, a progressive inflammatory condition of the throat. Prior to his death, breeders had been supportive of the 2014 Magic...

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March 3, 2019 | VOBIS Sires News
A Brazen attempt for a Showdown

Last year’s announcement of The Showdown attracted a record 60 stallion nominations to the VOBIS Sires program for 2017 from 18 individual Victorian stud farms. Amongst those nominations, Godolphin has shown their support of the initiative by nominating all their Victorian-based Darley stallions. Of the 842 nominations for the inaugural Showdown at Caulfield on 27...

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