April 25, 2017 | VOBIS Sires News
Pure Scot wins inaugural VOBIS Sires race

A new player to the breeding scene was the big winner of the inaugural $310,000 Swear at Spendthrift VOBIS Sires race on Saturday. The lucrative race was open to only Victorian sired juveniles. Craig Easton, who has his own construction business, is a part-owner and breeder of Pure Scot, the Lindsay Park trained two year-old...

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April 16, 2017 | VOBIS Sires News
Spendthrift to sponsor inaugural VOBIS Sires race

Spendthrift Australia, a major and growing international investor in the Victorian breeding industry, has taken on naming rights for the inaugural VOBIS Sires race, run this Saturday at Caulfield. The two-year-old race, with total prizemoney and VOBIS bonuses of $310,000, will be named the ‘Swear at Spendthrift VOBIS Gold Sires’. It is part of the Victorian...

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February 20, 2017 | VOBIS Sires News
Lucrative VOBIS Sires race launches in April

A lucrative carrot awaits the latest crop of talented Victorian-sired two-year-olds with the running of the inaugural $310,000 VOBIS Sires (1200m) on Victorian Owners and Breeders Raceday, 22 April 2017, at Caulfield Racecourse. The race is open to all Super VOBIS ‘Category A’ nominated horses who are also nominated for VOBIS Gold. ‘Category A’ horses...

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September 20, 2016 | VOBIS Sires News
Increase in stallion nominations for lucrative VOBIS Sires

Racing Victoria (RV) and Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria (TBV) have released the list of nominated stallions for the second season of the $1.5 million VOBIS Sires scheme. A total of 55 Victorian stallions, an increase from 54 in the inaugural season, have been nominated for the scheme. The list of stallions cover a broad range of...

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August 8, 2016 | VOBIS Sires News
Fastnet’s son Cluster has the VOBIS Sires touch

The Victorian stallion roster is sure to have a ‘hidden gem’ among its ranks and there is a good chance it is Larneuk’s Cluster, a son of Fastnet Rock. The rise of champion sire Fastnet Rock as a sire of sires was clearly illustrated by the end of season sire tables with the title of...

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July 19, 2016 | VOBIS Sires News
VOBIS Sires nominations open for 2016 season

Nominations for the lucrative VOBIS Sires scheme for the 2016 breeding season are now open. Any stallion standing in Victoria this coming season is eligible to be nominated with their progeny then able to race in the $1.5 million VOBIS Sires race series. The inaugural season, last year, attracted 54 stallion nominations representing close to...

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