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Owner Schemes

Racehorse owners can significantly increase the earning potential of their horse by nominating for lucrative racehorse owner schemes available in each state. Victorian racing has the very rewarding Super VOBIS and VOBIS Gold racehorse owner bonus schemes and below are each of the owner schemes available in each state.


VOBIS stands for the Victorian Owners and Breeders Incentive Scheme and was first introduced in in 1985,

Initially created to encourage owners and breeders to invest in the Victorian breeding industry, VOBIS has since grown into a further two incarnations, Super VOBIS and VOBIS Gold.

In Victoria, the lucrative Super VOBIS and VOBIS Gold owner schemes offer more than $19.4 million of prize money and bonuses across Victoria, giving connections a wonderful opportunity to increase their possible returns and boost market interest in Victorian bred horses.

VOBIS Gold, is offered in addition to the highly successful Super VOBIS scheme and provides owners of Victorian bred horses the chance to enjoy an increased return during their horse’s racing career.

Visit our Super VOBIS page for more information.


The Racing NSW Breeder Owner Bonus Scheme (BOBS) has been operating since 2003 and to be eligible for BOBS a racehorse must be sired by a NSW-based stallion for which the Stallion Nomination Fee has been paid. That stallion’s progeny may then be advertised or sold as weanlings or yearlings as “BOBS eligible.”

BOBS Extra was was introduced in 2010 and BOBS Extra nominated horses can win bonuses of up to $20,000 through winning events 1800-metres and longer, from the day the horse turns four-years-old until the date of its retirement.

Visit the BOBS page on the Racing NSW website for more information.

Westspeed (WA)

Westspeed is the The W.A. Thoroughbred Breeder and Owner Incentive that fosters and promotes Western Australian thoroughbred breeding and racing activities by offering bonuses for owning and racing a locally bred horse.

Visit the Westspeed page at RWWA for more information


SABOIS is the South Australian Breeders’ & Owners’ Incentive Scheme. It helps maximise interest in qualified horses and provides financial rewards to breeders or nominators, owners, trainers and jockeys over and above standard prizemoney.

Visit the SABOIS page at the SA Racing website for more info.


The Queensland Thoroughbred Investment Scheme (QTIS) commencement during the 2002/03 racing season. Breeders or owners of eligible horses are then eligible to race for substantial incentives on selected races throughout Queensland.

Visit the QTIS page at the Queensland racing website for more information.


TROBIS is the Territory Racehorse Owners Bonus Incentive Scheme for racing in the Northern Territory at Alice Springs and Darwin.

Visit the TROBIS page at Darwin Racing for more info.

tasBonus (TAS)

The tasBonus scheme was developed to continually support Tasmanian racehorse owners and breeders with owner bonus incentives.

Vist the tasBonus page at the Tas Breeders website for more information.