The TBV Instagram Foal Gallery Competition is now well under way, and has already featured some fantastic submissions.

The competition aims to celebrate the safe arrival of the 2017 foal crop and showcases unique images of Victorian-bred foals as captured by breeding industry participants.

Breeder Clive Smith & new Toronado filly at Northern Lodge Thoroughbreds
Tahnee Pfeiffer's picture of a Rich Enuff foal at Woodside
Nostradamus foal from Rosemont Stud. Photo from Anna Furniss

There are a number of terrific prizes up for grabs donated by our kind sponsors Tabcorp and Mitchelton Wines. The following prizes will be awarded to the lucky winners:

  • A raceday lunch invitation for two guests hosted by in the Chairman’s Club at Flemington
  • Two x $100 TAB betting vouchers
  • A mixed case of wines from Mitchelton Wines

Selected foal photos will be featured on the TBV Instagram page. The criteria for entries is:

  • Foals must be Victorian-bred (Victorian sired or out of a Victorian resident mare)
  • Foals must be born in 2017
  • We are looking for unique/interesting photos (not simply a stand-up/conformation type shot)

Foal photos selected to be posted on the TBV Instagram page will go into the running for the big prizes. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories

  • Most unique image
  • Most popular image (judged by ‘likes’ on Instagram)
  • Best picture of a foal by a Victorian first crop sire (i.e. started stallion career in 2016)

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to get involved!

You can see the gallery and follow the TBV Instagram account by visiting:

Foal photo Submissions can be made at or email them to

TBV would like to thank the sponsors for their ongoing support, and we wish breeders all the best for the remainder of the foaling season!

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