Welcome to Great Racehorses of the World
Search By Horse Name or Keyword

Tobin Bronze

Tobin Bronze won the W.S.Cox Plate in both 1966 and 1967 and the Caulfield Cup in 1967.

In the 1966 W.S.Cox Plate, Tobin Bronze won at odds of 9/10f beating Winfreux and Light Fingers.

In the 1967 Caulfield Cup, Tobin Bronze started 5-1 favourite and was set to shoulder nine stone ten pounds (61.5 k). Tobin Bronze took the lead turning into the straight and held on by a neck from the fast finishing Red Handed. Garcon was third.

The next month he was 1/6 favourite to retain his W.S.Cox Plate crown which he did comfortably, winning from Terrific and Craftsman. He received a tremendous ovation in the winner`s enclosure.

Tobin Bronze then went overseas to America.

A horse with a liver chestnut coat and white blaze, Tobin Bronze was trained by Grahame Heagney and ridden by J Johnson.

About Us

Great Racehorses of the World is based in Sydney and London.

The Great Racehorses team has followed top class international horseracing for over fourty years and has developed its own unique approach to rating leading horses.

Great Racehorses' horse biographies are for personal use only and may not be reproduced, copied or reissued without the prior written permission of Great Racehorses.

Great Racehorses is owned by Hyperion Stud.

Great Racehorses' opinions on horses and on events in the racing world are given by resident columnist "Hyperion" (Editor - Robert Bishop). Hyperion's views are published for information and commentary purposes only, without assuming a duty of care or giving any warranty or betting recommendation.

See Contact Us for our contact details - we welcome any feedback or questions from readers.