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Breeder Cobcroft Dies At 67

Thursday, 8th September 2005

Prominent NSW owner-breeder & former Quirindi Jockey Club president John Cobcroft has died from cancer aged 67. His father raced Gr1 AJC Derby winner Caranna & the Cobcroft family bred dozens of winners from Caranna & his daughter Vista Anna, dam of star sprinter Salaam (9 wins in 18 starts including the Gr1 AJC Galaxy) & Sydney winners Salamaura, Supaburn & Hollywood. Cobcroft was also a member of the Banjo Club owner syndicate, whose 3YO Jymcarew won this year's Gr1 Canterbury Guineas.

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