Life Membership of VSTA for John Campbell.

We are delighted to share the news that John Campbell, the former president of the Australian Standardbred Breeders Association (ASBA), has been honored with a life membership in the Victorian Square Trotters Association (VSTA). This prestigious recognition is a testament to his immense contributions to our community. John’s unwavering commitment and service on VSTA committee have been instrumental, and his life membership is a clear indication of the profound impact he has had.

John Campbell, a figure deeply rooted in the Harness Racing community, hails from a family with a rich legacy in the sport. He is the son of the esteemed Jack Campbell, a fact that adds a personal touch to his remarkable journey.

In 1972, John took over a studmaster from his father, and he and his new wife Kay moved into the property known as Loddon Valley Stud.

John and his wife Kay’s breeding success has left an indelible mark on the sport. Their horses, including Flashing Red, winner of two New Zealand Cups, Rip Van Winkle, a juvenile star of the Australian Harness circuit, and former Tasmanian Classic winner Turbo Tyson.

John Campbell’s impact on the industry is undeniable. His influence has been felt far and wide as a studmaster, breeder, trainer, owner, and administrator. His life membership is a fitting addition to his many awards and achievements and a testament to the impact of his involvement in the industry.

John Campbell receives his Life Membership of VSTA.