News ARCHIVE

Highgrove has been in the headlines since its establishment in 1997 and here are just some of the articles that have been written around the world. 

THRONUM PLAYS FOR AUSTRALIA (AND STUD CAREER)

30-Jan-2018

Ask any yearling buyer what the toughest gig is and chances are that turning a colt into a commercial stallion prospect would sit at the top of the list. It’s not quite up there with wat..Read More...


Highgrove Stud amongst top Sydney yearling sale vendors

08-May-2017

A $700,000 colt topped the list for Westbrook's Highgrove Stud during a buoyant 2017 Australian Easter Yearling Sale at Sydney's Newmarket complex this week. The sale saw a record 17 yearlings..Read More...


Summer Passage wins Group 1 Sires' Produce

27-Mar-2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017 Snitzel's headline-making season continued on Thursday when his 2YO son Summer Passage stepped up from Listed success at Matamata last month to take out the $2..Read More...


Group 1 Glory for Summer Passage

23-Mar-2017

Highgrove Stud’s Ron Gilbert celebrated his third career Group 1 – and sire on fire Snitzel his 21st Stakes winner of the season – when 2YO Summer Passage won Thursday’s Sistem..Read More...


‘My favourite is a super colt by Exceed And Excel’

13-Mar-2017

How would you summarise your Easter Yearling Sale draft this year? And can you give us one lot to look out for? Ron Gilbert, owner of Highgrove Stud, replies... I’m consigning three colts..Read More...


Aquis To Buy Into Attention

13-Mar-2017

Queensland-based Aquis Farm has bought an interest and the stallion rights to the Peter and Paul Snowden-trained three-year-old Attention (Stratum). The Group Two-winning colt, who is set to con..Read More...


QUEENSLAND STUD ON A HIGH WITH EVACUATION

31-Aug-2016

Imposing three-year-old Evacuation promises to be the next big thing by veteran sire More Than Ready following his impressive metropolitan debut at Rosehill last Saturday. The Gai Waterhouse and Adri..Read More...


Sooboog and Thronum Give Snitzel A Stakes Double

10-Aug-2016

Like Sooboog, Thronum has a powerful female line in his background, a factor partly accounting for his $300,000 price when breeder Highgrove Stud, Queensland, offered the son of Snitzel at..Read More...


Thronum Wins Listed Rosebud

10-Aug-2016

At Royal Randwick in Sydney, Arrowfield Stud's Gr1-winning high profile stallion Snitzel (Redoute's Choice-Snippets' Lass, by Snippets) added a black-type success when 3YO colt Thronum (Snitzel-Helena..Read More...


2016 Sires' Produce Stakes result - Attention stands-up to be counted

15-Jun-2016

Attention stamped himself as a genuine Group I contender whilst odds-on favourite Souchez missed a place after bombing the start in an action-packed Group II Sires' Produce Stakes (1350m) at Doomb..Read More...


No Return For Macarthur But Highgrove Happy

15-Jun-2016

Ron Gilbert would be the first to admit that breeding racehorses can have its ‘moments’. Gilbert’s Highgrove Stud is one of most successful producers of elite thoroughbreds in Qu..Read More...


Stratum Colt Wins Sires Produce

31-May-2016

The James Harron Bloodstock team were in celebration mode at Doomben on Saturday when stunning looking Stratum colt Attention scored his second stakes victory when saluting in the Group II BRC Sir..Read More...


MACARTHUR CHARGES INTO SINGAPORE 2YO SERIES

25-May-2016

Pictured: Charge Forward's latest 2YO winner Macarthur (right) staves off a determined challenge from Lim's Dashing at Kranji last Sunday. (PHOTO: Singapore Turf Club) Thursday, May 19, 2016 ..Read More...


ANZ Bloodstock - Breeders Talk

30-Sep-2015

ANZ Bloodstock - 21st September 2015 With the 2015 Southern Hemisphere breeding season getting underway this month, ANZ Bloodstock News today begins a new series of features look..Read More...


GROUP ONE GOALS FOR STRATUM FILLY

01-Sep-2015

By Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Gai Waterhouse has a big opinion of exciting Stratum filly Flamboyant Lass and we saw why at Warwick Farm on Wednesday when she demolished a smart ..Read More...


Jet Spur Qld Champion Sire

13-Aug-2015

Highgrove Graduate Jet Spur, bred, reared and sold by Highgrove Stud as a yearling at the Sydney Easter Yearling Sale has added another feather to his cap being crowned Qld Champion Sire. ..Read More...


GILBERT HONES IN ON QUALITY US MARES

25-Jun-2014

The Courier Mail - 19th June 2014. By Peter Howard. Gilbert's latest US acquisition Quaintly has arrived at his Highgrove Stud near Toowoomba, bringing to six the number of high quality Americ..Read More...


CONSECUTIVE ST LEGER'S FOR WATERHOUSE

30-Apr-2014

ANZ Bloodstock News - 26th April 2014 Trainer Gai Waterhouse made it back-to-back VRC St Leger (Listed, 2800m) victories when Order Of The Sun (Encosta De Lago) led throughout for a domin..Read More...


INGLIS EASTER 2014 BROCHURE PREVIEW

20-Mar-2014

Highgrove Stud has a draft of 8 yearlings being sold at this years Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale from the 8th to 10th April 2014 at Newmarket, Sydney. You can find us at Stable 4 Row..Read More...


NORTHERN HEMISPHERE FOAL BORN

13-Mar-2014

HIGHGROVE'S latest American purchase the Giants Causeway Stakes placed winning mare Quaintly (USA) has foaled her first foal in Kentucky, a Chestnut colt by leading USA Stallion Speightstown...Read More...


ANOTHER TIMELY STAKES WINNER FOR HIGHGROVE

13-Mar-2014

ANZ Bloodstock News - 10 March 2014 Having her first start in stakes company yesterday, the Sam Kavanagh-trained Interspersed (Sebring) did not disappoint putting up an impressive effort ..Read More...


GILBERT HOPES GAI'S TIP IN ORDER

13-Feb-2014

By Peter Howard Courier Mail Ron Gilbert hopes the bold prediction that Gai Waterhouse made in November about Order of the Sun being a Derby prospect will come to fruition. Gilbert bred ..Read More...


INGLIS EASTER PREVIEW OF HIGHGROVE'S DRAFT

25-Mar-2013

Highgrove Stud has a draft of 5 yearlings being sold at this years Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale from the 9th to 11th April 2013 at Newmarket, Sydney. Click here (/LiteratureRetriev..Read More...


Charge Forward tops tough day at QTIS Sale

18-Mar-2013

A colt by Charge Forward made history on the Gold Coast today when he sold for $170,000 at the Magic Millions QTIS Yearling Sale. The sale price for the colt, catalogued as Lot 200, is the h..Read More...


QTIS Sale colt receives Pedigree boost

12-Mar-2013

Peter Howard - Courier Mail It was obvious Ron Gilbert wasn't expecting big dollars when he entered a colt in this month's QTIS yearling sale at the Gold Coast, but he may yet reap a good retu..Read More...


New Juvenile Stakes Winner - Excitable Boy

04-Mar-2013

Breednet - Tara Madgwick Champion two year-old sire More Than Ready (USA) started the day with a new stakes-winner after the Danny O'Brien trained colt Excitable Boy captured the Listed VR..Read More...


HIGHGROVE OFFERS TWO LOTS AT THE CLASSIC SALES

22-Jan-2013

ANZ Bloodstock News Highgrove offered two lots yesterday at the Sydney Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Summer Book, with both selling including Lot 300, a colt by Street Sense (Street Cry), wh..Read More...


QUEENSLAND'S MOST SUCCESSFUL SELLERS

17-Jan-2013

Peter Howard - The Courier Mail QUEENSLAND'S most successful sellers at the Magic Millions, Highgrove Stud near Toowoomba and Glenlogan Park at Beaudesert, will turn to southern markets for t..Read More...


GLOBAL DREAM LIVES UP TO HYPE

01-Jan-2013

Nathan Exelby - The Courier Mail FASTNET Rock filly Global Dream forced her way into the Magic Millions field when she finally lived up to the early hype by winning at the Gold Coast today. ..Read More...


ANOTHER FOAL FOR TOP STUD

10-Sep-2012

Courier Mail - Peter Howard - 10 September 2012 FOXWEDGE and She’s a Fox’s half-sister Limerock Lass added to the growing list of high-quality foals on Ron Gilbert’s Hi..Read More...


Tornado Miss progressing well

06-Sep-2012

Tornado Miss, a bay filly by Snitzel out of the mare Stormy Miss, has made herself at home at Tony Gollan’s on course stables at Eagle Farm. She was purchased by a syndicate of Gol..Read More...


Two to Watch from Rosehill

23-Aug-2012

Breednet - Tara Madgwick - 23 August 2012 Anyone who read our recent piece on Darley’s pre-training centre Osborne Park ‘What Makes Champions’ would be well aware of th..Read More...


First Highgrove Foal 2012

13-Aug-2012

With 18 foals due to arrive at Highgrove this season, Redoute’s Choice mare Mozambique has been the first mare to foal. Mozambique delivered a brown Lonhro filly, a clone of herself, on..Read More...


JET'S GOLD RUSH

22-May-2012

Queensland’s reigning 2YO Champion Sire Jet Spur took all before him at the Gold Coast on Saturday where he had runners in 4 races but won an incredible 3 of those and finished 2nd in the ot..Read More...


One of Highgrove's Top Matrons to be Sold

17-May-2012

Sequin (Lure-Subterfuge) one of Highgrove’s top matrons is being sold at the 2012 Magic Millions Broodmare Sale. The decision to sell Sequin has been made as Highgrove has retained 3 of her ..Read More...


ANOTHER HIGHGROVE COLT HEADS TO STUD

30-Apr-2012

TOOWOOMBA’S Ron Gilbert is not letting his homebred sprinter Shrapnel get away from him, although the horse has been retired to stud near Wagga in southern NSW. Gilbert, who has built up a s..Read More...


ANTELLIERE, THE GRAND DAM OF THE 2012 DUBAI WORLD CUP WINNER MONTEROSSO

19-Apr-2012

Brian Malts original oil on canvas of Antelliere, the Grand Dam of Monterosso the 2012 Dubai World Cup Winner An original oil painting by Brian Malt of Antelliere with her Flying..Read More...


MONTEROSSO'S WIN IN THE DUBAI WORLD CUP A WIN FOR HIGHGROVE STUD

02-Apr-2012

PORTO Roca, a mare bred in partnership by Queenslanders Ron Gilbert and Peter Moran, entered an elite place in inter-national racing yesterday when her son Monterosso romped home in the Dubai..Read More...


KAVANAGH BUYS HIGHGROVES EASTER YEARLING FILLY

19-Mar-2012

Sam Kavanagh was delighted to secure Lot 378, a chestnut filly by Sebring from this week’s Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale. She is from a family that Sam knows well, be..Read More...


HIGHGROVE BRED STAKES WINNERS LIST CONTINUES TO INCREASE

21-Dec-2011

The Highgrove bred Stakes winners list continued to increase when 2 yr old filly Discreet blitzed her rivals in the Calaway Gal stakes at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Trained out of the i..Read More...


GAI WATERHOUSE'S BLOG 15TH NOVEMBER 2011

15-Nov-2011

Gai’s Blog after her stay at Highgrove Stud to Inspect the 2012 MM Yearlings “ I love this time of year when we visit the farms and last night was a hoot. One of the highlight..Read More...


AUSSIE BREEDER STRIKES AT KEENELAND

14-Sep-2011

Queensland breeder Ron Gilbert is known through his Highgrove Stud as the breeder of Group 1 winners like Wanted. On Monday Gilbert broke new ground as a vendor when selling a filly by Curlin..Read More...


AUSTRALIAN BREEDER MARKS FORAY INTO U.S. SALES MARKET WITH CURLIN FILLY

14-Sep-2011

Australian Ron Gilbert, owner of Highgrove Stud, a leading commercial Thoroughbred nursery in Queensland, is making his initial venture into the American sales market Monday night with Hip 1..Read More...


RON GILBERT AND HIGHGROVE STUD: CURLIN FILLY SELLS FOR USD $700,000

14-Sep-2011

As a follow-up to the story that appeared in the September 12 edition of the sales notes regarding Australian Ron Gilbert and his Highgrove Stud, who were consigning their first yearling at a..Read More...


SHRAPNEL INOCULATED FOR POSSIBLE ROYAL ASCOT TRIP

01-May-2011

Victorian trainer Mark Kavanagh confirmed Gr2-winning & Gr1-placed 3YO colt Shrapnel (Charge Forward-Fragmentation, by Snippets) “will be bound for Royal Ascot if he wins next month&rsqu..Read More...


OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

13-Apr-2011

Broodmare buyers will have a rare opportunity to access the high class family of Shania Dane &Scintillation through the blue blooded Lure mare Sequin in foal with an early service to cham..Read More...


SHRAPNEL'S GROUP 2 WIN HAS KAV CROWING

22-Mar-2011

TRAINER Mark Kavanagh can hardly contain his excitement about Shrapnel, winner of the Group 2 Yallambee Classic at Morphettville. Shrapnel’s Group 2 win has Kav crowing &ldq..Read More...


HIGHGROVE'S TIMELY SUCCESS

17-Mar-2011

Every yearling sale vendor knows the importance of a major pedigree update leading into a sale. With this in mind, leading breeder Ron Gilbert and his Highgrove Stud could not have wished..Read More...


FLYING SHRAPNEL HIGHLIGHTS EASTER SIBLING

15-Mar-2011

A yearling from Highgrove Stud’s star mare Fragmentation will once again be a highlight of this year’s Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, as the family attained more feature ..Read More...


JUVENILE DOUBLE FOR EXCEED & EXCEL

10-Mar-2010

Breednet - Tara Madgwick - 10 March 2011 Following up in the next race for Exceed and Excel was the Paul Messara trained filly Double Ranga, who improved on a good debut fourth to wi..Read More...


PROGENY OF YOUNG GLENLOGAN SIRE JET PROPELLED

07-Mar-2011

Australian Thoroughbred - 7 March 2011 THE JETLIKE speed being shown by the progeny of Jet Spur, the aptly named Flying Spur sire whose only four runners last weekend, two juveniles ..Read More...


STREETWISE IS STREET SENSE

19-Jan-2011

Summerhill Stud Africa (http://blog.summerhill.co.za/blog/2011/1/18/streetwise-is-street-sense.html) - 19 January 2011 Ron Gilbert of Highgrove Stud with Aus$440,000 Street Sense Col..Read More...


DOWNS BEHIND WANTED'S NEWMARKET

29-Nov-2010

The Courier Mail - Nathan Exelby - 29 November 2010 WANTED’S win in Saturday’s Newmarket Handicap again underlined the fertile nurturing ground of the Darling Downs, says..Read More...


QUEENSLAND BREEDERS HOPEFUL OF DERBY DAY RESULTS

29-Nov-2010

Sydney Morning Herald - John Holloway - 29 November 2010 Two year’s ago on Derby Day Highgrove Stud’s Ron Gilbert, the breeder of Wanted eagerly tuned into the oncourse m..Read More...


SHRAPNEL FLIES HOME IN GROUP 1 COOLMORE

07-Nov-2010

Bluesky Stallion Fund Report - 7 November 2010 We couldn’t have been prouder of Shrapnel in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington last Saturday. The rain held off almo..Read More...


BLUEBLOOD FAMILY LINE

06-Oct-2010

The Courier Mail - Peter Howard - 6 October 2010 RON Gilbert is developing a blueblood family around Shrapnel’s dam Fragmentation at his Highgrove Stud, near Toowoomba. Fragm..Read More...


MELTED READY FOR THE SPRING ....

06-Oct-2010

Team Corstens Website - 6 October 2010 Posted: 26/09/10 4:54pm Exciting filly Melted scored a dominant win at Caulfield today and looks like a successful Spring campaign is on the ..Read More...


BLOODSTOCK NEWS

31-Aug-2010

Courier Mail by Peter Howard - 31 August 2010 HIGHGROVE Stud’s blue-blood importation Tears I Cry will begin her Australian breeding career by being mated with Redoute’s ..Read More...


MELTED SHINES

01-Jun-2010

ANZ Bloodstock News - 1 June 2010 The John Sadler stable unveiled its latest smart prospect when Melted made an impressive public debut at Monday’s Cranbourne trials. Sadler is..Read More...


GROUP 1 NEWMARKET WINNER WANTED RETIRES TO STUD

13-Apr-2010

ANZ Bloodstock News - 13 April 2010 This season’s Newmarket Handicap winner Wanted has been retired after his unplaced run behind Melito in Saturday’s T J Smith Stakes (G..Read More...


2ND STAKESWINNER FOR FRAGMENTATION

02-Mar-2010

ANZ Bloodstock News - 2 March 2010 Snippets mare Fragmentation has kept her perfect record intact after Shrapnel’s comfortable win in the Breeders’ Stakes (Gr 3) at Morphettvi..Read More...


SHRAPNEL JUSTIFIES HIGH OPINION OF TRAINER

01-Mar-2010

Inglis Media - 1 March 2010 SHRAPNEL ($450,000 2009 Easter, 2c Charge Forward-Fragmentation) justified the high opinion of trainer Mark Kavanagh in taking the G3 Breeders Stakes at M..Read More...


HIGHGROVE BUYS A STAKES WINNING CLOSE RELATION TO STREET CRY

17-Feb-2010

Thoroughbred Daily News - 11th November 2009 - 17 February 2010 Early in the opening session of the Keeneland November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, bidding moved along at a sedate pace ..Read More...


THREE WINNERS AT STAKE

12-Feb-2010

The Courier Mail - 12 February 2010 DARLING Downs breeder Ron Gilbert will have his eyes on three states tomorrow as his Highgrove Stud operation steps into the big-race spotlight. ..Read More...


PROGENY OF YOUNG GLENLOGAN SIRE TURBO JET CHARGED

02-Feb-2010

Extract from Australian Thoroughbred - 2 February 2010 ANOTHER stride and D’Jet, a representative of the first crop of the Glenlogan Park, Innisplain, Qld based Flying Spur sir..Read More...


THANK YOU LETTER FROM GAI WATERHOUSE

18-Nov-2009

Gai Waterhouse - 18 November 2009 Dear Ron & Debbie, Your hospitality is second to none. The team and I had such a wonderful time visiting with you. As if the manicure, beautif..Read More...


GAI WATERHOUSE'S 2009 DARLING DOWNS STUD TOUR

12-Nov-2009

Gai Waterhouse Racing Stables - 12 November 2009 Excerpt from Gai’s Diary (11/11/2009) The stud tour is in the final stages. Last night we stayed at Ron and Debbie Gilberts..Read More...


TRAINER GAI WATERHOUSE CHASES CHAMPS

11-Nov-2009

The Chronicle - Jennifer Huxley - 11 November 2009 If Gai Waterhouse’s predictions are on the money, equine influenza may have been a blessing in disguise for the Darling Downs..Read More...


AUSHORSE MARKETING SINGAPORE CHAMPION AWARDS

21-Sep-2009

Aushorse Marketing Singapore Champion Awards - 21 September 2009 The inaugural Aushorse Marketing Singapore Champion Awards was held at the Australian High Commission on the 17th Sep..Read More...


SIGMA COLT BOOKS HIMSELF A TRIP TO MELBOURNE

10-Sep-2009

Virtual Form Guide 08.09.09 - 10 September 2009 Trainer Peter Snowden had a tip for punters after classy colt Sigma booked himself a trip to Melbourne with his impressive win at Warw..Read More...


WANTED'S BRILLIANT RETURN TO RACING

10-Sep-2009

10 September 2009 There was a double celebration at Ron Gilbert’s Highgrove Stud in Queensland with Wanted’s brilliant return to racing as a 3yr old when running a close ..Read More...


1ST WIN FOR $1.1M REDOUTE'S CHOICE COLT

11-Aug-2009

Breeding & Racing 6 Aug 2009 - 11 August 2009 Sheikh Mohammed’s regally-bred 3YO colt Sigma (Redoute’s Choice-Angelic Smile, by Dehere) recorded his 1st win yesterday..Read More...


WANTED - FIRST STAKES WINNER FOR FASTNET ROCK

11-Mar-2009

Coolmore News Article - 11 March 2009 With five winners on the board and five stakes horses, former champion sprinter Fastnet Rock was overdue to post a stakes-winner and did so at R..Read More...


FRAVASHI NOW HOT GUINEAS FAVOURITE

24-Feb-2009

24 February 2009 THREE-year-old Fravashi put a spate of poor luck behind him to take a strong grip on favouritism for next month’s group 1 Cadbury Guineas at Flemington after b..Read More...


MAGIC MILLION SALE FIGURES DEFY PREDICTIONS

21-Jan-2009

The Chronicle - 21 January 2009 The broader Darling Downs economy is breathing a collective sigh of relief after a predicted crash in horseflesh prices was avoided at this year&rsquo..Read More...


BroodmaresLatest FoalsYearlingsAt The Sales News Archive SEARCH LUCK GOES ESPURANTE'S WAY

13-Jan-2009

Magic Millions Media Release - 13 January 2009 Proven stakes winning mare Espurante scored the biggest win of her career when she rattled home for a popular win in the $206,696 Paspa..Read More...


LUCK GOES ESPURANTE'S WAY

13-Jan-2009

Magic Millions Media Release - 13 January 2009 Proven stakes winning mare Espurante scored the biggest win of her career when she rattled home for a popular win in the $206,696 Paspa..Read More...


MAIDEN WIN FOR MOZAMBIQUE

04-Nov-2008

By Tara Madgwick - Breednet.com.au - 4 November 2008 Blue-blooded Redoute’s Choice filly Mozambique broke her maiden at Gosford on Thursday 30th October with a stylish victory ..Read More...


FASTNET ROCK WANTED

26-Oct-2008

By Tara Madgwick for Breednet.com.au - 26 October 2008 There were three two year-old barrier trials conducted at Rosehill on Tuesday morning 14th October with the John Hawkes trained..Read More...


FRAVASHI SHINES

11-May-2008

ANZ Bloodstock News - 11 May 2008 Earlier in the day and Fravashi (pictured) made it two wins from as many starts with an impressive win in the 2yo heat. A strapping son of Falb..Read More...


GILBERT'S ANGELIC PLANS COMING TO FRUITION

10-May-2008

By Nathan Exelby - 10 May 2008 Highly promising youngster Fravashi continued his rise through the ranks when he scored an authoritative win at Hawkesbury today, further underlining t..Read More...


BELL RINGS FOR ESPURANTE

28-Apr-2008

MM News - 26 April 2008 Espurante sent her broodmare value soaring when she easily beat her rivals in today’s $100,000 listed PJ Bell Handicap (1200m) at Randwick. A daught..Read More...


DOWNS STUD JOINS ELITE SALE BRACKET

23-Apr-2008

By Glen McCullough - Toowoomba Chronicle - 23 April 2008 Highgrove thoroughbred stud owner Ron Gilbert yesterday said he was humbled by the experience which placed him amongst the le..Read More...


FRANK YOU VERY MUCH

23-Apr-2008

By Steve Brem - 23 April 2008 To prove no one really takes any notice of what I think, who recalled what I wrote about Falbrav way back on April 6, as follows: Amongst his first ..Read More...


BRED TO WIN

27-Mar-2008

27 March 2008 Some of Highgrove’s Magic Millions Yearling Draft for 2008 as Featured on “Bred to Win”..Read More...


HIGH PRICED STOCKADE CLAIMS FIRST STAKES SUCCESS

24-Oct-2007

By Craig Tompson - 24 October 2007 High priced yearling Stockade continued his rise through the staying ranks with his first stakes success in the Geelong Classic (2200m). Ridden..Read More...


$1.6M PAID FOR FILLY AT SALE

10-Apr-2007

By Glen McCullough - The Chronicle - 10 April 2007 Ron Gilbert of Highgrove Stud, Southbrook yesterday purchased a $1.6 million filly pictured here with his daughter-in-law Melanie, his w..Read More...


BOUTIQUE BREEDING FARM EARNS RESPECT OF LEADING BUYERS

29-Mar-2007

Bloodhorse Review, Queensland News - By Brian Russell - 29 March 2007 The quality of the yearlings coming off Ron and Debbie Gilbert’s boutique breeding farm, Highgrove Stud at..Read More...


BEHIND, BUT ONLY JUST

27-Jan-2007

Melbourne - 27 January 2007 Touted as having more than her fair share of ability, the Tim Martin trained General Nediym filly Behind did not disappoint when she led all the way in th..Read More...


HIGHGROVE DOUBLE

22-Jan-2007

22 January 2007 Of the five Highgrove yearlings sold at the 2006 premier yearling sale, the first two to race are the very talented fillies Cajou (Encosta De Lago – Anacarde) a..Read More...


SUPER SMUDGE PROVES HER WORTH

24-Oct-2006

Super Smudge, the Flying Spur/Verocative full sister to Jet Spur, has made it two wins from three starts with her first up victory last Saturday. Purchased by Mr & Mrs Bruce McHugh from the Hi..Read More...


STORMY MISS ADDS TO HIGHGROVE'S BROODMARE BAND

04-Jul-2006

The recent purchase of More Than Ready stakes winning three year old filly Stormy Miss will be another black type broodmare to join Highgrove’s 2006 mare band. The $250,000 purchase by ..Read More...


HIGHGROVE FINALLY REAPS BRILLIANT REWARD

01-May-2006

by Nathan Exelby and published in Turf Monthly - 1 May 2006 An investment of $260,000 on a Chief’s Crown mare in 2002 reaped big dividends for Ron Gilbert and his Highgro..Read More...


QUALITY FOCUS PAYS OFF

19-Jan-2006

by Lucy Croft and published in The Country Life - 19 January 2006 It took only five yearlings to pass through the sale ring at this year’s Magic Millions January sales to..Read More...


INGHAM JUMPS RIVALS TO LAND LOT 660

16-Jan-2006

by Julian Tomlinson and published in The Bulletin - 16 January 2006 Chicken and racing magnate Bob Ingham yesterday jumped the bidding to knock out his competitors to buy an Encosta ..Read More...


DOWNS' BREEDER POSITIONED TO GRAB WORLD MARKET SHARE

09-Dec-2005

by Glen McCullough and published in Toowoomba Chronicle - 9 December 2005 For proof the world is becoming a smaller place, you only need look at thoroughbred racing. International re..Read More...


JET FLIES THE FLAG FOR DANEHILL-BLETCHINGLY CROSS

23-Sep-2005

published in the Sportsman - 23 September 2005 Good-looking colt Jet Spur delivered on the potential he showed last season as a two year old, when producing a scintillating firs..Read More...




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