News

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.

MINJEE MAGIC AFTER ALL

2020-04-07

 Nathan Exelby, Courier Mail, Sunday 29th March 2020.


QUEST SET FOR SUCCESS FOR HIGHGROVE AND AQUIS

2019-10-08

Highgrove Stud’s Ron Gilbert doesn’t usually stay in the yearlings he sells but he made an exception when Aquis Farm… Continue reading QUEST SET FOR SUCCESS FOR HIGHGROVE AND AQUIS


WITH A TRIO OF SNITZELS, INCLUDING FULL SIBLINGS TO THRONUM AND SUMMER PASSAGE, HIGHGROVE STUD FROM

2019-04-09

While pedigree and type are always to the fore at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, it is often timing… Continue reading WITH A TRIO OF SNITZELS, INCLUDING FULL SIBLINGS TO THRONUM AND SUMMER PASSAGE, HIGHGROVE STUD FROM


COLT MAKES PRICE LOOK EVEN MORE ATTRACTIVE

2018-12-21

Written by Paul Vettise; Featured on TDN  A colt purchased for well under the expected asking looked sharp at Wednesday’s… Continue reading COLT MAKES PRICE LOOK EVEN MORE ATTRACTIVE


THRONUM PLAYS FOR AUSTRALIA (AND STUD CAREER)

2018-01-30

Ask any yearling buyer what the toughest gig is and chances are that turning a colt into a commercial stallion… Continue reading THRONUM PLAYS FOR AUSTRALIA (AND STUD CAREER)


HIGHGROVE STUD AMONGST TOP SYDNEY YEARLING SALE VENDORS

2017-05-08

A $700,000 colt topped the list for Westbrook’s Highgrove Stud during a buoyant 2017 Australian Easter Yearling Sale at Sydney’s… Continue reading HIGHGROVE STUD AMONGST TOP SYDNEY YEARLING SALE VENDORS


SUMMER PASSAGE WINS GROUP 1 SIRES’ PRODUCE

2017-03-27

Thursday, March 16, 2017 Snitzel’s headline-making season continued on Thursday when his 2YO son Summer Passage stepped up from Listed… Continue reading SUMMER PASSAGE WINS GROUP 1 SIRES’ PRODUCE


GROUP 1 GLORY FOR SUMMER PASSAGE

2017-03-23

Highgrove Stud’s Ron Gilbert celebrated his third career Group 1 – and sire on fire Snitzel his 21st Stakes winner… Continue reading GROUP 1 GLORY FOR SUMMER PASSAGE


‘MY FAVOURITE IS A SUPER COLT BY EXCEED AND EXCEL’

2017-03-13

How would you summarise your Easter Yearling Sale draft this year? And can you give us one lot to look out for?… Continue reading ‘MY FAVOURITE IS A SUPER COLT BY EXCEED AND EXCEL’


AQUIS TO BUY INTO ATTENTION

2017-03-13

Queensland-based Aquis Farm has bought an interest and the stallion rights to the Peter and Paul Snowden-trained three-year-old Attention (Stratum).… Continue reading AQUIS TO BUY INTO ATTENTION


QUEENSLAND STUD ON A HIGH WITH EVACUATION

2016-08-31

Imposing three-year-old Evacuation promises to be the next big thing by veteran sire More Than Ready following his impressive metropolitan debut… Continue reading QUEENSLAND STUD ON A HIGH WITH EVACUATION


SOOBOOG AND THRONUM GIVE SNITZEL A STAKES DOUBLE

2016-08-10

Like Sooboog, Thronum has a powerful female line in his background, a factor partly accounting for his $300,000 price when… Continue reading SOOBOOG AND THRONUM GIVE SNITZEL A STAKES DOUBLE


THRONUM WINS LISTED ROSEBUD

2016-08-10

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… Continue reading THRONUM WINS LISTED ROSEBUD


2016 SIRES’ PRODUCE STAKES RESULT – ATTENTION STANDS-UP TO BE COUNTED

2016-06-15

Attention stamped himself as a genuine Group I contender whilst odds-on favourite Souchez missed a place after bombing the start… Continue reading 2016 SIRES’ PRODUCE STAKES RESULT – ATTENTION STANDS-UP TO BE COUNTED


NO RETURN FOR MACARTHUR BUT HIGHGROVE HAPPY

2016-06-15

Ron Gilbert would be the first to admit that breeding racehorses can have its ‘moments’. Gilbert’s Highgrove Stud is one… Continue reading NO RETURN FOR MACARTHUR BUT HIGHGROVE HAPPY


STRATUM COLT WINS SIRES PRODUCE

2016-05-31

The James Harron Bloodstock team were in celebration mode at Doomben on Saturday when stunning looking Stratum colt Attention scored… Continue reading STRATUM COLT WINS SIRES PRODUCE


MACARTHUR CHARGES INTO SINGAPORE 2YO SERIES

2016-05-25

Pictured: Charge Forward’s latest 2YO winner Macarthur (right) staves off a determined challenge from Lim’s Dashing at Kranji last Sunday.… Continue reading MACARTHUR CHARGES INTO SINGAPORE 2YO SERIES


ANZ BLOODSTOCK – BREEDERS TALK

2015-09-30

ANZ Bloodstock – 21st September 2015                  With the 2015 Southern Hemisphere breeding season getting underway this month, ANZ Bloodstock… Continue reading ANZ BLOODSTOCK – BREEDERS TALK


GROUP ONE GOALS FOR STRATUM FILLY

2015-09-01

By Tara Madgwick – Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Gai Waterhouse has a big opinion of exciting Stratum filly Flamboyant Lass… Continue reading GROUP ONE GOALS FOR STRATUM FILLY


JET SPUR QLD CHAMPION SIRE

2015-08-13

Highgrove Graduate Jet Spur, bred, reared and sold by Highgrove Stud as a yearling at the Sydney Easter Yearling Sale… Continue reading JET SPUR QLD CHAMPION SIRE


GILBERT HONES IN ON QUALITY US MARES

2014-06-25

The Courier Mail – 19th June 2014. By Peter Howard. Gilbert’s latest US acquisition Quaintly has arrived at his Highgrove… Continue reading GILBERT HONES IN ON QUALITY US MARES


CONSECUTIVE ST LEGER’S FOR WATERHOUSE

2014-04-30

ANZ Bloodstock News – 26th April 2014 Trainer Gai Waterhouse made it back-to-back VRC St Leger (Listed, 2800m) victories when Order… Continue reading CONSECUTIVE ST LEGER’S FOR WATERHOUSE


INGLIS EASTER 2014 BROCHURE PREVIEW

2014-03-20

Highgrove Stud has a draft of 8 yearlings being sold at this years Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale from the… Continue reading INGLIS EASTER 2014 BROCHURE PREVIEW


ANOTHER TIMELY STAKES WINNER FOR HIGHGROVE

2014-03-13

ANZ Bloodstock News – 10 March 2014 Having her first start in stakes company yesterday, the Sam Kavanagh-trained Interspersed (Sebring) did not… Continue reading ANOTHER TIMELY STAKES WINNER FOR HIGHGROVE


GILBERT HOPES GAI’S TIP IN ORDER

2014-02-13

By Peter Howard Courier Mail Ron Gilbert hopes the bold prediction that Gai Waterhouse made in November about Order of… Continue reading GILBERT HOPES GAI’S TIP IN ORDER


INGLIS EASTER PREVIEW OF HIGHGROVE’S DRAFT

2013-03-25

Highgrove Stud has a draft of 5 yearlings being sold at this years Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale from the… Continue reading INGLIS EASTER PREVIEW OF HIGHGROVE’S DRAFT


CHARGE FORWARD TOPS TOUGH DAY AT QTIS SALE

2013-03-18

A colt by Charge Forward made history on the Gold Coast today when he sold for $170,000 at the Magic… Continue reading CHARGE FORWARD TOPS TOUGH DAY AT QTIS SALE


QTIS SALE COLT RECEIVES PEDIGREE BOOST

2013-03-12

Peter Howard – Courier Mail It was obvious Ron Gilbert wasn’t expecting big dollars when he entered a colt in… Continue reading QTIS SALE COLT RECEIVES PEDIGREE BOOST


NEW JUVENILE STAKES WINNER – EXCITABLE BOY

2013-03-04

Breednet – Tara Madgwick Champion two year-old sire More Than Ready (USA) started the day with a new stakes-winner after… Continue reading NEW JUVENILE STAKES WINNER – EXCITABLE BOY


HIGHGROVE OFFERS TWO LOTS AT THE CLASSIC SALES

2013-01-22

ANZ Bloodstock News  Highgrove offered two lots yesterday at the Sydney Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Summer Book, with both selling… Continue reading HIGHGROVE OFFERS TWO LOTS AT THE CLASSIC SALES


QUEENSLAND’S MOST SUCCESSFUL SELLERS

2013-01-17

QUEENSLAND’S most successful sellers at the Magic Millions, Highgrove Stud near Toowoomba and Glenlogan Park at Beaudesert, will turn to… Continue reading QUEENSLAND’S MOST SUCCESSFUL SELLERS


GLOBAL DREAM LIVES UP TO HYPE

2013-01-01

FASTNET Rock filly Global Dream forced her way into the Magic Millions field when she finally lived up to the… Continue reading GLOBAL DREAM LIVES UP TO HYPE


ANOTHER FOAL FOR TOP STUD

2012-09-10

FOXWEDGE and She’s a Fox’s half-sister Limerock Lass added to the growing list of high-quality foals on Ron Gilbert’s Highgrove… Continue reading ANOTHER FOAL FOR TOP STUD


TORNADO MISS PROGRESSING WELL

2012-09-06

Tornado Miss, a bay filly by Snitzel out of the mare Stormy Miss, has made herself at home at Tony… Continue reading TORNADO MISS PROGRESSING WELL


TWO TO WATCH FROM ROSEHILL

2012-08-23

Anyone who read our recent piece on Darley’s pre-training centre Osborne Park ‘What Makes Champions’ would be well aware of… Continue reading TWO TO WATCH FROM ROSEHILL


FIRST HIGHGROVE FOAL 2012

2012-08-13

With 18 foals due to arrive at Highgrove this season, Redoute’s Choice mare Mozambique has been the first mare to… Continue reading FIRST HIGHGROVE FOAL 2012


JET’S GOLD RUSH

2012-05-22

With a pair of juvenile events programmed for the Gold Coast card, Jet Spur claimed the first of these with the Liam… Continue reading JET’S GOLD RUSH


ANOTHER HIGHGROVE COLT HEADS TO STUD

2012-04-30

“As a sire his breeding will do well with any mares, but I believe he will do particularly well with… Continue reading ANOTHER HIGHGROVE COLT HEADS TO STUD


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

2012-04-19

An original oil painting by Brian Malt of Antelliere with her Flying Spur filly at foot. The painting was commissioned by Ron Gilbert… Continue reading ANTELLIERE, THE GRAND DAM OF THE 2012 DUBAI WORLD CUP WINNER MONTEROSSO


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

2012-04-02

PORTO Roca, a mare bred in partnership by Queenslanders Ron Gilbert and Peter Moran, entered an elite place in inter-national racing… Continue reading MONTEROSSO’S WIN IN THE DUBAI WORLD CUP A WIN FOR HIGHGROVE STUD


KAVANAGH BUYS HIGHGROVES EASTER YEARLING FILLY

2012-03-19

Sam Kavanagh was delighted to secure Lot 378, a chestnut filly by Sebring from this week’s Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale.… Continue reading KAVANAGH BUYS HIGHGROVES EASTER YEARLING FILLY


ONE OF HIGHGROVE’S TOP MATRONS TO BE SOLD

2012-03-17

Sequin (Lure-Subterfuge) one of Highgrove’s top matrons is being sold at the 2012 Magic Millions Broodmare Sale. The decision to… Continue reading ONE OF HIGHGROVE’S TOP MATRONS TO BE SOLD


HIGHGROVE BRED STAKES WINNERS LIST CONTINUES TO INCREASE

2011-12-21

The Highgrove bred Stakes winners list continued to increase when 2 yr old filly Discreet blitzed her rivals in the Calaway Gal… Continue reading HIGHGROVE BRED STAKES WINNERS LIST CONTINUES TO INCREASE


GAI WATERHOUSE’S BLOG 15TH NOVEMBER 2011

2011-11-15

Gai’s Blog after her stay at Highgrove Stud to Inspect the 2012 MM Yearlings “ I love this time of year when… Continue reading GAI WATERHOUSE’S BLOG 15TH NOVEMBER 2011


AUSSIE BREEDER STRIKES AT KEENELAND

2011-09-14

On Monday Gilbert broke new ground as a vendor when selling a filly by Curlin out of the stakes winning… Continue reading AUSSIE BREEDER STRIKES AT KEENELAND


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

2011-09-14

Australian Ron Gilbert, owner of Highgrove Stud, a leading commercial Thoroughbred nursery in Queensland, is making his initial venture into… Continue reading AUSTRALIAN BREEDER MARKS FORAY INTO U.S. SALES MARKET WITH CURLIN FILLY


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

2011-09-14

As a follow-up to the story that appeared in the September 12 edition of the sales notes regarding Australian Ron… Continue reading RON GILBERT AND HIGHGROVE STUD: CURLIN FILLY SELLS FOR USD $700,000


SHRAPNEL INOCULATED FOR POSSIBLE ROYAL ASCOT TRIP

2011-05-01

Victorian trainer Mark Kavanagh confirmed Gr2-winning & Gr1-placed 3YO colt Shrapnel (Charge Forward-Fragmentation, by Snippets) “will be bound for Royal… Continue reading SHRAPNEL INOCULATED FOR POSSIBLE ROYAL ASCOT TRIP


OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

2011-04-13

Broodmare buyers will have a rare opportunity to access the high class family of Shania Dane &Scintillation through the blue… Continue reading OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS


FLYING SHRAPNEL HIGHLIGHTS EASTER SIBLING

2011-03-15

A yearling from Highgrove Stud’s star mare Fragmentation will once again be a highlight of this year’s Inglis Australian Easter… Continue reading FLYING SHRAPNEL HIGHLIGHTS EASTER SIBLING


PROGENY OF YOUNG GLENLOGAN SIRE JET PROPELLED

2011-03-07

THE JETLIKE speed being shown by the progeny of Jet Spur, the aptly named Flying Spur sire whose only four runners last… Continue reading PROGENY OF YOUNG GLENLOGAN SIRE JET PROPELLED


STREETWISE IS STREET SENSE

2011-01-19

Diners at House And Leisure / Visa’s Restaurant of the Year, Hartford House, Summerhill Stud, South Africa, will tell you… Continue reading STREETWISE IS STREET SENSE


DOWNS BEHIND WANTED’S NEWMARKET

2010-11-29

WANTED’S win in Saturday’s Newmarket Handicap again underlined the fertile nurturing ground of the Darling Downs, says breeder Ron Gilbert. Wanted… Continue reading DOWNS BEHIND WANTED’S NEWMARKET


QUEENSLAND BREEDERS HOPEFUL OF DERBY DAY RESULTS

2010-11-29

Two year’s ago on Derby Day Highgrove Stud’s Ron Gilbert, the breeder of Wanted eagerly tuned into the oncourse monitors… Continue reading QUEENSLAND BREEDERS HOPEFUL OF DERBY DAY RESULTS


SHRAPNEL FLIES HOME IN GROUP 1 COOLMORE

2010-11-07

We couldn’t have been prouder of Shrapnel in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington last Saturday. The rain… Continue reading SHRAPNEL FLIES HOME IN GROUP 1 COOLMORE


BLUEBLOOD FAMILY LINE

2010-10-06

RON Gilbert is developing a blueblood family around Shrapnel’s dam Fragmentation at his Highgrove Stud, near Toowoomba. Fragmentation (by Snippets) is… Continue reading BLUEBLOOD FAMILY LINE


MELTED READY FOR THE SPRING ….

2010-10-06

Posted: 26/09/10 4:54pm Exciting filly Melted scored a dominant win at Caulfield today and looks like a successful Spring campaign… Continue reading MELTED READY FOR THE SPRING ….


BLOODSTOCK NEWS

2010-08-31

HIGHGROVE Stud’s blue-blood importation Tears I Cry will begin her Australian breeding career by being mated with Redoute’s choice early next month.… Continue reading BLOODSTOCK NEWS


MELTED SHINES

2010-06-01

The John Sadler stable unveiled its latest smart prospect when Melted made an impressive public debut at Monday’s Cranbourne trials.… Continue reading MELTED SHINES


GROUP 1 NEWMARKET WINNER WANTED RETIRES TO STUD

2010-04-13

This season’s Newmarket Handicap winner Wanted has been retired after his unplaced run behind Melito in Saturday’s T J Smith… Continue reading GROUP 1 NEWMARKET WINNER WANTED RETIRES TO STUD


JUVENILE DOUBLE FOR EXCEED & EXCEL

2010-03-10

Following up in the next race for Exceed and Excel was the Paul Messara trained filly Double Ranga, who improved… Continue reading JUVENILE DOUBLE FOR EXCEED & EXCEL


2ND STAKESWINNER FOR FRAGMENTATION

2010-03-02

Snippets mare Fragmentation has kept her perfect record intact after Shrapnel’s comfortable win in the Breeders’ Stakes (Gr 3) at Morphettville.… Continue reading 2ND STAKESWINNER FOR FRAGMENTATION


SHRAPNEL JUSTIFIES HIGH OPINION OF TRAINER

2010-03-01

SHRAPNEL ($450,000 2009 Easter, 2c Charge Forward-Fragmentation) justified the high opinion of trainer Mark Kavanagh in taking the G3 Breeders… Continue reading SHRAPNEL JUSTIFIES HIGH OPINION OF TRAINER


HIGHGROVE BUYS A STAKES WINNING CLOSE RELATION TO STREET CRY

2010-02-17

Early in the opening session of the Keeneland November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, bidding moved along at a sedate pace… Continue reading HIGHGROVE BUYS A STAKES WINNING CLOSE RELATION TO STREET CRY


THREE WINNERS AT STAKE

2010-02-12

DARLING Downs breeder Ron Gilbert will have his eyes on three states tomorrow as his Highgrove Stud operation steps into the… Continue reading THREE WINNERS AT STAKE


PROGENY OF YOUNG GLENLOGAN SIRE TURBO JET CHARGED

2010-02-02

ANOTHER stride and D’Jet, a representative of the first crop of the Glenlogan Park, Innisplain, Qld based Flying Spur sire Jet… Continue reading PROGENY OF YOUNG GLENLOGAN SIRE TURBO JET CHARGED


THANK YOU LETTER FROM GAI WATERHOUSE

2009-11-18

Dear Ron & Debbie, Your hospitality is second to none. The team and I had such a wonderful time visiting with you.… Continue reading THANK YOU LETTER FROM GAI WATERHOUSE


GAI WATERHOUSE’S 2009 DARLING DOWNS STUD TOUR

2009-11-12

Excerpt from Gai’s Diary (11/11/2009) The stud tour is in the final stages. Last night we stayed at Ron and… Continue reading GAI WATERHOUSE’S 2009 DARLING DOWNS STUD TOUR


TRAINER GAI WATERHOUSE CHASES CHAMPS

2009-11-11

If Gai Waterhouse’s predictions are on the money, equine influenza may have been a blessing in disguise for the Darling Downs.… Continue reading TRAINER GAI WATERHOUSE CHASES CHAMPS


AUSHORSE MARKETING SINGAPORE CHAMPION AWARDS

2009-09-21

The inaugural Aushorse Marketing Singapore Champion Awards was held at the Australian High Commission on the 17th September 2009, and… Continue reading AUSHORSE MARKETING SINGAPORE CHAMPION AWARDS


SIGMA COLT BOOKS HIMSELF A TRIP TO MELBOURNE

2009-09-10

Trainer Peter Snowden had a tip for punters after classy colt Sigma booked himself a trip to Melbourne with his… Continue reading SIGMA COLT BOOKS HIMSELF A TRIP TO MELBOURNE


WANTED’S BRILLIANT RETURN TO RACING

2009-09-10

There was a double celebration at Ron Gilbert’s Highgrove Stud in Queensland with Wanted’s brilliant return to racing as a… Continue reading WANTED’S BRILLIANT RETURN TO RACING


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

2009-08-11

Sheikh Mohammed’s regally-bred 3YO colt Sigma (Redoute’s Choice-Angelic Smile, by Dehere) recorded his 1st win yesterday with victory over 1100m… Continue reading 1ST WIN FOR $1.1M REDOUTE’S CHOICE COLT


WANTED – FIRST STAKES WINNER FOR FASTNET ROCK

2009-03-11

With five winners on the board and five stakes horses, former champion sprinter Fastnet Rock was overdue to post a… Continue reading WANTED – FIRST STAKES WINNER FOR FASTNET ROCK


FRAVASHI NOW HOT GUINEAS FAVOURITE

2009-02-24

THREE-year-old Fravashi put a spate of poor luck behind him to take a strong grip on favouritism for next month’s… Continue reading FRAVASHI NOW HOT GUINEAS FAVOURITE


MAGIC MILLION SALE FIGURES DEFY PREDICTIONS

2009-01-21

The broader Darling Downs economy is breathing a collective sigh of relief after a predicted crash in horseflesh prices was… Continue reading MAGIC MILLION SALE FIGURES DEFY PREDICTIONS


BROODMARESLATEST FOALSYEARLINGSAT THE SALES NEWS ARCHIVE SEARCH LUCK GOES ESPURANTE’S WAY

2009-01-13

Proven stakes winning mare Espurante scored the biggest win of her career when she rattled home for a popular win… Continue reading BROODMARESLATEST FOALSYEARLINGSAT THE SALES NEWS ARCHIVE SEARCH LUCK GOES ESPURANTE’S WAY


LUCK GOES ESPURANTE’S WAY

2009-01-13

Proven stakes winning mare Espurante scored the biggest win of her career when she rattled home for a popular win… Continue reading LUCK GOES ESPURANTE’S WAY


MAIDEN WIN FOR MOZAMBIQUE

2008-11-04

Blue-blooded Redoute’s Choice filly Mozambique broke her maiden at Gosford on Thursday 30th October with a stylish victory over 1600 metres.… Continue reading MAIDEN WIN FOR MOZAMBIQUE


FASTNET ROCK WANTED

2008-10-26

There were three two year-old barrier trials conducted at Rosehill on Tuesday morning 14th October with the John Hawkes trained… Continue reading FASTNET ROCK WANTED


FRAVASHI SHINES

2008-05-11

Earlier in the day and Fravashi (pictured) made it two wins from as many starts with an impressive win in… Continue reading FRAVASHI SHINES


GILBERT’S ANGELIC PLANS COMING TO FRUITION

2008-05-10

Highly promising youngster Fravashi continued his rise through the ranks when he scored an authoritative win at Hawkesbury today, further… Continue reading GILBERT’S ANGELIC PLANS COMING TO FRUITION


BELL RINGS FOR ESPURANTE

2008-04-26

Espurante sent her broodmare value soaring when she easily beat her rivals in today’s $100,000 listed PJ Bell Handicap (1200m)… Continue reading BELL RINGS FOR ESPURANTE


DOWNS STUD JOINS ELITE SALE BRACKET

2008-04-23

Highgrove thoroughbred stud owner Ron Gilbert yesterday said he was humbled by the experience which placed him amongst the leading… Continue reading DOWNS STUD JOINS ELITE SALE BRACKET


FRANK YOU VERY MUCH

2008-04-23

To prove no one really takes any notice of what I think, who recalled what I wrote about Falbrav way… Continue reading FRANK YOU VERY MUCH


BRED TO WIN

2008-03-27

Some of Highgrove’s Magic Millions Yearling Draft for 2008 as Featured on “Bred to Win”


HIGH PRICED STOCKADE CLAIMS FIRST STAKES SUCCESS

2007-10-24

High priced yearling Stockade continued his rise through the staying ranks with his first stakes success in the Geelong Classic… Continue reading HIGH PRICED STOCKADE CLAIMS FIRST STAKES SUCCESS


$1.6M PAID FOR FILLY AT SALE

2007-04-10

TOOWOOMBA’S week of sporting headlines continued yesterday when the region’s burgeoning thoroughbred breeding industry leapt back into the spotlight. Hot on… Continue reading $1.6M PAID FOR FILLY AT SALE


BOUTIQUE BREEDING FARM EARNS RESPECT OF LEADING BUYERS

2007-03-29

The quality of the yearlings coming off Ron and Debbie Gilbert’s boutique breeding farm, Highgrove Stud at Westbrook in the… Continue reading BOUTIQUE BREEDING FARM EARNS RESPECT OF LEADING BUYERS


BEHIND, BUT ONLY JUST

2007-01-27

Touted as having more than her fair share of ability, the Tim Martin trained General Nediym filly Behind did not… Continue reading BEHIND, BUT ONLY JUST


HIGHGROVE DOUBLE

2007-01-22

Of the five Highgrove yearlings sold at the 2006 premier yearling sale, the first two to race are the very… Continue reading HIGHGROVE DOUBLE


SUPER SMUDGE PROVES HER WORTH

2006-10-24

Super Smudge, the Flying Spur/Verocative full sister to Jet Spur, has made it two wins from three starts with her… Continue reading SUPER SMUDGE PROVES HER WORTH


STORMY MISS ADDS TO HIGHGROVE’S BROODMARE BAND

2006-07-04

The recent purchase of More Than Ready stakes winning three year old filly Stormy Miss will be another black type… Continue reading STORMY MISS ADDS TO HIGHGROVE’S BROODMARE BAND


HIGHGROVE FINALLY REAPS BRILLIANT REWARD

2006-05-01

An investment of $260,000 on a Chief’s Crown mare in 2002 reaped big dividends for Ron Gilbert and his Highgrove… Continue reading HIGHGROVE FINALLY REAPS BRILLIANT REWARD


QUALITY FOCUS PAYS OFF

2006-01-19

It took only five yearlings to pass through the sale ring at this year’s Magic Millions January sales to reinforce… Continue reading QUALITY FOCUS PAYS OFF


INGHAM JUMPS RIVALS TO LAND LOT 660

2006-01-06

Chicken and racing magnate Bob Ingham yesterday jumped the bidding to knock out his competitors to buy an Encosta De… Continue reading INGHAM JUMPS RIVALS TO LAND LOT 660


DOWNS’ BREEDER POSITIONED TO GRAB WORLD MARKET SHARE

2005-12-09

For proof the world is becoming a smaller place, you only need look at thoroughbred racing. International reaction and interaction… Continue reading DOWNS’ BREEDER POSITIONED TO GRAB WORLD MARKET SHARE


JET FLIES THE FLAG FOR DANEHILL-BLETCHINGLY CROSS

2005-09-23

Good-looking colt Jet Spur delivered on the potential he showed last season as a two year old, when producing a… Continue reading JET FLIES THE FLAG FOR DANEHILL-BLETCHINGLY CROSS


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