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


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