Grove Court Stud have retained three foals from Cameron Highland’s first crop which are now 3 years old.
Team CH Racing is a syndicate formed to race Cameron Highland offspring at a very affordable price. This is possible because the syndicate leases the horses, plus it is a non profit making venture with no administration charges or wages. The horses are in training with John Flint, a dual purpose trainer, near Bridgend in South Wales.
The first is “Frankie”, (as yet unnamed), a 3yo gelding by Cameron Highland of course, and out of Lady in Chief whose sire is Fantastic Light. He has been doing very well in pre-training and is showing good speed. Frankie has very close connections to Making Miracles, winner of the 2019 Class 2 Chester Cup, trained by Mark Johnston and has total earnings of over £200,000 to date. He is a 4yo gelding, whose dam is the full sister to Frankie’s father, Cameron Highland, also her 3yo daughter Litigious had her first run at Goodwood on 9 June, winning by 6 lengths and has an early entry for the Group 2 Lily Langtry at Goodwood. Another close relative is Solid Stone, a 3yo half brother to Cameron Highland, trained by Sir Michael Stoute, who has run 4 times winning his last 2 and 2nd and 4th in the others.
Cameron Highland’s sire, Galileo, is famous the world over – champion 3yo colt, inc Derby, Irish Derby & King George; from an outstanding family;and a phenomenal sire. The first horse to beat him was Frankie’s other grandfather, Fantastic Light.
On Frankie’s mother’s side, her dam, Risque Lady, won £80,000 mainly at a mile including the Class 2 Listed Rosemary Rated Stakes at Ascot, also winning the Class 2 Newcastle Gold Cup. Fantastic Light earned £4.5 million in top class races around the world at distances from 10f-12f, including the Breeders Cup Turf in USA and The Hong Kong Cup.