Grove Court Stud have retained four foals from Cameron Highland’s first crop which are now 5 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. We have 2 horses in training with Fergal O’Brien, the current leading national hunt trainer based in the Cotswolds, plus one with D J Jeffreys near Stow on the W
All the youngsters have very close connections through their sire to many talented horses. Making Miracles, winner of the 2019 Class 2 Chester Cup, trained by Mark Johnston and has total earnings of over £200,000 to date is a 4yo gelding, whose dam is the full sister to 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.
BENNIE BOY ( stable name Bennie), a 5yo gelding by Cameron Highland of course, and out of DollietheDreamer whose sire is Domitor.
Bennie had shown himself to be willing to do all that was asked of him in training and on his first run in a National Hunt Flat Race over 2 miles on heavy ground at Ffos Las on 8th November, he exceeded all expectations finishing 3rd in a race which included several much more experienced opposition. (View the race here)
For a video of Bennie Boy being trotted up, please click below
Highland Light (stable name Frankie) has recently joined the stable of D J Jeffreys in his Gloucestershire yard after a spell in pre-training with Christy Mews of Park Farm Racing. He has had his first run in an all weather bumper at Lingfield where he showed good speed before unfortunately being pushed wide on the final bend.
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 Highland Light’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.