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Racing
15 May 2024
“Her Majesty The Queen was our patron for 32 years, and her love of the thoroughbred is widely known. To be able to have the patronage passed on to His Majesty I think is wonderful, we are very honoured.”
Racing
18 April 2024
Off the back of another exceptional season for its high-performance stallion roster, Rich Hill Stud has announced its service fees for 2024.
Racing
26 January 2024
“It was an unbelievable day last year and a wonderful advertisement for the stud and our stallions just before the sale."
Racing
25 November 2023
John Thompson’s concerns about heavy track conditions were quickly extinguished by With Your Blessing at Kembla Grange on Saturday.
Racing
20 November 2023
A classic case of being in the right place at the right time led Rich Hill Stud’s John Thompson to the stable door of Ace High.
Racing
30 July 2023
After a series of near-misses for foundation stallion Pentire, Rich Hill Stud has finally broken through and taken top honours with New Zealand’s new champion sire Proisir.
Racing
24 July 2023
Rich Hill Stud proprietor John Thompson admitted he was caught off guard at Saturday night’s Property Brokers National Breeding Awards at Karapiro, where he received the Entain NZTBA Personality of the Year award.
Racing
23 July 2023
The New Zealand thoroughbred breeding fraternity came together on Saturday night to celebrate a stellar season of elite-level achievements at the Property Brokers National Breeding Awards at Karapiro.
Racing
31 May 2023
Proisir’s stellar season is now a record breaking one with the Rich Hill Stud stallion claiming a piece of New Zealand stallion history.