Alma Vale Thoroughbreds and Kitchwin Hills Join Forces

Media Release - Tuesday September 19

Alma Vale Thoroughbreds are delighted to announce a strategic partnership with Kitchwin Hills.

Verna Metcalfe has been named as the new Stud Manager, effective immediately. Kitchwin Hills’ former Stud Manager, Mick Malone has decided to embark on a new chapter beyond Kitchwin Hills.

Verna Metcalfe will be joining the team at Kitchwin Hills - image Inglis

Verna brings a wealth of knowledge to this position with a strong reputation for her commitment to the well-being of horses and her dedication to client relationships.

The partnership between Kitchwin Hills and Alma Vale Thoroughbreds is poised to usher in a new era of possibilities within the thoroughbred industry. Together, these two farms will leverage their unique strengths and expertise to enhance and expand their services while maintaining the exemplary standards and quality of care that have become synonymous with Kitchwin Hills.


Steve Brown, co-founder of Kitchwin Hills, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, "We are excited by what this new partnership means for Kitchwin, its staff, and clientele, as well as for Alma  Vale Thoroughbreds. Kitchwin is geographically blessed and has a track record of producing winners in some of Australia's most prestigious races. This partnership, which combines our unique capabilities with the growth vision of Alma Vale Thoroughbreds, opens up a new era of possibilities. Something we are very excited to share with Kitchwin's esteemed clientele."

In response, Alma Vale Thoroughbreds' Verna Metcalfe shared her excitement, stating, "This partnership represents an incredible opportunity for both Kitchwin Hills and Alma Vale Thoroughbreds. We are committed to building upon the legacy of Kitchwin Hills while introducing innovative approaches and expanding our horizons in thoroughbred breeding. Together, we aim to create a winning formula that will benefit our clients and the thoroughbred industry."

Kitchwin Hills is a renowned name in the thoroughbred industry, known for its dedication to producing top-class racehorses and offering exceptional care to its clients. With a history of success in breeding and racing, Kitchwin Hills continues to be extremely proud of its earned reputation for honesty and integrity.
Alma Vale Thoroughbreds: Alma Vale Thoroughbreds is a forward-thinking organization committed to innovation and growth in the thoroughbred breeding industry. With a vision for the future, Alma Vale Thoroughbreds strives to achieve excellence in breeding and racing.


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