Highly Regarded

Dynamic Father & Son Partnership

Highclere Agency is John and Jake Warren’s bloodstock advisory company that combines the purchasing of yearlings, mares, horses-in-training and foals privately and at public auction for independent clients with mating advice and general management of bloodstock. John Warren also oversees all The King’s racing and breeding interests in the role of His Majesty the King’s Bloodstock and Racing Advisor whilst Jake is the Principle Advisor to Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Bahrain Turf Club and Al Adiyat Racing.

Amongst the 100 plus Group/Stakes winners purchased as public auction have been top class 1000 Guineas winner Cachet, Epsom Derby winner Motivator, World Champion Harbinger, European Champion Postponed, Irish Champion Highland Reel, St Leger winner Sixties Icon, Irish Oaks winner Petrushka and Hong Kong Derby winner Collection etc.

Throughout John and Jake’s career they have between them purchased yearlings for HM Queen Elizabeth II, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, John Magnier, Prince Khaled Abdulla, Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Sheikh Mohammed Obaid, Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, The Royal Ascot Racing Club, The Duke of Devonshire, Bermuda Racing, Mike & Michelle Morris, Abdullah Al Naboodah, The Duke of Roxburghe, Lord Vestey, Sir Ernest Harrison, George Strawbridge, former Chairman of the BHA Paul Roy etc.

Headquarters for John and Jake are at Highclere Stud, from these offices they also work in independent consultancy roles to a number of high-profile clients including Ascot Racecourse, Goodwood Racecourse, The Bahrain Turf Club, Arrowfield, China Horse Club, Virtual Live Racing, The Jockey Club etc.

John is a member of The Jockey Club and Council member of the China Horse Club. Jake sits on the Thoroughbred Horseracing Industry MBA Advisory Board.

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“From advising on mating plans to purchasing fillies to breed from, John and Jake have proven time and again their integrity and expertise in all aspects of bloodstock.”

Mike Morris

Hall of Fame


Classic winner, victorious in the 2022 1,000 Guineas Gr.1. Winner of the Nell Gwyn Stakes Gr.3, second in the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches Gr.1. Impressive winner on debut at 2.

Royal Patronage

Dual Group-winning juvenile, including Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes Gr.2 (beating subsequent 2,000 Guineas winner Coroebus) and Tattersalls Acomb Stakes Gr.3. Second in the Dante Stakes Gr.2.

Palace Pier

World Champion miler, 5-time Group 1 winner, including the St James’s Palace Stakes Gr.1, Prix Jacques Le Marois Gr.1 (twice), Lockinge Stakes Gr.1 and Queen Anne Stakes Gr.1; sire.

Highland Reel

7 x Group 1 winner, including King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Gr.1, Breeders’ Cup Turf Gr.1, Royal Ascot Prince of Wales’s Stakes Gr.1, Coronation Cup Gr.1, Hong Kong Vase Gr.1 and over £7.5m in prize money; sire.


4 x Group 1 winner, including King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Gr.1, Juddmonte International Gr.1, Dubai Sheema Classic Gr.1 and Coronation Cup Gr.1. Also won Great Voltigeur Stakes Gr.2 and Prix Foy Gr.2; sire.


World Champion and record-breaking King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Gr.1 winner by 11 lengths, also won Royal Ascot Hardwicke Stakes Gr.2, Ormonde Stakes Gr.3 and Gordon Stakes Gr.3; sire.


Unbeaten 2yo including Racing Post Trophy Gr.1, Champion 3yo and winner of Classic Epsom Derby Gr.1 and Dante Stakes Gr.2; sire of two-time Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe heroine Treve.

Queen Of Bermuda

Four-time 2yo winner in 2018 including Firth Of Clyde Stakes Gr.3 and Prix de la Vallee d’Auge L., second in Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte Gr.2 and Prix d’Arenberg Gr.3 .


Multiple Group winner, including Royal Ascot Hardwicke Stakes by 7 lengths Gr.2, Great Voltigeur Stakes Gr.2 and Aston Park Stakes L.. Second in King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Gr.1, Jockey Club Gr.2, third in Juddmonte International Gr.1; sire.


Three-time winning 2yo, including Royal Lodge Stakes Gr.2 at Newmarket and Ascendant Stakes L., third in Racing Post Trophy Gr.1 and second in Dante Stakes Gr.2.

Sixties Icon

6 x Group winner, including Classic St Leger Gr.1, Jockey Club Stakes Gr.2, Gordon Stakes Gr.3, Glorious Stakes Gr.3 and Cumberland Lodge Gr.3sire.


Unbeaten 2yo, multiple Group winning 3yo including Irish Oaks Gr.1 , Yorkshire Oaks Gr.1 , Prix de L’Opera Gr.1 and Nell Gwyn Stakes Gr.3. Placed in the 1000 Guineas Gr.1 and Epsom Oaks Gr.1 .


Unbeaten 2yo and multiple Group winner, including Prix de Conde Gr.3 and Prix Penelope Gr.3.


Royal Ascot Coventry Stakes Gr.2 second at 2yo and winner of the Spring Cup Stakes L.. Sold to race in Hong Kong.


Three-time winning 2yo and second in Dewhurst Stakes Gr.1, European Champion Sprinter at 3 including winner of the Haydock Sprint Cup Gr.1 and Leisure Stakes L. , second in July Cup Gr.1; sire.


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