Horse stud with connection to Holmes à Court family hits market

Ridgeview Park in Muskerry, about 155 kilometres north of the Melbourne CBD, is for sale.

The 104 hectare horse stud was once home to 1989 Melbourne Cup winner Tawriffic.

Via a previous owner, the property is also connected to billionaire businessman Robert Holmes à Court who is said to have maintained mares and stallions there.

An aerial image showing the two sites for sale (outlined blue and red).

Another horse, One More Honey, was sired there.

The holding at 565 Muskerry East Road includes three dwellings and stabling for 19 horses

Vendors Fiona and Phil Sloane can expect more than $900,000 from the sale, according to this item in

An adjoining 35.6 hectare parcel, with pasture, paddocks and a dam, is available for about $200,000.

The vendors are being represented by Ruralco’s Jeanette Laffan with Pat Rice and Hawkins Matt Childs and Bart O’Sullivan.

The property includes three dwellings including a this historic cottage.
Another one of the homes at 565 Muskerry East Road, Muskerry.

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Marc Pallisco

A former property analyst and print journalist, Marc is the publisher of