Mike and Kate Fleming
Owner Managers of Bhima
Mike Fleming was born and raised in Christchurch, New Zealand. He met Australian wife Kate when they were both working at Cambridge Stud.
In December 2001 Mike and Kate moved to the Hunter Valley, NSW, as Mike was appointmented Manager of the broodmare farm Brooklyn Lodge Stud, which was the site that became Newgate Farm when acquired by Henry Field. Mike and Kate remained at Brooklyn Lodge for eight years, before setting up their own business out of the nearby Broadwater Farm in 2011.
In April 2015 Mike and Kate purchased the historic Bhima Stud and shifted their business and the mares of many loyal supporters across to the property on the outskirts of Scone. The reputation of Bhima as one of Australia’s elite yearling vendors has continued to develop over the last several years, with the brand name synonymous with both sale and racetrack success.