High Standing is a 18 year old gelding and has raced from 2009 to 2012. He was sired by High Yield out of the Selkirk mare Nena Maka. He was trained by Jeremy Gask and has raced for Anthony 'Tony' Bloom, and was bred in Kentucky, United States by Dr. Melinda Blue. High Standing has raced and won at Ascot-GB, Ayr-GB, Chester-GB, Deauville-FR, Doncaster-GB, Goodwood-GB, Haydock-GB, Leicester-GB, Newbury-GB, Newmarket-GB, Newmarket (July)-GB, Redcar-GB, Salisbury-GB. His stakes wins include wins in the 2011 Conditions Stakes, and the 2010 Achilles Stakes (LS).