The last foal of 2018 has arrived! He is a colt by Norse Dancer out of Our Ethel from Ruth Jefferson and here he is with his dam enjoying the sunshine.
Bit Of A Quirke was another winner for Monsieur Bond tonight at Beverley. Mark Walford’s gelding loves the ten furlongs at Beverley where he had scored just ten days ago. His win in the finale was his fourth career success and took his career earnings to over £20,000.
Former Norton Grove resident Society Queen was a two year old winner today at Ayr for Richard Fahey. Society Queen was bought as a foal and lived here until she was a yearling, going into training the following October. She is owned by Norman and Helen Steel who also own Norton Grove residents Simply Shining, Lady Lauchmar and Home Cummins. Congratulations to all.
Ladies First, a daughter of Monsieur Bond, was a winner for Mick Easterby at Carlisle this afternoon. She joins her illustrious full siblings Ladies Are Forever, Hoof It and Forever’s Girl and half brothers Chosen Forever and Bop It as winners and long term she will follow in her dam’s hoof prints to the paddocks.
Roderick, a two year old colt by Pastoral Pursuits, was a debut winner at Musselburgh this afternoon for trainer Richard Fahey. Staying on strongly at the finish he looks a horse to follow in coming months.
Bit Of A Quirke was a winner for Monsieur Bond at Beverley this afternoon. He was foaled at Norton Grove Stud and bred by Dr Gillespie. Another winner was Byron’s Choice, out of Byrony (pictured) and bred by Mr and Mrs Cammidge, who was first past the post at Catterick. In the places was Move In Time, another son of Monsieur Bond, who was fourth in the feature race at Musselburgh.