Matilda Amy was born this lunch time and weighs 8lb 4oz. She is the newest member of the next generation. Mummy is Laura and daddy is William. Congratulations to all. She is pictured here with Maggie.
Princes de Sables, a two year of daughter of Monsieur Bond, won at Hamilton today for trainer Kevin Ryan. Her previous runs showed form figures of 232 and this was a well deserved win. At Thirsk Move In Faster, a Monsieur Bond three year old gelding, finished runner up in the novice event over a mile. He has been placed in both of his starts.
Broken Spear won at Thirsk this afternoon to give Norton Grove’s Pastoral Pursuits another winner. Four of the last six runners sired by Pastoral Pursuits have now won! Congratulations to trainer Tony Coyle and connections on Broken Spear’s victory.
Classic Pursuit provided yet another winner this afternoon for Pastoral Pursuits. Mick Appleby’s gelding won the myracing.com Free Tips This Evening Handicap at Nottingham to make it two wins in a week.
Evening racing saw another Pastoral Pursuits winner as Sweet Pursuit won at Ffos Las for trainer Rod Millman.
Both horses were winning their second consecutive races!
Bounty Pursuit, a son of Pastoral Pursuits, was a winner of the Quorn Handicap at Leicester this evening continuing the good run of form by the Norton Grove stallion.
Kibaar, a son of Norton Grove’s Pastoral Pursuits, secured his fourth career win today at Ayr. Trained by Ruth Carr he comfortably won the Southerness Holiday Park Handicap over five furlongs. Also a winner on the Ayr card was two year old Roderick, trained by Richard Fahey. On a day that saw nine Pastoral Pursuits runners, Flowing Clarets was also runner up at Lingfield.
Classic Pursuit was a scorer for Norton Grove’s Pastoral Pursuits at Pontefract today. The seven year old won the Fly High Faye Nickels Handicap ridden by Silvestre de Sousa. Also at Pontefract Sempre Presto, owned by Helen and Norman Steel, was runner up in the twelve furlong ITV7 Starts Now Handicap. Sempre Presto was a Norton Grove resident as a foal until she went into training with Richard Fahey.
Flying Pursuit, a son of Norton Grove’s Pastoral Pursuits, won the £30,000 Skybet Dash Handicap at York this afternoon. Trained by Tim Easterby and ridden by Nathan Evans he defeated stablemate Golden Apollo by a neck in a thrilling finish.
At Newcastle Billy Bond, trained by Richard Fahey, was a winner for Norton Grove’s Monsieur Bond.