A Sure Welcome, by Pastoral Pursuits, was first past the post at Wolverhampton this evening for trainer John Spearing and jockey Liam Keniry. At Doncaster Perfect Pasture followed up his double by adding black type when runner up in the Listed Wentworth Stakes for trainer Mick Easterby.
Honey Badger defeated hot favourite Gun Case at Newcastle this evening to record another winner for Norton Grove stallion Pastoral Pursuits. A gritty performance saw him hit the front a furlong out and hold on to win his second race in his last three starts.
Casterbridge, trained by Eric Alston, was a winner on Newcastle’s Tapeta track. The son of Pastoral Pursuits won over five furlongs, with third place being taken by First Bombardment, also by Pastoral Pursuits. The card also saw Monsieur Bond’s daughter Bond Bombshell finish second.
Yes You won her fourth race of 2017 this afternoon at Redcar. Iain Jardine’s Choisir filly is the daughter of Norton Grove Stud based mare Mexican Milly (pictured) and this year she is doing her mum proud!
Wordismybond also was in the frame today, finishing third at Leicester for Monsieur Bond.
As the Autumn colours start to fade and winter approaches the foals and yearlings are coming along nicely at Norton Grove Stud.
Soie D’Leau, a five year old son of Monsieur Bond, finished second at Doncaster this afternoon. Foaled at Norton Grove Stud, and by Monsieur Bond, he has had a great season and will soon be coming back to Norton Grove for his holidays.