Norton Grove Stud’s Ey Up Its Mick made it two in a row this afternoon when he won at Hamilton. Owned by Maggie Lingwood and trained by Tony Coyle he went from last to first in a fantastic win in the Scottish sunshine!
Owned by Norton Grove Stud’s Maggie Lingwood, Ey Up It’s Mick won the bet365 Handicap at Haydock Park today. He was bred at Norton Grove and is by Milk It Mick, out of Silky Silence, making him a half brother to the much missed Soie D’Leau.
The colours of Mrs Maggie Lingwood were in the winners enclosure this evening at Thirsk when Ey Up Its Mick won the ‘
Scouting For Girls – Live Tonight At Thirsk Races Handicap’. By Norton Grove stallion Milk It Mick, out of mare Silky Silence, he scored by a head for trainer Tony Coyle. Celebration time!!
Miracle of Medinah, by Norton Grove’s Milk It Mick, was runner up at Newbury today.
Milk It Mick sired Champagne Monday was a two year old winner at Southwell today. Trained by Scott Dixon he was losing his maiden tag ridden by Nicola Currie. Champagne Monday was bred by Yvette Dixon, mother of trainer Scott Dixon and owner of Milk it Mick. He was foaled by us here at Norton Grove. Michael Appleby’s Classic Pursuit also won for the eleventh time in his career this afternoon. The son of Pastoral Pursuits has now earned over £60,000 in prizemoney. Pastoral Pursuits sired Casterbridge finished third. A third Norton Grove winner came in the shape of Love Rat, who was foaled at Norton Grove and owned by Jilly Cooper. Love Rat is from the same family of winning horses Crosse Fire, Misu Moneypenny and Soie D’leau is grandson to their dam.