Airwaves, a full sister to Hoof It, Ladies Are Forever, Ladies First and Forever’s Girl, won on her debut at Kempton today. Running in the colours of Reg Bond she continues the wonderful line of her late dam, Forever Bond. Airwaves was foaled here at Norton Grove Stud.
Klopp, trained by Antony Brittain and ridden by Cam Hardie, was a two year old winner for Monsieur Bond this evening at Newcastle. On a successful evening the same partnership were also responsible for Nutopia who finished runner up, another by Monsieur Bond, in the seven furlong handicap.
Bond Angel, a three year old daughter of Monsieur Bond who was bred by the Bond Thoroughbred Corporation, was an easy winner at Southwell this afternoon. The grey filly was recording her first win and gave jockey Rhona Pindar her second career victory. Bond Angel was foaled at Norton Grove Stud in 2015.
Montalbano, a son of Monsieur Bond, was sold at Goffs Horses in Training Sales at Doncaster today. Having shown form over jumps in Ireland the six year old was sold to Jonjo O’Neill for £52,000.
Glengarry was a winner for Monsieur Bond this evening at Newcastle. Keith Dalgleish’s five year old was recording his second career win on a good day for Norton Grove’s stallions.
A son of Monsieur Bond, the Richard Fahey trained Firewater was a winner today. The two year old colt is out of the Norton Grove based mare Spirit Na Heireann (pictured) and he was first past the post at Ayr over a mile. Firewater runs in the colours of his breeder, Mrs Helen Steel.
Also on the Ayr card another son of Monsieur Bond, Billy Bond, was a winner also for Richard Fahey. Billy Bond was bred by Mr and Mrs Ashton. In the places this afternoon, Brian Ellison’s Monsieur Jimmy was a runner up in the seven furlong handicap.
The Norton Grove Stud foaled Maggie’s Passion, trained by Tony Coyle, finished fourth in the first race on the card.
Princes Des Sables, a two year old daughter of Monsieur Bond, won for the fourth time in a row at Chester this afternoon. She is stepping up in class all the time as she won in Class 2 company to pick up the first prize money of almost £12,000.
Princes Des Sables made it three wins in a row for sire Monsieur Bond. Kevin Ryan’s filly won in Class 2 company at Hamilton to defy a rising handicap mark. Earlier in the week Mable Lee, daughter of Norton Grove based Mexican Milly. was runner up at Catterick and she looks a sure winner again soon.