Seven year old Archie Stevens won this afternoon for Norton Grove stallion Pastoral Pursuits. Winning for the fourth time in his career he is trained by Clare Ellam and was ridden by Patrick Pilley.
Two year old daughter of Pastoral Pursuits, Diamond Pursuit, won at Wolverhampton this afternoon to become a dual winner for owners David Klein and Jo Hughes. Well done to all connections.
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.
Perfect Pasture was a winner for Mick Easterby at Doncaster this afternoon. Sired by Norton Grove stallion Pastoral Pursuits, Perfect Pasture was foaled at the Stud, out of mare Word Perfect. Old favourite Hoof It (below), by Monsieur Bond and also foaled at Norton Grove, finished fourth running a fantastic race. Congratulations to everyone. It was a 1-2 for Pastoral Pursuits as Flying Pursuit chased home Perfect Pasture to finish second.