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.
The Ruth Carr-trained gelding Ower Fly, a son of Norton Grove’s Pastoral Pursuits, won the Richard II Handicap at Pontefract today. It was his sixth career win as he carried top weight to collect the first prize of almost £10,000.
Major Crispies scored in style for Norton Grove stallion Pastoral Pursuits at Beverley tonight. The David O’Meara trained gelding won the seller by ten lengths and the performance saw him purchased for 6,200 guineas after the race.
Roderick, a two year old colt by Pastoral Pursuits, was a debut winner at Musselburgh this afternoon for trainer Richard Fahey. Staying on strongly at the finish he looks a horse to follow in coming months.
Racquet, trained by Ruth Carr, was a winner for Norton Grove stallion Pastoral Pursuits at Wetherby this afternoon. The four year old was recording his fourth career victory.