Russell Downing Pinarello RT

Pinarello RT ace Russell Downing grabbed victory in the final stage of the Plowman Craven Chas Messenger Two-Day in Buckinghamshire to boost his lead in the Premier Calendar Series.

Downing?s Pinarello team had chased hard for much of Sunday?s 140-kilometre stage as a three-man break - including Plowman Craven?s Tony Gibb as well as Pinarello?s own Freddie Johanssen and Glendene CC?s Matt Talbot - established a lead of more than one minute.

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