A warm welcome to our website from Nigel Hawke and the team at Thorne Farm Racing

Thorne Farm is situated in its own picturesque valley in mid Devon being only 10 minutes from the historic market town of Tiverton. The farms natural topography forms an essential ingredient to our training facilities combined with our professional team to produce fantastic results. We are constantly enhancing & developing our farm with the training facilities already being to a very high standard. Our ability to think outside the box has produced a wonderful platform to train both young & experienced race horses to a variety of winning levels.


Latest News Blog

Catch up with the latest news from Nigel Hawke's Thorne Farm Racing - Devon's premier National Hunt training facility.

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Nigel Hawke Racing Club

Experience the thrill of racing from an owner’s perspective. The club has been created to allow members to share in the racing experience at a fraction of the cost of ownership.

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Superb New Facilities

Our philosophy of plenty of fresh air, paddock turnout, open windows, routine exercise and specialised feeding regimes all produce contented and thriving horses.

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Ownership and Syndicates

Interested in owning or part owning a racehorse? We always have a selection of up-and-coming top class racehorses you can buy in to.

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The Benefits of Racehorse Ownership

The thrill of enjoying racehorse ownership or a share in a racehorse is not as expensive as you might think and you don’t even need any prior experience, just a love of horses and a desire to be involved in one of the worlds most popular sports. There's nothing quite like the thrill of watching your horse race towards the finishing post and if it wins, or is placed, to be invited to the Winners Enclosure to celebrate, it’s an amazing feeling! As well as the adrenaline, the racing action, the social scene, the excitement of the paddock, the exhilaration of cheering on your own racehorse, there are a number of other benefits of owning your own racehorse. The benefits: Prize Money • Race Day Privileges • Insider Knowledge • Regular Trainer Contact and Updates