Nigel Hawke’s Thorne Farm Racing Blog – Friday 31st August 2018


This week we have been busy preparing for the weekend, with the racing club open evening being held on Saturday evening and the open day on Sunday.

We are really looking forward to seeing everybody and would be great to meet any potential new owners or members to our racing club. The weather forecast is looking good for both events, so we hope to parade a few of the horses in the sunshine for everybody to see. The horses that we will be parading include Speredek, Pearl Royale, Tanrudy, Verbitude, Rejaah and Deauville Crystal. If you would like to see any other horses parade do not hesitate to ask Nigel or Eddie Buckley on the day. With the British weather being as unpredictable as it can be, we do have a big marquee up. If you would like to join us for either our racing club evening or open day, please contact Nigel on 07769 29583. On arrival you will all receive a complimentary programme which holds information on all of our horses in training at Thorne Farm Racing.

Upcoming Entries

Lamh Ar Lamh – Tuesday at Stratford

Lord Ballim – Thursday at Sedgefield

The Boola Bee – Thursday at Sedgefield

Horses For Sale


Flints Legacy
6 year old grey mare by Sagamix. Ready to go novice chasing this season. (40% left available)

Boris De Deauville / Take a Chance – Purchased in France with a winning pedigree, schooled with a lovely natural jump and ready for training next year.

Balko / Ugoline – Beautiful racing type from the profiled French jumps sire Balko. Bought in France and a very exciting prospect for next year.

Top Trip / Jour De Chance – Top class racing type from an exciting young stallion standing at the same stud as Kapgarde. Strong winning pedigree and much to look forward to next year.


Yeats / Supreme Bellow – Lovely 3yr old Gelding by Yates. Dam has a very strong side and is closely related to Grade 1 winner Oscar Whisky and many other grade 1 winners. ( Image soon to be uploaded)


Get Involved In The Nigel Hawke Racing Club!

The club gives an exciting opportunity for racing-lovers to share in the thrills of racehorse ownership without the need for the usual major expense. The new club will always have four horses running in its colours and, uniquely to Nigel Hawke Racing Club, Nigel will also introduce selected young horses to the racecourse by running them in club colours.
Fees to join the new club are £45 per month or £515 when paying annually in advance. This makes enjoying the thrills of horse racing available and affordable. (Members must be 18+)
To find out more visit