Nigel Hawke’s Thorne Farm Racing Blog – Friday 23rd November 2018


We have only had the one runner this week which was Lamh Ar Lamh at Plumpton on Monday. Ridden by Sean Bowen who had her settled from the off, she ran another brilliant race to finish 2nd only beaten 1 and 3/4 lengths.

We currently have quite a few entries for next week which includes our yard stable star Speredek at Ascot on Saturday, Slaying the Dragon at Exeter on Sunday, Stormy Blues at Ludlow on Monday, The Boola Bee and Sienna Royale at Lingfield on Tuesday and Sin Sin at Hereford on Wednesday. We also have Some Detail making his debut under rules on Wednesday at Hereford. Having come from the Irish Point to Point field he will be having his first run in a National Hunt Flat Race.

Upcoming Entries

Speredek – Saturday at Ascot

Slaying the Dragon – Sunday at Exeter

Stormy Blues – Monday at Ludlow

The Boola Bee – Tuesday at Lingfield

Sienna Royale – Tuesday at Lingfield

Sin Sin – Wednesday at Hereford

Some Detail – Wednesday at Hereford


Horses For Sale

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.

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