Nigel Hawke’s Thorne Farm Racing Blog 17 November 2017

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Nigel Hawke’s Thorne Farm Racing Blog 17 November 2017

Speredek strikes again….

Speredek has won again at Exeter by fifteen lengths, he has now won his last four races and looks to be improving all the time. He was ridden aggressively by James Bowen, he made all the running to win easily in a competitive two mile handicap hurdle. Chasing is his game really but he’s not too shabby over hurdles either, he could run next at Ascot over hurdles or fences. Saturday we have Sapphire Noire and Mead Vale running at Uttoxeter, Sapphire is improving all the time and Mead Vale is having his first run. Next week on Wednesday we have Level Of Intensity and Take A Break entered at Hexham, on the same day we have entries at Chepstow which are Ballymagroarty Boy, Farmer Lad, Lady Mix, Point N Shoot and Camron De Chaillac.

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The Impressive Speredek at Exeter racecourse.

 


Upcoming Runners

Mead Vale – Tomorrow, 12:20 – (Overnight) at Uttoxeter Marston’s Brewery Maiden Hurdle
Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursSapphire Noire – Tomorrow, 2:35 – (Overnight) at Uttoxeter 61 Deep Bolt For The Finish Mares’ Handicap Hurdle
Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursDeckers Delight  – Monday 20 November 2017, 12:50 – (Four day) at Leicester Katherine Swynford Handicap Chase
Horse Profile - Jockey Colours Speronimo – Monday 20 November 2017, 1:20 – (Four day) at Leicester Eastwell Selling Hurdle
Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursLevel Of Intensity – Wednesday 22 November 2017, 12:25 – (Four day) at Hexham Happy Retirement Brian Towns Juvenile Hurdle
Horse Profile - Jockey Colours Farmer Lad – Wednesday 22 November 2017, 1:15 – (Four day) at Chepstow Angela Nettlefold Memorial Novices’ Hurdle
 Ballymagroarty Boy – Wednesday 22 November 2017, 1:15 – (Four day) at Chepstow Angela Nettlefold Memorial Novices’ Hurdle
 Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursLady Mix  – Wednesday 22 November 2017, 1:15 – (Four day) at Chepstow Angela Nettlefold Memorial Novices’ Hurdle
 Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursSapphire Noire  – Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 1:50 – (Four day) at Chepstow Spectra Cyber Security Soutions Mares’ Handicap Hurdle
 Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursPoint N Shoot  – Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 2:25 – (Four day) at Chepstow Cohort plc Chase (A Novices’ Limited Handicap)
 Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursTake A Break  – Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 2:35 – (Four day) at Hexham Attheraces Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier For The Northern Lights Two Mile Hurdle Series)
 Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursCamron De Chaillac – Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 4:00 -(Four day) at Chepstow Qioptiq Conditional Jockeys’ Novices’ Handicap Hurdle

 


Young Race Horses For Sale

Thorne Farm Racing has a quality selection of potential young race horses for sale, all with winning pedigrees.

By Kapgarde, a leading French sire, 3 year old bay filly broken and with a winning pedigree. Her attitude and ability mirrors that of Speredek at this stage. She is a horse with potential sold to stay in our yard waiting to be owned and trained.

For more information please speak with Nigel Hawke on 07769295839


Get involved with 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 nigelhawkethornefarmracing.co.uk/nigel-hawke-racing-club

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Nigel Hawke’s Thorne Farm Racing Blog 10 November 2017

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Nigel Hawke’s Thorne Farm Racing Blog 10 November 2017

It has been an emotional week…

Sadly we lost Lake Placid this week, he was a lovely kind horse who had a future over hurdles. It’s always very sad when this happens and the staff in the yard feel it more than most. On Saturday at Wincanton Take A Break runs and has an each way chance, he ran really well at Worcester and has the visor back on. On Sunday Deauville Crystal runs at Sandown, this mare is very genuine and loves the track. We have a busy week next week, on Tuesday at Hereford Deckers Delight is in over the fences, she’s not very big but she does jump well. Also on Tuesday at Lingfield we could have Farmer Lad race, Hes a staying type who needs soft ground and a trip. On Wednesday at Exeter we have Midnight Request, Speredek, Deauville Crystal and Atlantic King as all possible runners. On Thursday at Taunton Dharoos is entered and the strangely named Mutoondresdashorse is in at Ludlow,he’s a nice horse to go hurdling and has some decent flat form.

 


Upcoming Runners 

 

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursSperonimo – Today at 3:10 -(Overnight) at Hexham Hexham Racecourse Membership An Ideal Xmas Present Handicap Hurdle

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursAtlantic King  – Today at 3:40 -(Overnight) at Hexham Follow Hexham Racecourse On Twitter Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Chase

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursTake A Break – Tomorrow at 1:15 -(Overnight) at Wincanton Banz Carewear For Kids Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Chase 

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursDeauville Crystal  – Sunday 12 November 2017, 1:20 -(Overnight) at Sandown Rugby Betting At 188Bet Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursFarmer Lad  – Tuesday 14 November 2017, 1:20 – (Four day) at Lingfield British Stallions “National Hunt” EBF Novices’ Hurdle (Qualifier)

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursCamron De Chaillac – Tuesday 14 November 2017, 1:30 – (Four day) at Hereford Rewards4Racing Novices’ Handicap Hurdle

Deckers Delight – Tuesday 14 November 2017, 1:50 – (Four day) at Lingfield EPDS Racing Welfare Novices’ Handicap Chase

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursFarmer Lad – Tuesday 14 November 2017, 2:30 – (Four day) at Hereford British Stallion Studs EBF “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle (Qualifier)

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursMidnight Request – Wednesday 15 November 2017, 12:50 -(Four day) at Exeter Premier League Betting At 188Bet Handicap Hurdle

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursSperedek – Wednesday 15 November 2017, 1:25 – (Four day) at Exeter Russell Worth Solicitors 20th Anniversary Handicap Hurdle

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursAtlantic King – Wednesday 15 November 2017, 2:00 – (Four day) at Exeter RGB Building Supplies Handicap Chase

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursDeauville Crystal – Wednesday 15 November 2017, 2:30 – (Four day) at Exeter Cheltenham Betting At 188Bet Chase (A Novices’ Limited Handicap)

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursFarmer Lad – Wednesday 15 November 2017, 4:05 – (Four day) at Exeter Free Spins At 188Bet Casino Novices’ Hurdle

Horse Profile - Jockey Colours Dharoos – Thursday 16 November 2017, 1:05 – (Five day) at Taunton Reliable British Scaffolding Maiden Hurdle

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursRobin Why Not – Thursday 16 November 2017, 1:55 – (Five day) at Ludlow Bernard Harts Finishing Strongly 70th Birthday Novices’ Handicap Chase

Horse Profile - Jockey ColoursMutoondresdashorse – Thursday 16 November 2017, 4:00 – (Five day) at Ludlow Ludlow Racecourse Bookmakers Juvenile Hurdle

 


Young Race Horses For Sale

Thorne Farm Racing has a quality selection of potential young race horses for sale, all with winning pedigrees.

By Kapgarde, a leading French sire, 3 year old bay filly broken and with a winning pedigree. Her attitude and ability mirrors that of Speredek at this stage. She is a horse with potential sold to stay in our yard waiting to be owned and trained.

For more information please speak with Nigel Hawke on 07769295839


Get involved with 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 nigelhawkethornefarmracing.co.uk/nigel-hawke-racing-club

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Nigel Hawke’s Thorne Farm Racing Blog 03 November 2017

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Nigel Hawke’s Thorne Farm Racing Blog 03 November 2017

It’s a quiet weekend this week with only one possible runner and that’s only if we have the rain that’s been forecast. Speredek is in a two mile handicap chase at Ascot and it’s his first run of the season. He’s won his last three so let’s hope he keeps improving, he’s a lovely horse and is ready to run a big race. Monday we have Tequila Secret at Plumpton and Atlantic King at Southwell, both have each way chances and are in good form. On Wednesday Speronimo is in a handicap  hurdle at Chepstow and must be better than his last run, he’s a big horse and a slow learner. Thursday Greybougg and Nachi Falls are entered for Newbury, Nachi made a terrible mistake at Cheltenham last time which was very unlike him, for a moment we thought he’d been injured but thankfully he was fine. On Friday Deauville Crystal is entered at Fontwell in a mares beginners chase and having run well behind a good horse last time has every right to take her chance.


Upcoming Runners

 Speredek  – Tomorrow, 2:25 – (Overnight) at Ascot Byrne Group Handicap Chase (Listed Race

 

 Atlantic King – Monday 06th November 2017, 1:30 – (Four day) at Southwell Own A Racehorse With Derek Shaw Novices’ Handicap Chase
 Ouro Branco – Monday 06th November 2017, 1:40 – (Four day) at Plumpton Your Jumps Season Guide At attheraces.com/jumps Maiden Hurdle

 

 Tequila Secret – Monday 06th November 2017, 2:10 – (Four day) at Plumpton Download The Free At The Races App Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle

 

 Dharoos – Tuesday 07th November 2017, 1:30 – (Four day) at Exeter TomMaloneBloodstock.com Novices’ Hurdle

 

 Speronimo – Wednesday 08th November 2017, 12:55 – (Four day) at Chepstow Supacat Clayton Jones Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

 

 Nachi Falls – Thursday 09th November 2017, 1:10 –  (Five day) at Newbury Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle (Series Qualifier)

 

 Greybougg – Thursday 09th November 2017, 1:40 – (Five day) at Newbury Dawnus Handicap Chase (Qualifier For The Challenger Middle Distance Chase Series Final)

 


Young Race Horses For Sale

Thorne Farm Racing has a quality selection of potential young race horses for sale, all with winning pedigrees.

By Kapgarde, a leading French sire, 3 year old bay filly broken and with a winning pedigree. Her attitude and ability mirrors that of Speredek at this stage. She is a horse with potential sold to stay in our yard waiting to be owned and trained.

For more information please speak with Nigel Hawke on 07769295839


Get involved with 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 nigelhawkethornefarmracing.co.uk/nigel-hawke-racing-club

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Nigel Hawke’s Thorne Farm Racing Blog 30 October 2017

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Nigel Hawke’s Thorne Farm Racing Blog 30 October 2017

We had a magnificent start to last week…

Midnight Request won a superb race at Exeter on Tuesday, he’s a grand old horse and if things are in his favour, pretty useful too. He was ridden by James Bowen who claimed seven pounds off his back which helped a lot but was very well ridden too, James has been touted as a future champion jockey and on what we’ve seen there’s no reason to think otherwise (sorry Sean). We then had another grand win at Sedgefield with Level Of Intensity who was ridden by Sean Bowen who’s a brother of James as you might have guessed. Sean won decisively and put up a very professional performance considering it was his first run over hurdles, It was also Level Of Intensity’s first run for his new owners and our first runner for them also, so a great result all round. Deauville Crystal was third on the same card and will be winning soon over fences. Take A Break ran a respectable race at Worcester and will surely win again over further. Next week’s entries on Tuesday at Chepstow are Jack In A Box and Ballymagroarty Boy, entered on Thursday at Stratford is Greybougg, On Friday Lady Mix is racing at Uttoxeter and the Saturday Speredek is racing Ascot.

 

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The spectacular Midnight Request at Exeter!!


Upcoming Runners

 

Jack In A Box – Tomorrow, 1:45 – (Four day) at Chepstow dentfineart.com And Ascendance Fashion Chase (A Novices’ Limited Handicap)

Ballymagroarty Boy – Tomorrow, 4:30 – (Four day) at Chepstow Paul’s Place Standard National Hunt Flat Race (Conditional Jockeys’ And Amateur Riders’ Race)

Robin Why Not – Wednesday 01 November 2017, 2:50 – (Four day) at Taunton Bet totetrifecta At betfred.com Novices’ Handicap Chase

Lady Mix  – Friday 03 November 2017, 1:00 – (Four day) at Uttoxeter Pektron Electronics For Vehicles Mares’ Maiden Hurdle

Ouro Branco – Friday 03 November 2017, 1:35 – (Four day) at Uttoxeter Sun Bets Novices’ Hurdle (Northern Novices’ Stayers’ Series Qualifier)

Greybougg – Friday 03 November 2017, 2:35 – (Four day) at Wetherby bet365 Handicap Chase (Listed Race)

Ouro Branco – Friday 03 November 2017, 3:45 – (Four day) at Wetherby Racing UK HD On Sky 432 Novices’ Hurdle

 


Young Race Horses For Sale

Thorne Farm Racing has a quality selection of potential young race horses for sale, all with winning pedigrees.

By Kapgarde, a leading French sire, 3 year old bay filly broken and with a winning pedigree. Her attitude and ability mirrors that of Speredek at this stage. She is a horse with potential sold to stay in our yard waiting to be owned and trained.

For more information please speak with Nigel Hawke on 07769295839


Get involved with 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 nigelhawkethornefarmracing.co.uk/nigel-hawke-racing-club

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