Haworth Wins!

Yesterday was a very successful day, with Haworth winning at Haydock under Danny Tudhope in first time blinkers, and New Society only just beaten at Newcastle. Harrogate will have learnt a lot [...]

Busy week ahead

This week we have Haworth and Harrogate today at Haydock- this is first time out for Harrogate and we hope he runs well, we are 2 from 10 with two year olds this year. New Society runs tonight at [...]

Wensley Wins!

Yesterday Wensley ran at Pontefract to win impressively on only his third start, under Danny Tudhope. He ran very green on his first two starts but everything seems to have clicked for him [...]

Last week.

Last week went well for us; after Ulshaw Bridge’s impressive win at York, Firby made a very nice fourth place debut at Ayr. Truth or Dare also ran at Ayr, running credibly as always to [...]

Airton wins!

On Saturday Airton ran brilliantly to win under Josephine Gordon at Newcastle, for his third career win, and second at the course. Truth or Dare was unlucky to come second at York on Saturday as [...]


On Friday Flawlessly ran a brilliant race under Nathan Evans to win at Redcar. We are all very pleased for her, and Mr and Mrs Dance. Truth or Dare ran at Redcar today to finish a good third, and [...]


This week Briardale is entered to run at Royal Ascot on Saturday. He was in the Royal Hunt Cup tomorrow, which we won with Mine(sire of Jessinamillion), however will not run. His last run was a [...]

Cray wins!

We have had a brilliant busy week, with Cray  winning at Weatherby- we have always thought he was a nice horse and luckily his owner’s patience has paid off! On Fire ran well at York, [...]

Good Week

Last week was very successful, with On Fire winning, and both Plage Depampelonne and Flawlessly coming second. Plage Depampelonne has greatly improved from last year and we hope she will continue [...]


Yesterday we had a winner in On Fire at Nottingham, he ran brilliantly under a good ride by ex champion jockey Paul Hanagan. He by an easy half length and we hope he will will again.  We have [...]

Busy week

We have a busy week ahead, with On Fire entered today at Nottingham in the 4:50 race. He is going very well at home and his past few runs have been brilliant, so hopefully he will continue to be [...]

Airton runs well.

Airton ran well at Thirsk on Saturday just beaten by 3/4 lengths into 2nd place in a difficult race for him. He is a lovely little horse who always tries very hard and we hope he keeps improving. [...]


Yesterday Briardale won very well at Newcastle, leading the entire way round, and winning by three lengths, under a lovely ride from Jim Crowley. We also had Belle de Lawers and Flawlessly run [...]

Open day!

Open day Monday 17th April 2017 Welcome to Thorngill! At 11am we will be showing a selection of two year olds, some of which are for sale. Below is information on two of our colts who have [...]

Exciting Week Ahead

  We have been busy here at Thorngill throughout the winter building up to the Turf season; fortunately our All-weather stars have kept the fire burning successfully.  The two year [...]


Briardale runs tomorrow in the mile and 2 handicap at Doncaster, he is going really well at home and looks to have a good chance. We have our fingers crossed for a good start to the season with [...]

Very busy week ahead

We have a very busy week ahead, with entries Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Mister Bob is first, with an entry at Southwell tomorrow, we are hoping for a good run. Then on Wednesday we have On [...]

Open Day 17th April

Our lovely High Chaparral colt is going beautifully at home and is looking for some new owners! There is a photo of him below- he is a nice two year old colt with a good attitude. He will be [...]

On Fire wins!!!

Last week went very well for us here at Thorngill, with Spirit of Rome finishing third on her first run of the year- this is a huge improvement from last year and we hope she will continue to [...]

Mon Ami Bob

Mon Ami Bob is entered on the 22nd in a National Hunt flat race at Doncaster- this will be his first run. He is a four year old, the biggest horse on the yard, and has been working nicely at home [...]

Fast and Furious

Fast and Furious runs tomorrow at Newcastle in his first race in over a year- he is very well at home and we hope that he transfers this to the racetrack, but it is a tall order having had so [...]

Rich Again!!!

Yesterday Rich Again made it two wins from two runs this year- and 2 from 5 overall, giving us a 40% strike rate for the year so far!  He had a brilliant ride by PJ McDonald under top weight, and [...]

On Fire runs well.

Last night On Fire ran well at Kempton to finish a very close second in a tough race, we are very pleased with him and hope his first win isn’t far off! We don’t have much news, with [...]


This week we have Briardale entered at Southwell, over 1m, we think he will really like it there, and as he is going well at home we are hopeful for a good run from him. He will be our first flat [...]

Happy New Year!!!

2016 has been a good year for us at Thorngill, with a quiet start we managed to catch up on winners from July onwards, and ended up with a grand total of 17 winners, an improvement from last [...]

Airton Wins!!!!

On Thursday this week Airton ran brilliantly at Newcastle to give us our 7th winner on the new surface in a dead heat! He was ridden very well by Josephine Gordon, and proved that his owners, [...]

Busy week ahead!

We have a busy week ahead with 4, possibly 5 runners Thursday to Saturday. Starting on Thursday we have Airton entered at Newcastle- he is going very well at home and he ran very well last time. [...]

Thank You Very Much

We have a very quiet week ahead, with only one runner in Thankyou Very Much at Leicester on Thursday- and we hope she can keep up her brilliant result over fences. We had a lot of owners visit on [...]

Busy Weekend

This weekend we have a lot of entries- starting with Thank you very much on Thursday who is a course and distance winner at Musselburgh, and will go there again hopefully for another good run [...]

Owners open day

We had  very successful days for owners to visit, both this Sunday and the Sunday before, and we are doing well selling our yearlings. Spirit of Rome runs tomorrow at Newcastle, and Princess [...]

Thankyou Very Much

Thankyou Very Much ran at Musslebrugh yesterday, she ran very well to finish second, on only her second run over fences. Next Tuesday (8th) Spirit of Rome is entered to run at Newcastle.  Most of [...]

Westward Ho wins!

Yesterday Westward Ho won very well in his third race- he won easily with a very good ride by group one winning jockey Joe Fanning.  Joe also rode Cray who ran very well first time out to finish [...]

Open Morning

On Sunday the 6th of November we are having an open morning, we have a number of options to get involved in owning a racehorse, from shares or owning a full horse to leasing,and we will have our [...]

Hazely wins again!

On Saturday Hazely won for the second time- she ran brilliantly in a very close race and we are very proud of her, and very happy for her owners. This week we have Lady Canford entered at [...]

Yearling sales.

Sally and James have been at the Goffs sale in Ireland the past two days, and have bought  a lovely colt, by High Chaparral out of a winning mare Sharaarah. This colt is for sale for [...]

Quiet Week

This week we only had two runners, Conistone and Thankyou Very Much. Conistone ran very well to finish second, only behind a nice horse called Kings Gift, (who is entered in a group 2),and PJ [...]

Haworth wins!

We had a great day yesterday with Haworth winning second time out at 33/1, it was a very nice surprise as we were disappointed at Thirsk, and we are all very proud of him. Our other runner [...]


Sally and James went to the sales yesterday, there was some very nice Swiss Spirit (first season stallion) yearlings, please keep looking at the website for horses we have bought and will be [...]

Lots of entries

We have a lot of horses entered for the end of this week, starting with Conistone and Mister Bob tomorrow at Kempton- both horses will be ridden by Ted Durcan, and hopefully Mister Bob can [...]

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