The Golden Eights – 26th March 2016 – River Nile Delta Racecourse




Final Result
Pos Gate Horse Stable Jockey Time
1 2 Lunastarz woodchuckers Virgil Vaulet 1:53.638
2 1 Pyramid Scheme Sootie Eunice Lapin 1:56.242
3 5 Stammer Ztips Whispering Death Marielle Finneran 1:57.179
4 3 Isenbeast Thunderspark Racing Audry Canup 1:57.221
5 4 Something Lenny Moonlit Morning Charlesetta Kalvaitis 1:59.125


This will be the 16th running of this Annual event with the number 8 being a symbolic symbol. 8 + 8 = 16 the number of times this race has run this weekend. With a small field heading to post, all eyes will be focus on to archrivals in Pyramid Scheme and Lunastarz.


1. Pyramid Scheme

6yo stallion from Sootie, Career earnings: $2,070,151
Overall rating: Marvelous(77) – Mud-lark

Comments: The number 8 is symbolic right now with Pyramid Scheme, that is the number of wins this 6yo chestnut stallion mudlark has accumulated in 15 career starts. A very consistent runner on the slow track, owner Gavstar will love to capture another season ending world cup to raise his total up to 19, he currently has 18. There go that number 8 again.

2. Lunastarz

6yo mare from woodchuckers, Career earnings: $4,366,020
Overall rating: Tremendous(74) – Mud-lark

Comments: 2 time world cup champion Lunastarz a 6yo bay mare once again want to show why she is a star in the making. Owner Woodchucker got her in rare form after 18 career starts, the number 8 rises again, with the total of 12 wins in a racing career so to date. A win this weekend will take her a long way of capturing more cups in the future.

3. Isenbeast

6yo stallion from Thunderspark Racing, Career earnings: $1,264,801
Overall rating: Tremendous(71) – Needs space

Comments: More of a medium distance runner, this need space 6yo stallion out of Thunderspark Racing will be looking to get a piece of the top prize money.

4. Something Lenny

6yo stallion from Moonlit Morning, Career earnings: $1,195,485
Overall rating: Tremendous(71)

Comments: Something Lenny an unstyled 6yo stallion out of Moonlit Morning Stables who also has more experience as a miler than long racing. The 1888m is just 88m over your normal medium run but this horse may not be totally fit come post time.

5. Stammer Ztips

6yo mare from Whispering Death, Career earnings: $1,660,900
Overall rating: Grand (67) – Fast finisher

Comments: Stammer Ztips a fast finisher mare out of Whispering Death faces a tough challenge on the slow track. A horse who is still gaining experience for the future, and the future may be bright down the road as a stayer.


Summary: Bottom line this look like a two horse race between Pyramid Scheme vs. Lunastarz. Owner Gavstar vs. Woodchucker, which horse and owner will hoist up the trophy when its all said and done and carry the bragging rights as title holder this season?

We will soon find out!

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