The Jewel Of The Mile Cup – 24th December 2016 – River Nile Delta Racecourse

The Jewel Of The Mile

Dame Of The Game

With Nyquist winging his way to Sydney Habour for the Cox Plate, the Jewel Of The Mile gets thrown wide open and the focus falls on Lost In The Fog’s unbeaten Straight Liner mare Northern Skies. She won her heat in impressive style, blitzing the 1550m in a new world record time of 60,10km/h. The race is wide open and can be won by any of the eight runners if things go to plan, with some luck.



Final Result
Pos Gate Horse Stable Jockey Time
1 3 Northern Skies Lost In The Fog James Weisenfluh 1:37.741
2 4 Lump Of Ice Sootie Kelly Royall 1:38.086
3 2 Smirr Woogle Wood Elli Weingard 1:38.853
4 5 Perseus Railsrun Blackberry Farms Daniell Attkisson 1:38.886
5 1 Bayakoa Angel’s Flight Lyman Eighmy 1:39.080


1. Bayakoa

4yo mare from Angel’s Flight, Career earnings: $1,785,210
Overall rating: Reasonable(54) – Mud-lark
Born:Fri 1st Apr 2016, bred by Seahorse Racing
Lineage:By Dancin out of Boe Whizbang Song 
Recent form:1,2,1,1,2

Stable comments: – “Bayakoa has been a consistent runner since purchased as a foal and joining my stable. She has race 9 times in her short career never finishing worst then 2nd, so a top 5 finish shouldn’t be out of the question. There are a great group of mud-larks in the race and she will have to be extraordinary in order to snatch up the ruby red trophy.

2. Smirr

4yo mare from Woogle Wood, Career earnings: $1,196,000
Overall rating: Admirable(58) – Mud-lark
Born:Fri 1st Apr 2016, bred by Woogle Wood
Lineage:By Philip Fry out of Seething Rain
Recent form:1,1,2,1,3

Stable comments: – “A week ago I was pretty sweet on Smirr’s chances, and she had the perfect lead-up to the races; but the heat was a bit puzzling, as she came to win her race, seemed to hit a flat spot, then ran on again. Another anomaly aside, she should run a good race – though dangers abound, with Northern Skies and Bayakoa the slight standouts of seven top candidates in a high quality mudfest.”

3. Northern Skies

4yo mare from Lost In The Fog, Career earnings: $542,200
Overall rating: Admirable(57) – Mud-lark
Born:Fri 1st Apr 2016, bred by Slo Mo Stables
Lineage:By Straight Liner out of Spore 
Recent form:1,1,1

Stable comments: – “Northern Skies has been hoofing super sharp. She ran brilliantly in her heat race. She gives up a bit of OR to a few but she has plenty of xp as long as the track is slow on race day. As long as she remains sharp, she should be competitive.”

4. Lump Of Ice

4yo stallion from Sootie, Career earnings: $2,194,722
Overall rating: Admirable(59) – Mud-lark
Born:Fri 8th Apr 2016, bred by Sootie
Lineage:By Lara Blitzen out of Screenscraper
Recent form:4,3,1,2,4

Stable comments: – “Looks like there’s plenty of muddies which can pull this one from us here as it seems Lump Of Ice will be up against some tough competition but hopefully the edge in OR can give us the slight advantage we need to bring it on home.”

5. Perseus Railsrun

4yo mare from Blackberry Farms, Career earnings: $482,340
Overall rating: Admirable(55) – Mud-lark
Born:Fri 1st Apr 2016, bred by Blackberry Farms
Lineage:By Aseel Zefflen out of Kate Ann’s Talks 
Recent form:2,1,2,1

Stable comments: – “Will be happy to just finish in the money. I think the race is wide open.”

6. Keane Coney

4yo stallion from Rawhide, Career earnings: $305,500
Overall rating: Admirable(58) – Mud-lark
Born:Fri 1st Apr 2016, bred by Rawhide
Recent form:7,2,6,9,2

Stable comments: – “Feeling quietly confident about this runner. A top three place may just be on the cards.”

7. Nimrod Alben

4yo stallion from Whispering Death, Career earnings: $757,200
Overall rating: Admirable(59) – Mud-lark
Born:Fri 1st Apr 2016, bred by Washington DC
Lineage:By Jaysie Csillag out of Hershey Spots
Recent form:4,1,10,3,5

Stable comments: – “

8. Modern Times

4yo mare from trouble racing, Career earnings: $574,330
Overall rating: Admirable(58) – Competitive
Born:Fri 1st Apr 2016, bred by trouble racing
Lineage:By Blonde On Blonde out of Purple Pumpkin 
Recent form:3,4,5,4,4

Stable comments: – “Ten starts no wins and another likely wet track. Modern Times is in for a tough time but maybe just maybe.”

9. Pants Divide Tease

4yo mare from Spalrom, Career earnings: $954,363
Overall rating: Moderate(32)
Bred by:Unknown origins, birthdate Fri 1st Apr 2016
Lineage:Breeding history unknown
Recent form:1,1,1,1,7

Stable comments: – “My runner is just here to make up the numbers. If we come away with any prize money today then we will have done well. I think Northern Skies will land this one. 3-5-2 for the tricast.”

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