20230518 – Northam Thursday

“Jumping Jill leads throughout for James Jeffries”

Pint-sized 26kg bitch Jumping Jill appreciated box eight today when she took out the Auto Owls Mechanical and Electrical Country Novice over 297m. Race favourite Finloch Fernando missed the start from box six and settled eighth at the first turn which opened up the event for his rivals. Jumping Jill began sweetly from her wide draw and maintained a wide path to zoom around the field and lead. From there she dashed clear to score by three lengths in 17.62 for her Nambeelup trainer James Jeffries. Finloch Fernando recovered to flash home for second, two lengths ahead of Simply Out There. Jumping Jill is out of speedy race bitch Quara’s Emma who won 15 of 31 career starts including a Group 3 victory in the 2019 Mandurah Birthday Cup over 405m.

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 1 Number 2 LIZZY KEEPING : Appreciated clear air in the run to the first turn and cashed in.

Race 3 Number 4 GOLDIE KEEPING : Led throughout again in a smart 29.74 over 509m.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)