Fernhill Mile 2023 Race Details

Race 1 at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday the 8th of April 2023.

The Fernhill Mile is a Listed race held at Randwick Racecourse and is run over 1600 metres. It is run under quality handicap conditions and is for runners that are two-years-old. The total prize money is $160,000 this year.

You can read more about the race history, lead-up races, and past winners on the Fernhill Mile page.

Fernhill Mile 2023 Preview

Track: Good Weather: Fine

Eight two-year-olds have accepted for the Listed Fernhill Mile with 6 colts, one gelding and one filly. Two of the runners had their last start in the Group 3 T L Baillieu Handicap over 1400m at Rosehill on 25 March and two in a 2YO Handicap over 1400m at Warwick Farm on 15 March while the others came via different races. Two of the runners are sired by Dundeel. Trainer James Cummings has 2 runners.

The early favourite is Inhibitions who copped a few bumps before running 0.3 length 2nd in the Baillieu. Second favourite is Make A Call who finished 0.7 length 4th in the same race. Third favourite is Kintyre who has a win and a 2nd from his last 2 starts. Tom Kitten has one win from 3 starts, while Townsend won his only start on a heavy track at Wyong. All other runners are currently $10 or more.

Fernhill Mile 2023 Runner by Runner

1. Bobby Shiraz (5)

coming soon

2. Inhibitions (1)

One of 2 runners for James Cummings (the other is Tom Kitten). Copped a few bumps before running 0.3 length 2nd in the Baillieu.

3. Tom Kitten (7)

has one win from 3 starts

4. Townsend (8)

One of 2 runners sired by Dundeel (the other is Tannhauser). He won his only start on a heavy track at Wyong

5. Kintyre (2)

coming soon

6. Make A Call (3)

finished 0.7 length 4th in the Baillieu

7. Sheetice (4)

coming soon

8. Tannhauser (6)

coming soon

Fernhill Mile 2023 Tips

The following are the top 4 selections for this years race.

Bryce Parker’s Tips
Jo Jackson’s Tips
5 Kintyre 2 Inhibitions
6 Make A Call 5 Kintyre
2 Inhibitions 1 Bobby Shiraz
4 Townsend 4 Townsend

Previews for other races this week

Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2023 (Randwick 2000m)

Group 1 Sydney Cup 2023 (Randwick 3200m)

Group 1 Australian Oaks 2023 (Randwick 2400m)

Group 1 Coolmore Legacy/Queen Of The Turf Stakes 2023 (Randwick 1600m)

Group 2 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint 2023 (Randwick 1200m)

Group 2 Percy Sykes Stakes 2023 (Randwick 1200m)

Group 2 Sapphire Stakes 2023 (Randwick 1200m)

Listed South Pacific Stakes 2023 (Randwick 1400m)

Group 2 WATC Derby 2023 (Ascot 2400m)

Listed Old Comrade Stakes 2023 (Ascot 1600m)

Group 3 Victoria Handicap 2023 (Sandown 1400m)

Group 3 Easter Cup 2023 (Sandown 2100m)

Listed Redoute’s Choice Stakes 2023 (Sandown 1200m)

Listed Hills Railway Stakes 2023 (Oakbank 1100m)

Fernhill Mile 2023 Race Results

Result Horse Margin
1st 3 Tom Kitten
2nd 6 Make A Call 0.29 length
3rd 4 Townsend 1.23 lengths
4th 8 Tannhauser 1,85 lengths

The track was rated as Heavy 8.

Scratching: 1. Bobby Shiraz.