Black Caviar’s Flawless Record a Credit to Moody

Deposit $100
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers


Nobody can deny the brilliance of the recently retired Black Caviar.

Twenty five wins, 15 Group 1s, winner on the world stage at Royal Ascot, prizemoney in excess of $7 million.


The unbeaten part is the part, at least in my mind, that makes her record so incredible.

The fact that she could get through 25 starts, in a sport where luck and so many other variables often play a part, without tasting defeat is simply astonishing.

Peter Moody (left) did a tremendous job managing the career of Black Caviar. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett.

And for that, trainer Peter Moody and connections must be commended.

Of course they had the very best product to work with but Moody and his staff can take great credit for always taking a fit and healthy horse to the races.

Royal Ascot was an exception, the only time Moody let “Nelly” race when he knew she “wasn’t quite herself.”

On that occasion, with the entire racing world watching, Moody simply backed her ability.

And she got the job done.

But in her 24 other trips to the track, Moody and his team ensured nothing was left to chance.

On occasions where other trainers may have tried for one more start or pushed through niggles, Moody looked after the mare.

He carefully discussed with and advised connections of suitable races. Thankfully, her team of owners listened.

The connections have also played a key role in keeping her record intact.

While some owners and trainers would have been greedy, chasing the bigger bucks on offer in 1600m and 2000m races, they stuck to her specialty. By taking this approach they, and the adoring public, were rewarded as time after time she blasted away her rivals in the nation’s top sprints.

They could have asked the mare to carry massive weights in the 2012 and 2013 Newmarket Handicaps and she probably would have won.

But she might have been injured trying her mighty heart out with 61.5kg on her back and she might have even lost.

Some called it soft, suggesting team Black Caviar were shirking the task. But by keeping her to weight-for-age sprints as her aura became too big for the handicapper, she has maintained her record, a record that is flawless.

And even now, with a horse who is still at the top of her game, when the temptation to return to Royal Ascot or have one last spring campaign would have been enormous, they have pulled the pin.

By pulling that pin they have left her record at 25 undefeated starts. That’s 25 races without seeing another horse pass the post in front of her. It’s unlikely that will ever be achieved again.

As the week winds down and the nation celebrates and reflects on Black Caviar’s magnificent career, I am thankful that I have been fortunate enough to watch this special athlete strut her stuff.

But I’m also grateful to team Moody and the owners who have ensured she has finished her racing journey with the flawless record she deserves.

For those fortunate enough to be at Caulfield on Saturday to farewell this champion of the turf, enjoy it as it is unlikely you will ever see a horse this good.

But don’t be afraid to give “Moods” and the owners a pat on the back as well.

Twitter: @IsaacDLing

About The Author


  1. tercio borlenghi junior

    I quite like looking through a post that can make men and women think. Also, thanks for allowing for me to comment!|

  2. Carlos Eduardo Correa da Veig

    This website was… how do I say it? Relevant!! Finally I have found something which helped me. Many thanks!|

  3. Umanizzare presidios

    If you wish for to increase your knowledge only keep visiting this website and be updated with the newest news posted here.|

  4. Umanizzare presidios

    If you wish for to obtain a great deal from this article then you have to apply these methods to your won weblog.|

  5. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    Why visitors still make use of to read news papers when in this technological world everything is existing on web?|

  6. José Wilame Araújo Rodrigues

    Since the admin of this web page is working, no doubt very shortly it will be well-known, due to its feature contents.|

  7. Luiz Gastão Bittencourt

    Ahaa, its fastidious conversation concerning this post at this place at this blog, I have read all that, so now me also commenting here.|

  8. http://www.mmwg.com

    Hi there, i read your blog occasionally and i own a similar one and i was just curious if you get a lot of spam remarks?
    If so how do you protect against it, any plugin or anything you can recommend?
    I get so much lately it’s driving me mad so any assistance is very
    much appreciated.

  9. asbestos study first

    I’m not that much of a online reader to be honest but your blogs really
    nice, keep it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your website to come
    back later. Cheers

  10. Jose Wilame Araujo Rodrigues

    It’s actually a great and helpful piece of information. I am happy that you simply shared this useful info with us. Please keep us informed like this. Thank you for sharing.|

  11. Itamar Serp

    Hi there, You’ve done an incredible job. I’ll definitely digg it and for my part recommend to my friends. I’m sure they’ll be benefited from this website.|

  12. tercio borlenghi jr

    It’s perfect time to make some plans for the future and it’s time to be happy. I’ve read this post and if I could I wish to suggest you few interesting things or advice. Perhaps you could write next articles referring to this article. I desire to read even more things about it!|

  13. Luiz Fernando Monteiro Bittencourt

    whoah this weblog is excellent i love reading your posts. Keep up the great work! You know, many people are hunting round for this information, you can aid them greatly. |

  14. tercio borlenghi junior

    I visited various websites except the audio feature for audio songs present at this web site is truly fabulous.|

  15. Luiz Gastao Bittencourt da Silva

    These are truly fantastic ideas in concerning blogging. You have touched some fastidious points here. Any way keep up wrinting.|

  16. Itamar Serpa Fernandes

    Hello, Neat post. There’s an issue along with your web site in internet explorer, would test this? IE still is the marketplace leader and a good element of folks will leave out your magnificent writing because of this problem.|

  17. Luiz Gastão Bittencourt da Silva

    great publish, very informative. I ponder why the opposite experts of this sector don’t understand this. You must continue your writing. I am confident, you’ve a huge readers’ base already!|

  18. Luiz Gastão Bittencourt

    Magnificent beat ! I would like to apprentice while you amend your website, how can i subscribe for a weblog website? The account helped me a appropriate deal. I had been a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast offered brilliant clear idea|

  19. Jose Wilame Araujo Rodrigues

    I am extremely inspired along with your writing abilities as well as with the structure for your blog. Is that this a paid subject matter or did you customize it yourself? Either way stay up the nice high quality writing, it is rare to look a nice blog like this one these days..|

  20. Umanizzare presídios

    Superb site you have here but I was wanting to know if you knew of any message boards that cover the same topics talked about here? I’d really love to be a part of group where I can get feedback from other experienced people that share the same interest. If you have any recommendations, please let me know. Appreciate it!|

  21. Itamar Serp

    Thank you a lot for sharing this with all folks you really recognise what you’re talking about! Bookmarked. Kindly additionally visit my website =). We will have a hyperlink exchange contract between us|

  22. Luiz Gastão Bittencourt

    Wow, this post is good, my younger sister is analyzing these things, thus I am going to tell her.|

  23. Grupo Serval presídios

    Great blog right here! Additionally your site quite a bit up very fast! What web host are you the usage of? Can I am getting your associate hyperlink to your host? I desire my website loaded up as quickly as yours lol|

  24. Jose Wilame Araujo Rodrigues

    I’d like to thank you for the efforts you’ve put in penning this website. I really hope to check out the same high-grade blog posts from you in the future as well. In fact, your creative writing abilities has motivated me to get my own website now ;)|

  25. Lelio Junior

    Excellent way of describing, and pleasant paragraph to get data concerning my presentation subject, which i am going to deliver in academy.|

  26. Egli Diana Pinto

    If you wish for to grow your know-how only keep visiting this website and be updated with the most up-to-date news posted here.|

  27. Itamar Serp

    Hello, I enjoy reading through your article post. I wanted to write a little comment to support you.|

  28. Itamar Serpa Fernandes

    Hi to every , since I am actually keen of reading this weblog’s post to be updated regularly. It contains pleasant material.|

  29. Lelio Junior

    Hello there, You have performed a fantastic job. I will definitely digg it and in my view recommend to my friends. I am confident they’ll be benefited from this site.|

  30. Dadado Veig

    Hi to all, how is everything, I think every one is getting more from this web page, and your views are nice for new visitors.|

  31. Grupo Coral fraude

    I was pretty pleased to uncover this site. I want to to thank you for ones time for this particularly wonderful read!!
    I definitely liked every little bit of it and i also have you book marked to see new things on your blog.

  32. Lélio Vieira Carneiro Junio

    It’s fantastic that you are getting thoughts from this piece of writing as well as from our dialogue made at this place.|

  33. José Wilame Araújo Rodrigues

    Attractive section of content. I just stumbled upon your weblog and in accession capital to assert that I acquire in fact enjoyed account your blog posts. Any way I will be subscribing to your augment and even I achievement you access consistently fast.|

  34. Jose Wilame Araujo Rodrigues

    If you wish for to improve your experience only keep visiting this site and be updated with the most up-to-date information posted here.|

  35. Lelio Junior

    Howdy! Someone in my Myspace group shared this site with us so I came to check it out. I’m definitely enjoying the information. I’m book-marking and will be tweeting this to my followers! Exceptional blog and excellent design and style.|

  36. Luiz Gastão Bittencourt da Silva

    Thanks for one’s marvelous posting! I truly enjoyed reading it, you happen to be a great author.I will ensure that I bookmark your blog and will come back someday. I want to encourage continue your great work, have a nice weekend!|

  37. Itamar Serp

    I’ve learn several just right stuff here. Certainly value bookmarking for revisiting. I surprise how much effort you place to create any such magnificent informative website.|

  38. resort asbestos

    I love it when folks get together and share opinions. Great site, stick
    with it!

  39. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    I absolutely love your site.. Pleasant colors & theme. Did
    you build this web site yourself? Please reply
    back as I’m wanting to create my very own site and want to find out where you got this from or
    exactly what the theme is named. Many thanks!

  40. Itamar Serpa Fernandes

    Hi there, after reading this remarkable paragraph i am as well happy to share my know-how here with friends.|

  41. Grupo Coral presidios

    I constantly spent my half an hour to read this webpage’s content every day along with a mug of coffee.|

  42. Umanizzare presidios

    My coder is trying to persuade me to move to .net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because of the expenses. But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using Movable-type on various websites for about a year and am nervous about switching to another platform. I have heard very good things about blogengine.net. Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress content into it? Any kind of help would be greatly appreciated!|

  43. Dadado Veig

    Hi! I just would like to offer you a huge thumbs up for your excellent information you’ve got right here on this post. I will be returning to your blog for more soon.|

  44. besting timex watches

    Hmm it seems like your site ate my first comment (it
    was super long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I wrote and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog.
    I as well am an aspiring blog writer but I’m still new to the whole thing.
    Do you have any recommendations for beginner blog writers?
    I’d certainly appreciate it.

  45. Jose Wilame Araujo Rodrigues

    Hello I am so thrilled I found your weblog, I really found you by mistake, while I was searching on Bing for something else, Regardless I am here now and would just like to say thanks for a incredible post and a all round thrilling blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to look over it all at the moment but I have book-marked it and also added your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read a lot more, Please do keep up the great work.|

  46. Itamar Serp

    A fascinating discussion is definitely worth comment. I believe that you need to publish more on this topic, it might not be a taboo subject but usually folks don’t speak about such issues. To the next! All the best!!|

  47. tercio borlenghi jr

    Every weekend i used to pay a quick visit this web site, as i wish for enjoyment, for the reason that this this website conations genuinely nice funny data too.|

  48. Luiz Gastão Bittencourt da Silva

    Good post. I learn something totally new and challenging on sites I stumbleupon every day. It will always be exciting to read through content from other authors and practice something from their websites. |

  49. tercio borlenghi junior

    Hello, I enjoy reading through your article post. I like to write a little comment to support you.|

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *