News About: 2012 Australia Stakes

All Too Easy As Black Caviar Claims #17

All Too Easy As Black Caviar Claims #17

27 Jan, 2012

The 2012 Australia Stakes belong to Black Caviar in a race that couldn’t have gone any more to the script.

After bounding out of the barriers with some decent early pace jockey Luke Nolen found himself in third spot in a world of his own.

The thought process for a few was the only way …

English Eyeing Off Black Caviar Pay Day At Royal Ascot

English Eyeing Off Black Caviar Pay Day At Royal Ascot

27 Jan, 2012

While Australia goes into Black Caviar mode ahead of her return tonight in the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley, don’t forget we won’t be the only ones tuning in to see her inevitable triumph.

More and more people from around the world are keeping an eye on her progress, especially in the UK where her …

$1.02 Odds Still Don’t Ease Wilkie’s Nerves

$1.02 Odds Still Don’t Ease Wilkie’s Nerves

27 Jan, 2012

Gary Wilkie goes back to work tonight at Moonee Valley and in many ways he has the hardest job of anyone in the Black Caviar camp.

He doesn’t put in the ridiculous hours of Peter Moody training her, he doesn’t have the pressure of Luke Nolen riding her nor is he one of the dozens …

Six Australia Stakes Victims For Black Caviar

Six Australia Stakes Victims For Black Caviar

25 Jan, 2012

Black Caviar will only have to take care of six rivals in this Friday’s Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley with a few trainers getting cold feet on the day of acceptances.

There were a couple of great stories earlier in the week including the entry of the Ararat maiden winner but in the end it’s …

Black Caviar Is Surprise Entry In Newmarket Handicap Nominations

Black Caviar Is Surprise Entry In Newmarket Handicap Nominations

25 Jan, 2012

Black Caviar has made a surprise appearance in the Newmarket Handicap nominations when they were released yesterday.

The super mare won last year’s edition of the race carrying an extraordinary 58 kilograms and was not expected to feature in any more handicap races.

The Newmarket Handicap will take place on Saturday March 10 at Flemington …

Mosheen May Take Black Caviar Challenge

Mosheen May Take Black Caviar Challenge

23 Jan, 2012

Last week we reported there wasn’t a single rival entry to face Black Caviar in this Friday’s Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley and it’s been far from a deluge since then.

Some have come in though, Moody as expected nominating stablemate Doubtful Jack with Rock Classic, Sound Journey and Stirling Grove also on the list.…

No Australia Stakes Rivals For Black Caviar

No Australia Stakes Rivals For Black Caviar

19 Jan, 2012

If the 2012 Australia Stakes were run right now Black Caviar would be a guaranteed winner.

We hear you saying what’s new about that, she’ll be a guaranteed winner whenever she runs.

That may well be true but the fact remains that at the time of writing Racing Victoria hadn’t received a single rival nomination.…

No Force For Mufhasa But Maybe Some Caviar

No Force For Mufhasa But Maybe Some Caviar

19 Jan, 2012

Mufhasa (who races in Australia as King Mufhasa) will not run in this weekend’s Telegraph Handicap robbing New Zealand of what would have been a fantastic matchup against Aussie gelding Atomic Force.

The dual Group 1 winner is in tremendous form coming off his Railway Stakes victory and a showdown with New Zealand’s greatest sprinter …

Can Black Caviar Be Even Better?

Can Black Caviar Be Even Better?

18 Jan, 2012

That’s the question Peter Moody hopes to answer over the next few months when Black Caviar gets back on track for her autumn campaign.

While she doesn’t need to improve to remain an unbeaten superstar of Australian racing she probably does to prove Moody right.

“I’ve said all along that she’ll be at her best …

Black Caviar Breezes Through First Jumpout

Black Caviar Breezes Through First Jumpout

17 Jan, 2012

Black Caviar has completed step one of her autumn preparation after successfully getting through an 800m jumpout at Caulfield this morning.

Black Caviar is being readied for the Group 1 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on January 27.

Even at this early stage of her campaign she’s in sensational form running three seconds faster than …