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Lucky Nine cleared to start in VRC Sprint Classic

Lucky Nine cleared to start in VRC Sprint Classic

8 Nov, 2013

VRC Sprint Classic favourite Lucky Nine has been cleared to start at Flemington tomorrow after passing a veterinary test today.

Lucky Nine, white and red, has been passed fit to run in the VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Racing Victoria veterinary surgeon’s inspected a small cut on the near …

Black Caviar to miss Global Sprint Challenge bonus

Black Caviar to miss Global Sprint Challenge bonus

31 Jul, 2012

Connections of Australian racing queen Black Caviar has given up the opportunity to win a US$1m bonus with the super mare being sent to the spelling paddock and will miss the Spring.

Black Caviar will miss out on the chance to claim the Global Sprint Challenge bonus - photo © Race Horse Photos Australia

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All systems go for Black Caviar

All systems go for Black Caviar

27 Apr, 2012

Victoria’s premier trainer Peter Moody has reported that his mighty mare Black Caviar has arrived in Adelaide safe and sound and all systems are go for her attempt at the Australasian record of twenty consecutive wins.

Black Caviar has arrived safely in Adelaide - photo (c) Steven Dowden

The world’s best sprinter is at unbackable …

Black Caviar’s timeform rating raised to 136

Black Caviar’s timeform rating raised to 136

15 Mar, 2012

Timeform has raised super mare Black Caviar’s rating from 135 to 136 as a result of Hay List winning the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m)  at Flemington last Saturday.

Black Caviar had beaten Hay List by one and three quarter lengths in the Group 1 $750,000 Coolmore Lightning Stakes at Flemington on February …

Black Caviar And Frankel to meet at Goodwood

Black Caviar And Frankel to meet at Goodwood

23 Feb, 2012

Trainer Peter Moody said a clash between Australia’s Queen Of The Turf Black Caviar and the world’s number one ranked Frankel is still on the cards.

Moody has locked in the Group 1 £400,000 Diamond Jubilee (six furlongs) on the closing day of the Royal Ascot carnival on June 23 as Black Caviar’s main mission …

Black Caviar ready to face challenge in Lightning

Black Caviar ready to face challenge in Lightning

18 Feb, 2012

With no early morning scratchings in the Group 1 $750,000 Coolmore Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington today, super mare Black Caviar gets to face her next biggest challenge in chasing her nineteenth straight win.

Rival jockeys and trainers think that Black Caviar will be vulnerable today dropping back to 1000m after taking out the Group …

14-Year-Old Veteran Ends Career On Winning Note

14-Year-Old Veteran Ends Career On Winning Note

13 Dec, 2011

The career of one of the world’s oldest race horses still in competition has ended on a high in England.

The Tatling, who is an unbelievable 14-years-old, has posted victory in his final race start at Wolverhampton.

The Perugino gelding won the race by a short head in what was his 176th race start.…

English sprinter to race in Australia – Prohibit

English sprinter to race in Australia – Prohibit

8 Nov, 2011

A taste of what Black Caviar can expect when venturing to England for Royal Ascot in June may be gauged earlier in Australia.

Prohibit the horse who defeated the Australian galloper Star Witness in this year’s King Stand Stakes (1000m) at Royal Ascot in June may race in Melbourne next year.

The Robert Cowell trained …

Black Caviar Made Eligible For Patinack Farm $600k Bonus

Black Caviar Made Eligible For Patinack Farm $600k Bonus

29 Jun, 2011

Black Caviar is now eligible for the $600,000 bonus for the winning the Patinack Farm Classic

Continuous criticism for this November’s Patinack Farm Classic $600,000 bonus has resulted in the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) altering the original conditions.

While the bonus was initially made available only to international horses in the race, the $600,000 is …