News About: Melbourne Autumn

O’Shea has Foxwedge ready for Lightning

O’Shea has Foxwedge ready for Lightning

14 Feb, 2012

Sydney trainer John O’Shea is ready to match up his smart three year old Foxwedge against Black Caviar in the Group 1 $750,000 Coolmore Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

The fact that rival trainer Peter Moody has changed tact with Black Caviar hasn’t deterred O’Shea from sticking to his original plans and starting …

Only One Waterhouse For Blue Diamond

Only One Waterhouse For Blue Diamond

20 Jan, 2012

Beware the backers of Raceway for the 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes, trainer Gai Waterhouse says her stable will only have one entrant in the race and it may not be him.

Raceway is currently a $4 favourite for the event but it’s stable mate No Looking Back at $15 that could be the better option.…

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 …

Jimmy Choux Gets Time To Put His Feet Up

Jimmy Choux Gets Time To Put His Feet Up

12 Jan, 2012

Jimmy Choux had the support of two nations when he went to the Hong Kong International meet at the end of last year but he just couldn’t keep up the frantic pace he’d shown throughout his prep.

He was by no means disgraced by his performance but it certainly looked like that of a tired …

Buisness As Usual For Black Caviar

Buisness As Usual For Black Caviar

2 Dec, 2011

The champ is back with Black Caviar being eased into work under the careful guidance of Peter Clark at his property in Murchison.

It’s the beginning of a well worn routine that’s been used by trainer Peter Moody throughout the great mares career.

Moody places a huge amount of trust in Clark and his incredibly …