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Newmarket start for Black Caviar not ruled out

Newmarket start for Black Caviar not ruled out

18 Feb, 2013

A start in the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 9 for Black Caviarhasn’t been completely ruled out after the super mare broke the 1000m track record down the Flemington straight on Saturday.

Black Caviar in full flight winning the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

Flemington track to be perfect for Black Caviar Lightning Day

Flemington track to be perfect for Black Caviar Lightning Day

13 Feb, 2013

The Flemington track will be presented in perfect condition for Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) race day as the Melbourne Festival Of Racing gathers momentum.

Black Caviar will attract another huge crowd to Flemington. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Flemington Track Manager Mick Goodie has been forced to pump plenty of water onto …

The Cheka to take on Black Caviar at Royal Ascot

The Cheka to take on Black Caviar at Royal Ascot

17 May, 2012

English trainer Eve Johnson Houghton is keen to line up The Cheka against super mare Black Caviar at Royal Ascot after finishing second in the Group 2 Duke Of York Stakes (1200m) at York in England yesterday.

But even tough she considers her charge to be a top line sprinter, she has no illusions of …

Moody will have black caviar at her top for england

Moody will have black caviar at her top for england

14 May, 2012

Trainer Peter Moody is confident he has learnt enough from previous visits to Royal Ascot to have his super mare Black Caviar at her top to cope with the demanding tests of travelling to England to compete.

Moody has set Black Caviar for the Group 1 £500,000 The Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) at Royal Ascot …

Starspangledbanner to return to the racetrack

Starspangledbanner to return to the racetrack

10 May, 2012

The announcement that former top sprinter Starspangledbanner is to return to the racetrack because of fertility problems at stud opens up the remote possibility of a meeting with super star Black Caviar at Newmarket in July.

Starspangledbanner winning the Oakleigh Plate in 2010 - photo © Taron Clarke

The undefeated world’s best sprinter Black Caviar …

Black Caviar in comfort zone for Adelaide

Black Caviar in comfort zone for Adelaide

9 May, 2012

Trainer Peter Moody feels Black Caviar is in her complete comfort zone after the great mare completed her final work out at Caulfield before heading off to Adelaide.

Black Caviar completed her final work out ahead of The Goodwood - photo (c) Taron Clarke

“She never ceases to amaze me,” Moody said after the five-year-old …

Black Caviar to attract another 30,000 crowd to Morphettville

Black Caviar to attract another 30,000 crowd to Morphettville

8 May, 2012

The presence of super mare Black Caviar at Morphettville on Saturday will guarantee a 30,000 plus crowd but has greatly diminished the field size of Adelaide’s famous sprint.

More than 30,000 are expected to fill Morphettville to watch Black Caviar - photo © Steven Dowden

Morphettville will be bursting at the seams as it was …

Moody fuming at English press reports on Black Caviar

Moody fuming at English press reports on Black Caviar

30 Apr, 2012

Peter Moody is fuming at reports by the English press that his champion mare Black Caviar isn’t world class, but they won’t have to wait long to see she is the world’s number one sprinter.

Moody’s bulking frame will be at Royal Ascot next month in the flesh and the English scribes will be scrambling …

Black Caviar to race in the spring after Royal Ascot

Black Caviar to race in the spring after Royal Ascot

26 Apr, 2012

Any plans of Black Caviar being retired after her Royal Ascot campaign won’t be discussed until after the trip is completed and trainer Peter Moody is hopeful of pushing on into the Spring.

Black Caviar could return for a Spring campaign after Royal Ascot - photo (c) Steve Hart

The unbeaten super mare kicks off …