Capacity Crowd for Black Caviar’s Doomben Debut

April 14, 2011

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

New customers only. Exc NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Turnover requirements apply. Promotional T&Cs apply & available on website. Is gambling a problem for you? Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit '

Capacity Crowd for Black Caviar’s Doomben Debut

Black Caviar

Black Caviar is expected to draw a full house at Doomben for BTC Cup Day

The Black Caviar express is set to roll into Brisbane next month and experts are tipping a rare capacity crowd to fill the stands at Doomben Racecourse with thousands of fans wanting to catch a glimpse of racing royalty.

Peter Moody’s freakishly talented Bel Esprit mare Black Caviar is set to contest the $400,000 Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m) on May 14 and extend her unbeaten career record to a baker’s dozen.

Rated the world’s best thoroughbred, Black Caviar became a five-time Group 1 winner at just her 12th start last Saturday chasing down Hay List with ease to win the $1 million Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) by three lengths at Randwick.

An unforgettable champion of the highest calibre, Black Caviar is not only the first Australian horse in history to win its first 12 race starts she is also the first mare to win five Group 1 races consecutively.

Having run and won at the highest level both in her home state of Victoria and in New South Wales, Black Caviar is now headed to Queensland for more Group 1 glory.

For her Sydney debut the salmon and black polka-dot army were in full force with close to 30,000 racegoers turning out at Royal Randwick for the Black Caviar show.

Now the drawcard mare is set to make her first appearance in Brisbane and the black beauty easily has the ability to attract a full-house of 16,000 at Doomben.

Adding to Black Caviar’s appeal in the Sunshine State is the fact her master trainer Peter Moody is a born and bred Maroon.

Now based at Flemington, Moody originated from western Queensland’s country town of Wyandra that has a population of just 116.

Moody has also named the $650,000 Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1350m) on May 28 as a possible target for Black Caviar.

A win in both these Brisbane features will see Black Caviar equal the great Bernborough’s record of seven straight Group 1 wins set in 1945.

And it is not since Bernborough that Doomben has been packed to the rafters, the outstanding champion winner of 1946 Doomben 10,000 and Doomben Cup.

One brave sprinter set to face off against Black Caviar in this year’s BTC Cup is Gerald Ryan’s Redoute’s Choice mare Melito.

Melito, who most recently ran second to superstar miler More Joyous in the Group 1 Queen of the Turf Stakes (1500m), was a close second beaten in the final stride by Albert The Fat in the BTC Cup last winter.

Queensland produced plenty of success for Melito last year as she went on to finish third to Hot Danish in the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 and second to Black Piranha in the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap before winning the Group 1 Winter Stakes at Eagle Farm.

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Horse Racing Today

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fan...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fanatic wins for Walker and Lindsay Park

The Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup over 3200m will be run at Morphettville in...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018 Adelaide Cup betting

The Lindsay Park trained Fanatic is a firm favourite in the betting for...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Re...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Results at Flemington: Harlem scores upset win in Australian Cup

The Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and the Group 1 $1.5m...

A field of 9 for 2018 Canterbu...

A field of 9 for 2018 Canterbury Stakes

A field of nine will line up in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Bisley...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field