Best Of The Rest – Black Caviar’s 2012 Goodwood Rival Run Down

Super mare Black Caviar is all anyone will be talking about this weekend and rightfully so as she chases a 21st straight victory and an 11th at Group 1 level in the Group 1 $500,000 2012 Goodwood (1200m).

Black Caviar

It is a daunting task for Black Caviar's eight rivals

But the wonder mare will have eight rivals this weekend who all face the daunting task of tackling the dominant world’s best sprinter.

There is not one other Group 1 winner in the field but there are still some talented horses who have the opportunity to produce a miracle and the Races.com.au is here to bring you a run down of every horse in the field.

#2 Catapulted ($31.00)

  • Trainer: Mark Kavanagh
  • Jockey: Glen Boss
  • Barrier: 2
  • Owners: Mrs I P Kavanagh, J D Dollman, W R Glynn, J L Purdey, D L Bray, D F Moriarty, G S Small & A J Taylor & W T R (MGR: P R GUNNER)
  • Age: 6yo
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: Catbird out of Siren Miss
  • Career: 30-11-6-1
  • Prize Money: $761,925
  • Last Start: 11th in DC McKay Stakes

#3 Outlandish Lad ($41.00)

  • Trainer: Dennis O’Leary
  • Jockey: Damien Oliver
  • Barrier: 7
  • Owners: DA & Mrs J A Gommers, J D Gommers & Mrs R Butterfield-Gommers
  • Age: 6yo
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: Fantastic Light out of Quantum Leap
  • Career: 36-10-7-5
  • Prize Money: $463,903
  • Last Start: 1st in DC McKay Stakes

#4 We’re Gonna Rock ($31.00)

  • Trainer: Mark Kavanagh
  • Jockey: Michael Rodd
  • Barrier: 6
  • Owners: T J Torcasio, A Torcasio, Mrs I P Kavanagh, M Cammaroto, G J Madafferi, M Mastroianni & J Bishop
  • Age: 5yo
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: Fastnet Rock out of Harrow
  • Career: 13-4-1-0
  • Prize Money: $260,288
  • Last Start: 6th in DC McKay Stakes

#5 Streetcar Magic ($81.00)

  • Trainer: David Jolly
  • Jockey: Justin Potter
  • Barrier: 9
  • Owners: GE Baker, S R Doyle, A A & Mrs K N Kench
  • Age: 5yo
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: Blevic out of Stellar File
  • Career: 15-7-1-0
  • Prize Money: $240,100
  • Last Start: 7th in DC McKay Stakes

#6 Go The Knuckle ($31.00)

  • Trainer: Mark Minervini
  • Jockey: Shayne Cahill
  • Barrier: 3
  • Owners: RI Chapman, M L Pavlich, N Yeomans & B T Corcoran
  • Age: 3yo
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: Elvstroem out of Zefta
  • Career: 7-3-1-2
  • Prize Money: $237,800
  • Last Start: 3rd DC McKay Stakes

#7 Stirling Grove ($31.00)

  • Trainer: Richard Jolly
  • Jockey: Paul Gatt
  • Barrier: 4
  • Owners: L Baring, J Naffine, P Adams, C Jenkin & C Campbell
  • Age: 4yo
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: Mossman out of Kalamata
  • Career: 21-7-4-2
  • Prize Money: $407,590
  • Last Start: 4th in DC McKay Stakes

#8 Stanzout ($201.00)

  • Trainer: Colin Davies
  • Jockey: Dwayne Dunn
  • Barrier: 5
  • Owners: RA & Mrs K Waldron, G L & Mrs M Griffiths, Mrs D J Davies, R & Mrs J O’Brien
  • Age: 9yo
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: Gallo Di Ferro out of Stanza Grey
  • Career: 61-9-8-8
  • Prize Money: $814,257
  • Last Start: 7th in Wangoom Handicap

#9 Weholdtheace ($501.00)

  • Trainer: Craig Stewart
  • Jockey: Jow Bowditch
  • Barrier: 1
  • Owners: D Millhouse, J Thompson, C Stewart & M Thompson
  • Age: 5yo
  • Gender: Gelding
  • Breeding: Clangalang out of Doubles Champion
  • Career: 19-3-4-4
  • Prize Money: $64,050
  • Last Start: 5th in Centrebet’s Iphone App Handicap

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