News About 2013 Black Caviar Lightning

Black Caviar Lead-up Crucial for Shamexpress 2013 Newmarket Campaign

Black Caviar Lead-up Crucial for Shamexpress 2013 Newmarket Campaign

When Shamexpress steps out against Australia’s best racehorse on Saturday in the Group 1 2013 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m), connections will not be kidding themselves. They know just what they are up against, a genuine legend of horse racing, but never did they have thoughts of skipping the race. Trainer Danny O’Brien has carefully formulated…

Flemington Buzzing for Return of the Queen in 2013 Black Caviar Lightning

Flemington Buzzing for Return of the Queen in 2013 Black Caviar Lightning

Expect to see plenty donning the salmon and black on Saturday as Flemington goes into Black Caviar overdrive for the return of Australia’s best horse in the Group 1 2013 Black Caviar Lightning (1200m). A bumper crowd is expected to flock to the prestigious Melbourne racetrack for the champion’s first race since the Diamond Jubilee…

Moment Of Change in Key Black Caviar Test Ahead Of 2013 Newmarket Handicap

Moment Of Change in Key Black Caviar Test Ahead Of 2013 Newmarket Handicap

Peter Moody has been forced to throw Moment Of Change into the Black Caviar cauldron in the 2013 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday to give him a crucial workout ahead of next month’s Group 1 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m). Moody had originally intended to go into the Newmarket first-up on the back…

Wonder Mare to Bring Crowds to Flemington for 2013 Black Caviar Lightning

Wonder Mare to Bring Crowds to Flemington for 2013 Black Caviar Lightning

The Australian Open is now well in the past, the cricket is winding down and the football is yet to begin which will ensure the Melbourne public flock to Flemington on Saturday to see the return of the world’s best sprinter in the Group 1 2013 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m). No horse in recent times…

Black Caviar the Best in Asia

Black Caviar the Best in Asia

Yet another accolade has been claimed by Australia’s best racehorse Black Caviar with the super mare topping the Asian Racing Federation Rankings for 2012. The undisputed world’s best sprinter has a rating of 130, three points clear of Japanese star Orvere. There is a strong Australian presence in the rankings with eight gallopers rated at…

Black Caviar Remains on Track for 2013 Black Caviar Lightning

Black Caviar Remains on Track for 2013 Black Caviar Lightning

Australia’s darling of the turf Black Caviar ticked yet another box on her way to a return in the 2013 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) when getting through an exhibition gallop at Caulfield unscathed on Saturday. Thousands flocked to the track to see the unbeaten superstar and she did enough to give every indication the public…

Ortensia Heads Messara’s Dubai Team

Ortensia Heads Messara’s Dubai Team

Globetrotting mare Ortensia is likely to be given the chance to defend her title in the US$1 million 2013 Al Quoz Sprint (100m) after trainer Paul Messara yesterday nominated her and two of his other charges to compete on 2013 Dubai World Cup night. Messara is set to be the only Australian trainer to take…

Unpretentious Could Have 2013 Black Caviar Lightning Tilt

Unpretentious Could Have 2013 Black Caviar Lightning Tilt

Lightly-raced sprinter Unpretentious could contest the Group 1 2013 Black Caviar Lightning (1200m) on the way to his ultimate autumn goal of the 2013 Newmarket Handicap. Trainer Nikki Burke has always had the Newmarket on March 9 pencilled in as the major target but is looking to give the four-year-old a lead-up race a few…

Black Caviar to Be Entered for 2013 Newmarket Handicap

Black Caviar to Be Entered for 2013 Newmarket Handicap

When nominations for the 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) are released tomorrow, expect to see the special name of Black Caviar among them. Trainer Peter Moody has indicated the wonder mare will be entered for the nation’s biggest handicap sprint and whether she makes it to the starting line is likely to be determined by the…

Hay List Could Defend Title in 2013 Newmarket Handicap

Hay List Could Defend Title in 2013 Newmarket Handicap

Top line sprinter Hay List could be given the chance to defend his title in the 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) with trainer John McNair confirming he will be nominated. The seven-year-old produced one of the performances of the year in last year’s Newmarket, carrying a big topweight of 58.5kg to storm home and snatch victory…