News About Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

2017 TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances Released

2017 TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances Released

Some of the world’s best sprinters are poised to descend on Royal Randwick on Day 1 of The Championships following the release of 2017 TJ Smith Stakes first acceptances. The featured sprint is shaping towards being a showdown between some of the country’s best three-year-olds as Extreme Choice, Flying Artie, Star Turn and Astern have…

Flying Artie Out of 2017 Newmarket Handicap Field

Flying Artie Out of 2017 Newmarket Handicap Field

Trainer Mick Price has confirmed that Flying Artie will not take his place in the 2017 Newmarket Handicap field at Flemington on Saturday as he battles a low-level lung infection. A proven performer down the famous Flemington straight, Flying Artie returned to the races for seventh in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m)…

Terravista Wins 2017 Black Caviar Lightning in Upset

Terravista Wins 2017 Black Caviar Lightning in Upset

The forgotten horse in the 2017 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes field Terravista was back to Group 1 winning form for the first time in three years scoring an upset down the Flemington straight in a dramatic edition of the classic. Winner of the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) at the track in the spring of…

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Betting Update

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Betting Update

The countdown is on until the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2017 steals the show at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon and updated odds on the sprint showdown are detailed below. One scratchings sees a dozen starters in this year’s $750,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m), trainer Robbie Laing opting not to run his filly Missrock…

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Day Scratchings & Preview

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Day Scratchings & Preview

Flemington Racecourse is host to an exciting nine-race card for Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Day 2017 today, Saturday February 18, the full scratchings, track report and race previews found below. It is partly cloudy in Melbourne today and with little chance of rain aside from a possible after late afternoon shower, the current Good (3)…

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2017 Tips & Odds Update

The Saturday Flemington Racecourse hosts one of the best editions of the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes in recent years, betting tips and the latest odds on the sprint showdown found below. Just once in the six years has the race attracted a double-figures field, so punters are in for a treat with 13 gallopers in…

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 action continues at Flemington Saturday with the Black Caviar Lightning 2017 – a full form guide analysis and betting preview for the short-distance sprint found below. A final field of 13 faces off in this season’s $750,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m), betting on the weight-for-age clash…

Black Caviar Lightning 2017 Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

Black Caviar Lightning 2017 Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

The two resuming three-year-old colts in Saturday’s Group 1 at Flemington are batting for top spot in the 2017 Black Caviar Lightning odds. Fastnet Rock (2005) was the last three-year-old to win the autumn feature sprint, but the bookies are taking no chances on Star Turn and Flying Artie to break the hoodoo this weekend….

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Bullseye for Spieth

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Bullseye for Spieth

Warwick Farm horseman Bryce Heys is hoping his second shot at the bullseye with Spieth will land on the money this weekend in the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2017 at Flemington. Last November on the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival he threw the dart and came devastatingly close. Thorn Park stallion Spieth –…

Black Caviar Lightning Field 2017: Star Turn Draws 2

Black Caviar Lightning Field 2017: Star Turn Draws 2

The returning Team Hawkes-trained Star Turn has come up trumps with barrier two as he prepares to take on the older sprinters first-up at Flemington in the 2017 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes. Due to run as Flemington Race 8 at 4:45pm (AEDT) on Saturday afternoon, this autumn’s $750,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) attracted…