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Buffering Wins Black Caviar-Less 2012 Schillaci Stakes

Buffering Wins Black Caviar-Less 2012 Schillaci Stakes

Today Buffering put his hand up to declare himself the best sprinter currently getting around with a brilliant win in the Schillaci Stakes 2012 at Caulfield Racecourse, the Brisbane raider cashing in on the absence of sprint stars Black Caviar and Hay List. The ultra-consistent Mossman gelding has now won 11 of their 28 starts…

Black Caviar Primed for 21st Win – The Goodwood 2012

Black Caviar Primed for 21st Win – The Goodwood 2012

Black Caviar heads into Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 2012 Goodwoodin superb condition in what will be her final hit-out before departing overseas for the Diamond Jubilee at Royal Ascot in June. Luke Nolen, who has been on board the champion mare in 17 of her 20 starts, rode her during trackwork this week and has…

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

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). But the wonder mare will have eight rivals this weekend who all face the daunting task of…

Go The Knuckle Ready for Black Caviar Clash – The Goodwood 2012

Go The Knuckle Ready for Black Caviar Clash – The Goodwood 2012

Local gelding Go The Knuckle may not be much of a chance of overcoming super mare Black Caviar in Saturday’s 2012 Goodwood but trainer Mark Minervini is confident he will go into the race in top condition. Fresh off a third-place effort to fellow Goodwood starter Outlandish Lad in the DC McKay Stakes, the promising…

Eight Rivals for Black Caviar – The Goodwood 2012

Eight Rivals for Black Caviar – The Goodwood 2012

Wonder mare Black Caviar will have eight rivals as she attempts to extend her remarkable unbeaten streak to 21 victories in Saturday’s Group 1 2012 Goodwood (1200m) at Adelaide’s Morphetville Racecourse. Carrying the top weight of 57kg, the world’s best sprinter has drawn barrier eight for what will be her final hit-out before heading overseas…

Black Caviar Next Race – 2012 The Goodwood Nominations

Black Caviar Next Race – 2012 The Goodwood Nominations

After annihilating her inferior rivals with ease for her 20th straight career success the undefeated Black Caviar is now likely to back-up in the 2012 The Goodwood at Morphettville on Saturday May 12, nominations for which have now been taken. A total of 30 sprinters were nominated for this year’s edition of the $500,000 Group…

DC McKay Stakes 2012 Odds & Betting Tips

DC McKay Stakes 2012 Odds & Betting Tips

Mark Kavanagh’s in-form five-year-old We’re Gonna Rock is the well supported favourite to win the closing race at Morphettville on Saturday, but can they hold off some quality rivals to salute for the punters in the 2012 DC McKay Stakes? There are 13 sprinters left in contention for the $115,000 Group 3 DC McKay Stakes…

Catapulted Tops DC McKay Stakes 2012 Nominations

Catapulted Tops DC McKay Stakes 2012 Nominations

Mark Kavanagh’s multiple Group winning six-year-old Catapulted will be back at Morphettville on Saturday vying for their 12th career success, the Catbird gelding one of 17 quality nominations taken for the 2012 DC McKay Stakes. A super sprint showdown that will play second fiddle to Black Caviar running in the $400,000 Group 1 Robert Sangster…

Black Caviar Has 12 Rivals In 2012 Australia Stakes Nominations

Black Caviar Has 12 Rivals In 2012 Australia Stakes Nominations

Black Caviar will make her return to racing in this Friday’s Group 2 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on January 27, 2012. The superstar five-year-old will be attempting to stretch her unbelievable winning streak to 17 unbeaten runs in the race. The queen of racing’s pure presence is often enough to scare the majority of…

2012 Doveton Stakes winner Chasm

2012 Doveton Stakes winner Chasm

Perhaps Chasm had one of the most profitable losing runs of any horse racing in Australia. Saturday’s Listed 2012 Doveton Stakes (1200m) winner at Caulfield had gone 33 months without winning a race. His previous win came in the Listed Auckland Stakes (1610m) at Flemington on April 25, 2009. But during that 23 run losing…