BLACK CAVIAR's 2013 Comeback - 23rd and 24th STRAIGHT VICTORY!!
Emerging with torn muscles and ligaments after battling French group 1 winner, MOONLIGHT CLOUD, for a desperate nose win in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes in June of 2012, BLACK CAVIAR prepared to begin the final campaign of her racing career for 2013. "She's in the best physical shape injury-wise that she's ever been in," trainer Peter Moody told Australia's Associated Press.
Seven horses lined up on 2/16/13 to face the 6-year-old BEL ESPRIT mare, who bid to win a record third straight Lightning Stakes and to take her untarnished record to 23 straight wins.
Here's the all-star field for the 2013 BLACK CAVIAR Lightning Stakes (Group 1, 3&Up, $516,000, 1000M or 5F):
MOMENT OF CHANGE
GO THE KNUCKLE
On March 23, 2013, superstar mare BLACK CAVIAR was back at it again putting her unbeaten record on the line in the $415,000 William Reid Stakes, Group 1, 3&Up, 1200M, at Moonee Valley Racecourse attempting to equal the great KINGSTON TOWN's record tally of 14 Australian group 1 wins and to make it 24 wins in a row to remain undefeated. The field assembled included:
GOOD BA BA
SPIRIT OF BOOM
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