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All's well that ends well - but only just

Given that there has been three days since the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot, the most anticipated, watched or assessed race in history, the likelihood of the next thousand words offering something on Black Caviar which has not already been tweeted, twisted, blogg

Wednesday, 27 June, 2012, 12:00am

'Caviar pulled up injured'

Champion mare Black Caviar has suffered two muscle tears and severe bruising to her hind quarters in her famous win in the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Trainer Peter Moody confirmed Black Caviar had pulled up sore after her narrow win.

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Unbeatable Caviar forces bookies to get creative

Bookmakers in the UK have resorted to posting betting markets without Black Caviar to drum up some ante-post business on the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot on Saturday week.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Hong Kong trainers can learn from Moody's ingenuity

As Sunday's Yasuda Kinen showed us yet again, it is no easy task to take a horse away to win a Group One on foreign soil so it is always interesting to see what ideas smart people are employing to overcome the many disadvantages for the travelling horse.

6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Black Caviar to set sail for Ascot on a high note

Australia's unbeaten wondermare, Black Caviar, is ominously approaching win number 21, with jockey Luke Nolen warning rivals to expect an even better display in Adelaide tomorrow as she farewells her homeland.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Ascot-bound Bridge will avoid Caviar

Little Bridge will be on trial for a trip to Royal Ascot in the Sprint Cup later this month, but trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing said his stable star will have just one start in England, describing a possible clash with unbeaten mare Black Caviar as 'pointless'.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Black Caviar puts on an Orr-some show to notch her 18th straight victory

Wonder mare Black Caviar handled her first start beyond 1,200 metres with ease, destroying her opposition in the Group One CF Orr Stakes (1,400m) yesterday at Caulfield.

The world champion sprinter notched successive win number 18, joining Hall of Fame member Ajax, whose 18 consecutive wins happened between 1937-39.

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Caviar stretches out in bid for No 18

Australia's unbeaten wonder mare Black Caviar takes her first strides beyond 1,200m in tomorrow's CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield (1,400m), but her connections, bookmakers and even rival jockeys have no doubts she will extend her winning sequence to 18 and confirm her much-anticipated trip to Royal Ascot later in the year.

10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Black Caviar's odds at shortest ever

Bookmakers have posted champion sprinting mare Black Caviar at the shortest odds of her brilliant career to return today as a winner in the Group One Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Raphael Bouchez

How long have you been in the caviar business? 'I've been in the trade since 1995 and my job is to find the best. We sell to some of the biggest and best hotels and chefs. I travel all over to find the top farms- to China, Bulgaria, Italy, France, Germany, [North] America, South America, even the Middle East. We don't really have wild caviar anymore.

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Julie In

Julie In is a Korean who has lived in Hong Kong for most of her life and works in recruitment. She says she is passionate about food 'by default' because her relatives are 'obsessive compulsive' on the subject.

In cooks a big English fry-up at weekends, but otherwise is not allowed in the kitchen at home, where she is considered 'a disaster'.

8 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

McNair impressed by Sha Tin operation

Australian trainer John McNair braved the stormy weather to inspect the facilities at Sha Tin in the hope of having his outstanding galloper Hay List here next season, even as the giant gelding battles illness in a Sydney veterinary clinic.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Club going extra mile to get Black Caviar

Hong Kong Jockey Club officials met with representatives of the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) yesterday as the club tries to nail down quarantine arrangements in order to ensure Black Caviar for the December internationals.

21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

I doubt anything could go with Black Caviar - Boss

Multiple Group One winning jockey Glen Boss has declared Australia's unbeaten mare Black Caviar in a league of her own, despite the thrashing that Singapore's Rocket Man gave his rivals in the KrisFlyer International Sprint (1,200m) at Kranji racecourse on Sunday night.

24 May 2011 - 12:00am

Australian sprint superstar Black Caviar tops the charts

Australian sprinter Black Caviar has smashed the glass ceiling for sprinters in the latest world rankings released over the weekend, but the 'job vacant' sign for world-class stars in Hong Kong racing is still up.

5 Apr 2011 - 12:00am