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'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.

Monday, 25 June, 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

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

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


Eat out

Try the Rosemary Chicken at Amaroni's - it's available as a roast half-chicken, or grilled 'bites', which are like mini-drumsticks.

Amaroni's Italian-American LG132 Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong Tel: 2265 8818

Make it yourself

Herby mushrooms

1 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Moody and Co should learn lesson from Shaw

This year Peter Moody is Australia's hottest trainer after six Group Ones and winning a first Victorian premiership with a strike rate of 22 per cent.

However, his reconnaissance trip to Sunday's Internationals was of questionable worth if he is considering bringing unbeaten mare Black Caviar for the Hong Kong Sprint next year. This was the year she had unstoppable momentum.

15 Dec 2010 - 12:00am