Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

World Champ Headed for Qld Homecoming; Black Caviar to Put Undefeated Record on the Line

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

World Champ Headed for Qld Homecoming; Black Caviar to Put Undefeated Record on the Line

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THE next planned stop for mighty mare Black Caviar is in Brisbane for the Group 1 BRC Cup on May 14.

Trainer Peter Moody is trying to show off this brilliant mare right across the country while racing in weight for age Group 1 sprints and keeping the undefeated record intact.

A visit to his home state is high on the agenda and all racing enthusiasts in Queensland are crossing fingers that all goes well with the mare and her next scheduled race.

Black Caviar was stunning in completing 12 wins from 12 starts at Randwick last Saturday.

The Group 1 T.J. Smith Stakes was the race and another highly-talented group of gallopers faced up against the world champion Black Caviar.

Hay List, who met the champ again, is rated the second best sprinter in the world.

Soon after straightening, Hay List was five lengths clear of Black Caviar and still three lengths clear at the 200 metre mark. However, Black Caviar again won her fifth straight Group 1 race with ridiculous ease, getting three lengths in front of Hay List before Luke Nolen again stopped riding in the final 50 metres.

There was another five lengths off to the rest of the field, proving the incredible dominance of Black Caviar at her first start on a clockwise track.

Colless on rise

JOCKEY Glen Colless rode a winner at Ipswich last Friday to draw level with Jim Byrne on the Ipswich Jockey's Premiership ladder.

Colless won on the Gerald Ryan-trained Royal Talent in the second-last race to move to 16 wins Co level with Jim Byrne and one win ahead of Chris Munce.

Apprentice Justin Wood rode a double to move to seven wins for the season Co three wins ahead of his nearest apprentice premiership rival, his brother Mitchell Wood.

Fixed price betting

LAST Friday at Ipswich, the benefits of Tattsbet operations at a race track were clearly on display.

Ipswich is the first track in Queensland to install a self-managed Tattsbet Galaxy machine operated service for punters. …

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