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Helsinge, with her 2012 filly, a full sister to Black Caviar
Helsinge, Dam Of Champion Black Caviar, Dies At 15

Helsinge, the dam of superstar mare, Black Caviar, died last week at Gilgai Farm in Australia. She was 15. According to a report at Racing.com, the daughter of Desert Sun died after “having a reaction to medication”. Helsinge was in foal to Written Tycoon. Gilgai Farm’s Rick Jamieson purchased Helsinge at a mixed broodmare sale in 2005. […]

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Record Average Price At Magic Millions Weanling Sale

A beautiful filly by former Magic Millions graduate Snitzel took top honours on Day Two of the record breaking National Weanling Sale on the Gold Coast on Monday. Leading New South Wales based bloodstock agent John Hutchinson of Scone Bloodstock Services purchased the filly for $310,000 from the draft of The Old Crossing when offered […]

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Black Caviar
Half Sister to Black Caviar Born

Gilgai Farm in Australia announced early Monday that Helsinge, the dam of undefeated champion Black Caviar, foaled a half sister to great mare on Saturday. The filly, by stallion Casino Prince, is the seventh foal produced from Helsinge. In addition to Black Caviar, the new arrival is a full sister to four-time Group 1 winner […]

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Black Caviar, shown winning the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee. Her first foal, now 2, has been named Oscietra. She is currently in foal to Snitzel, and is due in mid-September
Black Caviar Awarded Third Straight Horse of the Year Title

Undefeated Black Caviar was crowned Australia’s Horse of the Year for the third consecutive year in a ceremony held in Melbourne. Black Caviar joins another top racemare, Sunline, as the only three-time winners of the Horse of the Year title in Australia. The Herald-Sun reports that despite there being speculation that Black Caviar’s half brother, […]

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Black Caviar
Black Caviar Facing Competition From Little Bro in Horse of the Year Race

As voting closed earlier this week for Australia’s Champion Racehorses Awards, many are wondering if Black Caviar did enough before her retirement earlier this season to secure a third title as the country’s Horse of the Year. The beloved mare ran (and won) in only three Group 1s this season, which included a track record […]

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All Too Hard, Black Caviar’s Little Bro, Retired to Stud

Four-time Australian Group 1 winner All Too Hard has been retired to stud, it was reported over the weekend in the Racing Post. The son of Casino Prince, a half brother to the undefeated Black Caviar, had been pointing toward the King’s Stand Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot. Vinery Stud in Australia purchased All Too […]

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Where’s the Ref? Australian Owner and Trainer in Heated Battle at Group One Race

A private dispute became extremely public on the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Australia on Saturday as trainer Gai Waterhouse and owner John Singleton parted ways in bizarre fashion following the All Ages Stakes. More Joyous a mare trained by Waterhouse for Singleton, was expected to prove stiff competition for Black Caviar half-brother All Too Hard, […]

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All Too Hard, half brother to Black Caviar
Black Caviar Brother Scores Third Consecutive Group One

All Too Hard, half-brother to undefeated champion Black Caviar, brought home his third consecutive Group 1 victory in the All Aged Stakes at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday. The win will likely prepare him for a trip to Royal Ascot for the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes this June. The 3-year-old colt topped 10-1 choice Rain […]

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All Too Hard, half brother to Black Caviar
All Too Hard, Black Caviar brother, too tough for Futurity field

All Too Hard, the younger half brother of Black Caviar, romped in the 1400-meter Futurity Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. The son of Casino Prince opened up in the final 200 meters to win by three lengths. All Too Hard is expected to start next in the Group 1 Australian Guineas next Saturday. His Futurity […]

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All Too Hard, half brother to Black Caviar
Black Caviar half brother too hard to beat in 2013 debut

All Too Hard, half brother to Australian sensation Black Caviar, won his 2013 debut Saturday at Caulfield when he held off his competition in the G1 C F Orr Stakes by a half length. The four-year-old won the race in deep closing fashion, charging from last to first, unlike his half-sister when she won the […]

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