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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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‘Resting Comfortably’: Black Caviar’s Little Brother Continues to Battle Laminitis

Black Caviar’s 2-year-old half brother, nicknamed Jimmy, continues to battle laminitis, which developed after he had an allergic reaction to an antibiotic that was given after he was bitten by a white tail spider. Simon Marshall, who owns the son of Redoute’s Choice in partnership with BC3 Thoroughbreds, issued this statement today on his Twitter […]

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Black Caviar Half Brother Fighting for Life After Spider Bite

A half brother to Black Caviar is fighting for his life after being bitten by a white tail spider. The Herald Sun reports that the 2011 colt by Redoute’s Choice out of Helsinge, which set an Australian record when he sold for $5 million (Aust) as a yearling, has been at Werribee Veterinary Clinic for […]

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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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Hong Kong Group Buys Australia’s Eliza Park

Eliza Park, one of the leading stud farm operations in Australia, has been sold to Sun International, a Hong Kong-based investment group. According to a report in the Racing Post, the former owner, Lee Fleming, put the farm on the market in March. Inglis Sales helped broker the deal. Eliza Park will know be known […]

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Inglis Easter Sale: Half Brother to Black Caviar Shatters Aussie Record at A$5M

A new Australasian record price for a yearling was set in Sydney on Tuesday when Black Caviar’s half-brother by Redoute’s Choice was sold for A$5 million as Lot 131 at the 2013 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale. Bidding on the star colt opened at $2 million, before quickly jumping up in $500,000 increments to $4 […]

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Black Caviar’s little sis officially named

Black Caviar’s yearling half sister, who equalled the record when she sold for $2.6 million at the Inglis Easter Yearling sale earlier this year, has officially been named. BC3 Thoroughbreds, which purchased the daughter of Redoute’s Choice out of Helsinge, announced that they have named the filly Belle Couture. The dark bay or brown filly, […]

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HRTV to air two-part special on Black Caviar

Black Caviar, the brilliant, undefeated Australian mare, is a superstar Down Under and HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, will present the two-show series on the impeccable 6-year-old, beginning on Friday, Oct. 26. The first half-hour show, titled Paint The Town Black, will premiere at 8:30 p.m. ET on this Friday, and the second, […]

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Full sister to supermare Black Caviar born

Last Wednesday night, at Gilgai Farm in Australia, a filly was born that will have some big shoes to fill. At 10:30 p.m., the mare Helsinge gave birth to a full sister to supermare Black Caviar. The bay filly, who is by Bel Esprit, is healthy and doing fine, according to the farm’s website. The […]

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Black Caviar breeder has no regrets

After selling the current leader on the World Thoroughbred Rankings for $200,000, Rick Jamieson says he has no regrets. That’s largely due to the fact that he still has Black Caviar’s dam Helsinge.

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