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Black Caviar


 On Sale: 11/06/2013
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The updated and bestselling biography, written by acclaimed journalist and broadcaster Gerard Whateley, with a foreword by Peter Moody, BLACK CAVIAR documents the career of the racehorse who transcended the track to become an Australian icon. It begins with the entrancing story of champion trainer Peter Moody, a self-made man bred in the remote outback of Queensland, who came to select and guide the fastest horse the world had ever seen. Under Moody's patient and masterful guidance, the hulking injury-prone filly matured into a champion, idolized by a devoted following more akin to a rock band than a racehorse. Her gift is to defy the very nature of sport, making victory look both certain and effortless. With her invincible run and marauding dominance, Black Caviar has returned racing to the glory days of more than half a century past and secured a reputation that will echo for as long as horses are sent out to race. This edition features a new epilogue and updated tables.


Author Extras

ISBN: 9781743096826; ISBN10: 1743096828; On Sale: 11/06/2013; Format: E-Book; Trimsize: ; Pages: 320; $9.99; ; BISAC1:SPO000000; BISAC2:004-335

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