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and here comes Black Caviar!

We've been blessed in recent weeks with some absolute superstars of racing:

Black Caviar destroying sprint fields in Australia

Frankel running rivals off their feat in the 2000 Guineas

So You Think starting his European campaign by demolishing some average Irish horses

And there was the Kentucky Derby which was a spectacle, but in terms of it being a great race, I doubt it. It's likely to be one of the weakest Derby fields in years, but we shall see how the form pans out over the coming months.

This weekend, Brisbane gets to witness the Black Caviar show in the Group 1 BTC Cup (WFA) over 1200m. If you're in the UK, set the Sky+ for about 6am. More details on times available when acceptances come out tomorrow. The gallant Hay List will take her on again, and she'll whoosh past just like she did at Randwick.

It's all been so exciting I've had to invest in a racehorse again, part of the exciting Twitterhorse syndicate with a 2yo colt called Trending. A few weeks before he makes his debut, it promises to be a great journey with his bloodlines taking off right at the moment, thanks to boom first year sire Dark Angel.

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Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes
Group 2, 6f, 2yo C&G
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1615 local time, 0515 GMT

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5 [1.7] Sir Moments (56) 11-2
6 [2.5] Multilateral (54) 60-1
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8 [4.3] Aomen (58.5) 30-1
11 [6.8] Monton (60) 16-1
12 [8.0] Keep Cool (54) 80-1

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