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Boss of the Jocks Gives Rebel Rupert Clarke Win

An amazing ride by flamboyant jockey Glen Boss has given classy colt Rebel Dane his first Group 1 victory, winning a nail biting Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield on Sunday.

Samaready Sizzles in Quality Moir

Four year old mare Samaready has thrown her name into the barrel as the country's best sprinter with a huge victory in the Group 1 Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Up against a class field which included 8 other group winners, Samaready made them look second rate, with a dominating 4 length win.

Dundeel the Real Deal in Underwood Upset

It was supposed to be the crowing of Australia's newest racing royalty, with 10 straight wins for super mare Atlantic Jewel. But no-one sent It's A Dundeel the memo, who impressively ran down the favourite to win an epic Underwood Stakes at Caulfield by 0.1 length.

Fiorente Flies to Capture Dato

Melbourne Cup runnner up Fiorente has burst from the back of the field to claim an impressive victory in the Group 2 Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes at Moonee Valley.

Atlantic Jewel Cruises to 9 Straight

Classy mare Atlantic Jewel took another step towards champion status, winning her 9th straight race with an effortless victory in the Group 2 Stocks Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Foreteller Causes Upset in Makybe

Sydney gelding Foreteller has rattled home to win the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington on Saturday, edging out Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune in the final strides of the 1600 metre race.

Atlantic Jewel Returns In Style

Mark Kavanagh-trained mare Atlantic Jewel, has made an impressive return to racing after 18 months on the sidelines, destroying a classy field in the Group 1 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Less than 6 months after the people's horse, Black Caviar, exited the racetrack, Kav's gem has emerged as the new Queen of the turf, and may be just as exciting.

Champ Black Caviar Retires Perfectly

Superstar racehorse Black Caviar has been retired, only days after winning her 25 straight race on Saturday, the TJ Smith in Sydney. It was also an Australian record 15th Group 1 win, cementing herself as one of the all time greats.

"The owners had a long chat the last couple of days and we thought 25 was a great number," trainer Peter Moody said.

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