Black Caviar

Black Caviar

Mark Gatt

Black Caviar Aussie Racehorse of the Year

Her trainer and jockey also received honors from racing officials and the media.

Undefeated Black Caviar was named Australian Racehorse of the Year during a Sept. 17 awards ceremony.

According to the Australian Associated Press, Black Caviar received 301 of a maximum 318 votes. So You Think, a two-time winner of the Cox Plate (Aust-I), finished second in the voting with 208 votes.

Votes are accepted from senior racing administrators and members of the racing media under a 3-2-1 format.

The news outlet also reported Black Caviar’s trainer, Peter Moody, was named leading group I trainer with nine victories, and her jockey, Luke Nolen, was named leading group I-winning jockey with eight wins.

Black Caviar, a 5-year-old Australian-bred mare by Bel Esprit—Helsinge, also earned the sprint title unanimously. Owned by Wilkie, Werrett Bloodstock, Madden, Hawkes, and Taylor, Black Caviar is 13-for-13 with six group I wins and U.S.$3,461,783 in earnings.