Black Caviar makes it 25-0

Black Caviar chalked up her 25th win today cantering home three lengths ahead in the Darley T. Smith Stakes. The undefeated 6-year old mare may even upset Australian racing legend Phar Lap in popularity!

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The greatest Melbourne cup never run

Here’s another great simulation of a race that was never run. To celebrate the 150th running of the Melbourne Cup, simulators created a race with 24 of the most famous Melbourne Cup runners, spanning the race’s history. The Melbourne Cup has been Australia’s premier race since 1861. The Melbourne Cup is for horse three and […]

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Phar Lap Arsenic Poisoning Confirmed

The mystery surrounding Phar Lap’s death in 1932 in Menlo Park, Calif., has finally been solved: scientists have confirmed that the horse died of arsenic poisoning. Researchers Dr. Ivan Kempson of the University of South Australia and Dermot Henry, manager of Natural Science Collections at Museum Victoria, took six hairs from Phar Lap’s mane and […]

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