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Perth Bid For Black Caviar For Nov Super Saturday
Unbeaten sprinter Black Caviar “is top of the wish list for Perth racing's Super Saturday in November” reported The Herald-Sun. Perth Racing has programmed 6 black-type races, including the $1 million Railway Stakes & Black Caviar's potential race, the Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) for Saturday November 19. Perth officials “are confident the Australian pattern race committee will this month upgrade the Winterbottom to Gr1 status & for a government-funded prize-money boost from $500,000 to $750,000”. Officials “have booked a charter flight for November 8 from Melbourne for eastern states horses”. The November 19 program will also include the Gr2 Western Australian Guineas (1600m).