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Who was the fastest horse in Australia?

Who was the fastest horse in Australia?

Top prize money earners – Australian and New Zealand horses

Horse Sire Record
1) Winx (AUS) Street Cry (IRE) 43: 37-3-0
2) Nature Strip * (AUS) Nicconi 37: 20-7-1
3) Redzel (AUS) Snitzel 39: 15-10-3
4) Verry Elleegant * (NZ) Zed (NZ) 38: 16-8-3

Who is the most famous horse in Australia?

The Roar’s top 50 Australian racehorses

Ranking Horse Score
1 Carbine 150 (max)
2 Tulloch 146
3 Phar Lap 145
4 Kingston Town 141

Who is the highest paid jockey in Australia?

Unsurprisingly, Hall Of Fame trainer Chris Waller, 49, and Melbourne Cup-winning jockey James McDonald are the dominant top earners in their field. Waller’s horses have already earnt more than $41m prizemoney this season — meaning his 10 per cent cut is worth more than $4.1m.

Who rode Black Caviar?

Black Caviar was trained by Melbourne-based trainer Peter Moody, and apart from her first two runs, in which Jarrad Noske rode her, was ridden by Luke Nolen in all her starts except for the 2010 Patinack Farm Classic, where Ben Melham rode her while Nolen was suspended.

How much is the most expensive horse in Australia?

Snitzel x Rising Romance colt: At $2.5 million, Lot 45 at the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale was the highest-priced yearling purchased in Australia in 2021.

Do jockeys get paid per ride?

However, as a general rule of thumb Flat jockeys receive around 8.5% of the advertised win prize and 2.61% of the advertised place prize. Jump Jockeys receive around 11.03% of the win prize and 3.44% of the place prize. The riding fee is negotiated annually between the PJA and the ROA.

Which horse has won the most money?


Rank Horse Name Total $
1 Arrogate $17,422,600
2 Thunder Snow (IRE) $16,511,476
3 Gun Runner $15,988,500
4 California Chrome $14,752,650

Where is Black Caviar now?

Now the mother of 5 foals, two of which have made it to the racetrack to date, Black Caviar is living out her years in in the paddocks of NSW’s Hunter Valley.

What does D mean next to a horse?

D – previous distance winner. J – joint favourite of 2. N/R – non-runner. 1 or 2 beside trainer name – confirms horse is having its first or second race for that trainer. of 3 +