Saintly winning the Melbourne Cup 1996

'Saintly' (foaled was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse who was named Australia's champion racehorse in Saintly won the 1996 Melbourne Cup for Bart Cummings.

The Kentucky Derby  is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds, held annually in Louisville, the race is held at Churchill Downs. The race is known in the United States as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" or "The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports" for its approximate duration, and is also called "The Run for the Roses" for the blanket of roses draped over the winner

Jockey Mario Gutierrez reacts after riding " I'll Have Another " to victory in the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May in Louisville, Ky.

The Belmont Stakes is an American grade I stakes Thoroughbred horse race held every June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. It is a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) horse race, open to three-year-old Thoroughbreds

BELMONT, NY - JUNE Union Rags trainer Michael Matz (L) and jockey John Velazquez (R) hold up the trophy in the winners circle after winning the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 2012 in Elmont, New York.

The Melbourne Cup is Australia's major thoroughbred horse race. Marketed as "the race that stops a nation", it is a 3,200 metre race for three-year-olds and over. It is the richest "two-mile" handicap in the world, and one of the richest turf races. The race has been held since 1861

The Melbourne Cup is Australia's major thoroughbred horse race. Marketed as "the race that stops a nation", it is a 3,200 metre race for three-year-olds and over. It is the richest "two-mile" handicap in the world, and one of the richest turf races. The race has been held since 1861

The Preakness Stakes is an American flat Thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a Grade I race run over a distance of 9.5 furlongs on dirt. Colts and geldings carry 126 pounds

The Preakness Stakes is an American flat Thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a Grade I race run over a distance of furlongs on dirt. Colts and geldings carry 126 pounds

The Breeders' Cup World Championships is an annual series of Thoroughbred horse races, most but not all Grade I, operated by Breeders' Cup Limited, a company formed in 1982

The Breeders' Cup World Championships is an annual series of Thoroughbred horse races, most but not all Grade I, operated by Breeders' Cup Limited, a company formed in 1982


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Black Caviar wins her 23rd consecutive race, the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes during Lightning Stakes Day at Flemington Racecourse on February 16, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.

Black Caviar wins her consecutive race, the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes during Lightning Stakes Day at Flemington Racecourse on February 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (I HATE horse racing but this horse is beautiful!

Horse racing at Birdsville Races, outback Qld

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COVER  Race horse BLACK CAVIAR alongside Julia Nobis for Vogue Australias December 2012 Cover. Wi  Highlight Description Race horse BLACK CAVIAR alongside Julia Nobis for Vogue Australias December 2012 Cover. Without a doubt my favorite cover of all times.

COVER Race horse BLACK CAVIAR alongside Julia Nobis for Vogue Australias December 2012 Cover. Wi Highlight Description Race horse BLACK CAVIAR alongside Julia Nobis for Vogue Australias December 2012 Cover. Without a doubt my favorite cover of all times.

Our horse Bee Ahead, he races with success in Singapore

Our horse Bee Ahead, he races with success in Singapore

Unbeaten champion Black Caviar has been inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame. She joins Sunline as the only horse to be inducted whilst still racing. Go BC! 23d Feb 2013

Unbeaten champion Black Caviar has been inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame. She joins Sunline as the only horse to be inducted whilst still racing. Feb 2013 - via prev pinner

#BWorldly Horse Racing at Goodwood, Singapore

Horse Racing at Goodwood, Singapore

The chestnut filly on the fence is about to have her first race start in Singapore. Her name is DAZZLE and is in the very capable hands of Trainer, Michael J Clements. Like to become involved?  There are still a few shares (10% each) available. Visit www.mjcrs.com to experience the excitement of racing a horse in Singapore!

The chestnut filly on the fence is about to have her first race start in Singapore. Her name is DAZZLE and is in the very capable hands of Trainer, Michael J Clements. Like to become involved? There are still a few shares (10% each) available. Visit www.mjcrs.com to experience the excitement of racing a horse in Singapore!

An easy win in Singapore for Bee Ahead

An easy win in Singapore for Bee Ahead

The Breeders’ Cup Trophy is an authentic bronze reproduction of the original Torrie horse that was created in Florence by Giovanni da Bologna in the late 1580s. It was cast from the original & was directly supervised & approved by the University of Edinburgh for the exclusive use of Breeders’ Cup Limited.  Replicas are presented to the connections of the winners of each of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships races every year.

Breeders’ Cup Trophy isn't a cup after all. It's based on a statue in Florence. Click through the link to read more.

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