Ten Living Legends will take part in a Parade of Champions on Black Caviar, The Great Horse Raceday at Flemington on Saturday 18 February.
These champions of the track will parade in the Mounting Yard at 4.10pm, immediately prior to the Black Caviar Lightning.
This impressive gelding kicked off an amazing five consecutive Group 1 victories in 2008 with the Coolmore Lightning Stakes at Flemington. During his career he assembled a remarkable 19 wins – eight at Group 1 level – including the 2006 Group 1 Cadbury Guineas and 2005 Listed Gibson Carmichael Stakes, also at Flemington.
This New Zealand-bred gelding won the Melbourne Cup in 2000, trained by Mike Moroney and ridden by Kerrin McEvoy. Brew won three other races at Flemington (2000 Group 2 Saab Quality, 2000 Listed Japan Trophy and 1999 Birthday Handicap).
Four of Zipping’s 16 wins came at Flemington – 2010 Group 1 Turnbull Stakes, 2010 Group 1 Australian Cup, 2005 Stevie Nicks Plate and 2005 Listed Hong Kong Jockey Club Plate. Zipping won 16 of his 47 starts and $4.5 million in prizemoney.
In 2007 this New Zealand-bred gelding became the first grey to win the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup since Subzero in 1992 and the first horse since Phar Lap to win the Cup the year after winning the Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby.
12 of his 28 starts were at Flemington, which included victory in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes in 1994 and second place in the 1994 Melbourne Cup won by Jeune. He had his last start in the 1996 Australian Cup. He finished in the top three in 21 of his 28 starts, including seven wins.
Might and Power
This 1998 and 1999 Australian Horse of the Year won the Caulfield-Melbourne Cup double in 1997 with jockey Jim Cassidy on board. The New Zealand-bred gelding went on to win the Cox Plate the following year, taking a full two seconds off the course record. He won a total of 15 of his 31 starts.
This Western Australian gelding won the 1999 Melbourne Cup as a seven year old under the command of Cups King Bart Cummings, after winning the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes three days earlier on AAMI Victoria Derby Day. He won a total of 13 of his 31 starts.
Bred in the USA, this Hong Kong gelding was trained by Tony Cruz to win 12 of his 63 races including the 2004 Group 1 Hong Kong Gold Cup, the 2005 and 2006 Group 1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin, and the 2006 Group 1 Yasuda Kinen in Tokyo. He was voted Hong Kong Horse of the Year in 2006.
An Australian-bred gelding, based in Hong Kong, Silent Witness was trained by Tony Cruz, and won 18 races – 17 of these in impressive succession – including 10 Group 1s. He was named World Champion Sprinter in 2003, 2004 and 2005.
Good Ba Ba
American-bred, this Hong Kong-based gelding was in 2008 named Horse of the Year, Champion Miler and Most Popular Horse of the Year in Hong Kong. He won 16 of his 50 races – seven at Group 1 level – including the Group 1 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile three years in a row from 2007 to 2009.
Get Tickets to Black Caviar, The Great Horse Raceday to see these Living Legends.