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Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Great expectations: new Black Caviar foal the 'most like mum'

Black Caviar pictured with her fifth foal, a filly by I Am Invincible
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The legendary Black Caviar has given birth to a filly who is already showing signs she is "most like mum" of the star sprinter's five foals.

The daughter of I Am Invincible is Black Caviar's fourth filly and third in row and came as an exciting surprise to her owners.


Black Caviar form


"At around 1am on Monday morning Black Caviar gave birth to a filly and everything is perfect," a happy Neil Werrett told Racing.com on Monday.

"The foal is good, she is running around and drinking and she's doing it so easily.

"We were expecting a colt to be honest, there were no complications, and everyone is happy.

"The filly is a bay and she is probably the most like mum [in comparison to her other progeny], she's the largest and the leggiest.

"And Black Caviar is taking to it perfectly as she always does."


The early years of Australian superstar sprinter Black Caviar


The I Am Invincible filly is bound to garner the same widespread attention as her sisters and brother have had.

Black Caviar's progeny include the now-retired Oscietra who won two races from five starts, Prince of Caviar who is still in training with the Hawkes stable and recently broke his maiden, an unraced two-year-old filly by Snitzel and a yearling filly by More Than Ready.


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The foal is good, she is running around and drinking and she's doing it so easily
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