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Black beauty

Friday, June 22, 2012

Reporter: Liz Hayes
Producers: David Alrich, Ali Smith

She's the pride of the nation, a big bold Australian mare who's broken all the records and captured the hearts of millions of fans.

Black Caviar has been first past the post in each of her 21 Australian starts.

She's pretty much achieved it all on home turf.

So, like the great Phar Lap before her, Black Caviar headed overseas to take on the best in the world.

Liz Hayes has been following her campaign from the start and was lucky enough to be at England's Royal Ascot track for the most important race of her career.

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