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Oz Wonder Horse Quits While She’s Ahead 

SkyNews,Jonathan Samuels, Australia Correspondent, April 17, 2013

Black Caviar in the process of winning her last race

Black Caviar in the process of winning her last race

After winning a record 25 consecutive races, an Australian wonder horse is finally hanging up her saddle.

The owners of a horse that came first in every race she ever competed in have announced her retirement.

She won a record 25 consecutive races and won over a nation, but Australian wonder horse Black Caviar is finally hanging up her saddle.

The legendary mare won every race she ever ran, but her owners and trainer have decided her racing career should end, disappointing fans around the globe.

“The owners and myself have had a long chat the last couple of days and this afternoon at lunchtime we decided 25 was a great number,” trainer Peter Moody said on Wednesday.

“Collectively, we decided the mare’s in great shape. It’s the right time to call it a day.”

Jockey Luke Nolen (r) hugs Black Caviar's trainer Peter Moody after his win

Jockey Luke Nolen (r) hugs Black Caviar’s trainer Peter Moody after his win

The seven-year-old is widely regarded as the world’s best sprinter and not only wowed racegoers around Australia but last year ran at Royal Ascot, winning the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.

There had been talk that Black Caviar might head back to England again for this year’s Ascot, but instead she will be heading to a pasture to “roll around in mud

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