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Double serve of Caviar for carnival?

AUSTRALIAN Turf Club racing manager Matt Rudolph is confident unbeaten superstar Black Caviar will make two appearances at Randwick in April.

Rudolph was quick to contact Black Caviar's trainer Peter Moody on Monday after reading a quote from managing owner Neil Werrett.

''We have clubs from around the world chasing her to come and race at their tracks; about the only one we haven't heard from is the ATC,'' Werrett told Fairfax Media.

The ATC quickly used its Twitter account to announce that the TJ Smith on April 13 and the All-Aged Stakes on April 27 are in the plans for Black Caviar.

"I have been talking to Peter all the way through and provided she is fit and well, the TJ and All-Aged have always been in the plans," Rudolph said. "The primary goal is the TJ Smith but provided she pulls up well, the All-Aged is a secondary goal. We would of course love to have her here."

Moody and connections will decide later in the week, whether the Newmarket Handicap or William Reid Stakes will be the next start for Black Caviar, which took her record to 23 consecutive wins in last Saturday's Lightning Stakes in track record time.


The competition between clubs to have her race in their state is stronger than ever with Brisbane and Adelaide both putting packages to connections.

Royal Ascot remains a wildcard with its international scout Nick Smith attending the victory party for Black Caviar on Saturday.

''I'm certainly hopeful,'' Smith told the London Telegraph. ''They said they would give it consideration, and I'm happy they haven't ruled it out.''

Meanwhile, Hay List is set to resume in the Challenge Stakes at Warwick Farm on March 16 after winning a barrier trial at Randwick on Monday.

The seven-year-old, which has been a five-time runner-up to Black Caviar at group 1 level, broke his pelvis when he slipped following surgery last year.