Black Caviar

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Where: Jacobson’s Outlook, High Street, Nagambie 3608

On 24 October 2013, history was created when Nagambie became home to the life size bronze statue of the world famous mare Black Caviar.

Black Caviar was born on 18 August 2006 at Gilgai Farm in Nagambie, Victoria. She grew up on the Goulburn River property and then went to Swettenham Stud in December 2007 for a 10-week yearling preparation where she was then sold on behalf of Rick Jamieson to the current owners to be trained by Peter Moody.

The champion mare then went on to become the fastest horse in the world, undefeated in every race.

On 17 April 2013 it was announced that Black Caviar retired from racing.

Sculptor Mitch Mitchell created the work in his Richmond studio from a photo of Luke Nolen riding the wonder horse home in the Schweppes Stakes at Moonee Valley in October 2011.
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Noorilim Estate: Historic Mansion


Noorilim is an historic mansion, botanical gardens and vineyard built in 1879 for William Winter-Irving MLC, JP.

It has been described as one of the best preserved 19th century mansions in Australia containing a grand hall featuring Minton tiles, 10 bedrooms, 15 fireplaces, 7 staircases an under ground living compartment, cellar and organ gallery where Dame Nelly Melba once sang. NoorilimAerial 610px

The 20 acres of gardens contain over 300 established trees including 136 year-old Moreton Bay Figs, River Red Gums, Pines and English Elm to name a few. The estate has had 10 owners in 136 years and is now open on Sundays for entry to the gardens and tours of the homestead.

For further information check out their website Noorilim Estate or their Facebook Page

Nagambie Information Centre
Phone: (03) 5794 1471

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