Black Caviar camp confident of another win at Royal Ascot
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By James Burn
Speaking at pre-Royal Ascot press conference in Newmarket on Thursday morning, he said: "We are not here to be beaten."
The ground at Ascot is described as soft and although clerk of the course Chris Stickels expects it to dry out for next week, some have questioned Black Caviar's ability to handle testing conditions.
O'Connor, however, has no concerns.
"We won't be using the ground as an excuse if she is beaten," he added. "She acted on heavy in a barrier trial a few years ago."
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