The Barb was foaled near Bathurst in NSW and stolen by a group of bushrangers before being found and later sold to trainer John Tait. Nicknamed the Black Demon for his feisty spirit, The Barb was also a dual Sydney Cup winner.
Winning in 1866 with jockey William Davis.
2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival. Live And Free On 10 and streamed on 10 play.