Winx Wins Again

Winx Wins Again

Champion galloper Winx extended her winning streak and wrote more history when she cruised to her 27th straight victory in today’s Group One George Main Stakes (1600m) at Randwick. After looking under pressure shortly after turning for home, the champion showed why she is ranked the world’s best racehorse with a stunning sprint over the […]

Winx and Waller Setting Records

Winx and Waller Setting Records

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller continues to break records in New South Wales and tonight was presented with his eighth successive Bart Cummings Medal during the NSW Racing’s Night of Champions awards held at Royal Randwick. The Bart Cummings Medal point score – honouring the legendary trainer who passed away just under three years ago […]

Winx Returns to Royal Randwick

Winx Returns to Royal Randwick

Winx Returns to Royal Randwick The world’s highest-rated racehorse aims for Australian racing history at Royal Randwick this Saturday in the first Group One of the season and in a race named in her honour by the Australian Turf Club. Sydney’s mighty mare Winx bids for an Australian thoroughbred racing record 26th consecutive victory in […]

Australian Racing: It’s All Winx the $18m Horse

Australian Racing: It’s All Winx the $18m Horse

Australian Racing: It’s All Winx the $18m Horse 6yo Bay Mare D.O.B: 14-Sep-2011 by STREET CRY (IRE)  from VEGAS SHOWGIRL (NZ) View Pedigree Report Summary: 35-29:3:0    Prizemoney: $18,968,424     Prizemoney incl. Bonus: $18,998,425 BOBS Bonus: $30,000    BOBS Double Up: $0    Other Bonus: $0 Min/Max-Dist-Win: 1100/2200     1st Up: 9:8-0-0    2nd Up: 9:7-1-0 Firm: 0:0-0-0    Good: 25:21-2-0    Soft: 7:5-1-0    Heavy: 3:3-0-0 By Mark Brassel at […]

Winx Faces Tough $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) Field

Winx Faces Tough $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) Field

Winx Faces Tough $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) Field By Brad Gray At Rosehill Gardens Saturday’s $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) is Winx’s toughest test since her first Cox Plate. That’s the opinion of Hugh Bowman, who has ridden her in nineteen races since. The rising seven-year-old stretched her legs on her home […]

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate Mike Hedge at Godolphin The magnitude of the challenge confronting Folkswood when he takes on world champion mare Winx in Saturday’s G1 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley is obvious. But the Charlie-Appleby trained runner is still going into Australia’s premier weight-for-age race fit and ready to run the […]

Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards

Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards

Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards Fourteen-time Group One winning mare Winx was crowned Australia’s Champion Racehorse for the second straight year at the awards hosted by Racing Queensland in Brisbane on Sunday. It comes as the Chris Waller-trained mare prepares to attempt winning a third-consecutive Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on October 28, following […]

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry It is perhaps the ultimate compliment to Winx that the only way she can guarantee a prominent place on the front pages of newspapers in Australia these days is to get beaten. Winx is a ‘winner machine,’ and it has got to the point where she is […]

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common? By Kristen Manning Winx… daughter of outstanding stallion Street Cry, one of the great shuttling success stories, the sire of 113 stakes winners including 20 Group One horses. Wolf Cry… son of Street Cry, proven sire of sires whose sons are strongly supported in both hemispheres. […]

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing by J A McGrath at Godolphin International racing is dominated this weekend by the Australian colossus Winx, who is confidently expected to register her 19th consecutive win when she lines up for the G1 Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick in Sydney. Last time, in a 1,400m G2 race, Winx […]

Winx Vs Arrogate a Tale of 2 Comebacks

Winx Vs Arrogate a Tale of 2 Comebacks

Winx Vs Arrogate a Tale of 2 Comebacks by J A McGrath at Godolphin Comebacks are high on the news agenda these days. Understandably, too, following the disappointment of Arrogate, the world’s highest-rated horse, trailing in a distant fourth, over 15 lengths from the winner, at Del Mar four weeks ago. What had been intended […]

Winx Vs Arrogate for World’s Best Racehorse

Winx Vs Arrogate for World’s Best Racehorse

Winx Vs Arrogate for World’s Best Race Horse Although Winx and Arrogate will be running in different races in different hemisphere’s they will be going head to head in the race to be the World’s Best Racehorse. The LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings is horseracing’s equivalent to World Rankings by other major sporting organizations such […]

Hartnell Heads to Melbourne for Godolphin

Hartnell Heads to Melbourne for Godolphin

Hartnell Heads to Melbourne for Godolphin The Spring campaign of Godolphin’s established Australian star Hartnell began taking a firmer shape this week with the horse’s arrival in Melbourne where he is due to race exclusively during this latest preparation. Head trainer James Cummings spoke with both confidence and enthusiasm about Hartnell’s latest campaign that is […]

Winx Must Now be World’s Best Race Horse

Winx Must Now be World’s Best Race Horse

With only 2 points separating Arrogate and Winx on the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, Winx must have taken the lead after Arrogate’s dramatic misfire at Del Mar. Arrogate was off his game yesterday in Del Mar finishing a distant fourth to a very impressive Accelerate. The Champion never looked comfortable in the race, he […]

Winx Might be World’s Best Race Horse

Winx Might be World’s Best Race Horse

By Mike Hedge at Godolphin Winx, the world’s second highest-rated racehorse, has laid down a challenge for the No.1 position with a 15th successive victory. Already the world’s best filly or mare and the best turf horse in training, Winx cruised to a two-length win in the G1 Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. […]

Brenton Avdulla to Ride Hartnell in the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick

Brenton Avdulla to Ride Hartnell in the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick

From J A McGrath at Godolphin The unfortunate injury sustained by Godolphin jockey James Doyle forced trainer John O’Shea to seek a substitute for Hartnell in Saturday’s G1 Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick. O’Shea turned immediately to ever-reliable Brenton Avdulla, who is certainly not one to be fazed by another clash with Australia’s highest-rated horse, […]

Godolphin Takes on Winx and the Golden Slipper

Godolphin Takes on Winx and the Golden Slipper

Godolphin Takes on Winx and the Golden Slipper from Mike Hedge at Godolphin Australia’s two highest-rate racehorses will on Saturday announce the beginning of eagerly anticipated Autumn campaigns that seems certain to leave Australia with the world’s best racehorse. Winx and Hartnell, the former bred by Darley, the latter raced by Godolphin, weighed in third […]