2 Chances to See Winx in Sydney

2 Chances to See Winx in Sydney

The world’s best horse Winx will be on show for her Sydney fans at a special public event this Saturday, 9 February, ahead of her highly-anticipated return to racing in The Star Apollo Stakes at Royal Randwick a week later. The Australian Turf Club and Chris Waller Racing will host the breakfast event and exhibition […]

Capture Some of that Winx Magic with Wolf Cry

Capture Some of that Winx Magic with Wolf Cry

Capture Some of that Winx Magic with Wolf Cry Winx has captured the imagination of the world with her record breaking performance winning her 4th Cox Plate and clocking up a record breaking run of Group 1’s. You might have heard of some of these other horses as well, Zenyatta, Heavens Above, Whobegotyou. Well, all […]

Cox Plate Day Success for Larneuk

Cox Plate Day Success for Larneuk

Cox Plate Day Success for Larneuk Winx dominated the news on Cox Plate Day and deservedly so, an incredible effort to put together 4 Cox Plate wins and delight an entire nation made headlines around the world. Cox Plate Day always offers a day of sensational racing and Saturday was no exception. The day also […]

Winx Wins 28 in a row and $19,582,425

Winx Wins 28 in a row and $19,582,425 Champion Winx showed she was on track for an unprecedented fourth Cox Plate triumph when she extended her winning streak to 28 in today’s Group One Turnbull Stakes (2000m) at Flemington. In front a large and adoring crowd, Winx made it six wins from six starts in […]

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 Hits $19m, 19 Group 1s

Winx Hits $19m, 19 Group 1s

Winx Hits $19m, 19 Group 1s Bought for $230,000 at the 2013 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale Winx has won $19m after claiming her 19th Group 1 Victory today. After winning the same race the past two years, the Warwick Stakes was renamed to the Winx Stakes and elevated to Group One status. It […]

Big Weekend of Racing for Vinery

Big Weekend of Racing for Vinery Winx will steal the spotlight from football when she runs an early lap-of-honour at Randwick on Saturday. Everyone has their favourite Winx story and Vinery partner Greg Perry will have one to relish and rehash if his lightly-raced homebred Cabeza de Vaca (7g Northern Meteor – Dirty) can come […]

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 […]

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 Heads to G1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m)

Winx Heads to G1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m)

Winx Heads to G1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) Champion mare Winx will launch her autumn campaign in the $600,000 TAB G1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) on March 3 at Royal Randwick, Chris Waller has announced. Originally, the G2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) on February 17 had been slated as her first up target, the race which […]

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 […]