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Australia: Final Field Of 18 Set For 1 1/2-Mile Caulfield Cup

The $5 million Caulfield Cup, one of Australia’s biggest races, is run this Saturday at Caulfield Racecourse. The race will be simulcast this Friday evening in the United States and is available at most U.S. ADWs for wagering. The race for a spot in next week’s Cox Plate is at a premium, making the final […]

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Wrona: With Namesake Retired, Friday Night’s Winx Stakes Arrives On Unfamiliar Landscape

Top-level Australian racing returns to Randwick this week with the running of the 2019 G1 Winx Stakes, although the landscape will look decidedly unfamiliar without the greatness of Winx gracing the turf in her namesake race. With the southern hemisphere racing and breeding season having commenced on August 1, the nation awaits word of Winx […]

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Winx To Be Bred To Record-Setting Sire I Am Invincible

Australian super-horse Winx – whose 33-race win streak ran from May 2015-April 2019 – has settled into her new surroundings and seems very content in her retirement but as one chapter closes, another opens as Winx now embarks on her career as a broodmare. The ownership group of Peter and Patty Tighe (Magic Bloodstock), Richard […]

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Australia: Waller Chases History At Group 1 Doomben Cup Meeting

The Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival heads into its second weekend of Group 1 racing at Doomben racecourse, with Doomben Cup Day serving as an exciting lead up to the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes. Nine races will take place on the night of Friday, May 17th but the main attraction will be the G1 […]

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Friday Night Lights: Australia’s Best Prepare For The Championships

This Friday’s Tancred Stakes day at Rosehill provides a final opportunity to see Australia’s top race horses in action ahead of The Championships, the Australian equivalent to the Breeders’ Cup, on April 5th and April 12th at Royal Randwick. The Rosehill program features two Group 1 races – the Tancred Stakes and the Vinery Stud […]

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‘Out Of This World’: Winx Gallops To 32nd Straight Victory

Australian supermare Winx made it look easy in the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes, crossing the wire 3 1/2 lengths the best to mark her 32nd straight win and a world record 24 Group 1 wins. “She did what she does best and put them all to the sword,” co-owner Peter Tighe told “There’s not […]

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Winx Captures World-Record 23rd Group 1 Win, Stretches Win Streak To 31

Australian superstar mare Winx is still on a roll, and galloped to her 31st consecutive victory in Saturday’s Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick. The Street Cry mare and jockey Hugh Bowman reeled in runaway frontrunner Happy Clapper in the stretch to earn a world-record 23rd top-level victory, reports “I knew Blake would try […]

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‘Scared Of Her’: Few To Challenge Winx’s Bid For 31 In A Row

Australia’s beloved racemare, Winx, will have little competition in Saturday’s Chipping Norton Stakes, as she looks to extend her winning streak to 31. Some of the best milers in the country, who could’ve taken on Winx at Randwick, raced in Melbourne last weekend instead, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. So, she’s left to face six […]

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Farewell Tour: Winx Kicks Off Final Season With 30th Consecutive Victory

Australia supermare Winx broke a new record on Saturday, becoming the first Australian horse to win 30 consecutive races. The 7-year-old daughter of Street Cry captured the Group 2 Apollo Stakes at Randwick for a third time, extending her unbeaten streak and kicking off what is expected to be her final season of racing under […]

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