Quick Answer: How Old Is Winx The Racehorse?

Winx became the first mare to win three renewals of the Warwick/Winx Stakes, and only the third horse overall (Kingston Town and Limerick being the others).

She also extended her world record to 19 Group 1 wins, while becoming the first seven-year-old mare to win a Group 1 since Makybe Diva.

What was Winx last race?

(CNN) The Australian wonder-horse, Winx, racked up a 33rd straight win and a third consecutive Queen Elizabeth stakes in the final race of a remarkable career on Saturday.

Is Winx the greatest racehorse ever?

The final accolade, one which had eluded her until now, was given to Winx in London on Wednesday when she was named as the equal World’s Best Racehorse. Winx has been unbeaten for more than three years, winning 29 consecutive races, 22 of them at group 1 level.

Who owns Winx horse?

The owners of Winx have pledged to never sell their superstar mare, even though they have had write-your-own-cheque offers. The remarkable Winx will shoot for a fourth Cox Plate on Saturday, and has become part of the family to owners Peter Tighe, Debbie Kepitis and Richard Treweeke.

How much was Winx as a yearling?

Having won $24 million, Winx is set to remain a money-making machine in retirement. From the passionate to the passing fan, the countdown is on as a captivating chapter in Australian horse racing comes to an end — Winx’s last race.

Did Winx win her last race?

Winx wins her final race in Queen Elizabeth Stakes. After four years of dominating the race track, Winx won her 33rd straight win in her last ever race at Royal Randwick.

What race is Winx in?

Winx (foaled 14 September 2011) is a retired champion Australian Thoroughbred racehorse. Between May 2015 and her retirement in April 2019, she won 33 consecutive races including 25 Group 1s (a world record), at distances ranging from 1300 metres (roughly ​6 1⁄2 furlongs) to 2200 metres (roughly 11 furlongs).

Has any horse ever beat Secretariat’s record?

The time for the race was not only a record, it was the fastest ​1 1⁄2 miles on dirt in history, 2:24 flat, breaking the stakes record by more than two seconds. Secretariat’s record still stands as an American record on the dirt.

What is the greatest racehorse of all time?

Best Race Horses of All Time

  • 1 Secretariat Secretariat was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who, in 1973, became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.
  • 2 Man O’ War Man o’ War was an American Thoroughbred who is widely considered one of the greatest racehorses of all time.
  • 3 Frankel Frankel is a British Thoroughbred racehorse.

How many Cox Plates has Winx won?

No one has ever won four Cox Plates.” Winx will start at unbackable odds in the race on Saturday, installed as a $1.22 favourite with BetEasy on Friday as she chases a 29th straight win.

What is the greatest horse of all time?

10 Best Race Horses of All Time

  1. 10 Best Race Horses – Greatest Thoroughbreds. Secretariat.
  2. Secretariat. American Thoroughbred racehorse, Secretariat during his retirement.
  3. Man o War. One of the greatest Thoroughbred race horses of all time – man O War.
  4. Phar Lap.
  5. Seabiscuit.
  6. Frankel.
  7. Black Caviar.
  8. Ruffian.

How did Phar Lap Really Die?

Scientists say they have confirmed the theory that Australian racehorse legend Phar Lap was killed by arsenic poisoning. Some believed the horse was poisoned by gangsters, while others argued he died accidentally after consuming insecticide or from acute bacterial gastroenteritis.

Which horse has won the most prize money?

Top prize money earners – Australian and New Zealand horses

HorseSireGroup 1 Wins
1) Winx (Aus)Street Cry25
2) Redzel * (Aus)Snitzel2
3) Makybe Diva (GB)Desert King7
4) Sunline (NZ)Desert Sun13

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How many wins has Winx won?

Jockey Hugh Bowman celebrates Winx’s world record 23rd Group 1 victory after the mare claimed the Chipping Norton Stakes at Royal Randwick. (CNN) Australian wonder horse Winx set a new world record for Group 1 wins Saturday as she stretched her incredible unbeaten run to 31 races.

Will Winx retire?

Chris Waller all but confirms the mighty mare’s future. Trainer Chris Waller has hinted his champion horse Winx will continue for one last hurrah next year. There has been speculation Winx might be retired after the race and move into the lucrative world of motherhood.

How much was Winx bought?

A $230,000 Gold Coast Yearling Sale purchase for Magic Bloodstock, Winx has earned her owners Peter Tighe, Richard Treweeke and Debbie Kepitis and their families a record $22.9 million.