Winx – what you need to know

Stats and Information on the Mighty Mare Winx

March 7th, 8:35PM by Race Rate

What Is Winx’s current Prizemoney Earnings at 7th March, 2018 ?                 Winx has won $15,976,925.00 — Winx now is the highest earner on the all-time prizemoney list having jumped  ahead of Makybe Diva’s record of $14,526,690.

 WINX’S GROUP 1 RECORD                                                                                     Winx has won 12 Group 1 races and can  claim her 13th major if she wins the George Main Stakes on Saturday. Only Black Caviar (15) and Kingston Town (14) have won more Group 1 races.

 What Distance Range has Winx won over ?                                                          Winx has won over distances from 1100 metres out to 2200 metres which was the Queensland Oaks at Doomben Racecourse.

Winx’s Average Race Winning Margins?                                                                  Winz has won by an average of 2.55 lengths for every race she has won.   She has won 27 races in total.

Which horse HAS BEATEN WINX the most times?                                             First Seal who is trained by  John Thompson managed to finish ahead of Winx in their first five races against eachother.   Winx has won the last two meetings that they have met.

Who Was The Last Horse who managed to defeat WINX?                               Gust Of Wind  was the last horse to beat Winx when they raced in the ATC Australian Oaks  in 2015.

Which horse has been the biggest loser To Winx?                                             Godolphin’s Hartnell , who didn’t have the unfortunate timing to continually run into Winx could have been a multiple Group 1 winner champion himself,  however he was  beaten by Winx over seven races.   In four of those races, Hartnell ran a clear second to Winx — Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Cox Plate, Apollo Stakes and Warwick Stakes.


Five different  jockeys have been lucky enough to have won on Winx. Jason Collett rode Winx to her first two wins at her first two starts, Tommy Berry, Larry Cassidy and James McDonald have won one race each on her, whilst her regular rider Hugh Bowman has been onboard the mighty mare in 19 races achieving 18 wins.

What Did She Cost As A Yearling ?                                                                             Winx was sold for $230,000 at the 2013 Magic Millions Yearling Sales on the Gold Coast with the unlucky seller being breeder John Camilleri.

What’s The Distance  that Winx Has performed and won over the most?   1600 metres !  The Metric Mile.     Winx has raced eight times over 1600 metres for seven wins and a second.

Winx’s Favourite Track.                                                                                                 Royal Randwick  has been the home of the majority of her mighty wins.  16 races giving her  12 wins and  3 second placings at Randwick.

Where Was Winx Born ?                                                                                                 Winx was born on the 14th of September, 2011, in the Hunter Valley at Coolmore Stud.

Winx Breeding:       

Sire: Street Cry (IRL)

Dam: Vegas Showgirl (NZL)

Sire of Dam: Al Akbar

Lot: 329 – 2013 MM Qld Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Vendor: Coolmore Stud


Sale Price: $230,000

Winx Owners

Magic Bloodstock Racing (Mgr: P G Tighe), R G Treweeke & Mrs D N Kepitis

Photo courtesy of AAP: Joe Castro






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