Quick Facts

How Old Is Winx And Where Was She Born?
Winx is six-years-old. She foaled on the 14th September 2011 at Coolmore Stud, Jerry’s Plains in the Hunter Region of New South Wales.

Who Bred Winx?
Winx was bred by Fairway Thoroughbreds and then sold as a yearling for $230,000.

Who Is The Sire (Father) Of Winx?
The sire of Winx is Irish bred stallion Street Cry (IRE) . Street Cry was a Thoroughbred racehorse, winner of the 2002 Dubai World Cup, the 2002 Stephen Foster Handicap and runner up in the 2002 Whitney Handicap. Street Cry was born on 11th March 1998 and died at the age of 16 on the 17th September 2014. Street Cry was by stallion Machiavellian. His dam sire was the outstanding racehorse Troy. Street Cry also sired the brilliant US mare Zenyatta winner of 19 of her 20 race starts.

Who Is The Dam (Mother) Of Winx?
The mother of Winx is Vegas Showgirl (NZ) who was sired by Al Akbar. She won seven races from 35 race starts and was trained by Graeme Rogerson in New Zealand.

Who Owns Winx?
Winx is owned in partnership by Magic Bloodstock (Manager: Peter Tighe), Debbie Kepitis and Richard Treweeke

Who Trains Winx?
Winx is trained by multiple Premiership-winning Sydney trainer Chris Waller.

Who Rides Winx?
Winx has had six riders during her career with Hugh Bowman now recognised as her “regular” jockey. Jason Collet, Tommy Berry, James McDonald and Larry Cassidy have each won on her. The only rider not to have won on her is world champion Joao Moreira who was placed at his only ride on Winx.

What Is The Career Record For Winx?
Winx has raced 43 times for 37 wins and 3 second placings.
25 Group One wins (World Record).
She has finished out of the placings on just three occasions.


How Much Prizemoney Has Winx Won?
Winx has earned $26,451,175 in prize money.

What Distances Has Winx Won Over?
Winx has won over 1100m, 1200m, 1300m, 1400m, 1500m, 1600m, 2000m, 2040m and 2200m

What Major Races Has Winx Won?
Winx is the only horse in history to win 4 WS Cox Plates – Kingston Town won 3, she is also the third mare in history to win two WS Cox Plates – Sunline and Tranquil Star the others. However Sunline (1999/2000) and Winx are the only two to win the Cox Plate back to back. Tranquil Star won the race in 1942 and 1944. Amongst her victories, Winx has also won the Queen Elizabeth Stakes x 2, Epsom Handicap, Doncaster Mile, Chipping Norton Stakes x4, George Ryder Stakes x4, George Main Stakes x3 and Turnbull Stakes x2.

Is Winx The All-Time Highest Prizemoney Earner In Australia?
The answer is… Yes! Winx currently sits on top of the list of prizemoney earners in Australian thoroughbred racing history with total earnings of $26,451,175 not too far behind her is triple Melbourne Cup winning mare Makybe Diva with $14,527,110 and then the great mare Sunline with $11,351,667.

What Racetrack Records Has Winx Equalled Or Broken?
2019 – Apollo Stakes – Track Record 1:20.88s
2017 – Cox Plate – Track Record 2:02.94s
2015 – Cox Plate – Track Record 2:02.98s

What Is Winx’s Unbeaten Winning Streak?
Winx has won 33 races in succession, recently surpassing the undefeated champion Black Caviar (25).

How Does Winx Rate On The Global Thoroughbred Racing Stage?
On the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings – WINX is currently equal 1st place with Cracksman (UK).


Results & Prize Money

Career Results: 42-36-3-0

Career Prize Money: $24,016,675


Pedigree of Winx (AUS), bay mare, 2011