Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Winx on Track to Catch Caviar

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Winx on Track to Catch Caviar

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horse RACING: Winx and Black Caviar, the mighty mares who became winning machines, are the closest that racing has ever had to a certainty.

Black Caviar was never beaten, winning all her 25 races. Winx lost six of her first 10 starts before she started her winning streak, which stretches three years and 24 races.

Sydney's super mare can equal Black Caviar's record for consecutive wins in the Group1 $4 million Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick today.

Black Caviar was retired after winning the 2013 TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick, establishing a record most thought would stand the test of time. But just five years later, Winx is poised to equal that standard.

Winx is at $1.16 with Ladbrokes to win the richest race of the Sydney Autumn Carnival today. The short odds haven't deterred one fearless punter from having $124,500 at $1.18 on the champion mare to maintain her winning form.

If Winx and Black Caviar were to hypothetically clash over 1400m - a distance they both won at - who would win? …

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