Her demolition job in the Cox Plate confirms Chris Waller's mare as one of the all-time greats ... and there's still a Melbourne Cup to possibly win.
Spring Racing Carnival 2012
Ciaron Maher is a young trainer on the rise, but the next week offers him the chance to join elite company by completing victories in the four pillars of the Flemington carnival.
Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Sheila Laxon is planning a mission to Victoria to snare Ballarat’s biggest gallops race.
Champion jockey Damien Oliver has had his appeal against a reckless riding charge from two weeks ago at Caulfield rejected by VCAT.
It is one of Australia's oldest races set to be won by a fourth generation trainer from the country's most famous racing family - but James Cummings won't dwell on the significance of a history-making Victoria Derby assault.
Anthony Cummings, the son of Australia's greatest horse trainer Bart Cummings, said his father predicted the current downturn of staying horses in Australia decades ago, fearing some owners and trainers were unprepared to be patient enough to wait for a distance racehorse.
The first batch of youngsters aimed towards the lucrative Magic Millions 2YO Clockwise Classic will be put to the test on Tuesday at 10am.
It had been the subject of much debate, but Chris Waller has finally made his plans known for the rest of Winx's spring carnival.
Rejuvenated galloper Thunder Fantasy is on a quest to become a stallion when he lines up in the Cantala Stakes on the opening day of the Flemington carnival on Saturday.
If there is one jockey who knows how to win the Melbourne Cup it's Glen Boss, the man who partnered Makybe Diva to three successive triumphs.
The Europeans have had a horrid time getting out of the barriers swiftly in the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate. So one of the continent's leading Melbourne Cup chances did a bit of extra homework.
Flemington Racecourse, the home of Australia's most important race the Melbourne Cup, will embark on the construction of a new state-of-the-art grandstand just days after this year's spring carnival.
Excited VRC officials are confident that a Melbourne Cup sized crowd could attend the last day of the club's four day carnival if world champion race mare Winx starts in the $2 million Emirates Stakes.
Sole Japanese entrant Curren Mirotic has 'acclimatised well' in his preparations for Melbourne Cup.
Hugh Bowman had been waiting for 5pm on Saturday to tick around for a couple of months. It was Winx's date with destiny in a second Cox Plate.