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Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:54 pm

Thank you. I also have the skyracing.com live coverage.
Anyone else nervous?
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Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:01 pm

Honestly I'm not nervous at all. I'm absolutely convinced she knows exactly where the winning post is (particularly at the Valley) Winx has a incredible will to win so she will definitely make sure she is in front at the post!

I tweet results on twitter and Winx always makes me battle my resolve not to type a winners name before the post!
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Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:51 pm

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Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:26 pm

honneerider wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:54 pm
Thank you. I also have the skyracing.com live coverage.
Anyone else nervous?


I am so nervous i don't know if i can watch the race!!!!
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Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:33 pm

Hugh Bowman has just won on his first ride on Cox Plate day on a horse called CHARGE
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Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:39 pm

Candace and her Aussie companion have been discussing a very possible bias, with winners so far staying close to the front and pretty close to the rail.
Since Winx tends to come from the back, plus the 'Valley's short stretch, that is a bit worrisome. :shock:
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:05 am

What an early birthday gift. My 33rd is tomorrow. Got a few tears in my eyes for the great mare. Thank you Winx.
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:05 am

Why did I worry. Wow.
She is just so much better than any horse racing right now.
I hope Kings Will Dream is OK.
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:06 am

Easy!
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:10 am

She truly is in another category. Just amazing!
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:19 am

Replay of 2018 Cox Plate
https://twitter.com/Racing/status/10560 ... 84385?s=20

Welcoming a Champion back to the Winners circle
https://mobile.twitter.com/AndrewNJHawk ... 9835825158
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:28 am

Just an absolutely AMAZING Mare= I am in awe
May they run with the WIND
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:29 am

Kings Will Dream has reinjured a heel
https://mobile.twitter.com/gramage_/sta ... 0857769984
EDIT Trainer says it is a new injury to his near hind

Comments from Saeed Bin Suroor after the Cox Plate
https://mobile.twitter.com/Racing/statu ... 9322798080
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:51 am

Beaten jockeys comments from the Cox Plate
https://mobile.twitter.com/Racing/statu ... 7577717760

Winx walking around after the race
https://mobile.twitter.com/winx_horse/s ... 1766055936

The Cox Plate chopper vision
https://mobile.twitter.com/Racing/statu ... 8705521664
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:38 am

Every time I watch WInx drive to front and then accelerate away, I'm amazed at how much faster than her foes her legs seem to be turning over . She has a turbo-gear no-one else seems to have.
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:10 am

Della wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:38 am
Every time I watch WInx drive to front and then accelerate away, I'm amazed at how much faster than her foes her legs seem to be turning over . She has a turbo-gear no-one else seems to have.
She does move her legs faster, her stride isn't as large as some horses.
Every minute Winx is in full motion she takes 170 strides. That's 30 more than the average racehorse, with each one about seven metres in length
Article from last year about her stride
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-01/ ... de/8858860
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:25 pm

This video demonstrates what was written in the article.

Winx (Official) Verified account @winx_horse
Science behind the Greatness - WINX
Did u know that Winx avgs 85 strides/30secs?
Great piece by @tabcomau Listen to @emma_freedman explain the science behind the great mare's extraordinary turn of foot.
@SkyRacingAU // @Racing // @cwallerracing // @HugeBowman /@EP_Physio // @TVG
Video: https://twitter.com/winx_horse/status/1 ... kXHfab-m-w
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:28 pm

Winx foaling report:

Thoroughbred Daily News AusNZ @TDNAusNZ
“Quality foal”. Thanks again to @CoolmoreAus and John Camilleri for allowing us to publish #Winx’s foaling report in a recent edition of @TDNAusNZ.
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:32 pm

What does it say between "deviated" and "will be fine with time"...? Is that RK for right knee?
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:29 pm

Flanders wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:10 am
Della wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:38 am
Every time I watch WInx drive to front and then accelerate away, I'm amazed at how much faster than her foes her legs seem to be turning over . She has a turbo-gear no-one else seems to have.
She does move her legs faster, her stride isn't as large as some horses.
Every minute Winx is in full motion she takes 170 strides. That's 30 more than the average racehorse, with each one about seven metres in length
Article from last year about her stride
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-01/ ... de/8858860
Thanks, Flanders. So interesting.
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