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Winx wins record 33rd race in a row and retires

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Australian superhorse Winx won a record 33rd race in a row, ending her career with a third successive Queen Elizabeth stakes and retiring with a four-year unbeaten streak.The world's top-rated turf horse sprinted home in front of 50,000 people at Royal Randwick in Sydney.Winx, ridden by long-term jockey Hugh Bowman, has now won a record 25 Group 1 victories - the highest class of thoroughbred racing.
She will now be retired to stud.Owner Chris Waller said: "It's hard to explain without getting too emotional. She's just an amazing horse for everybody to be part of and I'm just a small cog in the wheel."Bowman added: "We came here as confident as we'd ever been and what a journey it's been. It's hard to believe it's the end."Part-owner Debbie Kepitis said: "This is a fairytale ending, we weren't sure if we'd get that, but how wonderful is that girl[/img]
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