The carnival ends for Winx in front of a sell-out crowd, but her story is so much more than a stunning set of numbers, writes Andrew McGarry.
Wonder-mare Winx sprints to victory for the last time, claiming her 33rd consecutive victory in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick to sign off in style.
A dramatic two-horse fall in the opening race on day two of The Championships dampens the mood at Randwick ahead of Winx's final ever race in the Queens Elizabeth Stakes.
Even in retirement, Winx's dominance is set to continue within the horse racing industry. After a well-deserved hiatus, owners of the champion mare are poised to pocket millions in her retirement as she enters a breeding program.
In what may be the penultimate race of an extraordinary career, Winx extends her winning run to 32 consecutive races by claiming the George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill.
The owners of Man Of His Word used canny promotion and cheeseburger bribes to game a public vote and get their galloper in the All Star Mile. Now they have an outside shot at a $2.25 million payday.
Winx is forced to dig deep before claiming a world record 23rd Group One win and her 31st straight, as she takes out the Chipping Norton Stakes at Royal Randwick.
Some of Australia's sports have taken steps to achieve pay equity for male and female athletes — now a group of 17 sporting chiefs release a plan to close the gender pay gap.
Winx's winning streak continues with the champion mare making it 30 victories in a row after taking out the Apollo Stakes at Randwick.
Ciaron Maher and David Eustace take over at Darren Weir's Ballarat stables, after the disgraced racehorse trainer's ban from racing for processing outlawed jiggers.