As is now expected, Winx was the star of the show in a brilliant day of racing at Royal Randwick, which also featured a high rating renewal of the ATC Oaks and a Sydney Cup to remember for one of Australia’s most popular horses.
The last day of the Rosehill carnival has become almost like the ‘off’ day of the Sydney autumn. It reaches a crescendo for Golden Slipper day, then drops back a cog, before upping the ante again for the two weeks of The Championships. Last week’s ratings are a reflection of the drop off, although the
Moonee Valley produced a memorable and drama-packed two day carnival at the weekend, capped by Winx’s historic third Cox Plate. Here is our WPR review of the key performers.