Horse Racing

Flemington finale in mix for Winx


Jarrod Sierocki

Horse Racing: Winx has won her first barrier trial this morning at Randwick Race course.

Winx cruised home in a barrier trial at Randwick on Monday and is set to kick off her spring campaign in the Warwick Stakes on August 19.

THE foiled plan of 2016 could come to fruition this spring, with Winx poised to race at Flemington for the first time in the Emirates Stakes.

Trainer Chris Waller revealed on Wednesday that the $2 million Emirates, run on the final day of the famous four-day carnival, was again on the agenda.

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Waller had planned to tackle the Emirates with Winx last year but the champion was treated with antibiotics after her seven-lengths Cox Plate romp, her second straight win in the race.

Winx was galloped on in the Cox Plate, requiring the medical treatment that ruled her out of the 2000m Flemington race.

A handful of Winx’s owners, including Queensland businessman Peter Tighe, were at Flemington on Saturda…

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