Waller’s Winning Winx 2014 Flight Stakes Chance

June 30, 2014

DEPOSIT $100 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with

$200

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get

$75

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Waller’s Winning Winx 2014 Flight Stakes Chance

The Chris Waller stable has indicated a Flight Stakes 2014 campaign could be on the cards for promising filly Winx after she kept her undefeated record intact with a Rosehill Gardens win over the weekend.

Chris Waller

Chris Waller could aim Winx at the 2014 Flight Stakes this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The two-year-old daughter of Street Cry, who sired 2009 Melbourne Cup winner Shocking, kicked things off on a winning note in Sydney for Waller taking out the first when saluting as the odds-on $1.45 favourite in the $85,000 TAB Early Quaddie Handicap (1400m).

Ridden by Jason Collett, the rising three-year-old enjoyed the firm Good (3) track and easily accounted for the boys when defeating the Gerald Ryan-trained Inz’n’out ($5), previously undefeated having won their opening two career starts this winter, by one and a half lengths.

In third a further three quarters of a length away was then Gai Waterhouse’s Al Maher gelding Another Al ($14) who got in on just 52.5kg after a claim from apprentice Winona Costin.

It was an exciting finish after Winx, settled in third on the rails, showed a brilliant late burst to outsprint Inz’n’out and win running away over the final 600m.

“It was bit of heart in your mouth stuff there,” Waller’s stable representative Liam Prior said.

“She was never really in trouble but when Jason asked her for an effort about the 300m she took a couple of strides to pick up.

“But when she got to the outside of the other runners at about the furlong (200m) she quickly reeled in the leaders and won well.”

The win was Winx’s second from as many career starts and took her prize money to up over $100,000.

It was also the first of an eventual four for Waller on the card thanks to subsequent wins by Abbasso (Race 2), Secessio in the $100,000 Listed Winter Cup (2400m) where Waller took out the First Four and Done Nothin’ Wrong (Race 7).

Waller has now prepared 11 two-year-old race winners this season, with Winx looking one of the most promising out of that contingent.

A $230,000 buy from the Magic Millions 2013 Gold Coast Yearling Sale last year, Winx debuted at Warwick Farm on June 4 with an 1100m victory.

She appreciated the extra distance at Rosehill over the weekend then indicating better things to come this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.

“Winx is not bred to be a two-year-old but when you get them to the races and they win two in a row, and collect BOBs bonuses, they can earn a fair chunk of cash which this filly has now,” Prior said.

“Chris has a lot of nice young horses and if we look after them they will make nice three-year-olds, particularly this filly.”

Prior suggested she could be suitable for a shot at the $400,000 Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on October 4 on Epsom Handicap Day.

“She looks the right type to aim at a race like the Flight Stakes,” Prior told The Sunday Telegraph.

“I think she showed by jumping straight from an 1100m race to 1400m and beating the ‘boys’ that she is a filly that will appreciate further.

“It will be up to the boss to work out how long she has off now before the new season.”

To back Winx next start and access futures Group 1 racing markets this spring make sure you have an account open at Ladbrokes.com.au where you have instant access to your winnings in CASH thanks to their Ladbrokes Eftpos Card system!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Horse Racing Today

2018 Hobartville Stakes Race D...

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 E...

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 Expressway Stakes nominations

Golden Rose winner Trapeze Artist is among the nominations for the Group 2...

Thronum to chase G1 glory afte...

Thronum to chase G1 glory after 2018 Australia Stakes win

Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig will now step Thronum up to Group 1...

Pierata heads up final field f...

Pierata heads up final field for 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The in-form Greg Hickman trained Pierata heads up a final field of sixteen...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emerge...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emergencies for 2018 Magic Millions 2yo Classic

The David Atkins trained Jonker will carry the number one saddlecloth in the...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field