January 22, 2018

Top 7 international turf stories of 2017

December 30, 2017 3

As a follow-up to my colleagues’ year-in-review pieces in the Brisnet.com Features section, I’d like to offer my Top 7 international stories of 2017. I’m restricting myself to developments on the international turf, or else […]

5 Races to Remember in 2017

December 22, 2017 0

By John Mucciolo I witnessed numerous stellar performances in 2017 in what was one of my favorite years of racing since my obsession with the sport began. While the following handful of races were just […]

Barney Roy whisked off to stud

November 17, 2017 0

In a surprising development Friday, Godolphin’s star three-year-old Barney Roy is entering stud at Darley’s Dalham Hall in Newmarket rather than continuing his racing career in 2018. The news was unexpected for two reasons. Barney […]

Winx goes to Town in Cox Plate three-peat

October 28, 2017 0

The Australian equine marvel known as Winx duly won her third Cox Plate (G1) at Moonee Valley on Saturday, inscribing her name alongside another all-time great, Kingston Town (1980-82), and extending her winning streak to […]

Winx set to make Cox Plate history

October 27, 2017 0

Wondermare Winx is heavily favored to add to her legendary status in Saturday’s Cox Plate (G1) at Moonee Valley, where she’s in line to join Kingston Town as the only three-time winners of Australia’s weight-for-age […]

Winx a natural around Flemington to hit 21

October 7, 2017 0

Australian all-time great Winx had never raced at Flemington until Saturday’s Turnbull (G1), but the celebrated mare reveled around the palatial track to extend her winning skein to 21. Unlike her suspense-ridden victories at Randwick […]

Life After 20: Winx Captivating the World

September 20, 2017 0

Her literal domination has extended only the 1,100 miles (approximately 1,500 kilometers) or so between the Sunshine Coast and Melbourne, in Australia, but in nearly every other respect the superstar race mare Winx has taken […]

Winx surges late for 20th straight

September 16, 2017 0

After again giving her fans a few qualms turning for home, Australia’s great champion Winx turned on the afterburners and zoomed to a 20th consecutive victory in Saturday’s George Main (aka Colgate Optic White) (G1) […]

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