Winx Wins Well In Apollo Stakes
Hugh Bowman had never experienced people running to the fence to see him going out on a horse the way they did for Winx before the Apollo Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
After the race they were running to the bookmakers to collect, even though she started $1.60 after Winx scored by a length from Solicit and Hauraki.
“I have never seen that before, at least not for a horse I was on,” Bowman said of the pre-race action. “She has just captured the public’s attention. She is a good mare with a serious engine, but I have been around long enough not to count my chickens before they hatch. But I’m looking forward to next time.”
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