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How does it feel to ride Winx, the best horse in the world? Jockey Hugh Bowman explains

If Winx's career to date has been an exercise in relegating the extraordinary to the simply routine, someone forgot to tell her jockey, Hugh Bowman.

"It's still exciting," says Bowman, even after 22 wins in partnership with the mare.

"It's just that feeling of acceleration, and the atmosphere that's created by her dominance."

So successful is the mighty mare that she is the closest thing there is to a racing certainty.

"At Randwick last start [victory in the Chipping Norton Stakes] when I came up and just let her go … I know she's going to win," Bowman says.

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Article written by: Steve Wilson





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