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Winx and her Dunedoo jockey Hugh Bowman to be immortalised in his hometown's silo art

Hugh Bowman, one of the world's best jockeys, is set to be immortalised in art in his home town of Dunedoo, alongside champion mare Winx.

"I left Dunedoo when I was pretty young and then when I left school, pursued my dream of being a jockey," Bowman said.

Bowman grew up on a farm just outside the town in central west New South Wales, about an hour west of Mudgee.

"It gives me a great sense of pride and I'd hope that it does bring some activity and interest to the village, because it really is a beautiful town," he said.

For nearly a century the grain silos have been the tallest thing in the town of just over 1,000 people.

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Article written by: Jennifer Browning

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