Winx named Horse Of The Year again

Darryl Sherer - Monday October 9

Winx was predictably named Australian Horse Of The Year for a second time at a function in Brisbane on Sunday night.

No surprises here, Winx named Horse Of The Year again. Photo: Darryl Sherer

The Chris Waller-trained six-year-old won all eight of her starts in the 2016-17 season with six of them at Group I level, with the most notable being a second Cox Plate.

Her other Group I wins were the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Chipping Norton Stakes, Caulfield Stakes, George Main Stakes and George Ryder Stakes. 

Saturday's Turnbull Stakes victory at Flemington was the 21st consecutive win for Winx, who was also named champion Middle Distance horse.

Chris Waller won The Bart Cummings Award for training and High Bowman the Champion Group I Jockey award.

2016-17 Australian Racehorse Of The Year Award winners

Horse of the Year - WINX

Champion 2YO - SHE WILL REIGN

Champion 3YO Filly - YANKEE ROSE

Champion 3YO Colt or Gelding - FLYING ARTIE

Champion Sprinter - CHAUTAUQUA

Champion Middle Distance - WINX

Champion Stayer - JAMEKA

Champion Jumper - WELLS

Champion Sire - SNITZEL

Champion Group 1 Jockey - HUGH BOWMAN

The Bart Cummings Award - CHRIS WALLER

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