Winx has won 32 straight races and if she wins, this will be her 25th straight Gr.1 victory and she would have won more than $18 million in prize money. She will go out to the next phase in her life in a blaze of glory.
Happy Clapper was defeated by Winx when he placed second in the Apollo Stakes and Chipping Norton.
Danzaanddance has been placed in the NZ Stakes and Ranvet at last two starts and has bright place prospects again.
Jockey Hugh Bowman on Saturday as the pair aim to take their third Elizabeth Stakes in a row.
Co-owner Peter Tighe said at the draw Tuesday he was pleased with the outside barrier.
“We prefer to be wider than in close to eliminate the problems you might get early in a race, and Hugh’s always been happy to be out of trouble,” Tighe said. On March 2 at Randwick, Winx set the record for most Group One wins with her 23rd, breaking the former Group One record held by retired Irish horse Hurricane Fly.
Full Runner List:
1. Happy Clapper (J: Blake Shinn T: Patrick Webster), 2. Hartnell (J: Kerrin Mcevoy T: James Cummings), 3. Harlem (J: Jamie Kah T: David & B Hayes & T Dabernig), 4. He's Eminent (J: James Mcdonald T: Sir Mark Todd), 5. Kluger (J: Tommy Berry T: Tomokazu Takano), 6. Mask Of Time (J: Sam Clipperton T: Ciaron Maher & David Eustace)
Distance: 2,000 metres, Surface: Turf, Qualification: Three year old and older, Weight: weight-for-age, Purse: $4,000,000 (2019)