The terraces and balconies at Royal Randwick have never been this packed before. It was a moment in Australian and world sporting history that will go down in the history books as one of the most remarkable.
The greatest ever race horse this country has ever seen, if not the world, Winx winning her final ever race and 33 wins from 33 starts.
42,000 fans and dignitaries, including the PM, we’re ok hand to witness the emotional moment.
Millions tuned in across Australia, on smartphones on TV, social media and radio.
Winx, as 7 Sports commentator Bruce McAvaney said, was truly one of the greats.
“The greatest all time”, the veteran commentator said as Winx trotted around Royal Randwick – one last time with a standing ovation.
Hugh Bowman the award winning jockey 🏇 saluted the 42,000+ spillover crowd.
Video: Winx final race at Royal Randwick in Sydney
Winx final curtain call
Sydney News Contributing Editor