The Winx Stakes will now become one of the feature WFA sprint to middle distance races each year in Australia. The race is run in Sydney at Randwick and will be a target for the top Winter horses as well as for Spring contenders to begin their campaigns in.
The race was introduced in 2018 by the ATC in honour of champion mare Winx and is raced at weight for age conditions for three year olds and older at Group l level and boasts a total prize pool of $500,000.
The 2018 Winx Stakes will be run on Saturday the 18th of August, 2018 at Randwick racecourse.
The race was formerly known as the Warwick Stakes at Group 2 level but has been renamed the Winx Stakes as well as being elevated to Group 1 level.