Cox Plate results: Winx is the victor for the 4th time

Winx's strapper Umut Odemislioglu walks with the glamour horse after a galloping session in Melbourne this week

The Chris Waller-trained horse beat Benbatl, with Humidor - who almost caused an upset over Winx in last year's Cox Plate - finishing back in third.

"What I would really like to do is say this will be her race", Waller said.

"It's the reason she is here now going for a fourth Cox Plate".

Winx's has now won over $22.8 million in prizemoney courtesy of her fourth straight Cox Plate win which took her winning stretch to twenty-nine and her Group 1 winning trophies to twenty-two.

Her 22nd Group One victory equalled the record of Irish hurdler Hurricane Fly - the now retired gelding who won a similar number of top class races earlier this century. She also holds 82 per cent of all money to win.

Winx is just one of seven horses to win the $5 million feature aged seven or older, and the oldest since Fields Of Omagh claimed glory in 2006. Meanwhile, her strapper has posted a heartfelt tribute to the mighty mare just hours out from her historic race.

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Chris Waller wants to give the public an opportunity to farewell Winx by announcing when her final race will be.

"I guess the emotion I'm feeling at the moment is relief - the build-up to her fourth Cox Plate has been so big, the hype has been so big, relief if the word for us and everyone here". "I cannot say much more, I am gassed".

"To see her unleash as she does, I was looking for Humidor coming off of her back and seeing how the others were travelling, she had them covered a long way from home".

OVER 1000 punters arrived track-side at Ferguson Park this afternoon for the Cox Plate Day races.

"It's very hard to say what is the best of the best, but as a day it is one I will never forget".

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