Winx: World record 23rd Group One win for ‘very special’ horse

(CNN)Australian wonder horse Winx set a new world record for Group 1 wins Saturday as she stretched her incredible unbeaten run to 31 races. “I had the horse to get me out of trouble, as she has done time and time again.” Winx was surpassing the previous record she jointly held with the famous Irish horse Hurricane Fly, who raced over fences, twice winning the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. At seven years old the iconic mare is in the autumn of her racing career as trainer Chris Waller admitted after her latest triumph. “I can see the sun going down, hopefully we can get through two more races,” he said. Her final appearance is likely to be at …