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Horse racing world rocked by devastating Winx tragedy

The sad news has left fans of the champion race horse heartbroken.
Jockey Hugh Bowman is seen here celebrating a record fourth Cox Plate win for Winx.Jockey Hugh Bowman is seen here celebrating a record fourth Cox Plate win for Winx.
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Winx became the first horse to win the Cox Plate four times after her triumph in 2018. Pic: Getty
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horse racing community has been rocked by the news that champion mare Winx her lost her first foal." data-reactid="32">The horse racing community has been rocked by the news that champion mare Winx her lost her first foal.

Winx was set to deliver the filly by super sire I Am Invincible, later this month.

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Trainer Chris Waller issued a statement on Tuesday on behalf of Winx's ownership group, who have been left shattered by the news.

"It is with great sadness that the Kepitis, Tighe and Treweeke families wish to inform everyone that unfortunately overnight Winx lost her foal," the statement said.

"Our thoughts and attention at the moment are on Winx, ensuring that she remains healthy, as anyone in this situation would respect.

"It is a traumatic time for a mother and those involved and Winx is now the centre of our attention following the loss of a beautiful filly this morning."

Racing fans rocked by sad news

News of the sad loss for Winx and all those connected to the champion mare, left racing fans heartbroken on social media.

Winx lost her baby last night

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