George Main Stakes Nominations - Winx headlines 11 entries

  • Will Winx aim for another George Main success?

Champion mare Winx is the feature runner among 22 nominations for Saturday’s Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick. 

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller has nominated 15 of the 22 horses for the race, including Winx who is trying to win her 27th consecutive race after winning the race named in her honour, the Group 1 Winx Stakes (1400m) on August 18. 

As well as Winx, Chris Waller has also nominated Unforgotten who was uber impressive winning the Chelmsford Stakes however she is likely to bypass Winx. Waller has also nominated  D’Argento, who ran a close-up second to Home Of The Brave in the Group 2 Theo Marks Stakes (1300m) on Saturday at Rosehill. 

Kris Lees has nominated three horses, including Le Romain who finished a disappointing seventh in the Group 2 Tramway Stakes (1400m) a fortnight ago behind Comin’ Through and Tom Melbourne, both of which are also nominated. Lees has also nominated Prized Icon and Sense of Occasion. 

Only three other trainers have nominated a horse for the George Main Stakes. David Payne has Victorian Derby winner Ace High. Victoria’s leading trainer Darren Weir has Danon Liberty while Gerald Ryan has Red Excitement. 

2018 George Main Stakes Nominations:

1. ACE HIGH David Payne 
2. COMIN’ THROUGH Chris Waller 
3. DANON LIBERTY (JPN) Darren Weir 
4. D’ARGENTO Chris Waller 
5. EGG TART Chris Waller 
6. I AM COLDPLAY Chris Waller 
7. IT’S SOMEWHAT (USA) James Cummings 
8. LE ROMAIN Kris Lees 
9. LIBRAN (IRE) Chris Waller 
10. MISTER SEA WOLF Chris Waller 
11. ONE FOOT IN HEAVEN Chris Waller 
12. PRIZED ICON Kris Lees 
13. RED EXCITEMENT Gerald Ryan 
14. RELIGIFY Chris Waller 
15. SATONO RASEN (JPN) Chris Waller 
17. SINGLE GAZE Chris Waller 
18. TOM MELBOURNE (IRE) Chris Waller 
19. UNFORGOTTEN Chris Waller 
20. WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) Chris Waller 
21. WINX Chris Waller 
22. YOUNGSTAR Chris Waller 

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George Main Stakes Nominations - Winx headlines 11 entries

Champion mare Winx has featured among 11 entries for Saturday’s Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick as she aims for her 20th consecutive victory.

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