Forgive me, master, but Winx is capable of doing what few other champions could achieve – win major events from the metric six furlongs to 3200 metres.
Even deluge-affected ground cannot dim the brilliance of the Golden Slipper program, the best in Australia so far this season.
Gai Waterhouse reckons Global Glamour will glide across the Rosehill wet in Saturday's Coolmore, Australia's best race for fillies and mares.
Houtzen is doing more of a Reisling than a Todman in her final lead up for the $3.5 million Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens on March 18. Trainer Toby Edmunds has sought weaker opposition with a huge weight at Eagle Farm rather than a Royal Randwick class test.
Talent scouts should identify the Australiana of Darren Weir for a television beer commercial. He could beam to the jingle: "Gotta have a beer with Weiry, cause Weiry's me mate."
Winx is the best drug-free racehorse in the world because US superstars, Arrogate and Californian Crome, were loaded up on home territory with Lasix, the diuretic and performance enhancer.
With whip activists on the boil, the Hammer Of Thor strike by James Doyle, given rave reviews for his four Randwick winners last Saturday, is better described as the gift of encouragement.
The elderly find it hard to get a seat at the extravaganza on the Gold Coast but Jeff Lloyd, at 55, is riding like few others.
During the wasting process Jack Thompson resembled a grasshopper while John Miller struck a praying mantis pose during their sauna sessions at the now defunct Giles Baths at Coogee.
Among the diversions of cobalt and whipping, 2016 was the Year Of Winx, one of the most dynamic winners of the Cox Plate, the weight-for-age championship of Australasia spiced by visitors.