The scientific reason Winx shattered Black Caviar’s record

To most Australians Winx does not stand out from the crowd or look like a sure winner but looks can be deceiving. She’s now billed as the world’s greatest horse. And we’ve asked some industry experts why this champion is so good. The champion Aussie mare raced into history this weekend at Randwick with her 26th straight victory, surpassing the mark set by the legendary Black Caviar. But Winx is not like Black Caviar. Black Caviar would blitz her rivals with one of the longest strides every measured on a racehorse – a whooping 8.42 metres. When the average racehorse…