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Enable Unlikely To Match Winx Rating

Tuesday, 9th October 2018

Meanwhile, Enable's win in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on Sunday is unlikely to see her surpass Winx as the world's best racehorse. That is the expert view of Greg Carpenter, Australia's representative on the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings committee, who says Enable's performance was not enough to see her current 125 rating rise enough to match Winx's benchmark rating of 130. "Yes, Enable won the race but it was a very narrow margin from the filly [Sea Of Class] and both of them were in receipt of a three pound sex allowance from Cloth of Stars [third] and Waldgeist [fourth]," Carpenter said. "The figures from all the world handicappers will be submitted over the next 24 hours but given the horses that she beat, the closeness of the finish, she certainly wouldn't, I'd think, be rated anywhere near 130 for her win." Carpenter added: "It was a magnificent win. Incredible to think that it was only her second start this season but she [Enable] will not surpass or equal Winx's mark of 130."

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