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17 August 2017
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Gauging Winx's fitness is difficult for Chris Waller but the experienced trainer believes she's exactly where she needs to be to extend her winning streak to 18.

The champion completed her final piece of work at Rosehill on Thursday morning, two days out from her bid to win the Group Two Warwick Stakes at Randwick and extend one of Australasian racing's longest winning streaks.

Waller says the six-year-old mare, who won a barrier trial last week for the first time in her career, was slightly stronger than previous years.

He estimates she's seven or eight kilograms heavier than last year and up to 18kg heavier than her first Cox Plate preparation in 2015.

"It's really hard to tell with a horse like Winx, where she's at," Waller said.

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