Similar mechanics drive the success of Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt in the 100m and 200m sprints, according to Dr Putt."He had the larger stride length by about 5 per cent, but that alone did not cause him to win."He won because he was able to maintain the same — or maybe only 2-3 per cent less — stride frequency as the losers."Winx's last win took her career earnings over the million barrier, closing in on Makybe Diva's all-time prizemoney record of .52 million."She has to be built with the right muscle structure, she has to have the right amount of muscle relative to her body weight and she has to have the right type of muscle fibres."So not all muscle fibres are the same and she has to have the right mix of muscle fibres to enable her to sprint."But those looking to spot a champion racehorse in the making may find it is very difficult to pick these qualities by sight in a foal."Back in the '80s there was enthusiasm for taking a biopsy and testing a small amount of muscle, but that didn't go anywhere because you're taking a couple of grams of muscle from a 500-kilogram horse."So you can't predict their sprinting ability from a tiny sample of muscle like that."Basically the best way to see what they can do is take them to a racetrack and test them over 400 and 600 metres and see what they can do." Winx's ability to turn on speed at will was perhaps never more evident than at her last run in the Warwick Stakes, where she missed the start by five lengths but managed to pull off a dramatic comeback to clinch victory.Winx caught the lead horse in the shadow of the post to win by barely a nostril in her final stride.Find that perfect place to eat at your connecting terminal before your next flight departs?Or maybe you need to see a terminal map to see where your airline's gate is.Black Caviar was known for her acceleration and instantaneous speed, making her "both massive and the fleetest of sprinters in the equine world," according to Dr Putt.
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The performance has already drawn comparisons with Phar Lap's legendary comeback in the 1931 Futurity Stakes at Caulfield."Both Phar Lap and Winx were left flat-footed at the start and trailed off by about five lengths," Dr Putt recalls."Phar Lap's was probably more sensational because he raced hard to catch up and passed some of the tailenders only to get pocketed by other riders."His jockey Jim Pike had to drop him back to get out of the pocket so he could come around wide and close on the leaders."Phar Lap actually got to the front by about a half-length before the finish line but then had to hold off the others as he fatigued."But even having studied the sport's greatest racehorses, Dr Putt had to concede:"In some ways Winx's win would have been more breathtaking for observers at the course because it was only in the last stride that she won," he said.
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And the secret to her success is all in a freakish stride rate, which can increase in the dying stages of a race as other horses taper off."This means she can settle or accelerate at any time during a race.