While most eyes were on Winx at the Rosehill barrier trials, trainer Gerald Ryan’s were fixed on Trapeze Artist.
Three-time Group 1 winner Gailo Chop is steadily building towards making a comeback from a reoccurring tendon injury.
Hugh Bowman has drawn comparisons between Winx and tennis champion Roger Federer after riding the mare in her first barrier trial ahead of her final racing campaign.
Bjorn Baker won two $1 million races on the Gold Coast last Saturday and the Sydney trainer is now eyeing off Melbourne’s feature race this Saturday with his flying mare Champagne Cuddles.
Platinum Tycoon is set to make his Sydney debut with new trainer Gerald Ryan yet to decide whether it will be at Canterbury or Rosehill.