(foaled 20 August 2001) is an Australian Thoroughbred
racemare who won four Group One
races, including the Newmarket Handicap
4,161,740 in prizemoney. She was by the leading sire, Encosta De Lago
from Oceanfast by Monde Bleu (GB). Oceanfast's racing record was 12 starts for 2 wins, 3 seconds and 3 thirds for $82,760 and Alinghi is her only stakes winner up until July 2009.
Alinghi was trained by Lee Freedman
. She is one of the few fillies to win the Newmarket Handicap
in just her 3 year old year of racing, the Newmarket Handicap is the greatest sprint race in Australian history and has been won by some of the greatest horses to have been seen in Australia such as Placid Ark
and more recently by Takeover Target
and Weekend Hussler
Some of Alinghi's other Group 1 wins were the AAMI Blue Diamond Stakes which is the second best Juvenile stakes race in Australia, the Ascot Vale which is Victoria’s premier three-year-old sprint race, the Thousand Guineas which is run over 1,600 metres and the Robert Sangster Stakes, a 1,200 metre race held in South Australia.
Over Alinghi's short career she beat other Group 1 winners including Hollow Bullet and most notably another three-year-old champion in Fastnet Rock
Alinghi was never unplaced until her last start in Australia which was her sixteenth start, she finished fourth in the T J Smith Stakes