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September 23, 2020

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald – By Chris Roots – September…

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September 15, 2020

James McDonald touted Haut Brion Her as an Everest candidate…

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September 7, 2020

An emotional Chris Waller has dedicated Mister Sea Wolf’s Chelmsford…

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September 7, 2020

In many ways horse racing is only as good as…

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September 7, 2020

Humidor underlined Chris Waller’s brilliance as a trainer when he…

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August 31, 2020

Just five rivals have been nominated to go toe-to-toe with…

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August 26, 2020

Sprinting star Nature Strip has defeated a stellar group of…

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August 22, 2020

The handicapper is likely to decide the spring goal for…

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July 25, 2020

Champion trainer Chris Waller took the wraps off a promising…

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June 19, 2020

Thoroughbred racing’s most dominant figure says he believes the sport…

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May 30, 2020

Tough stayer Le Juge returned to his favourite track to…

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May 30, 2020

There is an artform in running a huge operation like…

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January 12, 2020

As he so often does, Chris Waller pulled the right…

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January 12, 2020

Tough mare Invincibella sailed past $3 million in prize money…

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January 6, 2020

Chris Waller will roll out his autumn team at the…

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January 6, 2020

Champion trainer Chris Waller will roll out a number of…

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December 29, 2019

“It was exciting, she just won so easily — in…

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December 25, 2019

Alward will revert to his favourite distance of 2000 metres…

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December 21, 2019

Premier trainer Chris Waller will be hoping to add some…

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December 19, 2019

A patient approach with high-priced youngster Osamu (Exceed And Excel)…

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December 13, 2019

Long before Winx, champion trainer Chris Waller made his name…

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December 5, 2019

Inaugural Golden Eagle winner Kolding has already pocketed more than…

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December 1, 2019

Earlier this week Chris Waller talked to Racenet about the…

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November 25, 2019

Chris Waller can’t rely on all-time great Winx anymore but…

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November 24, 2019

Irish Queenslander Noel Greenhalgh has won his share of group…

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November 11, 2019

Nature Strip booked his trip to Royal Ascot next year…

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November 11, 2019

Known to each other side from the other side of…

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November 10, 2019

Summer plans for stakes-placed filly Lucicello are uncertain but winning…

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November 10, 2019

Consistent Alward broke through for an overdue win to give…

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November 6, 2019

Chris Waller’s best chance yet to win the biggest race…

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November 6, 2019

The state’s top trainer will have a presence in Wollongong’s…

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November 4, 2019

Champion trainer Chris Waller has already been compared to the…

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November 4, 2019

Before Tommy Berry even started riding he wanted to win…

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November 3, 2019

This wasn’t just a horse race, this was sporting theatre…

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November 3, 2019

Noel Greenhalgh feels like there is a sense of destiny…

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October 31, 2019

Gr.1 Toorak Handicap (1600m) runner-up Night’s Watch (NZ) (Redwood) features…

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October 30, 2019

New Zealand-bred galloper Kolding is on song for the A$7.5…

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October 30, 2019

Relucent has followed a similar path to the Victoria Derby…

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October 29, 2019

James McDonald will return to riding Arcadia Queen “super cool”…

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October 27, 2019

Jockey Brenton Avdulla had to work hard for his money…

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October 27, 2019

The Chris Waller-trained Madam Rouge claimed an important black-type win…

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October 24, 2019

Arcadia Queen will press on towards the Golden Eagle (1500m)…

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October 24, 2019

James McDonald quips that Verry Elleegant “looks awkward whatever track…

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October 23, 2019

Trainer Chris Waller has indicated a Group I VRC Sprint…

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October 23, 2019

Champion horse trainer Chris Waller says the Australian racing sector…

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October 22, 2019

Chris Waller said he has taken lessons learned with four-time…

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October 21, 2019

Coolmore Australia’s Tom Magnier estimates Yes Yes Yes to be…

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October 20, 2019

Between them, Chris Waller and Glen Boss have won most…

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October 17, 2019

Verry Elleegant is set to head to the Cox Plate…

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October 17, 2019

Trainer Chris Waller isn’t concerned by Nature Strip’s outside draw…

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October 17, 2019

Danzdanzdance (Mastercraftsman) will don new gear and step through a…

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October 16, 2019

Chris Waller can sleep easy knowing Finche is ready to…

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October 16, 2019

Bob Peters has been coming to Sydney from Perth for…

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October 15, 2019

Caulfield Cup favourite Finche has rounded out his preparation for…

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October 15, 2019

Michael Walker has been riding in big races since he…

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October 14, 2019

Two of Chris Waller’s three-pronged attack on next Saturday’s The…

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October 14, 2019

The Chris Waller stable has advised stewards Turnbull Stakes winner…

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October 6, 2019

On a red letter day for trainer Chris Waller, Kolding…

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October 5, 2019

Verry Elleegant (NZ) (Zed) has returned to winning form with…

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October 5, 2019

Come Play With Me completed an unprecedented Group 1 clean…

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October 5, 2019

There will never be another Winx but Funstar was able…

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October 5, 2019

Global Quest and Every Rose won the opening two-year-old races…

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October 5, 2019

The players may change, but the result stayed the same…

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October 1, 2019

Champion trainer Chris Waller will welcome another Kiwi Group I…

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September 29, 2019

Mister Sea Wolf has continued the winning run of trainer…

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September 28, 2019

Captain Cook has discovered a way to win in Australia…

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September 27, 2019

Nature Strip has revived ambitions for The Everest after a…

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September 22, 2019

Funstar, the filly trainer Chris Waller identified at the start…

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September 22, 2019

Chris Waller was back to his best with a a…

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September 15, 2019

They say babies bring luck and jockey Tommy Berry’s first…

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September 15, 2019

Trainer Chris Waller’s patience with imported galloper Lord Gododdin looks…

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September 15, 2019

Sydney’s champion trainer Chris got to experience that Winx-like feeling…

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September 7, 2019

Winter staying revelation Wu Gok gave trainer Chris Waller his…

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September 1, 2019

Chris Waller admitted the heavy track and fitness played a…

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September 1, 2019

Stayer Makdanife had his connections scratching their heads after he…

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August 25, 2019

In-form jockey Ryan Maloney got plenty of credit when much…

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August 19, 2019

Steve Smith might be sidelined but Australia’s leading batsman has…

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August 18, 2019

Champion jockey Glen Boss revealed a pep talk from premier…

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July 31, 2019

Thoroughbred Sport Horse Association is really excited to have secured…

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July 29, 2019

Seaway has emerged as a possible Epsom Handicap contender and…

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July 28, 2019

Lucicello has given trainer Chris Waller plenty to consider after…

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July 25, 2019

Champion trainer Chris Waller moved a step closer to achieving…

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July 21, 2019

More than a year and a half after first riding…

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July 21, 2019

Haut Brion Her enhanced her growing reputation and gave champion…

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July 18, 2019

One of the tools the stable uses to track our…

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July 15, 2019

Winter Stakes winner Eckstein looks to have delayed a trip…

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July 14, 2019

Eckstein might be heading to the breeding barn soon but…

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July 14, 2019

A plan to use new front-running tactics on classy mare…

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July 4, 2019

Lightly raced Irish import Dabiyr is off the mark in…

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June 30, 2019

The Chris Waller-trained filly Voila has overcome a slow start…

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June 30, 2019

Toryjoy has not missed a Saturday meeting in June and…

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June 23, 2019

Jason Collett broke his Group I duck and Chris Waller…

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June 23, 2019

Jockey Jay Ford was in no doubt one of the…

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June 10, 2019

Chris Waller has always held a high opinion of Kolding…

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June 10, 2019

Chris Waller became the first trainer to prepare the winners…

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May 26, 2019

A failed mission to win the New Zealand Derby appears…

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May 26, 2019

Chris Waller has the Queensland Guineas in his crosshairs after…

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May 23, 2019

Staying filly Savigne has boosted her chances of sneaking into…

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May 19, 2019

Kubrick has delayed the unkindest cut of all by winning…

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May 15, 2019

Retired champion Winx is to have a new public stand…

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May 12, 2019

The Brisbane Cup is suddenly on the radar for Le…

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May 9, 2019

Thirteen-time champion Hong Kong jockey Douglas Whyte has spent the…

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May 5, 2019

The Gold Coast Cup is a new race on the…

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May 4, 2019

Hollindale Stakes winner Life Less Ordinary isn’t the best horse…

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May 4, 2019

Tommy Berry marvelled at the change in Nobu as he…

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April 29, 2019

Blake Shinn was quick to praise rival jockey Robbie Fradd…

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April 14, 2019

Peter Tighe, a part-owner of Winx, paid tribute to the…

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April 10, 2019

More than 40,000 fans will converge on Randwick to watch…

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April 7, 2019

Jockey Brad Stewart produced one of his best rides to…

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April 7, 2019

Chris Waller’s Gold Coast stable had one of its most…

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April 7, 2019

Winx had her usual exhibition gallop a week before a…

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April 7, 2019

Ringerdingding missed out on a start in the $3 million…

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March 30, 2019

Champion trainer Chris Waller thinks the seven-day back-up into the…

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March 30, 2019

The decision to apply raceday ear muffs to Verry Elleegant…

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March 25, 2019

Nature Strip silenced his knockers by winning his first Group…

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March 24, 2019

If you thought Winx’s fourth George Ryder Stakes win looked…

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March 24, 2019

Nature Strip survived staggering legs and a flying Pierata to…

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March 24, 2019

Again the margin was narrow, but The Autumn Sun won…

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March 24, 2019

Winx wowed Rosehill for the final time when she won…

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March 24, 2019

The future looks bright for Master Shuhood in Australia after…

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March 17, 2019

Chris Waller’s association with Verry Elleegant is only limited but…

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March 10, 2019

It’s a yes to the Golden Slipper for trainer Chris…

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March 9, 2019

In a Winx-like performance, the champion’s stablemate The Autumn Sun…

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March 4, 2019

WHO IS WINX? * A seven-year-old bay mare, foaled September…

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March 4, 2019

The end is a step closer for Winx after she…

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March 2, 2019

Chris Waller gets to the Warwick Farm stable that once…

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February 25, 2019

The Autumn Sun, the most expensive racehorse in training with…

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February 25, 2019

Jaminzah will stick to distances around 1600m despite again indicating…

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February 24, 2019

Chris Waller witnessed his prized three-year-old colts Lean Mean Machine…

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February 16, 2019

The Apollo Stakes may only be a Group 2 race…

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February 10, 2019

The shift to another racing superpower hasn’t fazed brilliant sprinter…

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February 10, 2019

It shaped as a two-horse race and the $1 million…

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January 27, 2019

Perennial placegetter Tom Melbourne broke his 1044-day win drought while…

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January 24, 2019

The final accolade, one which had eluded her until now,…

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January 21, 2019

She has been unbeatable on the track for more than…

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January 20, 2019

Chris Waller has had just a handful of runners in…

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January 14, 2019

Connections of Winx were in California on Saturday to collect…

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January 12, 2019

Chris Waller-trained pair Tumultuous and Invincibella claimed consecutive editions of…

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January 5, 2019

Chris Waller continues to be amazed by Winx since she…

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January 2, 2019

After a year in Australia, Naval Warfare has found his…

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December 28, 2018

The famous Winx colours were worn to another feature race…

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December 24, 2018

Winx might have her farewell to racing during the 2019…

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December 23, 2018

Chris Waller produced another training masterstroke to coax Sir Bacchus…

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December 22, 2018

Wonder mare Winx is set to race on in 2019.…

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December 16, 2018

Premier trainer Chris Waller has his benchmark two-year-old for the…

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December 12, 2018

Expat New Zealand trainer Chris Waller has been nominated for…

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December 9, 2018

Abdon had been 854 days between wins, but Chris Waller…

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December 8, 2018

Zalatte’s triumphant initiation to Saturday racing at Rosehill induced comparisons…

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December 2, 2018

Sydney’s champion trainer Chris Waller maintains age is just a…

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December 2, 2018

Exoteric has put his last-start defeat behind him with a…

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December 1, 2018

For weeks there has been much speculation that fan-favourite Who…

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November 12, 2018

Chris Waller’s rebuilding phase has paid dividends during the spring…

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November 10, 2018

We love our horses. We love everyone’s horses because we…

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November 7, 2018

Leading trainer Chris Waller’s imported stayer Finche has finished fourth…

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November 7, 2018

Humans tend to be flustered and bothered by lengthy travel…

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November 5, 2018

On Tuesday, Who Shot Thebarman will chalk up 125,000 kilometres…

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November 4, 2018

Shillelagh has repeated her effort from 12 months ago by…

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October 30, 2018

Winx is destined to face the final curtain when an…

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October 29, 2018

Hugh Bowman has guided the Chris Waller-trained colt Charge to…

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October 21, 2018

Exoteric has dispelled doubts about his staying ability with a…

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October 10, 2018

A chance to sample the course proper at Caulfield on…

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October 9, 2018

Chris Waller took one look at Winx’s extraordinary closing sectionals…

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October 7, 2018

With tears in her eyes, Winx part-owner Debbie Kepitis feared…

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October 7, 2018

Chris Waller took until the last minute to take I…

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October 7, 2018

An improved Invincibella has lived up to the expectations of…

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October 7, 2018

An improved Invincibella has lived up to the expectations of…

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September 30, 2018

After two half-head losses in successive Group 1 races, it…

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September 23, 2018

Kerrin McEvoy knew in a couple of strides that he…

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September 23, 2018

Zumbelina is likely to race on in Queensland after a…

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September 22, 2018

Chris Waller described The Autumn Sun as special, jockey Kerrin…

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September 22, 2018

After a narrow Group Two defeat at her previous start,…

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September 16, 2018

In what was likely to be her farewell to Sydney…

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September 14, 2018

Kerrin McEvoy reminded punters why he’s considered one of the…

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September 9, 2018

Lean Mean Machine, aided by a brilliant Tye Angland ride,…

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August 24, 2018

After breaking his Australian duck in the Listed Winter Challenge,…

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August 19, 2018

In the first real test for the new season’s three-year-old…

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August 19, 2018

Winx breaks the hearts of her rivals, moves grown men…

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August 13, 2018

Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller has had to wait until…

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July 29, 2018

Sydney’s champion trainer Chris Waller came up with a novel…

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July 29, 2018

Chris Waller has celebrated his most successful season with four…

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July 29, 2018

The numbers are staggering — an eighth successive Sydney trainers’…

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July 20, 2018

The impressive win of Ocean Park three-year-old Star Of The…

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July 8, 2018

Trainer Chris Waller has rated young stayer Ombudsman a potential…

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July 4, 2018

When you are in charge of the world’s best racehorse,…

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June 30, 2018

A solid pace over a distance short of his best…

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June 17, 2018

Although he is the country’s leading Group One trainer, Chris…

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June 17, 2018

Chris Waller-trained import My Nordic Hero has broken through for…

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June 16, 2018

This has been some season for Sydney’s all-conquering trainer Chris…

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June 16, 2018

Each winner Chris Waller has for the remainder the season…

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June 10, 2018

Trainer Chris Waller credited a trip to Greg Bennett’s property…

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June 10, 2018

A Group One plan devised in January by champion trainer…

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June 10, 2018

Boom colt The Autumn Sun has defied a dramatic betting…

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June 10, 2018

Noire has joined Chris Waller’s contenders for the Group One…

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June 10, 2018

I Am Serious has showcased her versatility and reserves of…

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June 2, 2018

Egg Tart will bypass this week’s Brisbane Cup to concentrate…

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