Nature Strip stands amongst Australia’s greats

Source: TDN, written by Oz Wedmore Image courtesy of Racing Victoria On Saturday evening it was Nature Strip (Nicconi) who was crowned Australian Racehorse of the Year at the 2022 Racing Awards in Melbourne. Managing owner Rod Lyons was in attendance and spoke to TDN AusNZ about his Champion. “It is amazing,” Lyons said. “My wife […]

Champion trainer Chris Waller dominates the NSW Racehorse Owners Awards

Source :, by Ray Thomas Hall of Fame trainer Chris Waller and his stable of superstars including champion Nature Strip dominated at the NSW Racehorse Owners Awards. Sydney’s champion trainer Chris Waller capped a memorable 2012-22 season by snaring a record 12th Bart Cummings Medal at the NSW Racing’s Night of Champions awards at […]

WATCH: Nature Strip – 2022 King’s Stand Stakes

Brought to you by Inglis, take a look back at Nature Strip’s win in the G1 King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot. What a monstrous victory it was – and what a fabulous day it was for his connections and fans worldwide.

Strip set for career-high rating

Nature Strip will soon be reaffirmed as the world’s premier sprinter, with global handicappers likely to reward his breathtaking King’s Stand Stakes victory at Royal Ascot with his career-best rating. The next update of the Longines World’s Best Horse rankings is due to be published on July 14, with Royal Ascot Group 1 winners Nature […]

Waller’s Stars begin Quarantine

Chris Waller’s Royal Ascot stars Nature Strip and Home Affairs have started their quarantine ahead of their return to Australia. It follows Home Affairs’ unplaced finish in the Platinum Jubilee and Nature Strip’s incredible victory in the King’s Stand Stakes. Video released by trainer Chris Waller shows both stars looking bright and happy as they […]

Waller hails Nature Strip after electric display

James McDonald’s heart nearly sank when somehow someone had managed to live with the sheer brilliance of Nature Strip and was challenging him in the King’s Stand Stakes with only yards to go before the line. A quick glance confirmed what the jockey ultimately knew had to be true, that no rival could compete on […]


Friday, 10th June 2022   Australia’s two leading sprinters, Nature Strip and Home Affairs, had their first experience of Ascot ahead of next week’s Royal Meeting with a workout at the track this morning, Friday, 10th June.   Nature Strip, the world’s top-rated sprinter, is on course for a mouth-watering clash with American raider Golden […]

Waller stable toast Madame Pommery’s win

Considered the second seed of Chris Waller’s two runners, Madame Pommery has relished the heavy conditions to upstage stablemate Northern Beaches and race to an impressive victory at Rosehill. A $150,000 Magic Millions yearling purchase, the filly was put in the paddock after she finished unplaced at her debut on a slow surface at Rosehill […]

Nature Strip rated equal best in the world in latest racehorse rankings

Source : The Sporting News by Tom Naghten Superstar sprinter Nature Strip has been rated the equal best horse in the world as part of the latest Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings. The Chris Waller-gelding, fresh off a third straight TJ Smith Stakes victory at Randwick earlier this month, has been given a rating of 124, […]

Crystal Pegasus continues winning ways in the Mornington Cup

Source: JustHorseRacing Chris Waller and Craig Williams’ magical weekend continued on Saturday when Crystal Pegasus maintained his winning ways in the Mornington Cup (2400m). Less than 24 hours after teaming up to win the $1 million Group 1 William Reid Stakes with September Run, the jockey/trainer combination claimed the $300,000 Listed event that was Victoria’s Saturday […]

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