How Chris Waller and his team keep noses ahead of the pack
[19/01/2015] IT was narrow and very hard work but Good Project broke through for a win at Randwick that trainer Chris Waller says could be the making of him.
[16/01/2015] Dual Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) winner Sacred Falls is back in training in New Zealand with Tony Pike ahead of his return to the track.
[16/01/2015] A familiar milestone for Chris Waller could also come with a stable first for the season as the champion trainer closes in on another century of winners.
[14/01/2015] HE has ridden for the Queen and now apprentice Daniel Muscutt has found himself on loan to Australia’s own racing royalty, Chris Waller.
[14/01/2015] Chris Waller has an obvious – and perhaps not so obvious – list of contenders for the major autumn races. Take Beaten Up for instance.
Chris Waller pushes envelope for facilities upgrade and not just prizemoney as tax parity debate hots up again
[14/01/2015] CHRIS Waller says just as much importance should be placed on upgrading training tracks and racecourse facilities — not just increasing prize money — if an extra $100 million is injected into the NSW industry courtesy of tax cuts.
[13/01/2015] Mamwaazel caught Peace Force on the line to record a narrow win in a thrilling edition of the 2015 Belle Of The Turf Stakes at Gosford
[13/01/2015] CHRIS Waller’s decision to scratch She’s Clean ($2.50) from her scheduled engagement in Friday’s Group 3 Belle of the Turf Stakes paid dividends with the daughter of Redoute’s Choice going within 0.01s of the Randwick 1400m course record in a blazing victory.
[13/01/2015] SOUTH African-born, England-based apprentice jockey Daniel Muscutt wasted no time in booting home his first Australian winner on Saturday after arriving in the country a week earlier.
[13/01/2015] IMPORTED stayer Diametric had to win his first Australian race in the stewards room at Randwick yesterday but it’s highly likely it won’t be his last.
[07/01/2015] A former French mare with form around some of the world's best thoroughbreds led throughout at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
[07/01/2015] Chris Waller remains open to the idea of Sacred Falls attempting a historic Doncaster Mile three-peat as the influx of international raiders for the famous Randwick mile promises to keep the weight allocated to the four-time group 1 winner in check.
[02/01/2015] CHRIS Waller braved the elements on an icy-cold, windy morning at famous Ballydoyle to watch Irish training genius Aidan O’Brien put his team of Coolmore champions through their paces.
[31/12/2014] UK apprentice jockey Daniel Muscutt arrives in Sydney from Dubai on Thursday and will ride for the Chris Waller stable commencing next week.
[30/12/2014] I’M Imposing defied age and the burden of racing history to score a thrilling win in the Group 3 $125,000 Summer Cup (2000m) at Royal Randwick on Friday.
[30/12/2014] IT WAS the conversation between trainer Chris Waller and jockey Tommy Berry after Religify’s win that was most telling.
[30/12/2014] Murphy's Delight won on his first start in Australia but took another 13 starts before registering his next victory with a gritty performance at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
[30/12/2014] Chris Waller is going to the Magic Millions Stayers Cup with Amovatio after he convinced him he was a good chance with a strong win in an open 1550-metre handicap at Canterbury on Saturday.
[22/12/2014] Jack and Bob Ingham were responsible for breeding countless winners and star gallopers under their Woodlands Stud banner with the next generation of Inghams now tasting success as owner/ breeders with promising High Chaparral (IRE) gelding Sadlers Lake an encouraging winner at Canterbury on Wednesday.
[22/12/2014] Chris Waller will welcome superstar import Adelaide into his Sydney stable before the end of the year.
[22/12/2014] CHRIS Waller has another potential top-liner in Bascule, a three-year-old colt who is putting together an impressive resume.
[18/12/2014] Trainer Chris Waller has revealed he is seriously considering a campaign through the 2015 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival with Sadler’s Lake following the classy three-year-old’s maiden victory at Canterbury on Wednesday.
[11/12/2014] BRAZEN Beau will stand at Darley Australia’s Northwood Park in Victoria at the end of next year after being bought by Sheik Mohammed on Wednesday.
[08/12/2014] Moriarty captured his first career Group 1 as he saluted in the $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday.
Chris Waller returns to Rosehill for Saigon Tea’s victory, and inspired by a trip to Ballydoyle stables
[08/12/2014] CHRIS Waller was in a talkative mood — and it wasn’t all about Saigon Tea.
[05/12/2014] Well-known Group One performer Danleigh has proven he is not just a ‘one-trick pony’ after displaying plenty of ability as a show horse
[04/12/2014] Kingston Town Classic favourite Moriarty is likely to start from barrier one in Saturday's Group 1 feature but last night's draw was not favourable to top three-year-olds Rommel and Disposition.
[01/12/2014] Chris Waller will look to finish the year with a 10th group 1 win as Hong Kong champion jockey Douglas Whyte takes the reins on Moriarty in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot on Saturday.
[30/11/2014] Chris Waller's willingness to learn has resulted in I'm Imposing being reborn as a miler and his late charge gave him victory in the Festival Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.
[30/11/2014] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller conceded the options are limited for promising Harrier Jet over summer.
[29/11/2014] It will be an all-mare Chris Waller affair when the leading trainer saddles-up two chances at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
[27/11/2014] Chris Waller has celebrated another career-first at Canterbury, training his first winner for esteemed owner and breeder Sir Patrick Hogan.
[24/11/2014] Top jockey Kerrin McEvoy capped off a busy weekend of travel when he took out the Goulburn Cup for unstoppable trainer Chris Waller.
[18/11/2014] The availability of Nash Rawiller to ride Moriarty proved decisive in premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller's decision to accept with the $1.26 million earner in Saturday's Group 1 Carlton Draught Railway Stakes (1600m).
[16/11/2014] Chris Waller didn’t become the dominant trainer in Sydney by rushing and his patience with Heart Testa was rewarded on Saturday one day short of the anniversary of the gelding’s last win.
[13/11/2014] Lightly raced Choisir four year-old Religify provided an important first metropolitan winner for the new association between champion trainer Chris Waller and Denise Martin's Star Thoroughbreds.
[09/11/2014] Chris Waller insists his chase to win a Melbourne Cup does not keep him awake at night.
[09/11/2014] Flemington's loss was Chris Waller’s gain as it’s unlikely any jockey other than Jim Cassidy would have been able to lift Amovatio ($2.70) across the line in the 1600m race at Randwick yesterday.
[06/11/2014] Chris Waller didn't expect to win the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday but it might be a different story next year.
[05/11/2014] Jim Cassidy lived up to his nickname of “The Pumper” when he dug deep to score on the Chris Waller-trained Grand Marshal in a driving finish with Renew in the Visit Victoria Plate (2800m).
[03/11/2014] Only a brave punter would be prepared to bet against one of Chris Waller’s three Melbourne Cup hopes on Tuesday.
[03/11/2014] Three years ago Chris Waller was struggling to get stabling at Flemington to house his horses over the Flemington spring carnival and, as it has turned out, that might have been the only way to slow his domination of the big races in Melbourne.
[03/11/2014] Chris Waller's group 1 double at Flemington on Saturday has him on track to rewrite the record books in terms of group 1 wins in a season. And the indications are he could achieve a lot more, including a first Melbourne Cup victory on Tuesday.
[02/11/2014] Cup Week got off to a perfect start for Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller who produced a rising star in Kermadec at Flemington yesterday.
[02/11/2014] The multimillion colts where nowhere to be seen as Brazen Beau raced his way into the breeding barn by winning the group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200 metres) at Flemington on Saturday.
[02/11/2014] About the only time Linda Huddy was lost for words was when she was asked about her trainer, Chris Waller.
[30/10/2014] Chris Waller rated Quick Strike as a potential Rosehill Guineas horse after the three-year-old made it back-to-back wins at Warwick Farm.
[28/10/2014] Trainer Chris Waller is banking on the big Flemington track to provide Preferment with the opportunity to become the first maiden to win the $1.5 million Victoria Derby in more than 20 years.
[28/10/2014] Tye Angland promised the connections of Opinion he will not front up at the Melbourne Cup exhausted before accepting the ride on Chris Waller's stayer, seeking to strip down to meet the 53.5kg burden.
Chris Waller will be out to win the $3 million Cox Plate with Sacred Falls, Royal Descent or Foreteller
[25/10/2014] Chris Waller speaks about racing so little when he’s at home that his four-year-old son Tyler is convinced his old man is a jockey.
[23/10/2014] Chris Waller has come to the rescue of his hometown Rosehill Gardens meeting on Saturday with his multiple runners propping up three of the four opening races.
[16/10/2014] Premier trainer Chris Waller admits he doesn't have a champion horse among his four Caulfield Cup runners, but he has four champion jockeys to leg-up on Saturday.
[12/10/2014] Amicus elevated her rank as one of the most valuable fillies in Australia with a solid Group One win in Saturday's $500,000 Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield.
[09/10/2014] High-definition camera technology failed to split the winners in a Sydney race for the second time in three days.
[05/10/2014] Chris Waller is known for planning and precision but it was a change of option that delivered another group 1 victory as He's Your Man completed a long-range plunge in the Epsom Handicap at Randwick on Saturday.
[05/10/2014] Is Moriarty a Caulfield Cup or Mackinnon Stakes chance — or both?
[05/10/2014] Trainer Chris Waller has Brazen Beau poised to follow the trail of $20 million colt Zoustar after a dominant win at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
[05/10/2014] The reason why Chris Waller dominates racing was summed up at Randwick on Saturday by Richard Pegum who owns shares in the Epsom-Metropolitan double winners, He's Your Man and Junoob. "That is my best day in racing. I have won a Melbourne Cup but wasn't there - that was unforgettable," Pegum said.
[30/09/2014] Victoria's chief handicapper Greg Carpenter says Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller has enough firepower to dominate this year's spring carnival.
[30/09/2014] If Hugh Bowman is the go-to man for the Golden Rose, then how dearly would connections of Flight Stakes runners like to have him in their camp.
[25/09/2014] The opening race at Canterbury on Wednesday produced a competitive finish and an upset with victory going to the promising maiden Super Willie, a $130,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the draft of Newhaven Park.
[25/09/2014] The judge was in hot demand at Canterbury this afternoon after being called upon to separate winner Pythagorean from the brave Golden Aro.
[22/09/2014] Chris Waller landed a two-state group 1 double in the space of 15 minutes on Saturday when his grand warrior Foreteller scored in the Underwood Stakes at Caulfield.
[18/09/2014] If Hawkspur couldn’t complete the Chelmsford Stakes-George Main Stakes double last year, what makes jockey Jimmy Cassidy think things can pan out differently this year?
[15/09/2014] Chris Waller is contemplating a shock start in the Epsom ahead of The Metropolitan for French import He’s Your Man.
[15/09/2014] Chris Waller has always maintained Catkins is as good as his former group 1-winning mare Red Tracer, and this preparation she will get the chance to prove that after she toyed with her Sheraco Stakes rivals at Rosehill on Saturday. The $1.90 favourite was in a class of her own as she strode away to beat My Sabeel by two lengths.
[15/09/2014] The nature of Cups hopeful Who Shot Thebarman's (NZ) (Yamanin Vital) first Australian victory at Flemington has impressed champion jockey Glen Boss. The Auckland Cup winner, now in the care of premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller, raced to a 2-1/4 length win in on Saturday under 60kg.
[08/09/2014] Multilateral, the striking grey stayer with the powerful finishing surge, gave Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller a fourth win in the Listed $150,000 Wyong Gold Cup (2100m) at Wyong yesterday.
[08/09/2014] Trainer Chris Waller was croaky and nearly mute but unbeaten filly Winx made all the noise for him after lowering Earthquake's colours in the group 2 Furious Stakes.
Trainer Chris Waller leads home first six runners in Chelmsford Stakes, wins Furious Stakes with Winx
[08/09/2014] Chris Waller continues to re-write the record books, with Hawkspur leading home the first six runners in the Chelmsford Stakes for Sydney's champion trainer.
[03/09/2014] Champion trainer Chris Waller briefly flirted with the idea of starting Brazen Beau in the Golden Rose after his blistering trial on Tuesday morning.
[01/09/2014] Another Sydney Saturday, another Chris Waller first four.
[01/09/2014] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller has realistic expectations for Georgey Aeroplane despite the stayer’s very easy win at Rosehill Gardens.
[22/08/2014] Big-time owner Gerry Harvey once predicted Royal Descent could be the best horse he’s ever raced.
[21/08/2014] Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has included five horses in the field for the 2014 Show County Quality that will be run at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
[20/08/2014] Exciting young jockey Tommy Berry will be reunited with the Chris Waller trained Sacred Falls when he lines up in the Group 2 $175,000 Warwick Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.
[20/08/2014] Talented three-year-old Brazen Beau will contest a barrier trial at Randwick on Friday before he returns to the races in the Group 3 The Run To The Rose (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens on August 30.
[20/08/2014] A pleasing gallop at Moonee Valley from Kencella has the talented sprinter on target for his first-up assignment in the Carlyon Stakes.
[18/08/2014] Chris Waller still might not have the group-1 success he craves for the Inghams, but days like this training for the esteemed racing clan might be every bit as special.
[18/08/2014] Training a trifecta in a Sydney Saturday race is becoming a welcome habit for Chris Waller.
[18/08/2014] Chris Waller began the day with a trifecta, ended it with a quinella, and trained half the program to dominate the Rosehill Gardens meeting on Saturday.
[15/08/2014] Chris Waller’s quest for back-to-back Golden Rose victories officially begins on Saturday when he wheels out new stable recruit Law.
[14/08/2014] Trainer Chris Waller can offer no higher praise for his gelding Foreteller.
[11/08/2014] Chris Waller donated his slice of Saigon Tea's win in the Randwick opener to the 4Tracks4Kids foundation in preparation for the October walk that will honour late jockey Nathan Berry.
[07/08/2014] As Boban prepares to resurrect his career following a bleeding ban, trainer Chris Waller has cautioned against expectations the horse can repeat his heroics of last spring.
[07/08/2014] “He is world class - right up with the best." This was how trainer Chris Waller’s summed up the tactical genius of jockey Hugh Bowman following his win on Harrier Jet in the Mossman @ Vinery Handicap (1550m) at Canterbury on Wednesday.
[05/08/2014] Dual Doncaster Mile winner Sacred Falls finished fifth in a barrier trial on Monday as he gears up for a spring assault aimed at the Cox Plate.
[05/08/2014] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller came with a late charge to win his fourth Bart Cummings Medal, which was awarded at Rosehill on Saturday.
[04/08/2014] Chris Waller turned the Winter Challenge into the Waller Challenge as Sydney's leading trainer prepared the first three horses home in the listed feature – and then let his jockeys squabble over the placings in the stewards room.
[04/08/2014] Chris Waller turned the Winter Challenge into the Waller Challenge as Sydney's leading trainer prepared the first three horses home in the listed feature – and then let his jockeys squabble over the placings in the stewards room.
[01/08/2014] It was some season for Chris Waller: the all-time prizemoney record, a fourth successive Sydney trainers premiership, the first four over the line in the Doncaster Mile, leading Group 1 trainer.
[01/08/2014] Chris Waller sent out a large portion of his spring carnival arsenal at Randwick’s barrier trials on Friday and it was his three-time Group I winner Boban stealing the show.
[31/07/2014] Chris Waller will be hoping to parlay a pivotal midweek win for Sydney’s newly crowned premier jockey into new-season stakes success when He’s Your Man contests the $100,000 Winter Challenge at Rosehill.
[29/07/2014] Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller will have plenty of chances to claim his second straight win in the Winter Challenge (1500m) after he included seven gallopers in the nominations for the Listed event that will be held at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.
[25/07/2014] Chris Waller has saved Sydney Saturday meetings a staggering five months this season.
[25/07/2014] James Winks treats every ride he has for Chris Waller as an audition for a Caulfield Cup mount.
[23/07/2014] While recent history suggests Europe is the breeding ground for Melbourne Cup winners, Chris Waller believes he may have found a contender closer to home.
Chris Waller rolls out his heavy artillery as onlookers get first taste of spring at Rosehill trials
[23/07/2014] At 8.14am Monday, the spring carnival preparations for premier trainer Chris Waller officially cranked into gear at Rosehill barrier trials.
[21/07/2014] Aidan O'Brien's assertions dual Derby winner Australia could be the best horse he has trained has raised expectations for his elder sibling Our Voodoo Prince.
[21/07/2014] Chris Waller broke down in tears last season when he bettered the long-standing Sydney premiership record held by Tommy Smith and his daughter Gai Waterhouse.
[21/07/2014] Champion trainer Chris Waller views the win of Multilateral at Rosehill on Saturday as much more special than its restricted race status would suggest.
[21/07/2014] Syndicator Star Thoroughbreds and premier trainer Chris Waller enjoyed their first winner together when Long Kiss prevailed in Sunday's A View Turf - Matilda Handicap (1300m) at Hawkesbury.
[17/07/2014] Chris Waller will be looking for a contribution from one of his stable's blue-collar gallopers to keep him on an unlikely course for a record-breaking season at Rosehill on Saturday.
[17/07/2014] Premiership winning trainer Chris Waller is keen to get more late season two year old winners on the board when he saddles up two juveniles at the Rosehill meeting on Saturday.
[15/07/2014] The pursuit of his own Sydney training record is not something Chris Waller is dwelling on heading towards the end of the season.
[15/07/2014] When you’re dealing with Chris Waller the impossible is always possible.
[10/07/2014] Chris Waller has revealed some fine tuning of his training methods has helped deliver a late-season surge of two-year-old winners.
[09/07/2014] Champion New Zealand apprentice Rory Hutchings has accepted an invitation from leading Australian trainer Chris Waller to ride in Sydney this weekend.
[09/07/2014] The Chris Waller stable has ruled out Permit and Mulaqen from Thursday's $150,000 Grafton Cup, leaving stabmates Secessio and Hoylonny as confirmed starters.
[09/07/2014] Chris Waller unveiled another promising two-year-old at Canterbury on Wednesday when Harrier Jet scored an impressive win in the TAB Early Quaddie Handicap (1200m).
[07/07/2014] He has won yet another Sydney premiership and clinched the champion Group 1 trainer’s gong — now Chris Waller wants to make a concerted effort to start more runners in the big bush carnivals.
[06/07/2014] Chris Waller’s juvenile juggernaut continued its winning momentum when Delectation led home a stable quinella in the TAB Early Quaddie Handicap (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.
[04/07/2014] Chris Waller might not rate his chances of chasing down his own record for number of wins in a season but statistics suggest he will go close.
[03/07/2014] Trainer Chris Waller may have unearthed another potential Spring Racing Carnival contender following the impressive debut victory of two-year-old Dupe ‘Em in today’s $35,000 Equiano – King Of Speed Handicap (900m) at Sportingbet Park Sandown.
[02/07/2014] It is one of the last boxes Chris Waller has to tick, but leading syndicator Denise Martin will play the long game before narrowing next year's Golden Slipper arsenal of the state's premier trainer with first nominations to be released on Wednesday.
[01/07/2014] Leading trainer Chris Waller is confident of further success at the highest level of Australian racing during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, confirming his stable’s classy milers have taken well to their time in the spelling paddock.
[01/07/2014] With a month remaining, there are only two trainers to have more than 100 metropolitan winners in the 2013-14 season.
Chris Waller roadshow can do no wrong as premier trainer produces another “first four” in Winter Cup
[30/06/2014] Sydney's champion trainer Chris Waller even trumped himself at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday when he led in the first four placegetters in the Listed $100,000 Winter Cup (2400m).
[30/06/2014] Riders Josh Parr and Jason Collett believed they were robbed of the Winter Cup after Secessio won a drama-filled feature at Rosehill on Saturday.
[30/06/2014] This is usually a rare feat but Chris Waller is making a stable trifecta at a Sydney Saturday meeting look routine.
Black Jag thumps rivals to the tune of six lengths as he gives apprentice Serg Lisnyy a winning double
[23/06/2014] Black Jag, the outsider of trainer Chris Waller’s three runners, continued his improved form and gave apprentice Serg Lisnyy a winning double when he took out the McGrath Estate Agents Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick.
[23/06/2014] Champion trainer Chris Waller collected half the program at Royal Randwick on Saturday as he moved inexorably towards smashing his own record many thought was unbreakable for most Sydney wins in a season.
[23/06/2014] Chris Waller Racing's dual Group I-winning mare Red Tracer has been retired by owners Geoff and Mary Grimish after a stellar career.
[23/06/2014] Tye Angland was hopeful rather than confident about securing several rides for Chris Waller after returning from Hong Kong last month, but the stable said it was “mad not to use him” after they teamed up for a treble at Randwick on Saturday.
[20/06/2014] Weight could be the difference between winning and a good placing as the Chris Waller-trained Kristy Lee lines up in the $85,000 Instagram @ ATC Races (BM85) Handicap (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.
[19/06/2014] Chris Waller and the famous Ingham family’s cerise colours were involved in a rare dead-heat at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Chris Waller and Bob Ingham chase their first Group 1 together as Catkins, She’s Clean line up in Tatts Tiara
[17/06/2014] Chris Waller has been the country’s most dominant trainer in recent years. Bob Ingham is widely regarded as one of the most successful owners.
[16/06/2014] Chris Waller wanted to train 1000 winners when he took out his trainers licence, but it is a figure he left behind him earlier this season and he added another five at Rosehill, Flemington and Newcastle on Saturday.
[16/06/2014] Jason Collett showed exactly why trainer Chris Waller rates him to become one of the top riders in Sydney with a rails-hugging win on Sense And Reason at Rosehill on Saturday.
[16/06/2014] Chris Waller recorded his 200th winner for the season when his stayer Sacred Flyer won his heat of the 2014 Banjo Patterson Series (2500m) at Flemington.
[16/06/2014] A second win on end by ‘late bloomer’ Amovatio had trainer Chris Waller offering words of encouragement for the connections of Brazen Moss, who 35 minutes earlier had recorded a fifth second placing on end.
[13/06/2014] Chris Waller says the continual rollout of multiple runners in races isn’t because he wants to ‘’gang-up on his rivals’’ and it’s definitely not designed to give him a shot at breaking his own Sydney premiership record.
[12/06/2014] Enormous Honour lacks the precocity of his Group One winning half-brother but trainer Chris Waller believes he has the scope to carve out a reputation in his own right.
[12/06/2014] Chris Waller-trained Masthead missed out on a run in the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap last weekend, but will have an opportunity to return to winning form in the Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.
[11/06/2014] The stable still has opportunities to race a selection of our promising Magic Millions, New Zealand Bloodstock and Inglis Easter Sale purchases.
[10/06/2014] It's a longshot but all-conquering trainer Chris Waller has given himself a chance to break his record for most wins in a Sydney season.
[09/06/2014] Mossmoney steered a wide path in the home straight to come with a rush and gain a last stride victory in the Dominant Handicap (1600m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday to give Chris Waller a winner with the first starter from his new stables at Flemington.
[05/06/2014] The sun is certainly shining on Team Waller’s two-year-olds.
[03/06/2014] This season’s leading Group 1 winning jockey Nash Rawiller believes that the J.J. Atkins favourite Brazen Beau will go on to be one of the main Spring Carnival contenders this year.
[03/06/2014] The unpredictable Vilanova is set to give premiership trainer Chris Waller back to back wins in the Group 1 $500,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
[03/06/2014] Chris Waller used to tell me he is driven by fear of failure. With $20 million in prizemoney for the season, his fourth trainers’ premiership wrapped up and five winners at Rosehill on Saturday I don’t think failure is a word that is now mentioned too often around the modest young training dynamo.
[02/06/2014] Jockey Nash Rawiller described Moriarty as a bulldog as the seasoned performer showed his bark ahead of his attempt to defend his Brisbane Cup title next Saturday.
[02/06/2014] There are times in racing when winning isn’t so important. Sydney premier trainer Chris Waller was in familiar territory, the Rosehill Gardens winner’s circle yesterday, after Sniper Fire scored impressively in the TAB Early Quaddie Plate (1350m) but he seized the moment to pay tribute to the late Guy Walter.
[29/05/2014] Trainer Chris Waller is confident that Moriarty can return to winning form in the 2014 Eagle Farm Cup this weekend and rates the imported stayer the best bet of the day.
[28/05/2014] Tougher Than Ever joined Chris Waller’s stable at the same time as Sacred Falls but the two horses paths have been very different.
[28/05/2014] History will be against Red Tracer when she tries to win the Stradbroke Handicap after nearly a two-month lay-off.
[27/05/2014] Chris Waller’s brilliant Group 1 mare Red Tracer easily won a trial at Rosehill Gardens this morning.
[26/05/2014] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller claimed a winning hat-trick as Eigelstein finished strongly to win the Hyland Race Colours Handicap (1400m) at Royal Randwick.
[26/05/2014] Chris Waller’s chances of back-to-back Queensland Derby wins depend on which Vilanova turns up on the day.
[23/05/2014] Trainer Chris Waller believes that imported stayer Danchai will be very hard to beat when he steps up to 2200 metres in the 2014 Premier’s Cup at Doomben on Saturday.
[22/05/2014] Chris Waller has revealed that crack Sydney colt Zoustar has a leg injury that will prevent him from racing at Royal Ascot next month.
[21/05/2014] Is Brazen Beau the next star of the turf to be unveiled in Queensland?
[20/05/2014] Top class mare Arinosa will race in Sydney this weekend leaving the all-conquering Chris Waller stable without a runner in the Group 1 $650,000 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10,000 (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.
[18/05/2014] Black Jag, reliable, resolute and relentless, refused to surrender the lead as he held on to win a rough-house Vinery Stud Handicap (2200m) at Scone.
[16/05/2014] She’s Clean will return to the races in the 2014 Juanmo Stakes at Doomben on Saturday and trainer Chris Waller is hoping that a stint in Queensland will help the talented mare return to her best form.
[16/05/2014] Trainer Chris Waller will rely on hardened stayers Junoob and Moriarty to win a record-equalling third Doomben Cup after deciding not to accept with three-year-old Vilanova.
[12/05/2014] The city jumps season is shaping as the classiest and most even for some time, with yesterday’s Sandown meeting setting the scene.
[12/05/2014] Syndicate boss Grant Morgan hopes history can repeat itself after Brazen Beau won the Group 2 Champagne Classic (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.
[12/05/2014] Chris Waller stumbled upon the key to success with Tromso, but will have to go back into his bag of tricks to unlock the secret to Rugged Cross after the stablemates turned betting upside down at Rosehill on Saturday.
[09/05/2014] Trainer Chris Waller is hopeful that Brazen Beau can step-up when he takes on a strong field in the 2014 Champagne Classic at Doomben on Saturday.
[05/05/2014] Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller described his maiden Wagga Gold Cup victory as "special" after he dominated this year's edition of the feature race.
[05/05/2014] Sydney's champion trainer Chris Waller is set to become racing’s first $20 million man.
[02/05/2014] Jimmy Cassidy will be hoping history repeats itself on Saturday at Hawkesbury.
[29/04/2014] Champion trainer Chris Waller will be out to extend his recent domination of Sydney to the Wagga Gold Cup carnival on Friday.
[21/04/2014] Aidan O'Brien claimed his Classic aspirant Australia (Galileo) as possibly the best horse he has trained, so it would be interesting to find out how Chris Waller rates Australia's half-brother Our Voodoo Prince (GB) after the son of Kingmambo kept his Australian record at a perfect three for three when opening his stakes account in Saturday's $150,000 Group III Easter Cup (2000m) at Caulfield.
[19/04/2014] When you come from nothing, and never had nothing, the only thing that digs you out of the hole is hard work.
[19/04/2014] Catkins is poised to finally claim a breakthrough Group 1 win and give the Ingham family’s famous all-cerise colours their first win at the elite level in six years at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
Chris Waller’s army lines up to extend reign as opening day of The Championships fulfils expectations
[15/04/2014] Chris Waller will be trying to repeat his Doncaster domination in Sydney’s richest race, the $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes, on day two of The Championships at Royal Randwick next Saturday.
[15/04/2014] There’s an Australian record awaiting champion trainer Chris Waller on the second money rich day of The Championships at Randwick this weekend.
[15/04/2014] Former Southern District premier apprentice John Kissick, now indentured to Chris Waller, made a triumphant return to the region with a winning treble at Murrumbidgee Turf Club yesterday.
[14/04/2014] For Chris Waller, watching the Doncaster Mile was like a dream. A perfect dream as Sacred Falls went back to back in Australia’s most famous mile but also led home a first four for the stable. Royal Descent, Weary and Hawkspur followed him in, leaving Waller amazed.
[10/04/2014] Dominant trainer Chris Waller has so many runners in Saturday’s Doncaster Mile that TAB has opened a market on his horses alone.
[10/04/2014] The weather forecast is conspiring to rule $20 million colt Zoustar out of the $2.5 million TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
[04/04/2014] Sydney's champion trainer Chris Waller has a quartet of runners for next week’s Doncaster and another trio at Rosehill on Saturday trying to earn a place in the famous Randwick mile.
[03/04/2014] Promising Fastnet Rock mare Bubbles 'n' Boats has had a few behavioural issues to sort through, but her innate talent has made it all worthwhile as we saw at Warwick Farm on Wednesday when she powered home to post her second win from just four starts.
[03/04/2014] Trainer Chris Waller is hoping that Foreteller can bounce back to his best form when he contests the 2014 The BMW at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.
[02/04/2014] Zoustar is going back to basics with trainer Chris Waller to ditch all the gear changes for the $20 million colt’s all-important next start.
[01/04/2014] As part of the TAB's 'Own Boban for a Day' promotion where a 5% share in the headline-grabbing galloper is on offer for the $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes, rider Lucy Keegan Attard was fitted with a camera in his gallop.
[31/03/2014] Widden Stud boss Antony Thompson had another great Saturday as sons and daughters of Sebring again racked up black-type success, but it will be $18 million colt Zoustar's barrier trial at Rosehill on Monday that will be his focus at the start of Golden Slipper week.
[31/03/2014] Boom colt Zoustar will run in the Group 1 $2.5 million T. J. Smith Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick on April 12.
[28/03/2014] It is amazing it has taken this long for Zac Purton to be lured back to Sydney.
[28/03/2014] This week's Chris Waller Racing Newsletter is out now and featured in this week's edition are the details of the TAB's exciting new promotion to win a 5% share in Boban for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
[27/03/2014] Amicus has given Chris Waller his 100th Sydney metropolitan winner for the season, but he won't be tempted to push the two-year-old past her limit.
[25/03/2014] Red Tracer is a surprise nomination for Saturday's George Ryder Stakes prompted by the forecast of continuing rain in Sydney.
[25/03/2014] The Star Thoroughbreds team have produced video clip looking back at the fantastic yearling parade held at Inglis by Star Thoroughbreds and Chris Waller Racing a fortnight ago.
[24/03/2014] A famous dam was one of few clues about the potential of Our Voodoo Prince before the import's surprise first-up win at Sandown.
[21/03/2014] Chris Waller insists he will present three horses at the peak of their powers in the Ranvet Stakes but knows his efforts might not be enough to win the race for a second time.
[18/03/2014] Chris Waller will decide tomorrow if star mare Red Tracer backs up in Saturday’s Coolmore Classic and lumps the 59kg topweight.
[18/03/2014] Junoob's first Australian stakes win has posed a programming dilemma for trainer Chris Waller.
[12/03/2014] High-profile colt Zoustar will have formidable opposition in the Canterbury Stakes, a race trainer Chris Waller says is pivotal to his campaign.
[11/03/2014] Last-start Group Two winner Vilanova is thriving in Melbourne and has has a good look at Moonee Valley ahead of his next assignment in the Alister Clark Stakes.
[10/03/2014] Chris Waller has $20 million colt Zoustar "ready to go" for Saturday's $500,000 Canterbury Stakes but he says race fitness is a concern heading to Randwick.
[10/03/2014] Without Glyn Schofield, Boban was like a cappuccino without the froth.
[06/03/2014] Chris Waller will revive the partnerships between two of his best horses and their regular riders when Boban and Hawkspur strive to recapture form in Saturday's Chipping Norton Stakes.
[03/03/2014] THE Queen’s horse Carlton House was beaten by a fellow Englishman yesterday as Opinion revelled in the Rosehill bog.
[03/03/2014] Punters' pal Red Tracer returned to take out her third straight Millie Fox Stakes for Chris Waller at Rosehill on Saturday - but the top trainer wasn't done there, as he masterminded Opinion's win in the Parramatta Cup two races later.
[03/03/2014] The Chris Waller yard has developed a reputation as the United Nations of stables as it has grown to become not only the premier outfit in Sydney but in the country.
[22/02/2014] Three-year-old Vilanova ended a frustrating run of form to post a Group Two win at Caulfield in the Autumn Classic on Saturday.
[20/02/2014] Chris Waller concedes Boban profiles as a risk on soft ground but the leading trainer insists one of the stars of last year's spring carnivals in Sydney and Melbourne must start in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
[20/02/2014] Limited opportunities remain for people to become involved with the stable through our recent exciting Chris Waller Racing yearling purchases.
[20/02/2014] Chris Waller supporters charged into the last winner at Warwick Farm today in horrendous conditions. Saigon Tea, backed from $10 into $5.50, raced around the outside fence all the way for hot young jockey Tommy Berry.
[18/02/2014] Boban received only a pass mark from trainer Chris Waller after his unplaced first-up effort but the exciting galloper is more prepared for his return clash with Appearance in the Group 2 $250,000 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.
[16/02/2014] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller rates Catkins as the “next Red Tracer” — and the grey mare showed why at Rosehill Gardens yesterday.
[16/02/2014] Promising stayer Junoob might be too good for a Wagga Wagga Gold Cup on the evidence of his runaway win in the Might And Power Handicap (1900m) at Rosehill Gardens yesterday.
[13/02/2014] Chris Waller admits he may have got a bit carried away in the spring when he labelled Catkins the next Red Tracer.
[13/02/2014] The Chris Waller-trained import Instrumentalist (IRE) has been in rare form in Melbourne this campaign winning at Flemington and Caulfield before his first stakes success in Wednesday’s Listed Sportingbet Mornington Cup (2400m).
[12/02/2014] Trainer Chris Waller has revealed that talented mare Royal Descent will have a maximum of four race starts during the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
[11/02/2014] Champion jockey Jim Cassidy admits his autumn racing carnival is geared around one horse — Zoustar.
[11/02/2014] Zoustar, the Chris Waller Racing-trained star colt and possibly the most watched horse in Australia, ran fourth in a quiet barrier trial at Royal Randwick this morning.
[10/02/2014] "When we cruised up alongside James (McDonald) he asked me to wait for him!"
[10/02/2014] There is more at stake than just the $350,000 prize money in the Listed Mornington Cup. The race also carries with it an automatic Caulfield Cup entry for the winner.
[06/02/2014] Chris Waller is using Saturday as a launching pad for a star quintet of runners who are resuming in two feature races in two states.
[05/02/2014] Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller expects Boban’s class will be enough for him to continue his winning streak in the Group 2 $200,000 Expressway Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.
[05/02/2014] Champion Sydney trainer Chris Waller already has the $140,000 Wagga Gold Cup (2000m) in his sights with last-start winner Junoob.
[05/02/2014] Premier trainer Chris Waller produced another impressive import when a former French galloper called Weary won a trial at Rosehill this morning.
[05/02/2014] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller recorded his first juvenile winner of the season as Brazen Beau led throughout to win at Canterbury.
[03/02/2014] Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller isn't prone to hyperbole but he didn't need prompting to mention All Cerise and Oaks in the same sentence after the filly's impressive win at Rosehill Gardens yesterday.
[03/02/2014] British-bred Junoob won't be far off joining trainer Chris Waller's endless list of moderately performed imported stayers becoming stakeswinners in Australia if he runs in the next three months to the form he showed at Rosehill on Saturday.
[30/01/2014] Chris Waller is looking to take “three or four horses” to the UK and/or Europe later this year, not just “one or two”.
[30/01/2014] Foreteller and Hawkspur, Chris Waller's dual-pronged attack for the Australian Cup, arrived in Melbourne on Sunday morning.
[30/01/2014] Damien Oliver started as the raging favorite to win the Caulfield jockeys challenge, but the Hall Of The Fame jockey had to wait until the final race to post his sole winner for the day.
[29/01/2014] Even with rival horses carrying just 50kg, trainer Chris Waller remains hopeful Sacred Falls can go back-to-back in this year's Doncaster Mile.
[29/01/2014] The addition of blinkers and a step up to 2000 metres give imported galloper He's Your Man the chance to show his best in the Mornington Cup Prelude at Caulfield.
[29/01/2014] The fillies maiden at Warwick Farm on Wednesday featured the daughters of multiple Group I winners Princess Coup and Serenade Rose, but it was a lightly raced Haradasun filly that got the cash.
[28/01/2014] The return to training of Group One winner My Kingdom Of Fife will be monitored by his breeder and former owner, Queen Elizabeth.
[27/01/2014] Champagne Cath will head straight to a Group race after the Chris Waller-trained filly made a winning return at Randwick on Saturday.
[26/01/2014] Promising filly Define ruled herself out of an Australian Oaks campaign by showing her sprinting prowess with an impressive win at Randwick.
[22/01/2014] Zoustar has the job of flying the Chris Waller stable flag in England - but it will be left to stablemate Red Tracer to do likewise in France.
[22/01/2014] Exciting Chris Waller Racing galloper Boban thrilled jockey Glyn Schofield in his first public appearance of 2014 at Tuesday’s Rosehill trials.
[21/01/2014] Owner Sheikh Fahad Al Thani said he was "very excited" at having snapped up a share in emerging Australian sprinter Zoustar.
[20/01/2014] Electrifying three year old Zoustar is back in full work and progressing ahead of schedule in what is likely to be his final campaign before retiring to Widden Stud in 2014.
[20/01/2014] Two eye-catching runs on tight turning tracks have convinced Brigantin's new trainer Chris Waller the horse can step up to the Australia Day Cup at Randwick.
[18/01/2014] Sydney's leading trainer Chris Waller is enjoying the freedom of splitting his horses between Sydney and Melbourne but in the case of today's racing it means he'll likely play a bigger role down south than at home.
[17/01/2014] Fresh from topping up his Rosehill stables with at least 33 horses from last week's Magic Millions sales, Chris Waller unveiled his popular Queensland acquisition Sizzling at the Randwick trials yesterday.
[17/01/2014] This week's Chris Waller Racing Newsletter and video update is out now featuring this week's winners, our start to the New Year, Team Valor and more...
[16/01/2014] The Chris Waller-trained All Cerise showed her rivals no mercy when ambling up to the lead in only a few strides before racing away convincingly in the TAB iPad App Handicap (1250m) at Canterbury on Wednesday.
[15/01/2014] $20 million colt Zoustar is likely to campaign exclusively in Sydney during the Autumn Carnival with the Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 12 high on the agenda.
[15/01/2014] The autumn preparations for a number of Chris Waller-trained gallopers will get serious on Thursday; with several of the leading trainers Group 1 contenders set to take part in barrier trials at Royal Randwick.
[13/01/2014] It's doubtful there will ever be a more drama-packed Magic Millions Cup than the one Velrosso won yesterday.
[11/01/2014] Trainer Chris Waller believes that the Magic Millions Cup (1400m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday is the perfect race for progressive gelding Velrosso.
[10/01/2014] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller is looking to continue his feature race summer-staying dominance with I'm Imposing and Brigantin in the Listed $125,000 Gosford Cup (2100m) today.
[09/01/2014] Increases across the board highlighted a solid opening to the 2014 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale today with Chris Waller Racing and Star Thoroughbreds amongst the leading buyers on the day.
[06/01/2014] Chris Waller saw enough in Brigantin's first start for the stable to be optimistic the former French horse can be a force in the Gosford Cup.
[06/01/2014] Leading syndication company Star Thoroughbreds has announced a change in direction with Chris Waller to be the trainer of all yearlings bought this year.
[03/01/2014] This week's Chris Waller Racing Newsletter and video update is out now featuring this week's winners, an update on what Bellagio Wynn is up to these days and photos from around the stable.
[02/01/2014] Chris Waller's Sydney staying arsenal again left a sour taste in the mouth of the Gai Waterhouse camp after Permit gunned down tearaway leader Travolta in the Tattersalls Club Cup on Wednesday.
[01/01/2014] Chris Waller has elected to run high-profile import He's Your Man a week earlier than originally expected at Flemington on Wednesday.
[29/12/2013] Blake Shinn doesn't get many opportunities for leading trainer Chris Waller and he had to work hard for his winning percentage on Black Jag at Canterbury to avoid a riderless horse.
[28/12/2013] The Melbourne expansion of Chris Waller's stable probably can't happen soon enough for the leading trainer.
[26/12/2013] All-conquering trainer Chris Waller will turn his talents to resurrecting the career of import Brigantin who makes his Sydney debut at Canterbury on Saturday.
[26/12/2013] Chris Waller's chances of claiming an unprecedented Sydney-Melbourne trainers premiership double have soared after he was allocated extra boxes at Flemington.
[26/12/2013] An eight-year-old with a history of tendon trouble added to Chris Waller's unstoppable run in Sydney racing at Randwick on Thursday.
[23/12/2013] Tony Pike and Mark Donoghue are hoping to make the most of the borrowed time they have with Skipper.
[22/12/2013] Chris Waller, the first trainer to lead in 100 winners so far this season, isn't comparing Calming Influence to his outstanding mare Red Tracer - but he is set to give the three-year-old filly an opportunity to emulate her high-profile older stablemate next autumn.
[22/12/2013] The Chris Waller stable pulled off a double at Flemington on Saturday with Instrumentalist and Index Linked.
[21/12/2013] Trainer Chris Waller is confident that enigmatic galloper Index Linked is well placed to return to the winners stall in the Comic Court Handicap (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.
[20/12/2013] Chris Waller has had a remarkable year. The statistics do not lie. He broke Tommy Smith and Gai Waterhouse's record for Sydney wins in a season and was leading trainer in the country. Add the 14 group 1 winners for the calendar year and it is simply amazing.
[20/12/2013] The paths of stablemates Zoustar and Vilanova crossed during the winter carnival in Brisbane but since then their careers have gone in very different directions.
[19/12/2013] A horse named after a date growers' co-operative in Israel has claimed the scalp of two blue-blooded first starters at Canterbury.
[14/12/2013] Trainer Chris Waller believes that an ideal barrier draw gives imported galloper Multilateral an excellent winning chance in the Western Health Cup (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.
[14/12/2013] Champion trainer Chris Waller had three of the five starters in Saturday’s Listed Christmas Cup at Randwick and it was the outsider of the trio, Permit (GB), who broke an 18 start losing streak.
[13/12/2013] When Chris Waller arrives at Royal Randwick on Saturday, one of his first tasks is to march straight into the stewards room to discuss riding tactics for his stable's runners.
[13/12/2013] Trainer Chris Waller believes that the consistent Heart Testa deserves to break through for his maiden win at Listed level in the Razor Sharp Handicap(1150m) at the Randwick Kensington track on Saturday.
[12/12/2013] West Australian sprinter Barakey will be transferred to the all-conquering Chris Waller stable when he returns to Melbourne for the Autumn Carnival.
[12/12/2013] Chris Waller believes Mamwaazel has the ability to progress to a Saturday metropolitan grade winner following her gritty victory at Warwick Farm.
[10/12/2013] It may be just a dream for most but buyers will be heading to January’s Magic Millions yearling sales in the hope they can snare a potential superstar such as Zoustar.
[09/12/2013] Chris Waller improved his Victorian-leading strike rate when Marden prevailed in the Blue Moon Racing Handicap today at Caulfield.
[09/12/2013] Calming Influence left punters red-faced and apprentice Serg Lisnyy with a month's suspension at her last start, but it was a different story on the Kensington track at Randwick on Saturday.
[07/12/2013] With sheer weight of numbers and a liberal dash of quality, Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller is set to dominate the Randwick Kensington today.
[06/12/2013] Multiple stakes-winning import Kelinni is returning to Europe to race following his purchase by Australian owners.
[06/12/2013] Security might want to be keep a lookout for any underage punters when Dora 'N' Boots debuts at Randwick on Saturday.
[05/12/2013] Senior jockey Hugh Bowman will be the new rider for Calming Influence at Randwick on Saturday as Chris Waller attempts to revive her winning form.
[04/12/2013] Southern District apprentice John Kissick has committed to another six months in Sydney with champion trainer Chris Waller.
[03/12/2013] In an era of wall-to-wall racing in pubs, clubs and lounge rooms, Kevin Cute snubbed them all to drive almost nine hours to be trackside for his pride and joy's demolition job at Kembla Grange yesterday.
[30/11/2013] Chris Symons reunites with Multilateral at Caulfield intent on keeping their perfect record intact.
[29/11/2013] A combination of leading trainer Chris Waller, barrier one and in-form rider Jason Collett has seen punters charge into Heart Testa in tomorrow’s $100,000 Starlight Stakes (1100m).
[27/11/2013] Australia's undisputed leading trainer, Chris Waller, was far away from the lush green turf and comforts of Royal Randwick on Saturday. In fact, the contrast could not have been greater. For Waller was scoffing a few XXXX in the dust and dirt of Buchanan Park, Mount Isa.
[25/11/2013] Racing royalty and acclaimed trainer Chris Waller has paid tribute to a pair of Mount Isans for his success on the track
[24/11/2013] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller was in Mount Isa as a favour to Shoot Out's owners but that didn't stop him from preparing two quinellas at Randwick
[23/11/2013] The Chris Waller avalanche promises to continue with Field Marshall, for one, at Randwick's Kensington circuit.
[23/11/2013] Chris Waller winning the metropolitan Melbourne trainers' premiership. A daft idea? Probably, given that the all-conquering Kiwi expatriate is based in New South Wales. But not so outrageous as to not think about it, at least on the statistics nearly a third of the way through the 2013-14 campaign.
[22/11/2013] Chris Waller cleaned up the big features in Melbourne, he's got a vice-like grip on the Sydney scene, now he'll try to win over the locals at ... Mt Isa.
[19/11/2013] Chris Waller may be the leading group 1 trainer in the country with 14 this year but he still felt the pressure of having half the field in a staying race on a Saturday in November.
[19/11/2013] The spring carnival is barely over but already leading trainer Chris Waller is plotting the autumn paths for his established stars and up-and-comers.
[16/11/2013] Heart Testa foiled the strong betting plunge on Queenslander Cape Kidnappers to bounce back to the winners circle at Rosehill Gardens.
[15/11/2013] Chris Waller has no problems training Group 1 winners - but how does he go finding a stack of replacement jockeys for his horses at the last minute?
[14/11/2013] Leading trainer Chris Waller has added a Warwick Farm maiden winner to his hand-picked Australian Oaks team.
[12/11/2013] Chris Waller is in the reward phase of his career, and he knows it. Sydney's premier trainer led a domination of the Melbourne spring by stables north of the Murray River and, during the Flemington carnival alone, he had six winners, half of which were group 1s.
[12/11/2013] Racing NSW and Australian Turf Club have today announced a momentous change to the Sydney autumn racing program, heralding a grand finale event towards the end of the Southern Hemisphere Thoroughbred racing season.
[11/11/2013] Chris Waller led the charge as NSW trainers, jockeys and racehorses dominated the Melbourne spring carnival.
[11/11/2013] A well-timed ride from Jim Cassidy was the difference between winning and losing for the Chris Waller-trained Field Marshall in the $85,000 Next Racehorse At Inglis-BM85 (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.
[11/11/2013] More than 2-1/2 years after he left New Zealand, Coup Ay Tee is returning home to try to win his biggest prize in front of his owner at Riccarton.
[10/11/2013] The Mark Viduka Stadium at Somers Street, Sunshine, is synonymous with class performers on a football field, none more so than the former Melbourne Knights and Socceroos star for whom it is named.
[08/11/2013] Chris Waller has one superstar in his stable, Zoustar, and he may have another if Boban wins tomorrow's Group 1 Emirates Stakes.
[08/11/2013] The Chris Waller juggernaut has levelled almost all opposition in Sydney. Despite only having a satellite stable in Melbourne the Kiwi is threatening to do the same thing down south.
[08/11/2013] Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller claimed stakes victories in two states on Thursday, culminating in Tromso's Ladies Day Cup win at Hawkesbury.
[07/11/2013] Hugh Bowman had been waiting 12 months for redemption aboard Dystopia and the leading Sydney jockey made the most of his opportunity in the G.H Mumm Stakes at Flemington.
[07/11/2013] Chris Waller believes Multilateral has the ability to win at Group level next preparation following his narrow victory at Flemington on Crown Oaks day.
[07/11/2013] Chris Waller believes Marmello, dominant winner of today’s Flemington Style Plate, can develop into an ATC Oaks contender.
[06/11/2013] Chris Waller went to Flemington on Tuesday with his best chance of winning a Melbourne Cup, and left defeated but delighted that the Cup was heading back to Sydney.
[05/11/2013] Since its first running in 1861, the same year Burke and Wills withered in the desert, the Melbourne Cup has conjured many images.
[04/11/2013] Man of the moment Chris Waller admits Hawkspur's pedigree page tells him he cannot win the Melbourne Cup, but as Shamus Award proved in last week's Cox Plate, breeding doesn't count for everything.
[03/11/2013] Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller celebrated his dual Group 1 wins at Flemington on Derby Day with a stable quinella from Red Tracer and Catkins yesterday.
[03/11/2013] There is a sense of theatre in Jim Cassidy. The big occasion and the multimillion-dollar colt on show and the Pumper brings up his 100th group 1 winner.
[03/11/2013] Chris Waller went to Australia with little more than a credit card in his pocket. When that maxed out, the Kiwi trainer went to the bank and got another one.
[02/11/2013] We caught up with a few people who have been involved with Zoustar to get their version of the Zoustar ride!
[02/11/2013] Having secured Zoustar (Northern Meteor x Zouzou by Redoute’s Choice) to stand at Widden, the excitement and elation in in owner Anthony Thompson’s voice was palpable and infectious this week.
[02/11/2013] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller has endorsed Red Tracer's ability to finally prove she can stay a strong 1600m in the Group 1 $500,000 Myer Classic at Flemington today.
[01/11/2013] The stud deal done, it will be back to business for $14 million colt Zoustar at Flemington on Saturday where his trainer, Chris Waller, is set to dominate.
[30/10/2013] Trainer Chris Waller would have done any politician proud yesterday as he conducted no less than a dozen interviews after the Flemington jump-outs.
[30/10/2013] Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller may not have a Victoria Derby runner but in the build-up to Australian racing's most prestigious meeting he was holding court at Flemington trackwork yesterday.
[30/10/2013] Champion trainer Chris Waller has declared super colt Zoustar Australian racing?s ?next big thing?.
[29/10/2013] Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller said he had given up looking for reasons not to run his import Foreteller in next week's $6 million Melbourne Cup, maintaining the horse's time to compete in Australia's most important handicap had arrived.
[29/10/2013] Chris Waller didn't put the stop watch to Zoustar's course proper gallop but still labelled it 'brilliant' ahead of Saturday's Coolmore Stud Stakes.
[29/10/2013] One of Australia's most accomplished trainers of imports, Chris Waller added another four talented tried horses into his ranks on the first day of the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale.
[27/10/2013] Chris Waller was trying to look on the bright side after his Epsom winner Sacred Falls fared worst in a three-way battle to decide the Schweppes Crystal Mile at Moonee Valley yesterday.
[27/10/2013] As older sister Royal Descent's spring was cut short, Chateau Lafaite emerged from the shadow of Chris Waller's group 1 winner to set a course for the Australian Oaks in the autumn.
[27/10/2013] Chris Waller will consider pitting Catkins against the stable's star mare Red Tracer in next Saturday's Group One Myer Classic after her strong victory at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
[25/10/2013] Chris Waller always wants to win, but his desire has been heightened for the final race at Rosehill on Saturday because of its name.
[25/10/2013] The one horse racing at Rosehill tomorrow that wouldn't look out of place during the Melbourne spring carnival is Chateau Lafaite.
[25/10/2013] Two former Melburnians return on Friday night with one aim - to taste group 1 victory in their home town for the first time.
[24/10/2013] Another grey may headline Moonee Valley's double-header meetings this weekend, but the galloper with the biggest national cult following is the Chris Waller-trained Arinosa, which is engaged in tomorrow night's $1 million Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m).
[24/10/2013] The belief Atlantic Jewel would be saved for the Mackinnon Stakes - not the fact she had broken down - was the reason trainer Chris Waller changed his mind about starting Foreteller in the Cox Plate.
[22/10/2013] Although Chris Waller saddled up four runners including the two favourites in the Caulfield Cup with his best result a fifth with Royal Descent, he relished the experience.
[21/10/2013] From running in a greys races during the Melbourne Cup Carnival last year to rubbing shoulders with the best sprinters in the country.
[21/10/2013] Chris Waller revealed another dimension to the talents that makes him Australia's most successful trainer - he gets it right even when he thinks he's got it wrong.
[21/10/2013] The Sydney domination of the Group 2 Tristarc Stakes (1400m) rolls on after Chris Waller's gutsy little mare Red Tracer became the third successive winner of the race from New South Wales.
[21/10/2013] Chris Waller-trained Group 1 winners Boban and Zoustar both remain a chance to contest the Patinack Farm Classic (1200m) at Flemington on November 9 after being included in the first acceptances for the Group 1 event that were released by Racing Victoria this afternoon.
[19/10/2013] Chris Waller has a routine. It started — initiated by him, not by hawking stewards — when he realised how big he’d become in a sport of sceptics.
[19/10/2013] After casting an eye over his Gold Coast stable today, Paddy Busuttin will amble down to his local to watch the champion trainer he gave a chance half a lifetime ago bring home the Caulfield Cup.
[19/10/2013] The sport of kings is a high-stakes, high-drama business populated by "colourful", larger-than-life personalities. And then there's Chris Waller. Amanda Hooton meets Australia's most successful horse trainer.
[17/10/2013] There is always a systematic calmness to what Chris Waller does with his team, and having four runners in the Caulfield Cup – including top picks Hawkspur and Royal Descent – didn't change things at Flemington on Tuesday morning.
[17/10/2013] Chris Waller will leave the unenviable task of navigating drifting Caulfield Cup favourite Hawkspur from its horror starting gate to jockey Jim Cassidy, already a multiple winner of the group 1 race.
[17/10/2013] Chris Waller was the Caulfield Cup trainer with the most to win but even more to lose at Wednesday's barrier draw for the $2.5 million race.
[16/10/2013] Sydney's crack colt Zoustar could be sold to a major Australian breeding organisation before his next race start at Flemington on Derby Day.
[16/10/2013] Channel 9 News caught up with Chris in Melbourne for the stable's Caulfield Cup contenders gallops on Tuesday.
[16/10/2013] The newest import to join Chris Waller's big team could start his Australian career in next Wednesday's $300,000 Group III Geelong Cup (2400m).
[15/10/2013] Hot Caulfield Cup favourite Hawkspur and second fancy Royal Descent will not see The Heath until Saturday's race-day a potential drawback that has stitched up some of racing's champions.
[15/10/2013] It was called the "Waller experiment", and so successful did it become that many Australasian trainers and owners followed Chris Waller's raids on northern hemisphere stock.
[14/10/2013] A decision on a Cox Plate start for Foreteller is on hold with trainer Chris Waller in no hurry to commit him to Australia's weight-for-age showpiece.
[14/10/2013] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller might have the top two in betting in Hawkspur and Royal Descent, but it will be a decision by Lloyd Williams on which of his huge team will run that will shape the Caulfield Cup on Saturday.
[13/10/2013] "The three-year-old fields in Sydney are pretty strong and she's also beaten the colts which is a big call," Waller said.
[13/10/2013] A track gallop at Rosehill has kept Sydney stayer Kelinni on course for the Caulfield Cup.
[11/10/2013] Of Chris Waller's stakes runners in Sydney and Melbourne on Saturday, one horse is presenting the premier trainer with a special challenge.
[10/10/2013] Chris Waller believes Foreteller is in the right race; he does not see the Caulfield Stakes as a benefit for star mare Atlantic Jewel.
[10/10/2013] Premier jockey Nash Rawiller put a tumultuous week behind him with news that he’s been confirmed as the rider for Royal Descent in the Caulfield Cup.
[09/10/2013] How does premier trainer Chris Waller celebrate another winning carnival treble, including the Group 1 Epsom Handicap with Boban?
[09/10/2013] Classy galloper Boban overcame a mid race check to score a stunning last stride win in Saturday's Group One Epsom Handicap.
[09/10/2013] Arinosa could be given an opportunity at Group 1 level in the Manikato Stakes after her outstanding win at Royal Randwick yesterday.
[09/10/2013] Chris Waller was a pioneer in bringing imported horses to the southern hemisphere, but Zoustar shapes as a horse capable of taking Sydney's premier trainer the other way after an arrogant win in the Roman Consul Stakes.
[07/10/2013] The unstoppable Chris Waller was back in the Group One winner's stall at Randwick on Saturday after Boban produced a spectacular finish to deliver him his first Epsom Handicap.
[07/10/2013] Out of respect for Bart Cummings, the ultimate accolade shouldn't be handed just yet to Chris Waller.
[04/10/2013] Bookmakers might have Hawkspur and Royal Descent at the top of Caulfield Cup markets but Saturday's Turnbull Stakes could be the defining run of their spring.
[04/10/2013] He was able to do the unthinkable on Zoustar - now Jimmy Cassidy hopes he can overcome another extreme outside barrier and win the Epsom Handicap on Riva De Lago.
[04/10/2013] Dominant Sydney trainer Chris Waller believes the new found maturity in his four-year-old Boban makes him the pick of his three horses in Saturday's $500,000 Epsom Handicap at Randwick.
[02/10/2013] Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller could provide form jockey Glyn Schofield with the rare Epsom-Metropolitan Group 1 double on Boban and Moriarty at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
[30/09/2013] Champagne Cath has finally claimed the stakes win her trainer has always known was within her grasp, leading all the way in the Reginald Allen Quality at Rosehill.
[30/09/2013] Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller is awaiting the outcome of Damien Oliver?s appeal against a careless riding suspension before locking in a rider for outstanding mare Royal Descent in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.
[30/09/2013] It's the end of a brilliant era for Mount Isa business pair and horse owners Linda and Graham Huddy.
[27/09/2013] The race that launched Kelinni's career 12 months ago will again be used by Chris Waller as a crucial test for three of his imported stayers on Saturday.
[27/09/2013] Chris Waller says the decision to geld Hoylonny was an attempt "to give him a little more aggression" ahead of the rest of his racing career which kicks off on Saturday's Group II Shannon Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill.
[26/09/2013] Sydney race fans will be treated to watching $10 million colt Zoustar race again after a spring shake-up to his program.
[26/09/2013] Chris Waller-trained Red Tracer will have the chance to turn-the-tables on Appearance when the pair clash in the Group 3 Golden Pendant (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.
[26/09/2013] High-profile English syndicators Highclere Racing have entrusted Chris Waller Racing with their up and coming galloper, Opinion.
[23/09/2013] Options for Red Tracer next weekend include Group One races in Melbourne but the mare is more likely to stay in Sydney for the Golden Pendant.
[23/09/2013] Moriarty remains on target for The Metropolitan and gave Chris Waller another notable treble after taking out the Hill Stakes (2000 metres) at Randwick on Saturday.
[23/09/2013] A decision has been made today by Graham and Linda Huddy and Chris to retire Shoot Out following a very successful career. Shoot Out horse came to Chris Waller Racing as a proven top level performer and it was a pleasure and a privilege to be associated with him.
[20/09/2013] Leading trainer Chris Waller is hopeful that the enigmatic Boban can rise to the occasion when he steps-up to Group 3 level for the first time as a four-year-old in the Bill Ritchie Handicap (1400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
[20/09/2013] As a child, Chris Waller used to stare at a poster of Jim Cassidy on his bedroom wall, these days the premier trainer watches the modern legend boot home group 1 winners for him.
[19/09/2013] Atlantic Jewel is clearly the benchmark runner in the Underwood Stakes but rival jockey Craig Newitt insists Foreteller is the forgotten horse in the weight-for-age race.
[17/09/2013] Chris Waller is a modern-day master of his craft. After almost 10 years of perfecting his systems, he is at the peak of his powers.
[17/09/2013] As expected, five-time Group One winner Shoot Out has been given top weight of 58kg for next month's $500,000 Epsom Handicap.
[17/09/2013] Evergreen jockey Jim Cassidy might not have to wait long to ride his one hundredth Group 1 winner if Chris Waller decides to run last start winner Hawkspur in the Group 1 $350,000 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.
[15/09/2013] Chris Waller has a confirmed Epsom Handicap runner in Riva De Lago, who booked his spot in the Group One field with a surprise win in Saturday's Sebring Sprint at Rosehill.
[15/09/2013] Jim Cassidy reckoned he owed Zoustar a group 1 and delivered it with a touch of arrogance in the $1 million Golden Rose at Rosehill.
[13/09/2013] Trainer Chris Waller's concern about the mental attitude of Zoustar going into the Golden Rose has eased on the back of a carefully planned track gallop.
[13/09/2013] Earnest Desire (3g Murtajill x Spring Spirit (AGR)), claimed a city win on just his second start for Chris Waller at Warwick Farm today (Wednesday).
[12/09/2013] Chris Waller had another four winners at Warwick Farm on Wednesday, which he called the next wave of his stable, but it is up to Zoustar to continue the yard's amazing group 1 run in Saturday's Golden Rose.
[10/09/2013] TVN's Adrian Dunn looks at what he thinks makes Chris Waller successful.
[09/09/2013] Champion Sydney trainer Chris Waller's golden touch glitters as brightly in Melbourne as it does in his home city - and blowout galloper Foreteller, which upset Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune in the group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes, is the latest example of the Kiwi's polish.
[09/09/2013] A two-state weight-for-age double for Chris Waller on Saturday has stamped the trainer's mark on the spring carnival with the promise of more to come.
[09/09/2013] While Chris Waller's little Aussie battler Hawkspur (Purrealist) flagged his cup credentials with a runaway win in Saturday's $175,000 Group II Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) at Randwick, the champion trainers overachieving import Foreteller (GB) added a second Group 1 to his resume in the $350,000 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington.
[06/09/2013] With plenty of talented horses on the up, Chris Waller Racing is fortunate to have multiple entries in many of the Melbourne Spring Carnival feature races.
[05/09/2013] Of all the top-class runners Chris Waller will send around in two states on Saturday, there's one horse the trainer is seriously keen to watch.
[02/09/2013] Chris Waller was spotted in the Rosehill press room, long after the last race was run on Saturday.
[30/08/2013] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller not only has the stable numbers but the equine talent to secure the coveted Epsom-Metropolitan double at Royal Randwick this spring.
[30/08/2013] Chris Waller wants to see Zoustar put it on the track in Saturday's Run To The Rose at Rosehill before he believes the colt's "boom" tag.
[30/08/2013] Chris Waller is more concerned about the depth of opposition rather than a plain draw for import Lunayir in the $100,000 Premier's Cup at Rosehill on Saturday.
[26/08/2013] It took Chris Waller to beat himself when leading Caulfield Cup contender Royal Descent suffered a first-up defeat at Warwick Farm yesterday.
[26/08/2013] Chris Waller's six Warwick Stakes runners didn't figure in the placings but the champion trainer came away from the race satisfied all were on track for the spring.
[26/08/2013] Consistent stayer Lucripetous may have earned himself a shot at the Newcastle Gold Cup with his determined Warwick Farm victory on Saturday.
[26/08/2013] Apprentice jockey John Kissick, one of the brightest young talents in NSW country racing, will join Sydney's premier stable this week.
[23/08/2013] Chris Waller is keeping his spring options open for Australian Oaks heroine Royal Descent but admits she may only have a limited Sydney campaign.
[23/08/2013] Trainer Chris Waller believes that veteran gelding Metal Bender is in for a good preparation ahead of his return to racing in the Group 2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) in Sydney on Saturday.
[23/08/2013] Triple Sydney premiership winning trainer Chris Waller will use Saturday’s $175,000 Group 2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) as a guide to which of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors he targets his crack import Beaten Up toward this season.
[21/08/2013] Outstanding Southern District apprentice jockey John Kissick has accepted an offer to join champion trainer Chris Waller in Sydney.
[20/08/2013] Champion jockey Hugh Bowman and Shoot Out, one of Sydney racing's most enduring partnerships, are chasing more big-race success at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
[20/08/2013] Trainer Chris Waller has kept his options open with Royal Descent, nominating the classy mare for both the Group 2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) and Group 3 Toy Show Quality (1300m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
[19/08/2013] Chris Waller quipped he was training Photon Willie in partnership with Racing NSW chief steward Ray Murrihy after the galloper gave punters a real fright before winning the Merrylands RSL Club Handicap (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens yesterday.
[17/08/2013] Chris Waller-trained spring carnival contenders Foreteller, Metal Bender and Moriarty were all given quiet trials over 800 metres at Warwick Farm this morning.
[11/08/2013] Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller holds the key to this season's jockeys' premiership.
[09/08/2013] Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller was among the big winners at the 2012-13 NSW Racehorse Owners' Association Horse of the Year awards last night.
[09/08/2013] Chris Waller was last night the recipient of the prestigious 2012/13 Racing NSW Bart Cummings Medal - his third successive win.
[07/08/2013] All conquering Sydney trainer Chris Waller will have a strong chance to win his first Caulfield Cup with ten entries among the 173 when nominations closed today.
[05/08/2013] Chris Waller's group 1 team will come out to play at Monday's barrier trials but they could be overshadowed by Damien Oliver riding at Rosehill.
[05/08/2013] Chris Waller made the best possible start to the defence of his trainer's title with a winning treble at the first metropolitan meeting of the new season at Rosehill Gardens yesterday.
[05/08/2013] Chris Waller won the Winter Challenge through a remarkable ride from Jason Collett on Coup Ay Tee, but it is runner-up Bayrir that has him looking at bigger things.
[05/08/2013] In a sure sign the spring carnival is just around the corner, Jim Cassidy reminded his jockeys' room colleagues why he is up with the best at Rosehill on Saturday.
[05/08/2013] The consistent Coup Ay Tee has upstaged his much-hyped stablemate Bayrir to win the Winter Challenge at Rosehill with trainer Chris Waller rapt with both performances.
[02/08/2013] Chris Waller is well aware of the standard he has set since arriving in Sydney, and the job of maintaining it starts again on Saturday.
[02/08/2013] Imagine asking Melbourne Storm trio Cameron Smith, Billy Slater and Cooper Cronk to play their first NRL game just three days after winning the premiership.
[30/07/2013] Chris Waller's talented galloper Metal Bender takes a significant step along the comeback trail when he competes in a barrier trial at Royal Randwick on Friday.
[30/07/2013] International Group One winner Bayrir is set to make his Australian debut in the Listed Winter Challenge Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.
[29/07/2013] Chris Waller Racing's German import Eigelstein secured his second Australian win on Saturday at Randwick, much to the delight of his enthusiastic connections.
[26/07/2013] Royal Descent was one of the revelations of the Sydney autumn carnival but Chris Waller is open minded about her spring campaign.
[24/07/2013] The trials at Warwick Farm this Friday will play host to Chris Waller Racing Group 1 winners who are set to kick off their spring campaigns.
[22/07/2013] Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller was in a ''relaxed and happy mood'' at Rosehill yesterday.
[19/07/2013] Talented High Chaparral (IRE) three year-old Photon Willie resumed from a spell at Randwick on Wednesday to score an impressive victory, but it wasn't all smooth sailing for the expensive colt.
[11/07/2013] Chris Waller's monumental season had a fitting sidebar at Canterbury on Wednesday when he won the race named in his honour.
[09/07/2013] Today's trials at Rosehill Gardens produced some good results for the stable, most notably with the return to the track of the talented 2yo filly Champagne Cath.
[08/07/2013] As tears began welling in his eyes, his voice breaking with emotion, the enormity of occasion finally sunk in.
[08/07/2013] Former Palmerston North boy Chris Waller is the toast of Sydney as he leads in his 156th winner.
[05/07/2013] It's hard to believe, but Chris Waller reckons he was still learning things about training this week.
[05/07/2013] Leading jockey Nash Rawiller has achieved many successes in racing, but says booting home an early winner at Rosehill on Saturday for mate Chris Waller would be ''right up there'' in his show reel.
[04/07/2013] Hallelujah - Chris Waller's wait to break the Sydney trainers' premiership record will finally end on Saturday.
[28/06/2013] Chris Waller is three wins away from breaking Tommy Smith and Gai Waterhouse's record for Sydney wins in a season, and he admits the attention is starting to get to him.
[24/06/2013] ''Money aside there's no comparison to the thrill of winning a big race like this.'' The words came from super Sydney trainer Chris Waller after his bonny mare Red Tracer finally cracked it for a group 1 success in the $500,000 Tattersall's Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm.
[24/06/2013] Chris Waller says setting lofty goals in horse racing only leads to disappointment.
[24/06/2013] Chris Waller got one of the most satisfying group 1 victories of his career when Red Tracer won Saturday's Tattersall's Tiara to start a week in which he should break the record for the most wins in a single season in Sydney.
[22/06/2013] So many times circumstances have worked against Red Tracer winning a group 1, but in what could be her final attempt, the stars are aligning for the five-year-old in Saturday's Tattersall's Tiara at Eagle Farm.
[21/06/2013] Ingham Racing linked with Chris Waller in 2008, before his stable became an irresistible force, but the famous cerise colours have not been worn to group 1 victory for the chosen horseman.
[20/06/2013] Chris Waller is within striking distance of shattering the Sydney trainers' record for most metropolitan winners in a season, but the premier trainer won't even be in the state on Saturday to see it happen.
[17/06/2013] Chris Waller is getting better at coping with his record quest, but he is drawing on the experience of rival trainers Peter Snowden and Gai Waterhouse as the mark gets closer.
[17/06/2013] Relaxed And Happy has earned bragging rights in the Chris Waller stable with his victory at Rosehill on Saturday bringing up a milestone 150 wins for the trainer and his 200th overall this season.
[17/06/2013] Young gun Jason Collett had a win in the stewards' room on Saturday and will be looking to celebrate with an even bigger victory a week later.
[14/06/2013] ''If ever there's been a group 1 horse that hasn't won one, in my heart it's her.''
[14/06/2013] A group 1 clash with stablemate Red Tracer awaits She's Clean after a win in the June Stakes at Randwick on Saturday that looked unlikely at the top of the straight.
[14/06/2013] A Brisbane Cup win to Moriarty capped a memorable day for both trainer Chris Waller and jockey Nash Rawiller at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
[14/06/2013] Chris Waller's success with European imports is well documented but he admits some are more challenging than others.
[14/06/2013] Trainer Chris Waller heaped praise on fellow expatriate Kiwi Jim Cassidy after his Bo Derek ride to win the $500,000 Queensland Derby (2400 metres) on Hawkspur.
[14/06/2013] Numbers don't mean that much to Chris Waller but they illustrate what he has achieved in a remarkable 2012-13 season.
[10/06/2013] After Moriarty won the $300,000 Brisbane Cup (2400m) at Eagle Farm, Chris Waller revealed he had a special mate who accompanied him to Brisbane on Saturday.
[08/06/2013] She's Clean will be added to trainer Chris Waller's powerful Brisbane winter carnival team if she overcomes a horror barrier draw and wins the Listed $100,000 June Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick today.
[07/06/2013] Chris Waller arrived on the Australian racing scene without fanfare. In less than a decade he has become a comet, matched only by Peter Moody.
[07/06/2013] Regardless of his performance in Saturday’s Queensland Derby, Hawkspur has already fulfilled the expectations of trainer Chris Waller.
[07/06/2013] A perplexing result at his only attempt over the Melbourne Cup distance has earned Permit another chance to prove his stoutness.
[06/06/2013] Trainer Chris Waller is leaving nothing to chance as he waits on Stradbroke Handicap start for talented sprinter Riva De Lago.
[05/06/2013] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller will have runners in all three Group One races in Brisbane on Saturday but will delay a decision on whether Red Tracer defends the Dane Ripper Stakes.
[03/06/2013] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller doesn't support strike action but he is backing a campaign to reduce owners costs.
[03/06/2013] Chris Waller is the leading group 1 trainer in the country, and could make it a perfect 10 if everything goes his way at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
[31/05/2013] This week's Chris Waller Racing newsletter features tributes to Rangirangdoo and a preview of this weekend's runners.
[28/05/2013] The genius of Jim Cassidy made all the difference as Zoustar won the $250,000 BRC Sires' Produce Stakes, 1350m, at Doomben on Saturday.
[28/05/2013] Top trainer Chris Waller described jockey Jim Cassidy as a marvel after they combined to win the $125,000 Group Three Grand Prix at Doomben on Saturday.
[24/05/2013] Like just-retired stablemate Danleigh, Rangirangdoo is nearing the end of a stellar career.
[24/05/2013] The 22-year-old Brenton Avdulla heads to Doomben for the ride on Arinosa in the Glenlogan Park Stakes with a sense of purpose as he realised she could take him to the next level in his career.
[23/05/2013] Chris Waller will roll the dice with promising two-year-old Zoustar and give him a shot at Group company in Saturday's BRC Sires' Produce Stakes at Doomben.
[21/05/2013] Chris Waller will rely on Permit to deliver one of the few off-season staying features missing from his resume with his other three McKell Cup entries likely to go north and south on Saturday.
[21/05/2013] The racing future of dual hemisphere Group One winner Reliable Man is still uncertain with his owners fielding offers to stand him at stud in the spring.
[21/05/2013] After yet another gallant effort at Group 1 level on Saturday, Chris Waller Racing’s stable stalwart Danleigh will be retired.
[19/05/2013] Chris Waller moved a step closer to becoming Australia's leading Group 1 trainer with a horse he confessed may not have even won the Scone Cup following an exciting Doomben Cup yesterday.
[19/05/2013] Chris Symons has done his chances of getting more rides for Chris Waller no harm, maintaining a perfect record for the trainer with victory on Fulgur at Flemington.
[17/05/2013] Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller has started making his presence felt in Melbourne and jockey Craig Newitt is keen to go along for the ride.
[17/05/2013] Chris Waller might be hurtling towards the record for most wins in a Sydney season but it is a another title he covets most.
[16/05/2013] Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller will keep Rangirangdoo for next week's Doomben 10,000 but says Danleigh deserves a crack at Saturday's Doomben Cup (2000m).
[14/05/2013] Jimmy Cassidy delivered another masterclass to win the Rough Habit Plate on Hawkspur.
[13/05/2013] Trainer Chris Waller continued his domination of Sydney racing with a personal best five winners at Rosehill on Saturday.
[13/05/2013] Richie's Bickies could have a tilt at the Queensland Derby after the gelding was a heavily backed winner of the Sportingbet Handicap at Rosehill on Saturday.
[13/05/2013] The way Chris Waller is travelling, racking up 200 metropolitan winners in Sydney wouldn't be beyond him.
[10/05/2013] Vilanova will kick off his Australian racing career with the stable tomorrow in the Group 2 Champagne Classic at Eagle Farm over 1200m.
[09/05/2013] Chris Waller's team for the Lord Mayors Cup is likely to be reduced by one but he still looks set to play a leading hand in Saturday's staying feature at Rosehill.
[06/05/2013] Hugh Bowman predicted a bright future for the Chris Waller-trained Zoustar after he made it two from two at Hawkesbury on Saturday.
[06/05/2013] Thubiaan's recent activities could be a hint to a future over jumps but on Saturday his staying ability and toughness was good enough to earn him victory on the flat at Flemington.
[02/05/2013] The team of champion Sydney trainer Chris Waller cannot split highly-fancied stable representatives Illo and Moriarty in tomorrow’s $140,000 Wagga Gold Cup (2000m).
[02/05/2013] The decision to boost first prizemoney for next month's AAMI Stradbroke Handicap to $1 million has reaped an initial dividend, with 32 more horses nominated for this year's race than last year.
[01/05/2013] Leading Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman is more determined than ever to add Friday's $140,000 Wagga Gold Cup (2000m) to his long list of achievements.
[29/04/2013] Reliable Man put an exclamation mark on his career, which may be over after his comprehensive victory in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
[26/04/2013] The lack of a suitable lead-up race is likely to stop warhorse Rangirangdoo from running in next month's Doomben Cup.
[26/04/2013] Spring will bring out the best in French Derby winner Reliable Man but trainer Chris Waller is clinging to what he concedes is an improbable hope in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
[22/04/2013] The Chris Waller juggernaut looks destined to continue through to the final day of the Sydney autumn carnival on Saturday.
[22/04/2013] Modest Chris Waller says he never looks back and has nothing to boast about.
[20/04/2013] Anything you can do I can do better. That might have been the message from Chris Waller's crack filly Royal Descent to last week's Australian Derby winner It's A Dundeel after she spreadeagled the field in the $550,000 Australian Oaks at Randwick on Saturday.
[20/04/2013] Chris Waller has been playing catch-up this preparation with Kelinni, a week out from the Sydney Cup he got his timing right.
[20/04/2013] Less than an hour after Royal Descent annihilated the Oaks field, trainer Chris Waller claimed his third Doncaster Mile with Sacred Falls on a day he almost scratched most of his runners.
[19/04/2013] Chris Waller remembers taking horses for a swim at Foxton Beach in New Zealand.
[19/04/2013] The unassuming nature of Chris Waller is suited by flying under the radar. He did that successfully on a record-equalling Wednesday and has to some extent heading into Saturday's Doncaster and Australian Oaks meeting.
[19/04/2013] It is hard to imagine a time when Chris Waller wasn't regularly leading in winners.
[18/04/2013] Leading trainer Chris Waller and champion jockey Jim Cassidy combined to provide Northern Meteor with another smart winner when two year-old colt Zoustar won easily on debut at Canterbury on Wednesday.
[18/04/2013] A fighting victory by Catkins in the feature race at Canterbury capped a stellar day across two states for premier trainer Chris Waller.
[17/04/2013] Chris Waller will draw on Doncasters past as he heads to the famous mile with four runners - but he fears Gai Waterhouse's Pierro.
[17/04/2013] No horse in the modern era has won the Group 1 ATC Australian Oaks (2400m) in their first campaign - but trainer Chris Waller is prepared to give Royal Descent her shot at history.
[17/04/2013] Rangirangdoo's Queensland homecoming has been put back with trainer Chris Waller confirming he will not run at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
[15/04/2013] Chris Waller’s consistent mare Arinosa has continued her impressive rise through the grades to win the Group 2 2013 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Randwick today.
[15/04/2013] Progressive filly Royal Descent proved successful in rewriting the history books at Randwick on Saturday when becoming the first filly to carry 59kg to victory in the Group 3 Adrian Knox Stakes.
[04/04/2013] Premier trainer Chris Waller knows his role could be one of party-pooper on Saturday as he shoots for a record fourth straight George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill.
[02/04/2013] Grey mare Arinosa was being hailed as the most improved horse in the country after she powered over her rivals to win the Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) to wind up Guineas Day at Rosehill.
[01/04/2013] Chris Waller will send hardened warriors Shoot Out and Danleigh on a difficult mission to topple Pierro in Saturday's George Ryder Stakes.
[25/03/2013] Punters believed trainer Chris Waller would win the Group 1 - they just didn't think it was going to be Foreteller.
[22/03/2013] Chris Waller has an inkling the form surrounding the least fancied of his three Ranvet Stakes runners might be the best guide to the outcome of the $400,000 weight-for-age race at Rosehill on Saturday.
[20/03/2013] When Arinosa first joined the Chris Waller stable, the premier trainer's ambitions didn't exceed winning a midweek city race.
[15/03/2013] Five years ago Chris Waller experienced the highs and lows of Group One racing for the first time.
[14/03/2013] Chris Waller won the first Group 1 of the Sydney autumn and already has the Sydney trainers premiership won - more than four months out from the end of the season.
[11/03/2013] Shoot Out did what only the really good racehorses can do - turn what appeared to be a certain defeat into an improbable win.
[07/03/2013] He will saddle up an amazing six runners in the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) on Saturday - but top trainer Chris Waller is happy to admit Shoot Out looms as the stable's best hope to win this weekend.
[05/03/2013] The dominance and depth of the all-powerful Chris Waller stable has never been more evident after studying entries for the Chipping Norton Stakes at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
[04/03/2013] Chris Waller admitted he did not know where to go next with Catkins after she accounted for the boys in the Fireball Quality at Rosehill on Saturday.
[04/03/2013] Chris Waller's heart skipped a beat but Nash Rawiller kept his cool to get Red Tracer across the line in Saturday's Millie Fox Stakes after a late surge from Queensland mare Risk Aversion.
[04/03/2013] Premier trainer Chris Waller could have as many as six starters as he attempts to secure a third successive Group 1 $350,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
[25/02/2013] Chris Waller already has his third Sydney trainers' premiership wrapped up but there will be no slackening off in the coming months.
[22/02/2013] OTI Racing has two of its European imports debuting for Chris Waller at Warwick Farm tomorrow.
[19/02/2013] TVN's Dean Pettit chatted to Chris this morning about the stables hopes in the G2 Apollo Stakes this Saturday at Warwick Farm.
[18/02/2013] Chris Waller could have five runners in the Apollo Stakes while fellow trainer Gai Waterhouse will delay a decision on whether Laser Hawk starts in the Group Two race.
[13/02/2013] Multiple Group One winner Shoot Out has lost nothing by the washout of Tuesday's barrier trials at Randwick.
[13/02/2013] The reputation of star New Zealand three-year-old Sacred Falls goes on the line at Rosehill on Saturday.
[11/02/2013] Stakes-winning stablemates Red Tracer and Nocturnelle begin their autumn campaigns against each other on Saturday as their carnival ambitions gather momentum.
[08/02/2013] Chris Waller Racing is proud to be a naming rights sponsor of a charity golf day benefiting the Sydney Children's Hospital and the Sydney Breast Cancer Foundation.
[07/02/2013] Chris Waller-trained group one winners Albert The Fat and Danleigh could be joined by new stablemate Tougher Than Ever in Saturday's Expressway Stakes.
[05/02/2013] The Brisbane Cup is the long-range mission for Secessio who has claimed his first Australian win from four starts since leaving his native Germany.
[04/02/2013] ANZ Bloodstock News recently interviewed Chris regarding the stable's purchases from the recent NZB National Yearling Sales Series at Karaka.
[01/02/2013] Gatewood isn't just a one-dimensional stayer according to Chris Waller, with Sydney's leading trainer open to the possibility of his summer recruit running in the $2 million Doncaster Mile.
[30/01/2013] The only problem with tomorrow's barrier trials at Royal Randwick is that they are only trials.
[30/01/2013] The first stage of a plan hatched last year by expatriate kiwi Chris Waller has been completed with representatives of the Sydney based trainer securing a package of 9 horses from the Premier yearling sale at Karaka over the past two days.
[25/01/2013] In a frank off-track interview, Chris Roots asks what makes Sydney's premier trainer tick.
[23/01/2013] In addition to the three yearlings purchased by Chris Waller Racing at the recent Magic Millions Sale, the stable purchased an exciting, precocious filly at the Inglis Classic Sale.
[21/01/2013] Chris Waller plans a winter campaign for She's Clean, which is still learning her racing manners.
[16/01/2013] Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller has launched his bid for a third Doncaster Mile win with 21 entries for the $2 million race.
[16/01/2013] It seems no matter what the weather, the indomitable march to a Sydney training record by Chris Waller cannot be stopped with a double to the stable coming on top of three winners at Canterbury on Friday.
[16/01/2013] The Stradbroke Handicap is looming as a Group One winter goal for Triple Elegance after he rediscovered winning form in the Magic Millions Cup.
[14/01/2013] By his own admission, Chris Waller conceded the "one chink in his armour" has been the success rate with two-year-olds.
[13/01/2013] Fastnet Rock's domination at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale continued tonight when one of his fillies, purchased by CWR, topped the fourth session.
[11/01/2013] With the key to Moriarty well and truly found, Chris Waller will now look to the Brisbane winter carnival after his imported stayer proved his class with a gritty win in yesterday's Gosford Cup (2100m).
[10/01/2013] Chris Waller has finally found the key to Moriarty, and believes the Gosford Cup sets up perfectly for the imported stayer on Thursday.
[10/01/2013] The Chris Waller-trained filly Mamwaazel produced an impressive debut performance to win the Pro-Ride Handicap (1200m) at Warwick Farm yesterday.
[07/01/2013] Autumn options remain open for English horse Gatewood who has adapted well to his new surroundings at Chris Waller's Sydney stable.
[04/01/2013] Rob Burnet from ThoroughbredNEWS recently caught up with Chris about the months ahead as the 2013 yearling sales series starts and the weeks count down to the 2013 Sydney Carnival.
[02/01/2013] A daring manoeuvre by Corey Brown clinched a listed victory for Moriarty in the Tattersalls Club Cup at Rosehill while at the same time it served as a reminder of the dangers jockeys face.
[31/12/2012] Aided by a crafty ride by Glyn Schofield, Caesar’s Princess notched up her well-deserved third career win at Canterbury on the 29th of December.
[27/12/2012] Sydney's all-conquering trainer Chris Waller will give boom two-year-old Champagne Cath her final lead-up race before the $2 million Magic Millions Classic when she lines up at Canterbury on Saturday.
[27/12/2012] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller questioned the lower prizemoney and lack of promotion for the Summer Cup meeting at Rosehill Gardens yesterday.
[24/12/2012] Top Sydney trainer Chris Waller has acquired a Group 1 placegetter from New Zealand with successful three-year-old Silk Pins set to join his Rosehill stables.
[21/12/2012] VRC Chairman Michael Burn announced today that prominent Sydney-based trainer Chris Waller will lease stables at Flemington, with capacity for 10 horses, from mid-February 2013.
[14/12/2012] Chris Waller is too modest to admit to it but that is just what he has done. He will never be remembered as a famous revolutionary like Che Guevara, Martin Luther, Gandhi or Mao Tse Tung but the trainer has become a pioneer in his sport.
[12/12/2012] While back in New Zealand last month for NZB's Ready to Run Sale, Chris was interviewed by On Sport about his background and why the stable now needs a Melbourne base.
[05/12/2012] Writteninthestars broke through for her second win at Canterbury on Friday night in the McGrath Real Estate Neutral Bay Handicap (1200m).
[26/11/2012] Chris Waller had Specific Choice pegged as a Rosehill Guineas horse until "he lost his way" but $168,000 from his win at Rosehill on Saturday indicates he might have found it again.
[19/11/2012] Chris Waller will consider a New Zealand group 1 race for Sacred Star after he won at Rosehill on Saturday.
[15/11/2012] Gullible doesn't share the explosive pace of older sibling Rain Affair but she has still managed to impress jockey Corey Brown with her maiden win at Hawkesbury.
[09/11/2012] If it wasn't for the colour of her coat, Arinosa would probably have been tucked up in her box at Rosehill yesterday.
[07/11/2012] The reputation of the Lexus Stakes as a reliable form reference for the Melbourne Cup was boosted once again when Saturday's winner, Kelinni, ran a slashing race to finish fourth.
[05/11/2012] He's gone through the doors of the last-chance saloon, but that won't worry the connections of lightweight Kelinni which has kept the Cup dream alive for Sydney's premier trainer, Chris Waller.
[29/10/2012] Top Sydney trainer Chris Waller will use Saturday's Lexus Quality at Flemington to secure either Kelinni or Permit a place in the Melbourne Cup.
[26/10/2012] It’s been an exciting week for the Chris Waller Racing team with our first ever Cox Plate runner, Shoot Out, primed and ready to do us proud from barrier four tomorrow at Moonee Valley.
[23/10/2012] On hand for the barrier draw, Shoot Out's owner Linda Huddy expertly chose barrier four for her four-time Group 1 winner.
[22/10/2012] A vital trackwork session at Moonee Valley on Tuesday morning will determine whether premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller has his first Cox Plate runner.
[18/10/2012] After winning the Group 2 ATC Premiere Stakes first up at Randwick a fortnight ago, Red Tracer has now made her way down to Melbourne to contest the Group 2 Yellowglen Tristarc Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
[15/10/2012] Chris Waller has saddled up the first four home in the $85,000 Fal Construction Handicap at Rosehill on Saturday with Hoylonny spearheading the team.
[15/10/2012] Successive black-type wins has the Chris Waller-trained Nocturnelle on course for an autumn Group 1 campaign.
[12/10/2012] It looks set to be a rainy weekend of racing with plenty of the wet stuff falling today at Rosehill for our 13 runners entered for tomorrow.
[11/10/2012] Queensland Oaks runner-up Eliza Blues is on Chris Waller's short list for a trip to Melbourne, but first she has to prove herself closer to home.
[10/10/2012] New Zealand apprentice Alysha Collett will begin her latest Sydney stint with a trio of rides for premier trainer Chris Waller on Saturday.
[03/10/2012] The highly anticipated Super Saturday at Randwick is upon us with Chris Waller Racing being represented by eight runners at racing’s highest echelon.
[02/10/2012] Chris Waller is not concerned by the Gai Waterhouse juggernaut, claiming he has confidence in his team to fire for Sydney racing's "grand final" at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
[02/10/2012] Nathan Berry has missed out on a rare opportunity in a Group One race with Glyn Schofield to replace him on leading contender Stout Hearted in Saturday's Metropolitan at Randwick.
[27/09/2012] This Saturday the team has 10 horses entered at Rosehill with runners in four races.
[25/09/2012] Group One racing may be a bit ambitious for Kelinni this spring but he will be given his chance if he can win at Rosehill on Saturday.
[24/09/2012] Chris Waller will give Rangirangdoo "a chance to win another Group 1" in next month's Epsom after his fighting effort in Saturday's George Main Stakes behind stablemate Shoot Out.
[24/09/2012] The confidence Chris Waller has earned with two consecutive Sydney trainers' premierships played a role in Shoot Out's remarkable first-up win in the George Main Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
[21/09/2012] Chris chatted to TVN's Dean Pettit about the three boys - Danleigh, Shoot Out and Rangi racing in this Saturday's Group 1 George Main Stakes.
[21/09/2012] Glyn Schofield knew a long way out victory awaited Nocturnelle in the Tibbie Stakes at Newcastle yesterday.
[20/09/2012] An exciting Saturday is ahead for the stable, with racing at Randwick and our first Group 1 runners for the season.
[19/09/2012] New Zealand Thoroughbred Marketing have uploaded the TV show Kiwi Bred to their YouTube channel and as an ex-pat New Zealander, Chris featured on the show recently.
[18/09/2012] The ever popular Rangirangdoo will be reunited with Nash Rawiller in Saturday's Group One George Main Stakes for the first time since they combined to win the 2010 Doncaster.
[17/09/2012] Imported stayer Stout Hearted highlighted his claims for next month's Group One Metropolitan with an impressive performance in Saturday's Kingston Town Stakes.
[17/09/2012] Jason Collett lost his offside iron at 300m mark and just had to hang on as Arinosa scored at Rosehill on Saturday.
[13/09/2012] Horsemanship, experience, upper body strength and a brilliant judge of pace.
[13/09/2012] We're back at our home track this weekend with racing at Rosehill before heading off to Randwick next Saturday.
[11/09/2012] Get behind the Chris Waller Racing team of Kerrie and Haylie and help us raise as much money as possible for the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network when we do the 4 tracks 4 kids walk!
[10/09/2012] It was some weeks ago on a freezing, mid-winter's morning when trainer Chris Waller tested Danleigh at trackwork - and realised the veteran sprinter-miler was back.
[07/09/2012] Chris Waller will rely on Kelinni in his quest for back-to-back Wyong Cups after electing not to accept with fellow import Stout Hearted.
[06/09/2012] Beach outings have been added to the regime of popular gallopers Rangirangdoo, Shoot Out and Danleigh to help break the routine of stable life.
[05/09/2012] Dean Pettit caught up with Chris at trackwork this morning to discuss this Saturday's runners at Warwick Farm which includes stable stalwarts Rangirangdoo and Danleigh.
[04/09/2012] The return to racing by Group One-winning stablemates Shoot Out and Rangirangdoo could be delayed with trainer Chris Waller to analyse their chances carrying big weights in Saturday's Tramway Handicap at Warwick Farm.
[03/09/2012] Thumbtacks has won more $400,000 in prizemoney without ever racing in open company but that's all set to change with the Group Two Villiers Stakes now a realistic target.
[31/08/2012] Chris Waller has opted for a gear change for Stout Hearted in the Premier's Cup as the astute trainer continues to try to hone the race-craft of the stayer on the rise.
[30/08/2012] Two greys and a heavily backed favorite put an exclamation mark on Chris Waller's best month as a trainer at Canterbury yesterday.
[29/08/2012] TVN's Dean Pettit caught up with Chris at trackwork yesterday and chatted about the stable's runners at Rosehill this Saturday.
[28/08/2012] Melbourne spring Cups hopeful Gatewood has taken another step towards his goal with a close second in the Group Two Grand Prix de Deauville.
[22/08/2012] Corey Brown likened popular galloper Rangirangdoo to an old bottle of red wine following his comeback trial at Rosehill yesterday.
[21/08/2012] The numbers will be against Chris Waller leading in another four-timer at Warwick Farm on Saturday but the trainer is hoping the weather is not against him with stable stalwart Danleigh.
[17/08/2012] In addition to securing his second NSW Trainer’s Premiership, Chris Waller was awarded his second Bart Cummings Medal at the Racing NSW Racehorse Owners Awards last night.
[15/08/2012] A happy bunch of Chris Waller Stable owners enjoyed their trip to Warwick Farm on Saturday with their promising import Kelinni saluting in the TAB Sportsbet Handicap (2200m).
[10/08/2012] CHRIS WALLER'S thoroughbred stocks for a Saturday meeting in town normally reach double figures but the Kiwi has only six runners scheduled for Warwick Farm tomorrow.
[10/08/2012] Shoot Out is the latest Group 1 winning star to don a compression suit after Black Caviar stepped out in one recently.
[09/08/2012] Danaura made it back to back wins yesterday against a competitive field of three year olds in the Spring Carnival Sept 19-20 Handicap.
[07/08/2012] Said Com’s Epsom Handicap prospects were further enhanced when the Chris Waller-trained galloper came from last to win Saturday’s Canterbury BMW Financial Services Handicap (1250m).
[04/08/2012] Champion trainer Chris Waller became only the fourth trainer in Sydney to top 120 wins in a season when the 2011-12 racing season ended at the Australian Turf Club meeting at Kembla last Tuesday.
[01/08/2012] Said Com will start a campaign befitting his status as potentially the best horse entered for Canterbury when he returns to racing on Saturday.
[01/08/2012] Trainer Chris Waller has retained his Sydney trainers' title with 124½ winners for the 2011-12 season, which ended on Tuesday at Kembla Grange.
[25/07/2012] Supporters of two-year-old Relaxed And Happy would have been just that watching the youngster space his rivals at Wyong on Tuesday.
[23/07/2012] New Zealand apprentice Alysha Collett has upheld the family honour by riding a winner at Rosehill as part of a two-week scholarship in Sydney.
[23/07/2012] ALYSHA Collett was born to ride. Weighing just 50 kilograms, the New Zealand teenager took on the big boys of the Sydney racing scene at Rosehill yesterday and emerged triumphant.
[16/07/2012] A DECADE on and Chris Waller's march to the summit of Sydney racing shows no signs of abating as the Kiwi passed last season's premiership-winning tally at Warwick Farm yesterday.
[13/07/2012] New Zealand apprentice Alysha Collett starts a two-week stint with leading trainer Chris Waller on Monday and plans are already in place for her brother Jason to return to Sydney.
[09/07/2012] The Melbourne spring carnival is likely to be a step too far this year but expectations are high Stout Hearted can go to another level after claiming his first Australian win at Rosehill.
[09/07/2012] BART Cummings has a mortgage on the title "Cups King" but Chris Waller proved beyond doubt he is the ''Import King" after two of his English horses, Stout Hearted ($21) and Kelinni ($9.50), fought out the finish of the ATC Season Pass Handicap (1400m) at Rosehill.
[05/07/2012] Hugh Bowman has inched closer to snaring a century of metropolitan winners this season with a treble at Gosford on Wednesday.
[05/07/2012] TEARAWAY premiership-leading trainer Chris Waller has nominated five horses he can not wait see return for the lucrative spring carnival.
[04/07/2012] Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller will rely on three-year-old Disciple as his only Grafton Cup carnival runner.
[02/07/2012] Chris Waller has trained more winners in Sydney than anyone else for the past two years but it was with a sense of pride he welcomed Grand Business back to scale at Rosehill on Saturday.
[02/07/2012] Leading trainer Chris Waller has had his old boss Paddy Busuttin in tow for the week. The victory of Grand Business in the opener at Rosehill yesterday was special.
[02/07/2012] THE INTRODUCTION of statewide prizemoney increases has been welcomed by industry players and premier trainer Chris Waller is, understandably, a huge fan.
[25/06/2012] Leading trainer Chris Waller could rush Tromso back from Brisbane in a bid to claim back-to-back Civic Stakes wins at Rosehill.
[25/06/2012] The memory of one of trainer Chris Waller's biggest supporters was honoured in winning style at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
[22/06/2012] LEADING jockey Hugh Bowman will put off his pursuit of a personal best 100 Sydney winners in a season to ride noted mudlark Red Tracer at Eagle Farm tomorrow.
[21/06/2012] CHRIS Waller squeezed the life out of the battle for the Sydney trainers' premiership with a hat-trick of wins at Newcastle yesterday.
[18/06/2012] PREMIER trainer Chris Waller moved a step closer to claiming back-to-back titles with a winning double at Rosehill yesterday.
[18/06/2012] Group One winner in waiting Red Tracer will spearhead Chris Waller's team for the final day of the Brisbane winter carnival.
[14/06/2012] Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller took the honours at a rain soaked Canterbury on Wednesday with three of the seven winners.
[12/06/2012] A few years ago Chris Waller went out on a limb and decided to bolster his fledgling Sydney stable with proven stayers from Europe.
[04/06/2012] Sydney mare Red Tracer proved she was the country's best wet tracker with a narrow victory in the Group Two Dane Ripper Stakes at Eagle Farm.
[28/05/2012] PREMIER trainer Chris Waller crashed through the 100 winners mark for the season at Rosehill yesterday - now for another best.
[28/05/2012] Chris Waller is on target for another improved season in terms of winners after breaking through the 100 win barrier in Sydney at Rosehill on Saturday.
[28/05/2012] Red Tracer will gallop at Rosehill on Monday with the workout to go a long way towards determining her Brisbane winter carnival missions.
[25/05/2012] PREMIER trainer Chris Waller will use tomorrow's Rosehill meeting as a guide to an assault on the Brisbane winter carnival, while also hoping to crack another metropolitan ton.
[25/05/2012] CHAMPION jockey Glyn Schofield is convinced trainer Chris Waller will successfully defend his Sydney premiership title despite Gai Waterhouse's late-season surge.
[25/05/2012] The weather will determine if Red Tracer forms part of Chris Waller's Rosehill representation on Saturday when the premier trainer looks set to claim his 100th Sydney winner for the season.
[24/05/2012] Premier trainer Chris Waller is on the verge of celebrating another century of Sydney winners in a season following a double at Canterbury on Wednesday.
[22/05/2012] A change of scenery has been used in a late bid to enhance the Doomben 10,000 fortunes of Albert The Fat.
[22/05/2012] Sydney mare Red Tracer is firming as a potential Stradbroke Handicap runner as trainer Chris Waller expands his winter options for the Group One placegetter.
[15/05/2012] Emirates Stakes winner Albert The Fat heads the weights for the $1 million Stradbroke Handicap next month.
[15/05/2012] CHAMPION jockey Corey Brown is convinced his mount Foreteller is not out of his depth against the likes of Manighar, Lights Of Heaven and Mawingo in the Group 1 $500,000 Doomben Cup (2020m) on Saturday.
[27/04/2012] REDEMPTION awaits internationally successful jockeys Glyn Schofield and Kerrin McEvoy in Saturday's Sydney Cup at Randwick.
[19/04/2012] The Doncaster Mile hasn't been the happiest hunting ground for leading jockey Hugh Bowman but the signs point to Shoot Out changing that at Randwick on Saturday.
[18/04/2012] SHOOT Out is ticking all the right boxes according to his trainer Chris Waller as he firms up in betting ahead of Saturday's Doncaster Mile at Randwick.
[17/04/2012] RANGIRANGDOO will run in Saturday's BMW Doncaster Mile after trainer Chris Waller confirmed last night he would start the popular galloper in the $2 million race.
[16/04/2012] CHRIS Waller could have up to five runners in Saturday's Doncaster Mile at Royal Randwick if he can get his head around why Rangirangdoo has 58kg in the $2 million race.
[16/04/2012] Chris Waller strengthened his grip on a second consecutive Sydney Cup when Permit continued his surge towards the Group One with a resolute win in Saturday's Chairman's Quality at Randwick.
[11/04/2012] It took just 200 metres of a Warwick Farm barrier trial for star jockey Hugh Bowman to reaffirm his Doncaster Mile confidence in three-time Group One winner Shoot Out.
[10/04/2012] TRAINER Chris Waller was struggling to contain his emotions after comeback galloper Metal Bender won the Group 1 $400,000 George Ryder over 1500m at Rosehill yesterday.
[07/04/2012] CHRIS WALLER may have his first Golden Slipper runner in Jade Marauder at Rosehill tomorrow but for Sydney's premier trainer the biggest day at his home track hasn't been without success.
[07/04/2012] Chris Waller will have runners in four of the five Group One races at Rosehill on Saturday but he won't be limiting his chances of stakes success to Sydney.
[04/04/2012] It is rare that two thoroughbred full sisters, owned by the same people, win races on the same day and it is almost unheard of when two win consecutive races over the same distance on the same track.
[03/04/2012] All Too Hard was simply outstanding last Saturday and Samaready is yet to put a foot wrong but I wouldn't swap Jade Marauder for any horse ahead of Saturday's Golden Slipper.
[02/04/2012] Premier trainer Chris Waller's chances of winning back-to-back Sydney Cups received a boost when imported stayer Permit raced to victory in Saturday's Listed Manion Cup.
[30/03/2012] Chris Waller admits the barrier draw for Saturday's Group One Rosehill Guineas will force some changes to the way Said Com will need to be ridden.
[30/03/2012] Chris Waller admits the barrier draw for Saturday's Rosehill Guineas will force some changes to the way Said Com will need to be ridden.
[30/03/2012] JUST six weeks after Hoylonny was named, his buyer died. Norma Ingham was the matriarch of one of Australia's most renowned racing families and she liked having her own interest in racehorses.
[26/03/2012] SAID Com's Doncaster Mile hopes will be put to the test in Saturday's Group 1 Flinders Lane Rosehill Guineas (2000m), with Chris Waller opting for the formula which brought him success in Sydney's feature mile in 2010.
[21/03/2012] An exclusive account of track work with Chris Waller as reported by The Daily Telegraph's racing reporter Brent Zerafa. Courtesy of thedailytelegraph.com.au
[19/03/2012] SYDNEY'S premier trainer Chris Waller looks set to figure in his first Golden Slipper after Jade Marauder's barnstorming victory in yesterday's group 3 Sweet Embrace Stakes.
[19/03/2012] HUGH BOWMAN was out of luck on his Golden Slipper ride Raceway and thought history was going to repeat itself at the top of the straight on stunning Sweet Embrace Stakes winner Jade Marauder.
[19/03/2012] SHOOT OUT will attempt to join several legends of the Australian turf by completing the Chipping Norton-Ranvet Stakes double at Rosehill on Saturday.
[15/03/2012] A veteran mare from far north Queensland provided an insight into Chris Waller's climb to the top of the training ranks with a first-up win at Canterbury on Monday.
[12/03/2012] CHRIS WALLER was fighting back tears after stable newcomer Shoot Out landed the trainer back-to-back Chipping Norton Stake victories at Warwick Farm yesterday.
[09/03/2012] Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/sport/horseracing/waller-trio-set-for-chipping-norton-shootout-20120308-1unkc.html#ixzz1oZ4MeQ2H
[06/03/2012] Premier trainer Chris Waller said he was likely to shy away from the Group One Coolmore Classic with Red Tracer despite the mare's effortless victory in Saturday's Millie Fox Stakes at Rosehill.
[06/03/2012] RANGIRANGDOO, the 2010 Doncaster Mile winner, is likely to have the No. 1 saddlecloth in next month's $2 million 2012 edition of the race at Royal Randwick.
[05/03/2012] Albert The Fat returns to Flemington on Saturday in a bid to win the Newmarket Handicap while his trainer Chris Waller will have three leading chances in Sydney's first autumn Group One race, the Chipping Norton Stakes at Warwick Farm.
[05/03/2012] SYDNEY'S leading jockey and trainer, Hugh Bowman and Chris Waller, are joining forces with the rejuventated Shoot Out in an attempt to win their second successive Group 1 $350,000 Chipping Norton Stakes at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
[27/02/2012] Dystopia, a sister to 2005 Golden Slipper winner Stratum, notched a valuable first stakes win when she held off the late charges of Alberton Park and Ofcourseican to claim the Listed Triscay Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.
[23/02/2012] Hugh Bowman will be out to add to his impressive Apollo Stakes haul aboard Shoot Out on Saturday but fears gun sprinter Rain Affair will spoil the party.
[23/02/2012] SYDNEY'S premier trainer Chris Waller wants to open a satellite stable in Melbourne.
[20/02/2012] Premier trainer Chris Waller was more than happy he heeded jockey Hugh Bowman's assessment of Mangaroa Flyer after the gelding scored a tough win at Warwick Farm at his third start in 10 days.
[09/02/2012] CHRIS Waller believes bookmakers have got it wrong with his three runners in the Expressway Stakes and has nominated Danleigh as his best hope of winning the first feature of the Sydney autumn carnival.
[07/02/2012] The Expressway Stakes meeting signals the unofficial start of the Sydney autumn carnival and leading trainer Chris Waller will bring out three of his big guns for Saturday's Group Two race at Rosehill.
[30/01/2012] SYDNEY'S premier trainer Chris Waller withdrew boom three-year-old Velrosso from a barrier trial hitout at Randwick yesterday but still hasn't committed the colt to a comeback at Canterbury today.
[30/01/2012] Jade Marauder took a big step towards qualifying for the $3.5 million Golden Slipper with an impressive win at Canterbury on Saturday.
[30/01/2012] Nocturnelle will follow the path taken by stablemate Red Tracer and challenge Sydney's best fillies after an impressive return at Canterbury on Saturday.
[28/01/2012] IRISH stayer Wazn, prepared by a New Zealander, ridden by a South African and part-owned by an Englishman, took out the Australia Day Cup with the national flag on his back at Warwick Farm yesterday. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/sport/horseracing/cup-victory-a-fittingly-cosmopolitan-affair-20120126-1qjqq.html#ixzz1kjVrDouf
[25/01/2012] Forecast rain in Sydney has buoyed the confidence of jockey Glyn Schofield ahead of Thursday's Listed Australia Day Cup at Warwick Farm.
[25/01/2012] Chris Waller has slated the Group Two Expressway Stakes as the autumn launching pad for new recruit Shoot Out.
[24/01/2012] They might be nearing the twilight of their respective careers but Rangirangdoo and Danleigh will be back to anchor Chris Waller's carnival team this autumn.
[15/01/2012] Hugh Bowman and Chris Waller produced outstanding results at Rosehill Gardens yesterday
[14/01/2012] Lightly-raced stayer Permit staked his claim for a Sydney Cup campaign in the autumn after overcoming some anxious moments in the straight to win at Rosehill
[12/01/2012] In terms of debuts, they don’t come much more impressive
[08/01/2012] Two great rides delivered Chris Waller and Ingham racing a winning double, but Republic Lad and Dystopia are likely to take separate paths after their Warwick Farm successes yesterday
[08/01/2012] Fundido got his Magic Millions Classic campaign back on track with an impressive barrier-trial win at Rosehill Gardens
[04/01/2012] Rangirangdoo, one of Sydney's most popular gallopers and the heavyweight champion of Chris Waller's premier stable, is only a month away from yet another spirited comeback
[09/12/2011] Dubai plans for Albert The Fat have been shelved with trainer Chris Waller setting the Emirates Stakes winner for a Sydney Group One autumn double
[06/12/2011] Natural two-year-old Fundido is heading to the Gold Coast and the Magic Millions Classic after his professional debut at Rosehill yesterday
[06/12/2011] Dynamic Honour underlined his staying potential when he completed a winning hat-trick at Rosehill yesterday
[01/12/2011] Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has been confirmed as the new trainer for dual Group 1 winner Shoot Out
[01/12/2011] Multiple Group One winner Shoot Out has transferred stables and will now be trained by Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller
[29/11/2011] The strength of an interstate challenge on an Eagle Farm black type race for fillies and mares on Saturday will depend on the handicapper
[17/11/2011] Albert the Fat is resting up for what is increasingly looking like his international debut next year
[14/11/2011] Chris Waller praised the initiative of jockey Glyn Schofield and at the same time predicted a big future for Sacred Pins
[09/11/2011] Weights will have to be raised 2kg for the Group 1 Railway Stakes after Albert The Fat was withdrawn because of an elevated temperature
[09/11/2011] Stakes placed four-year-old Altius was seen at the Rosehill barrier trials on Tuesday as the well-related youngster prepares for a possible summer return
[07/11/2011] Apprentice Chad Schofield is confident his first ride for Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller at Randwick on Saturday will be all the spark he needs to continue his recent run of winning form
[07/11/2011] Chris Waller has had a number of near misses during the Flemington carnival but he finally got the big money when Albert The Fat took out the Emirates Stakes yesterday
[07/11/2011] Trainer Chris Waller and jockey Nash Rawiller mused over the fickle game of racing at Flemington
[07/11/2011] Chris Waller’s Dubai dream is certainly far from a fairytale with Sydney’s leading trainer edging closer to establishing a boutique satellite stable in the United Arab Emirates
[04/11/2011] Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller has made a compelling argument for each of his three runners at Flemington tomorrow
[01/11/2011] Chris Waller’s group 1 winner may be a rank outsider but to his owners, the Smith family, he’s already a star
[01/11/2011] Chris Waller will be hoping his two ‘real’ Melbourne Cup runners can provide him with the education he needs
[31/10/2011] Chris Waller offers a motivational spiel for anyone who has doubted they could claw up the cliff face or sit comfortably in the boss’s chair
[31/10/2011] Apprentice Jason Collett made his short trip to Sydney worthwhile with victory on the Chris Waller-trained Savannah’s Choice at Rosehill on Saturday
[28/10/2011] Chris Waller has seen enough to predict Foreteller won’t be out of place in Saturday’s Group One Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington
[27/10/2011] Danny O’Brien supports Racing Victoria stewards’ historic decision to bar horses from the Melbourne Cup
[27/10/2011] Sydney's champion trainer Chris Waller has hit out over qualifying conditions for the Melbourne Cup
Chris Waller grabs quinella as The Verminator and Hawk Island finish first and second in the Group One Metropolitan
Chris Waller adds a double at Rosehill to edge towards a century of metropolitan winners this season
Chris Waller may be enjoying a record streak at his home track of Rosehill Gardens but Sydney's leading trainer is even deadlier on Randwick's Kensington surface
Triple Honour, Who Nearly Defeated Weekend Hussler At Level Weights, Confronts A Career-Shaping Test At Rosehill Tomorrow