Waller hoping global aspirant comes through in Hong Kong Mile

Chris Waller won’t be in Hong Kong for Comin’ Through’s Sunday mission in the HK$25m (A$4.55m) group 1 Hong Kong Mile but the race will serve as an important international foray as the stable seeks greater global success. Going global: Chris Waller-trained Comin’ Through will tackle the Hong Kong Mile on Sunday.Credit:AAP The eight-time champion Sydney trainer, has nominated 15 […]

Read more

Single Gaze gets Waller polish but O'Hara still doing the steering

The familiar partnership of Single Gaze and Kathy O’Hara is back together for Saturday’s Chelmsford Stakes, but this spring is different. Different silks, different trainer, different strapper. Old firm: Kathy O’Hara and Single Gaze are led by strapper Billy Owen last year. Single Gaze, a group 1 winner and Caulfield Cup runner-up, was sold at the end of the autumn […]

Read more

Waller to be open with plans for staying contest

Premier trainer Chris Waller is in the enviable position of having all but one runner in the 2400-metre Cindy Sullivan Memorial at Randwick on Saturday, but he will make sure punters, and the stable’s only opponent Red Alto, know his plans. “We will wait until the Racing NSW speed maps come out and if there is anything different in our […]

Read more

Premier trainer Chris Waller hits four to end season on a high note

Chris Waller celebrated his most successful season with four winners at Rosehill on Saturday, including the final stakes race with Mister Sea Wolf in the Winter Challenge. In the course of winning his eighth Sydney premiership, Waller has racked up a record 189 metropolitan winners, beating his previous standard of 169 reached in 2015/16. Four for: Jason Collett drives Mister […]

Read more

Waller alters barrier trial plan, hails new training track

Australia's leading group 1 trainer Chris Waller will slash the number of horses he sends to the barrier trials after hailing the impact of a new synthetic training surface at Rosehill. Sydney's biggest trainer has tinkered with his pre-campaign method for most of his horses in recent weeks, preferring to build their fitness on the 1700-metre Pro-Ride surface on his […]

Read more

Waller pays tribute to staff as he equals Sydney win record

Each winner Chris Waller has for the remainder the season in Sydney will set a new record  after  another winning double at Rosehill on Saturday  but, as Chatelard and Black On Gold took him to equal with his personal best  of 169 Sydney winners for a season,  his thoughts were for his workers. Waller  entered the Australian Racing Hall of […]

Read more

Size matters, but how much would he have mattered to Waller?

Just how would the face of Australian racing and the meteoric rise of Chris Waller been affected if John Size, now a record-breaker in Hong Kong, had remained in Sydney instead of leaving in 2001? Like Waller, Size is special, as emphasised by their election to Racing Hall Of Fame announced this week. “Special” covers exceptional ability in an area […]

Read more