News About: Chris Waller

Counterattack Firming in 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Betting

Counterattack Firming in 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Betting

27 May, 2017

Counterattack is set to be crowned the 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup winner at Eagle Farm Racecourse in Brisbane this afternoon.

Counterattack has received plenty of interest in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup betting markets. Photo: Daniel Costello

That is the tale of the tape in betting markets for the Group 1 feature race, where the Chris Waller-trained …

BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes winner will be J.J. Atkins favourite

BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes winner will be J.J. Atkins favourite

26 May, 2017

The winner of the Group 2 $250,000 Mitavite BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday will determine who will be the favourite for the Group 1 $600,000 BMW Australia J.J. Atkins (1600m) in a fortnight.

Kerrin McEvoy, above, rides Tangled in the BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel …

Blinkers back on Black Heart Bart for Kingsford-Smith Cup

Blinkers back on Black Heart Bart for Kingsford-Smith Cup

26 May, 2017

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart will wear the blinkers for the first time in three years when he lines up in the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Black Heart Bart, above, will race with the blinkers back on in the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. …

Capital Gain can give Byrne another feature win in BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes

Capital Gain can give Byrne another feature win in BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes

25 May, 2017

Doomben 10,000 winning jockey Jim Byrne can score another Brisbane Winter Carnival feature race win if he can get Capital Gain home first in the Group 2 $250,000 Mitavite BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Jockey Jim Byrne, above, rides Capital Gain in the BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes at Eagle Farm. …

Shocking Luck early favourite for Grand Prix Stakes

Shocking Luck early favourite for Grand Prix Stakes

24 May, 2017

Hong Kong bound Shocking Luck has been installed the early favourite for the Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson, above on Rosehill Guineas winner Gingernuts, will ride Shocking Luck in the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Stephen …

Counterattack on countdown to stud duties in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Counterattack on countdown to stud duties in Kingsford-Smith Cup

24 May, 2017

Future stallion prospect Counterattack will get another chance to put a Group 1 win on his resume before he starts his stud duties when he lines up in the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m), formerly the BTC Cup, at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Counterattack, above, will get his chance to win a Group …

Kiwi filly Melody Belle among BRC Sires’ Produce nominations

Kiwi filly Melody Belle among BRC Sires’ Produce nominations

22 May, 2017

Group 1 winning Kiwi filly Melody Belle is among the nominations for the Group 2 $250,000 Mitavite BRC Sires’ Produce (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Kerrin McEvoy, above, rode BRC Sires’ Produce nomination Tangled to victory in the Chamagne Classic at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Matamata co-trainers Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards have …

Two derby winners among nominations for Grand Prix Stakes

Two derby winners among nominations for Grand Prix Stakes

22 May, 2017

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon and South Australian Derby winner Volatile Mix are among the nominations for Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Prized Icon, above, is among the nominations for the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Twenty-five three year olds have …

McCreery best wet tracker of Waller’s 3 Doomben Cup runners

McCreery best wet tracker of Waller’s 3 Doomben Cup runners

19 May, 2017

Market drifter McCreery is the best wet tracker of trainer Chris Waller’s three runners in Saturday’s Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben.

McCreery, above, is the best wet tracker from Chris Waller’s 3 Doomben Cup runners. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Doomben track was rated a Heavy 9 on Friday afternoon …

Mixed result in barrier draw for Waller’s Roses fillies

Mixed result in barrier draw for Waller’s Roses fillies

17 May, 2017

Trainer Chris Waller’s three fillies Dawn Wall, Invincibella and Oklahoma Girl came up with mixed results in the barrier draw for the Group 2 $175,000 The Magic Millions Roses (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Kenedna, above, has drawn nicely at barrier 4 in The Roses at Doomben, Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Kerrin McEvoy’s mount Invincibella …