Tag: 'Finche'

Finche Out Of The Autumn With Leg Injury

Classy stayer Finche has suffered a tendon injury which will sideline him for the autumn but trainer Chris Waller is hopeful his fortunes will turn...

McDonald amped for Cox Plate ride

Expat New Zealand jockey James McDonald may have failed to regain his ride aboard star Kiwi mare Verry Elleegant for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup...

Waller Confirms Melbourne Cup Jockeys

Chris Waller has confirmed Mark Zahra as the rider for star mare Verry Elleegant in the Melbourne Cup, a race the premier trainer is yet...
Verry Elleegant

Waller Worried About Elleegant Cup Weight

Chris Waller will saddle up three horses in his bid for a first Caulfield Cup with the Turnbull Stakes trifecta of Verry Elleegant, Toffee Tongue...
Verry Elleegant

Waller Wins His Fifth Group 1 Turnbull Stakes

In what Mark Zahra described as a ding dong finish, his mount Verry Elleegant took out the Turnbull Stakes, a race in which Chris Waller...

Verry Elleegant Confirmed For Melbourne

Premier trainer Chris Waller has made some key decisions about which races his star runners will contest at Randwick and Flemington.
Mister Sea Wolf

Waller Dedicates Group Win To Worthington

The feature race meeting at Randwick has been overshadowed by the death of popular trainer Rick Worthington from cancer at the age of 60.

Waller prepares to unleash force of Nature

Two horses confirmed as Everest slot holders, Nature Strip and Gytrash, will clash for the first time this spring in the Concorde Stakes at Randwick
Nature Strip

Waller’s biggest stars prepare to trial

Nature Strip will be the headline act at a star-studded barrier trial session at Rosehill, which also includes Caulfield Cup fancy Master Of Wine.
Peter Tighe

Winx owner proud of Finche despite loss

Connections of beaten favourite Finche are already planning a return to Flemington for another Melbourne Cup bid.
Sure Knee

Sure Knee calms Waller’s nerves on Cup day

Carrying the all-cerise colours of the Ingham family, Sure Knee has taken out the TAB Trophy at Flemington on Cup day.
Melbourne Cup

Full field of 24 for Melbourne Cup

There are no Melbourne Cup scratchings with a full field of 24 to go to the gates for the 3200m-race at Flemington on a soft...
Kerrin McEvoy

Cup punters warm to Waller stayer Finche

Finche appears set to start the Melbourne Cup favourite with punters rallying behind the Chris Waller-trained import.

Cup win would deliver Waller triple treat

He has won Sydney's two richest races of the spring, now Chris Waller has set his sights on the biggest prize money offering in Melbourne.
Peter Tighe

Owners chasing the Melbourne Cup dream

From royalty and the world's racing elite to ordinary Englishmen and Kiwis, many racehorse owners are dreaming of winning the $8 million Melbourne Cup.

McEvoy aims for fourth Melbourne Cup win

Star jockey Kerrin McEvoy will chase his fourth Melbourne Cup win when he rides the Chris Waller-trained Finche at Flemington.

Favourites in wide draws for Caulfield Cup

High-profile Caulfield Cup runners Finche and Mer De Glace have drawn barriers 19 and 21 respectively for the 2400m handicap.

Waller with two chances in Group 1 Turnbull

Chris Waller has trained the winner of three of the past four Turnbull Stakes at Flemington and has Finche and Kings Will Dream set to...

Mystic Journey draws nine in Group 1 Turnbull

At her first attempt at 2000m, Tasmanian mare Mystic Journey has drawn barrier nine in the 12-horse Turnbull Stakes field at Flemington.
Chris Waller

Waller cleans up with four Randwick winners

Talented mare Sweet Scandal has given premier trainer Chris Waller four winners on the Randwick program.

Finche on his way to Melbourne Cup again

Finche, fourth in last year's Melbourne Cup, has signalled he is on target to do better this time around with victory In the Kingston Town...

Attention turns to Cup carnival for Waller

After training Winx to an historic fourth Cox Plate win, Chris Waller is now focused on the Melbourne Cup carnival where he will have a...

Geelong Cup wash up: three biggest takeaways

GAI Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained stayer Runaway has taken out the Geelong Cup on Wednesday in front-running victory that should gain the horse a start...