What’s it like training an Australian national treasure?
Before Winx bids for racing history in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate at Moonee Valley, our Matt Chapman speaks to trainer Chris Waller on the pressures of training Winx, the star mare’s development and big-race rider Hugh Bowman.
UK challenger Benbatl bids to foil Australian icon Winx and her run of a remarkable 28 victories in a row and Matt Chapman asks Chris Waller about the seven-year-old’s form and the trainer’s response to some calls from Europe about the real merit of what Winx has achieved.
Cool, calm and collected and the man who has masterminded the career of a global racing star, here’s Chris Waller as you may not have seen him before…
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