Two for Waller in Doomben 10,000 2015

May 18, 2015

deposit $100
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50
bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

New customers only. Exc NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Turnover requirements apply. Promotional T&Cs apply & available on website. Is gambling a problem for you? Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit '

Two for Waller in Doomben 10,000 2015

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller will saddle-up two very different chances in the 2015 Doomben 10,000 this weekend in Brisbane, the master horseman shooting for his first win in the weight-for-age classic.


Chris Waller’s multiple Group 1 winner Boban will kick off his third straight Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival campaign in the Doomben 10,000 this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Waller has excellent form in Queensland during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival but the $750,000 Group 1 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10,000 (1350m) is one race he is yet to secure a win in.

There are currently 22 official first acceptors for the Doomben 10,000, the field for which is due out on Wednesday, and two of those are Waller-trained stablemates who he plans to final acceptances for.

Waller has his returning five-year-old Boban as well in-form German import Flamingo Star who is yet to race down under both heading towards Saturday’s Group 1 at Doomben Racecourse.

It has been a long time between drinks for Waller’ Bernardini gelding Boban, a $17 shot in the current pre-field Doomben 10,000 odds at, who hasn’t won a race since the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm in March last year.

Since then his form has been more miss than hit, including his latest effort which was a failed 14th of 15 runners when unsuccessfully defending his Chipping Norton title this February.

Boban’s first-up record is only fair too (7-1-0-0) but in Brisbane at Doomben he has enjoyed a win and a second from three previous starts at the track, his latest however been a second in the 2013 Fred Best Classic two years ago.

He warmed up for his third consecutive winter bid with a nice barrier trial win though at Warwick Farm on May 11 over 1200m, which bodes well for improved form upon his return this time in, as he targets the $2 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben on June 6.

“We backed off in the autumn to set him specifically for this and possibly the Stradbroke,” Waller’s Racing Manager Liam Prior told The Courier Mail.

“His trial win was probably better than it looked visually and Glyn (Schofield) is very happy with him. If he gets close to his best form, he would be very hard to beat.”

Five-year-old Areion stallion Flamingo Star meanwhile has won four of his 16 starts to date, the latest of which was in a Group 3 over the mile in France late last October.

He’s trialled twice down under since then, including a third behind Rose Of Choice over 1050m at Randwick on May 8, and pays $21 to win the Doomben 10,000 on debut in Australia this weekend.

Prior said the horse would have a light winter campaign and be bought back for a more testing spring preparation, as has always been the plan.

“He arrived in Australia in February and landed in our stable in March,” Prior said.

“It was always the plan to give him a light preparation now and then set him for the spring.

“It’s hard to get a line on him. He hasn’t shown a lot of speed in his two trials, but he does have plenty of class.”

Prior said Flamingo Star’s best form line for the Aussie punters to recognise was his win over subsequent Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist in November of 2012.

“He actually beat Protectionist when he won his maiden in Germany,” Prior added.

To get behind Waller’s duo or back another selection at their juicy price in the 10,000 visit and open an account with the bookie rewarding new depositing players with up to $500 in bonus bets when you quote the code BETBONUS!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Fin...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancip...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancipation Stakes Field & Betting

Ron Quinton’s flying five-year-old Daysee Doom is tipped as the mare to beat...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018?

Winx next race? It’s the question always on the horizon after she leaves her...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Winner

The well-supported, clear Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 favourite Written...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Horse Racing Today

Victorian filly So Far Sokool ...

Gai’s 2 head the list of...

Gai’s 2 head the list of nominations for the 2018 Japan Racing Association Plate

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Ecuador and Arbeitsam head up the...

Single Gaze looking to the fut...

Single Gaze looking to the future as a brood mare, out of 2018 Sydney Cup

Group 1 winning mare Single Gaze will begin preparations for the upcoming...

Savvy Coup looking for another...

Savvy Coup looking for another Kiwi win in 2018 Australian Oaks

Savvy Coup will be trying to keep the Kiwi fillies strong winning record...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in 2018 Sydney Cup

Damien Oliver has found himself back on Melbourne Cup winner Almandin who is...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field