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Chris Waller is a Hall of Fame trainer in Australian Thoroughbred racing best known for training the racemare Winx, a four-time winner of Australian Horse of the Year honours.
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Chris Waller was born on March 5, 1973 (age 49 years) in Foxton, New Zealand. He grew up on his parent’s dairy farm in Himatangi, near Palmerston North. He became interested in racing watching horses such as Melbourne Cup winner Kiwi and jockeys such as Jimmy Cassidy.
Chris Waller worked for Foxton-based horse trainer, Patrick (“Paddy”) Busuttin who was best known for his top stayer Castletown (horse). He progressed to stable foreman and when Busuttin moved to Singapore, Waller commenced training on his own account.
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Waller’s first winner was Go Morgan at Trentham Racecourse in 1997. On 12 February 2000, he won the Group 3 Dunedin Gold Cup (2400m) at Wingatui with Ripon By, for the Dawn Fox’s syndicate.
He took a horse called Party Belle to New South Wales to race in 1998. She won three races in Australia, a 2100m maiden at Wyong in September 1998 (ridden by Opie Bosson), followed by a Class 1 and a Class 2 at Kembla Grange before attempting but failing in a listed race at Randwick.
The horse Party Belle then raced in New Zealand unsuccessfully before Waller took her back to Sydney the following winter when, she won three more races in May 1999 at Randwick and Warwick Farm, ridden by Larry Cassidy.
Chris Waller applied for and obtained 20 horse boxes at Rosehill and commenced training there in 2000. Initially, he had limited funds but he build his training operation up over time. His first Group 1 winner came in April 2008 when he won the Doncaster Handicap with Triple Honour (NZ).
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Waller extended his operation with stables at Flemington, the Gold Coast and Warwick Farm. On 24 April 2021, Chris Waller brought up 125 Group 1 victories when Kolding won the All Aged Stakes at Randwick. On 2 November 2021 Chris Waller won his first Melbourne Cup with his horse Verry Elleegant.
Chris Waller is married to Stephanie Waller, they had their wedding in the 2000s. His wife is a private person but has been instrumental in his career. Waller and his wife Stephanie have two children, a son and a daughter. Waller stands at an appealing height and has a good bodyweight that suits his personality.
Chris Waller net worth
How much is Chris Waller worth? Chris Waller net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his career as a professional horse trainer. Waller successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential horse trainers in Australia.