SUR LA MER wins well first up at Newcastle

Lightly raced 4 year old mare SUR LA MER won in eye catching fashion first up this preparation at Newcastle with jockey…

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ESPIONA leads home a Star quinella

Our 3 year old Extreme Choice filly ESPIONA burst onto the racing scene with an impressive winning debut at Warwick Farm yesterday. Ridden by James…

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MERIMEE powers home at Eagle Farm

Our 3 year old Winning Rupert filly MERIMEE has been racing consistently and yesterday at Eagle Farm she broke through for her maiden win…

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GABEIRA wins at Sandown with a top Brett Prebble ride

GABEIRA commenced this preparation with a dead heat win at Geelong but the 4 year old daughter of Deep Field made sure that…

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A race to race STAR double at Eagle Farm

It was an exciting afternoon cheering on our two STAR horses at Eagle Farm yesterday and a thrill to see…

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TDN Australia New Zealand – Industry Mentors: Denise Martin

Written by Paul Vitisse  Continuing our series on the major mentors to successful professionals in the thoroughbred industry, TDN AusNZ…

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BRETON: Maybe A Name To Remember In Our Staying Ranks

BRETON stamped himself as a potential stayer on the rise when racing up in class over the 2,190 metres trip at…

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A dead heat win at Geelong for GABEIRA

For the second time in three days another of our 3 year old fillies by the in form Deep Field won, this…

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SELEQUE all class winning at Warwick Farm

The Sydney rain and the heavy 9 rated track weren't going to stop SELEQUE lifting the spirits of her connections…

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Decisive win by BRETON at the Gold Coast

It was very good to see BRETON, our progressive 3 year old son of Kermadec (NZ), in the winners circle on Saturday…

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NEW ARRANGEMENT (GB) returns in slashing style to win at “headquarters”

The “Reece Jones show” at Royal Randwick on Saturday produced four winners for the very much in form 3kg claiming…

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DIVINA Returns a Winner At Her Second Start

After an eye catching run on debut in February our Astern filly DIVINA returned from a brief let up to win the 2 year…

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History Making Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale

In an historic day for the Australian thoroughbred breeding industry, the 2021 Magic Millions National Broodmare sale on the Gold…

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Queensland Oaks Next Up for ONLY WORDS (NZ)

Breednet - Mark Smith - Saturday May 22 Chris Waller gang tackled Saturday’s Group II ANZ Bloodstock News The Roses…

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MASAFF (IRE) wins like a class horse with Jim Byrne aboard

Racecaller David Fowler summed up the performance by MASAFF (IRE) on Wednesday at Ipswich when he stated “Masaff looks to…

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SUR LA MER and Brenton Avdulla win in good style

On Tuesday SUR LA MER broke through for a dominant win at her third career start having run second in both…

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ACHIEVER leads throughout to win in determined fashion

A determined effort by ACHIEVER at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday ensured that the gelding has now booked his trip north…

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AGNELLI wins again and looks to be a progressive middle distance performer

For some time it appeared that the relaxed style of 3 year old gelding AGNELLI on the training track may relate to…

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ROUSSEAU produces a career best performance to win at Caulfield

ROUSSEAU a 3 year old son of So You Think, has been racing consistently in Victoria all throughout this preparation including winning at…

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AGNELLI storms home to win at Geelong

Three year old gelding AGNELLI began his race career over 1,300 metres at Cranbourne early in April and worked home well late that…

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KIKU wins the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes

Following two dominant wins at mid week level since returning from a spell our 3 year old filly KIKU displayed her brilliant…

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New Zealand Stakes winning filly ONLY WORDS (NZ) in a dominant display at Canterbury Park

Former Kiwi filly ONLY WORDS (NZ) wins well after a Brenton Avdulla “master class” The 3 year year old filly…

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A pre-Easter win for SELEQUE

SELEQUE gifted her connections a reason to celebrate ahead of the Easter long weekend with a strong win at Gosford on Thursday.…

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A tough effort by HUMBOLT CURRENT (GB) at Doomben

HUMBOLT CURRENT (GB) has shown a preference for 2,000 metres at Doomben and he once again displayed this on Saturday…

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THREE RACES FOR THREE STAR WINNERS

When we have horses in three races on a metropolitan race day we usually believe that the horses will be…

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A clear run in transit and CONTESSA wins at the Gold Coast

After no luck at all the last time she raced, 3 year old filly CONTESSA made light work of her task at…

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KIKU an emphatic winner first up

Talented filly KIKU wins comfortably first up KIKU made a stylish return to the races on Wednesday afternoon at Warwick Farm.…

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ROUSSEAU breaks through for an eye-catching win

Three-year-old gelding ROUSSEAU broke his maiden in good style at Pakenham Park on Thursday. Having his second start this preparation,…

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JOLIETTE (NZ) Secures Metropolitan Victory

Today's newsletter is once again written by Rachel Wade, a Godolphin Flying Start trainee spending her 8 week externship with…

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A determined win for SELEQUE at Warwick Farm

Today's newsletter is once again written by Rachel Wade, a Godolphin Flying Start trainee spending her 8 week externship with…

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GRENADO (NZ) Wins Impressively at Canterbury Park

Today's newsletter is written by Rachel Wade, a Godolphin Flying Start trainee spending her 8 week externship with us. Rachel…

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NEW ARRANGEMENT (GB) a strong winner over the Royal Randwick mile

Following a luckless run in the Randwick straight last week, NEW ARRANGEMENT (GB) did a great job backing up within 7 days…

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A win for imported mare SWEET GOLD (GER)

SWEET GOLD (GER) was imported from Germany late last year as a lightly raced Stakes placed filly. She has been…

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KIKU wins in style at Rosehill Gardens

A near perfect ride by James McDonald enabled our classy 3 year old filly KIKU to dispose of her maiden…

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SELES adds another win to her career tally

SELES began her preparation well this time in work with with two second placings and the 5 year old daughter…

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FIESTA wins the Group 3 Furphy Sprint

Our classy 5 year old mare FIESTA confirmed again on Saturday, VRC Derby day at Flemington, that she is flying…

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FIESTA wins the Group 3 Northwood Plume Stakes

It was a very good return to the winners enclosure for our quality 5 year old I Am Invincible mare…

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MANTELLI wins again with a “sit and steer” by Luke Dittman

When all goes to plan on a race day, owners often find themselves notching up another win courtesy of good…

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Three in a row for classy filly JOVIALITY

After recording her third metropolitan win in a row last week our 3 year old filly JOVIALITY seems likely to…

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Third win from 4 starts as HUMBOLT CURRENT (GB) maintains his good form

Imported stayer HUMBOLT CURRENT (GB) continued his very good form since arriving in Queensland with another strong performance on Saturday at Doomben. With…

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BELLARINE breaks her maiden with a strong win at the Gold Coast

After being thereabouts in her previous 4 starts this preparation, BELLARINE came from well off the pace to win the…

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JOVIALITY looks progressive after another Warwick Farm win

Three year old JOVIALITY won again yesterday in the manner of a filly who may well reach a high level…

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A good weekend including a strong win and eye catching performances looking to the future

Last Saturday proved interesting with another strong win by HUMBOLT CURRENT (GB) this time at Doomben. Luke Dittman assessed the…

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JOVIALITY wins in a dominant display at Warwick Farm

With 3 Star runners in the 1,300 metres maiden at Warwick Farm yesterday it was our 3 year old I…

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VOILA notches up win number 5

Our well related Choisir mare VOILA showed her class to win at the Sunshine Coast yesterday. The 5 year old…

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A return to Queensland results in a return to form for MANTELLI

Three year old MANTELLI commenced his racing career in Queensland at the end of last year winning at Doomben just…

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Import HUMBOLT CURRENT (GB) wins easily at Eagle Farm

Imported gelding HUMBOLT CURRENT (GB) moved to the Chris Waller Gold Coast stable last week; a move which displayed perfect…

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The D’ARGENTO Story

Before we started to inspect yearlings at the 2016 Magic Millions Gold Coast sale I commented to our team that…

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Saturday Success: 3 Metropolitan Winners and A Quinella

It was a very good start to Saturday’s racing at Randwick when well bred colt ACHIEVER shot clear at the…

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First Queensland start and a good win for SAVASPUR (NZ)

Lightly raced 3 year old gelding SAVASPUR (NZ) won his 1,350 metres maiden in good style at Doomben yesterday and…

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A Perfect Rails Run and GRESHAM does the rest to win in style

GRESHAM went from last to first in the 1,800 metres event at the Gold Coast on Saturday after securing the…

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NOIRE sells at the Inglis Chairman’s sale

We have been fortunate to enjoy many memorable moments on the racetrack with our Foxwedge mare NOIRE so it was a more than fitting…

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JOLIETTE (NZ) wins all 3 starts in Queensland

Since arriving at Chris’ Gold Coast stable a month ago our 3 year old filly JOLIETTE (NZ) has put her best foot forward…

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Media Release: D’ARGENTO Retires

Chris Waller Racing and Star Thoroughbreds have announced that plans for a return to the racetrack for their Group 1…

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ENCHANTINGLY wins at Ipswich in a head bobbing finish

Our 3 year old Choisir filly ENCHANTINGLY won her maiden yesterday at Ipswich over the 1,515 metres trip and it was the strong hands…

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An Interstate Star Double on Easter Monday

Our purple and white stars enjoyed a winning interstate double on Easter Monday as 2 year old colt SPOKESMAN won first up this preparation…

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A textbook ride from James McDonald ensures a great win by FLINDERS

In a time of such change, we are very fortunate that racing can continue in NSW, although without spectators. The owners of our…

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JOLIETTE (NZ) makes her presence felt on the Gold Coast

Our 3 year old Charm Spirit (IRE) filly, JOLIETTE (NZ) moved across the border to the Chris Waller Gold Coast base and broke her maiden status…

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LIARA and Jason Collett shine at Canterbury

Three year old Not A Single Doubt filly LIARA gave her owners a wonderful thrill at Canterbury Park on Friday night when winning first…

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VOILA loves the wet and returns to the winners circle at Warwick Farm

It has been a while “between drinks” for 4 year old Choisir mare VOILA but she had conditions to suit her at Warwick Farm…

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GRESHAM wins in good style at Eagle Farm at his first time racing in Brisbane

Seasoned campaigner GRESHAM travelled north for Magic Millions race day where he ran 4th in the 1,800 metres race after badly missing…

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SPOKESMAN wins at Canterbury giving Press Statement his first winner

One of the very good names our owners came up with last year was SPOKESMAN for our colt by new season sire Press…

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A visit to Brisbane worthwhile for Ireland’s Oisin Orr as MANTELLI wins at start two

Irish jockey Oisin Orr is spending some time with Chris' stable over the Irish winter and whilst he has already ridden…

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Star ‘Bella fuels Martin’s desire for more Magic

TDN AusNZ - Written by Bren O'Brien - Monday 13th January 2020 When you have the record Denise Martin has…

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DUNEAGLE kicks Magic Millions week off on a winning note

On the Sunday before the Magic Millions 2020 yearling sale commenced, 2018 graduate DUNEAGLE broke through with an exciting maiden win…

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Amélie Lemercier’s racing experience highlighted by a quinella for Star Thoroughbreds at Kembla Grange

Today's news story is written by Amélie Lemercier who is spending time with us during her Godolphin Flying Start externship.…

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James Doyle reunites with UK import HUMBOLT CURRENT (GB) and they prove a winning combination again

Visiting UK based jockey James Doyle has very recently been in Australia specifically to ride a number of the Godolphin…

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CELLARMAN returns to his best with a great win in the Listed Ladies Day Cup

CELLARMAN returned to winning form in the Listed Ladies Day Cup at Hawkesbury on Thursday when again he showed his great…

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Almost a mirror image as our STAR greys run the quinella at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday

It was an exciting day at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday with the inaugural running of the Golden Eagle. Race 3…

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MANGIONE continues to show his staying potential

This time of year is the pinnacle of racing in Australia with the first Tuesday in November not far away…

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OLYMPIC begins his “medal haul”

Naming a horse OLYMPIC can be a great idea, but the weight of expectation about whether he or she will…

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The odyssey is just beginning for KUBRICK

Last Saturday Royal Randwick hosted the inaugural running of the $1 million Bondi Stakes run over 1,600 metres for 3…

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DEALMAKER becomes a part of the history making day for Chris Waller Racing

Sydney’s biggest day of racing in the spring has long been considered to be Epsom Day at Royal Randwick and…

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A Star quinella at Doomben on Saturday

The ever consistent FORTENSKY and his stablemate THE AVENGER ran the quinella in the 1,350 metres Open Handicap at Doomben…

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SOMERVELL enjoys a change of scenery

Three year old gelding SOMERVELL raced 3 times for a third in Sydney, before recently transferring to Chris' Gold Coast stable for…

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Two states two wins in a month for THE AVENGER

The benefit of Chris having a very successful Gold Coast stable was highlighted again on Saturday, when two of our…

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Celtic Jewel silks to the fore with Seaway

The runners of Star Thoroughbreds usually race in purple and white star silks but Seaway (NZ) carries the colours of…

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Three Winners Across Three States

Our strike rate on Saturday was 100% in the purple and white stars as all 3 runners carrying our Star…

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INVINCIBELLA wins the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara

INVINCIBELLA has been a wonderful racemare for her owners throughout her career to date...4 Group 2 wins and back to…

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Martin’s faith in Vinny filly rewarded

Denise Martin's first I Am Invincible filly is now the Yarraman Park star sire's eighth Group 1 winner. Star Thoroughbreds'…

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A remarkable win by SELES at Warwick Farm

Few race watchers at Warwick Farm yesterday would have predicted that the eventual winner of the final race on the…

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Our purple and white stars shine across two states

Saturday was a good day for our Star stable as we recorded two winners in the space of 20 minutes…

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Waller’s mares ready to challenge for Tiara

Chris Waller’s stable is sure to be a force to be reckoned with in the G1 Tatt’s Tiara in a…

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ASTERIUS leads home a Star quinella at Rosehill Gardens

The 1,500 metres handicap at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday was led home by our purple and white stars in a…

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Two from two for smart colt KUBRICK as he wins at Rosehill Gardens

KUBRICK made his debut over 1,000 metres at Cranbourne a winning one and two weeks later on Saturday, he relished…

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A strong ride sees COLLECTIVELY win nicely at Kembla Grange

Our "all ladies syndicate" were delighted with their filly COLLECTIVELY on Saturday when she won over 1,400 metres at Kembla…

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Debut win for smart 2 year old colt KUBRICK

First starters are sometimes an “unknown quantity” but our 2 year old Shooting To Win colt KUBRICK displayed his considerable…

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MANGIONE books his ticket to Queensland

The Wednesday metropolitan meeting this week was held at Gosford and it was satisfying for the owners of 3 year…

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BURBANK circles the field to win in dominant fashion at Wyong

Three year old BURBANK was an easy winner on Saturday at Wyong over 1,350 metres courtesy of a very good…

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Cheers were the order of the day at our Annual Yearling Parade as CORMAC won on the Sunshine Coast

Some of the owners of CORMAC were in attendance at our Annual Yearling Parade on Sunday and maybe their cheering…

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Star’s 2019 Annual Yearling Parade

We presented our Annual Yearling Parade at the Riverside Inglis complex, Warwick Farm on Sunday and the day was very…

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Back to back wins for SEAWAY (NZ) at Rosehill Gardens

SEAWAY (NZ) resumed with a win at Rosehill Gardens on 2nd February and with a "maintenance trial" in between, the…

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Vale Sebring, ‘the horse of a lifetime’

John Berry celebrates the career of Widden Stud stallion Sebring, who died on Saturday aged 13. The son of More…

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Sebring’s life-changing impact

For a horse whose racing career spanned just six race starts over four fabulous months, Sebring's impact was extraordinary whether…

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FIESTA keeps the party going for her owners

Our purple and white stars were certainly well represented on Saturday with 3 year old filly APERITIF running 3rd and…

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Fiesta after more gold in autumn

Fiesta (I Am Invincible) was already the pin-up girl of the Inglis Gold Riband section of the Classic Sale but…

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Millennium money should count to Slipper: Martin

Star Thoroughbreds syndicator Denise Martin has suggested that counting restricted races like the $2million L. Inglis Millennium should count as…

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KASHIWA and SEAWAY (NZ) start February off on a winning note

KASHIWA relished his first trip around Moonee Valley on Friday night and broke through for his maiden win compliments of…

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Chris Waller: From obscurity to dominance

20 years ago very few people had heard the name Chis Waller. In 1998 the young Kiwi lad from Foxton…

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ACCESSION looks to be a star on the rise

After a dominant win in the 2 year old race at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, our exciting colt ACCESSION looks…

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Back to back wins in the Magic Millions Fillies and Mares

Magic Millions sale week is always one we eagerly look forward to each year and of course the Saturday race…

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APERITIF wins first up at Canterbury Park

APERITIF resumed with a win on Wednesday at Canterbury Park. The filly began well from the barriers for the 1,200…

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GRESHAM wins on the Kensington track

GRESHAM continued our great start to the year with a nail biting win in the Kensington Handicap on Saturday over…

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SELES gives her owners a great start to 2019

Our purple and white stars saluted on New Year's Day as SELES and Corey Brown carried them to victory at…

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LITZEN gifts his owners an early Christmas present

At Newcastle on Saturday, our three year old gelding LITZEN ensured that Christmas came early for his owners as he…

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A star-studded record

The ‘purple, white stars and cap’ of Denise Martin’s Star Thoroughbreds have become part and parcel of the racing scene…

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A 2 year old STAR on the rise and 3 winners in 24 hours

If the expression "some days are diamonds" is correct, the 24 hours ending at Randwick on Saturday afternoon, provided some…

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CATEGORIC wins in eye catching fashion at Newcastle

It looked at one stage that it would be close to a Star quinella on Saturday at Newcastle when 3…

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BELLA SUCCESS wins in testing conditions at Warwick Farm

A heavy track at Warwick Farm on a day when Sydney received a huge amount of rain in 12 hours,…

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John Tapp Racing Podcast – Episode 47 Denise Martin

As a kid in Tasmania, Denise Martin often went to the races with her dad. The magic of racing was…

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Two days, 3 winners on 3 different racetracks

The first to greet the winning post was 4 year old gelding CEDARWOOD on Friday at Ipswich. Jockey Michael McNab…

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MANGIONE strikes a chord to win well at Canterbury Park

Our fine staying prospect MANGIONE came from well back in the field to win at Canterbury Park on Friday night.…

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A good result at the end of the day

The patient owners of 3 year old gelding BURBANK needed to wait until the last race on the Kembla Grange…

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Star’s mid-week double continues our stellar “purple patch”

It's said in racing circles that we should all enjoy the good days and success, because the less than great…

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“Bella” storms to victory in the Blazer Stakes at Flemington

Our quality in form mare INVINCIBELLA returned to the winner's circle in the 1,400 metres Group 2 Blazer Stakes at…

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