WALLER ATTACKING WITH NUMBERS

WALLER ATTACKING WITH NUMBERS

Champion Sydney trainer Chris Waller heads the nominations for the Group 1 races at the Brisbane Winter Carnival after entries closed yesterday.

The Waller-trained duo Nature Strip and Zousain are among 29 nominations for the Doomben 10,000 (1200m) on May 12, while the Doomben Cup (2000m) on May 18 has attracted 42 entries, of which Waller is responsible for eight.

The trainer also has 13 of the 106 Queensland Oaks (2400m) nominations, eight of the 145 Queensland Derby (2400m) entries and 12 two-year-olds entered for the J J Atkins Stakes (1600m), which has 163 nominations.

The Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) has 67 nominations while the $1.5 million Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) attracted 144 entries.

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