WallertohavestrongchancesinCoolmore

October30,20185:10pm。

byAAP

Zousain(L)andLeanMeanMachinegiveChrisWallertwostrongchancesintheCoolmoreStudStakes。

HavingtrainedthreeofthepastfivewinnersoftheGroupOneCoolmoreStudStakes,ChrisWallerknowswhatittakestowinthefeaturesprintforthree-year-oldsduringtheMelbourneCupcarnival。

AndWallersayshewouldnotswapeitherofhisstablestwocoltsZousainandLeanMeanMachinegoingintothisSaturdayseditionofthe$1millionraceoverthestraight1200mcourseatFlemington。

ZousainandLeanMeanMachinearebothbystallionZoustarwhoWallertrainedtowintheracein2013。

ZoustarssireNorthernMeteoralsowontheCoolmorefiveyearsbeforethat。

Zousainwastheslight$3。

80favouriteinanall-inmarketonTuesdayaheadoftrainerGrahameBeggsstablestarWrittenBy($4)whohaswonsixofhissevenstartswithhisonlydefeatbeinghisfourthplacinginthisyearsGoldenSlipperinApril。

ZousainhasbeenknockingonthedoorofaGroupOnewin,havingbeennarrowlybeatenbystablemateTheAutumnSuntwiceattheelitelevelthisyearincludinglastmonthsGoldenRoseinSydney。

TheAutumnSunconfirmedhewasaspecialthree-year-oldbydestroyinghisrivals4-1/2-lengthsintheCaulfieldGuineasathisnextstarttofurtherenhancethatformline。

WethinkZousainisarealstar,Wallersaid。

Andhesthespittingimageofhisdad。

LeanMeanMachinewasat$10onTuesdayandisexpectedtowearblinkersafterhavingthemoninagalloponTuesdaywhenhefinishedabouthalfalengthaheadofZousaininagallop。

Heseemedtoworkwell,Wallersaid。

Hewasniceandsharpsothatswhatwewantedtosee。

IthinkZousainwashavingagoodlookattheoutsidefenceandthatsallpartoftheexperience。

ButIwouldntchangethemforanything。

Bothofthem。

AndIthinkthestraight1200willsuitLeanMeanMachine。