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Mark Wallace - Trainer Longchamp - 2008

Mark Wallace: gave Australia the thumbs up last December and left Britain

  PICTURE: Edward Whitaker/  

Wallace andNolan get first win since relocating

TRAINER Mark Wallace and jockey Derek Nolan teamed up to gain their first success since relocating from Britain to Australia, when Star Spangled won at Cowra, West of Sydney on Saturday.

Derek Nolan - Jockey

Derek Nolan: off the mark

  PICTURE: Mark Cranham  

Wallace moved from Sefton Lodge in Newmarket last December to train at Warwick Farm in Sydney and was having his tenth runner since his departure.

Wallace, who trained Benbaun to win the Prix de l'Abbaye and had 114 winner in Britain, said: "I delighted we had four seconds previously and and a third and I was getting a bit frustrated."

Wallace added: ""Hopefully, we can go on from here, most of the horses I have are two-year-olds and they don't start running until next month. 

"I have a few niceone amongst them and I am looking forward to gettting them under way."

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