What next for Riff Rocket?

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Riff Rocket has registered 3 Group 1 wins in 2024.

Riff Rocket came out on top in a fiercely competitive Australian Derby

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  • 3-year-old Riff Rocket has been one of the horses of 2024.
  • Wins in the Australian Derby and Rosehill Guineas have been particularly impressive.
  • Riff Rocket has won 7 of just 11 career starts, including 3 Group 1 races.
  • Trainer Chris Waller is hoping Riff Rocket can kick on through 2024 and beyond.

Picking up the Rosehill Guineas and the Australian Derby in the same season is an incredible achievement and Riff Rocket has managed to do just that. 

2024 has been all about Riff Rocket for many horse racing punters and online betting sites and trainer Chris Waller will be planning the best plan of attack moving forwards.

There are a plethora of exciting 3-year-olds in the world of Australian horse racing currently, but few are catching the eye with punters and Aussie bookmakers in the way that Riff Rocket is. 
Wins in huge Group 1 contests such as the Rosehill Guineas and the Australian Derby, have etched Riff Rocket into Australian racing folklore as it is. 
However, aged just 3 and with innovative trainer Chris Waller sculpting his future, Riff Rocket looks to be an extremely bright prospect within Australian racing. 

Rocket reeling off the wins 

Performances towards the back end of 2023 were particularly encouraging for Riff Rocket, with a win at the Victorian Derby at Flemington the most notable. 
Following an inauspicious start to 2024, Riff Rocket has really kicked on, picking up two more Group 1 wins at Rosehill and at Randwick and his stock has continued to rise. 
Winning is a habit and Riff Rocket is a horse that looks as if it has exactly what it takes to get the job done, in every race it lines up in. 
Very versatile 

3-year-old horses are well known for being able to run across a range of distances, but Riff Rocket has proved his worth as one of the most versatile horses around with all Australian horse racing online betting sites
Wins in 2024 for Riff Rocket have come at 1400m, 1600m, 2000m and 2400m, testament to the incredible ability Riff Rocket has to pace itself across any given distance.  
Big year ahead for Riff Rocket 

Whatever happens from here, 2024 has been an unconditional success for Riff Rocket and Chris Waller will be all too aware of the prospect he has on his hands. 
The Melbourne Cup may come a season to early as it stands but Riff Rocket does look to be a future winner of the race with many Australian punters and horse racing betting apps
For now, though, Chris Waller and jockey James McDonald know they have a special talent on their hands, one they will seek to nurture and develop over the coming months and years. 

After bagging the 3rd Group 1 of its career, Riff Rocket is in contention to be one of the horses of 2024 with many punters and online betting sites

An impressive triumph in the Australian Derby at Royal Randwick over 2400m has cemented Riff Rocket’s position as one of the very best horses in Australia currently.