Everest, Melbourne Cup winners Chris Waller and James McDonald combine for The Gong

Tim Barrow
By Tim Barrow
Updated November 15 2021 - 8:43am, first published 3:00am
Winning ways:James McDonald hugs trainer Chris Waller after winning the Everest on Nature Strip. Picture: Mark Evans/Getty Images

Melbourne Cup and Everest-winning duo Chris Waller and James McDonald will combine again in a bid to take out the Illawarra's biggest race, the $1 million The Gong at Kembla Grange.

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Tim Barrow

Tim Barrow

Illawarra Mercury sports editor

When it comes to sport - at professional and community level - in the Illawarra, I'm here to provide insight, context and opinion, as well as the latest news you won't find anywhere else.

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