|Region:||South East Queensland|
John Wallace took out his trainers permit at age 21 in 1967 and had immediate success with the sprinter Court Rush who won 32 races. Court Rush ran second in the Hopeful Stakes and then won the feature Sapling Stakes. It was the first of an estimated 1200 winners for Wallace who is one of a handful of Queensland trainers to have a Melbourne Cup placegetter in Oompala.
His best wins include the QTC Oaks (Mother of Pearl), QTC Sires' Produce (Shoot Out), Koomeela Stakes (Mother of Pearl), Tattersall's Cup (Oompala) Queensland Cup (Sky Ace), Ipswich Cup (Distancia, Oompala), Caloundra Cup (Oompala), Grafton Cup (Oompala), Newcastle Cup (Oompala), Toowoomba Cup (Caper Sauce, Prince of Persia, Distancia ), Lilley Handicap (Brown Barrow), STC Sweet Embrace (Dynamic Love), AJC Brian Crowley (Dynamic Love), Stan Fox Stakes (Dynamic Love), Tattersall's Classic (Dynamic Love), BTC Classic (Spot The Rock), Lord Mayor's Cup (Miss Stephenson), TTC Fitton Stakes (Dynamic Love), Myer Classic (Swiftsynd), Dane Ripper Stakes (Dynamic Love), Sapling Stakes (Court Rush), Toorak Handicap (Court Rush), BTC Summer Stakes (Morden), Fraser Handicap (Sky Ace), Bribie Handicap (Dancing Report), BTC Chairman's Handicap (Miss Stephenson) and McDougall Stakes (Princess Teresina), Glenlogan Stakes (Countess Batharoy), Coca Cola Stakes (Alsvid), Lord Mayor's Cup (Interiors), Ascot Handicap (Dancing Report, Enthusiast), Easter Cup (Great Lover), Rosemount Classic (Dame du Sicele), Doomben Dollars (Princess Teresina), Albion Cup (Umbala), Channel 10 Cup (Time Light) Randwick Guineas (Shoot Out), Royal Sovereign Stakes (Shoot Out), AJC Derby (Shoot Out), and Liston Stakes (Shoot Out).