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Australian Hall of Fame Embraces Thomson

Recently placed amongst the greats in the Australian Racing Hall of Fame legendary jockey and expat kiwi Brent "The Babe" Thomson relives an astonishing career in the saddle, destined for success his story is well worth the listen.

Brent Thomson



Archer Aims to Raise the Stakes

Prominent racing figure David Archer catches up with Emily this week on the back of Bostonian’s upsetting win in the Doomben 10,000 David recollects his involvement in racing as he sets his focus on giving back to the racing industry with his Fast Track Insurance initiative.

David Archer



Getting to Know the 'Other' McDonald

Newly appointed as Racing & Bloodstock Manager for Gerry Harvey it's a new chapter for Luke McDonald as he swaps his Stallions Nominations role at Darley for some hands-on racing action so Emily got him on the line this week to find out a bit more about the young Kiwi making it abroad.

Luke McDonald



Damian Browne Retires from the Saddle

Expat kiwi jockey Damian Browne announced his retirement earlier this week after a medical set back put his career in doubt. Browne reflects on the highlights of his triumphant career and what the next chapter has in store.

Damian Browne



High Praises for Litt

Kiwi expat Richard Litt saddled up his first Group 1 winner when the talented juvenile Castelvecchio was victorious in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick and this week Emily gets to know a bit more about the aspiring young trainer.

Richard Litt



Forsman an Encouraging Example

An inspiring story from Andrew Forsman, celebrating a milestone of 100 stakes wins Forsman reminisces on the days before he went into training partnership with Murray Baker, he is an encouraging example of what any young person in this industry can achieve.

Andrew Forsman

 



An Elleegant Tale 

Nick Bishara, former trainer and part-owner of Verry Elleegant, shares his early involvement with the classy filly off the back of her fiery victory in the Gr.1 Vinery Stud Stakes with the three-year-old now heading into the ATC Oaks.

Nick Bishara



Gone but Never Forgotten

After the passing of the great sire Redoute's Choice this week we reflect back on his star-studded racing career with the now retired jockey Jimmy Cassidy who partnered with the renowned son of Danehill on many occassions.

Cassidy also makes a very big statement about who the next Redoute's Choice will be, and whispers about the possibility of returning to the saddle.

Jim Cassidy 



Celebrating an Oaks Victory

This week we catch up with Albert Bosma from Go Racing as he shares his exciting experience winning the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks with Reliable Man filly Sentimental Miss.

Albert Bosma 



It's All About the Fillies This Week.

Andrew Stewart from Arion Pedigrees talks us through his analysis of a talented field of fillies ahead of the Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks at Trentham this weekend.

 Andrew Stewart



An Interesting Overview from Woodside Park.

General Manager at Australia's Woodside Park James Price talks about recent NZ Derby winner Crown Prosecutor having consigned him as a yearling as well as the Stud, their stallions and an overview of the Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale.

James Price



Fortuna in the Hotseat

John Galvin gives us an insight into his syndicating business Fortuna Racing and his talented mare Melody Belle ahead of the Group 1 Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes on Auckland Cup Day.

John Galvin



Where are the jockeys?

A question that needs to addressed...where is the next generation of jockeys going to come from!?

NZTR's Martin Burns talks about NZ's jockey shortage and what initiatives are being put in place to remedy this issue.

 Martin Burns



The Love of a Thoroughbred

Successful NZ breeder Lorna Moore talks about her love of thoroughbreds including the retirement of her high class mare Lizzie L'Amour and her achievements as an owner and breeder.

Lorna Moore



Thoroughbred Industry Careers

A critical issue throughout the industry is staffing so this week Emily catches up with Lindy Maurice from Thoroughbred Industry Careers to find out what they are doing across the Tasman to boost and sustain careers in our industry.

Lindy Maurice 



It's Magic Millions' Gold Coast Yearling Sale.

Emily catches up with Aquis's Jo McKinnon for some sales chat after a strong opening to the 2019 Yearling Sales.

  Jo McKinnon



The rise of Hypnos

A promising son of Reliable Man, co-trainer Roger James gives us his thoughts on Hypnos after his victory in the inaugural Uncle Remus Stakes which saw his next move stepping up to contest the Group 1 Levin Classic which takes place today at Trentham.

Roger James



Santa Monica Winner of the G1 Railway Stakes

Emily Bosson catches up with the winning connections of Santa Monica, the winner of the 2019 Group 1 Railway Stakes, Stuart Hope who bred and owns the mare with his wife Cherie.

Stuart Hope



With the inaugural running of the Uncle Remus Stakes on Boxing Day, Emily reflects on what a great horse he was.

Bob Vance & Kim Clotworthy



It was a Phelan family affair when Our Big Mike won the Pakenham Cup

Listen to Shaun tell us why Big Mike has always been a family favourite.

Shaun Phelan



Hong Kong jockey Zac Purton

Getting to know Zac, insight into his International week, key Kiwi bred rides and his own personal connection to New Zealand.
Zac Purton
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