Q&A with Tony Barron

1: Best horse who you have ever been associated or worked with (owned, bred, jogged, trained, driven):
Home First. 9 wins.

2: Best horse you have ever seen live:
Winx and Sunline (Can't split them lucky to be there when they both had their last starts).

3: Best horse you have seen in any form (live, on tv, on the internet):
Winx and Sunline (as above)

4: If you could have any driver in history driving for you in most important race of your life, it would be?:
Dexter Dunn

5: The best trainer you have ever seen:
Mark Purdon. Following on from father Roy and brother Barry.

6: Your favourite racetrack:
Roxburgh. Won 4 from 4 starters in one day in 2003.

7: The unluckiest or hardest to swallow defeat of your career:
Yearling Sales Northern Hemisphere race. (Ran 2nd, 3 times)

8: The race you have never won but would love to:
NZ Derby

9: The horse we never got to see the best of is:
Scenic Wave. (Won 6 but what could go wrong did.)

10: The racing win, yours or somebody elses, that gave you the most joy:
Won all three days at Cup week with Natom.

11: Who is the person in harness racing you haven’t seen since lockdown started you are looking forward to seeing the most when we get back to the track:
Catching up with all friends and family in racing will be good.(But to see Ricky May back on the track will be special).


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