Q&A with Barry Purdon

1: Best horse who have ever been associated or worked with:
Chokin, He was a Champion, he had truck loads of attitude.

2: Best horse you have ever seen live:
Lazarus

3: Best horse you have seen in any form:
Kingston Town

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

5: The best trainer you have ever seen:
Mark Purdon

6: Your favourite racetrack:
Addington

7: The unluckiest or hardest to swallow defeat of your career:
None, Someone’s bad luck is always someone’s good luck, that’s the way it goes.You have to remember that the Trainer of the winner has worked just as hard on his horse, as you have, move on you cant re run it.

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

9: The horse we never got to see the best of:
Vic's Vance

10: The racing win, yours or somebody elses, that gave you the most joy:
Luxury Liner - NZ Cup - He was courageous, a real Champion stayer, he never gave in.

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 races?
Swabbing Stewards

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