Q&A with Michael House

1: Best horse who you have ever been associated or worked with (owned, bred, jogged, trained, driven):
Ombré rose - Jack Frost - Sundon
2: Best horse you have ever seen live:
Christian Cullen
3: Best horse you have seen in any form (live, on tv, on the internet):
4: If you could have any driver in history driving for you in most important race of your life, it would be?:
Patrick O'Reilly
5: The best trainer you have ever seen:
Mark Purdon
6: Your favourite racetrack:
Palmerston North
7: The unluckiest or hardest to swallow defeat of your career:
12th February 2019. Manawatu HC Anna Barclay and Madison’s Desire both got beaten a head each when in front .... if they held on we would have created history of winning the whole programme of nine races .... I would prefer them to been beaten by lengths than being so close
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:
Gunners Coin
10: The racing win, yours or somebody elses, that gave you the most joy:
Rascal Alley (this season), Johnny Gee 1st Jan 1972 .... my first winner, I was 6 years old .... he ruined my weekends for the next 50 years
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:
Swab Steward

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