OWNER FOR THE MONTH of October is Greg Meale. Greg has invested in a number of quality horses here at KB including last season’s 2yo stakes winner Malaboom. Greg along with a number of close friends and family have got involved in the very exciting Puzzled Dragon and Ready to Rush 2-year-old this year and have a lot to look forward to in the future.
Q- How did you get the initial racing bug?
A- I am related to the Gath family who are quite famous in the harness racing scene, so have always been interested in all forms of racing.
Q-If you could own any horse of any era who would it be? And why?
A- Kingston Town without a doubt, could win from 1200m to 3200m. He also had an incredible turn of foot.
Q- Favourite racing moment?
A- Lion Tamer winning the 2020 Victoria Derby, I was on at $41 and he had the race won at the 400m mark.
Q- Best race you have ever seen?
A- 1986 Cox Plate, where Bonecrusher and Our Waverley Star went head to head from the 800m mark, Google it, worth a watch.
Q- One meeting or racecourse you would love to attend?
A- Royal Ascot in July would be an experience.
Q- Best piece of punting advice to live by?
A- Whatever your intended bet amount, stick to it no matter what the odds are!
Q- If you could invite 3 people dead or alive to dinner who would you choose?
A- Sugar Ray Leonard the best in a great era, Matty Johns for some fun and Peter V’Landys as the head of my favourite sport.
Q- How would you personally go about getting more people involved in racing and why should they?
A- Good question, by having more country meetings on Saturdays so people can attend, then they are more likely to become involved in racing. Racing is great fun.
Q- Why would you recommend someone to get involved and join Kurrinda Bloodstock?
A- Working with a syndicator is so much easier than doing it yourself with a group and Kurrinda are great to deal with.
Q- Black Caviar or Winx?
A- Winx Q-Melbourne Cup or Everest?
A- Melbourne Cup
Q- Beer or wine?
Q- Watching the races at home, the pub or attending the races?
A- Attending the races with mates