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Hamish Hunter

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Whose stable are you attached to?
My own.

Other stables worked at?
My father's - AM Hunter.

When did you start driving?
1974.

How many winners have you driven?
424 (End of 2016-2017 season).

Editor's note: Hamish's first winner as a driver came at Omakau in January 1974 when he reined his father's horse Scottish Water to win the Presidents Handicap. His second win that season was with trotter Quiet Hours in March at Invercargill.

Your best season?
1989 and 2012 (22 winners)

Best pacer driven:

Malaz: 62-15-6-7- $125,720 and Franco Ledger

Editor's note: Malaz's wins included the Sapling Stakes, Southern Supremacy Stakes, Invercargill Cup as a four year old, and the Junior Free For All when he deadheated with Freightman.

Best trotter driven?
Demon Darb 91-5-9-14 $56,876

Biggest race/stake won:
Maurice Holmes Vase 2012 - Franco Ledger. Invercargill Cup with Franco Ledger.

Your current sponsor?
Ryal Bush Transport

Your favourite course?
Wyndham and Winton. Nice big tracks and Addington. 

What race would you most like to win?
New Zealand Cup.

Which New Zealand driver do you most admire?
Maurice Holmes, Jack Carmichael, Bob Young and Jack Smolenski. I grow up watching these guys.

 



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