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Peter Hunter

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When did you start driving?
1986

Current employer.

Self

How many winners have you driven?

109 (as at end 2016-2017 season)

Name you first winner?

Master Onedin

Editors note: The win came in a heat of the Southern Supremacy Stakes at Wyndham in March 1989. Trained by Allan McVicar the Trusty Scott three year old gelding won by seven lengths.

Biggest race you've won as a driver?
Wairio Cup.

Editors note: Peter Hunter drove Grenadier for brother Hamish to win the 2004 Wairio Cup. Hamish had three horses in the race. Apache Jay finished second driven by Colin DeFilippi while his own drive Galleons Treasure ran ninth. Grenadier paid $15.25 and ran the 2400 metres in 3-03.5. He started from the 20 metre mark.

Best mare pacer driven?
Elation Franco

Editor notes: Peter trained Elation Franco all of her career. She won eight races two when driven by her trainer.

Best colt or gelding driven?

Franco Ledger

Best trotter driven?
Demon Dar
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Best horse driven?

Franco Ledger

Which race would you most like to win in Southland?

Southland Oaks or Southern Supremacy

Which New Zealand race would you most like to win?
New Zealand Cup most prestigious race in New Zealand but any Group race

Which New Zealand driver do you most admire?
Dexter Dunn - Set a standard for the juniors.

 



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