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Ross Wilson

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Name your first winner:
Mister Majestic (3 year old black gelding Majestic Chance-Mary Bank).

Editors note: Mister Majestic won at Roxburgh in April 1980. He was driven by Les Stevenson and won by 8 lengths. It was his only win that season and he paid $18.65 and $5.70.

How many winners have you trained?
93 (End of the 2016-2017 season).

Best season:

2017 season- 10 wins

Editor's note: Ross's most successful season stakes wise was in 1994. He had 23 raceday starters for 4 wins, 5 seconds and 4 thirds for stakes of $118,350. and a UDR of .3527

Biggest race you've won?
New Zealands Oaks with Robyn's Treasure

Editor's note: From 52 starts Robyn's Treasure won 7 races, was second 13 times and third 8 times. She won $152,245. Her biggest win was in the $110,000 DB Draught Fillies Series Final at Addington when she beat Chaangerr and Barosa. She was driven by Ricky May who also drove her to win the $60,000. New Zealand Oaks the week before. In that race she came with a late run to beat Pretty Kiwi by a head. Robyn's Treasure was owned by Wilson in partnership with Graeme Edgar.
Stable and track location:
Whiterig-Gore

Track size:
550 metres

Size of property:
40 Hectares

Training capacity:
8

Best mare trained?
Robyn's Treasure

Best colt or gelding trained?
Robyn's Cullen

Editor's note: Robyn's Cullen was by Christian Cullen out of Robyn's Treasure. He started 89 times in New Zealand recording 9 wins, 9 seconds and 11 thirds for $82,905. He was exported to Australia where his best effort was a fifth at his first start.

Best horses trained?
Robyns' Treasure

Best horse sold?
Mister Majestic

Editor's note: As a four year old Mister Majestic won six races, four of those on the Forbury track. He won four races in quick succession; 18th April - Forbury, 20th April - Roxburgh, 24th April - Forbury and 9th May - Oamaru. Robin Swain drove him in four of those wins while Les Stevenson and Maurice Kerr each won a race.

Which race would you most like to win in Southland?
Southland Oaks

Which New Zealand race would you be most thrilled to win?
New Zealand Cup

Which New Zealand trainer do you admire most?
Mark Purdon

What do you consider to be the biggest challenge facing Harness Racing in Southland?
Low Stakes

 



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