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Trevor Proctor

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Name your first winner:
Tact Aunty.

Editors note:Tact Aunty won her first start at Invercargill in January 2008. She was the favourite and got up to win by a nose. Her stablemate Tact Lizzie (also the favourite) won her first race on the same day. Brent Barclay drove both. Tact Aunty ended up winning 3 races from 41 starts.

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

Best season:

2012 - 8 winners.

Biggest race you've won?
New Zealand Breeders Stakes.

Editors note: Proctor won the 2010 Group One New Zealand Breeders Stakes with Tact Lizzie. She settled third last early. With just over a lap to run she moved up in the three wide train. Driver Stephen McNally in an aggressive move reined Tact Lizzie up and took the lead 900 metres out. It proved the winning of the race and she held on to beat two Mark Jones runners. She was 9/10 in the betting and paid $64.30 and $12.00. She won by a length and a quarter and ran the 2600 metres from the mobile in 3-09.4 a mile rate of 1-57.2. (a New Zealand record). The favourite for the race was another Southland mare Beaudiene Bad Babe.
Track location:
Campbell Road Winton.

Track size:
700 metre jog track.

Size of property:
12 acres.

Training capacity:
12.

Best mare trained?
Tact Lizzie.

Editor's note: Tact Lizzie is by Christian Cullen out of Tact Hayley. She faced the starter thirty nine times winning ten races and bagging $128,988. Her biggest win was the Breeders Stakes from which she banked $45,504.98.

Best colt or gelding trained?
Spectactular.

Editor's note: This Christian Cullen gelding has won six races from thirty starts. He's a full brother to Tact Lizzie. Four of the six races, he won as a three year old.

Best horses trained?
Tact Lizzie.

Best horse sold?
Some Kinda Tactics.

Editor's note: Some Kinda Tactics won his first race as a three year old at Winton running a mile in 1-59.2. driven by Carl Hanna. He was sold to Australia where he won nine of his first thirteen starts.

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?
To get more people involved particularly young people.

 

 



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