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ALLAN BECK

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Your first winner?
Beaudiene Scott. Very satisfying.

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

Biggest race you've won as a trainer?
New Zealand Breeders Stakes - Shorty's Girl 2002 and 2003.

Stable and track location:
Winton.

Size of property:
100 acres.

Training capacity:
15.

Southland training premierships:

1992, 1995, 1996 and 1997 (4)
Best mare trained?
Shorty's Girl  33 - 11 - 6 - 2    $223,276.

Best colt or gelding trained?
Diamond Field.

Editor's note: Diamond Field won 7 races from 38 starts from the Beck stable and recorded 33 wins throughout his career.

Best horses trained?
Shorty's Girl and Diamond Field.

Best horse sold?
Blue Admiral (Admiral Halsey - Blue Pearl)

Editor's note: Blue Admiral ran third behind Bionic Chance in the 1986 Kindergarten Stakes before winning at Winton. He was then sold to clients of Roy and Barry Purdon's stable. He won four races from that stable and was then sold to Australia.

Which race would you most like to win in Southland?
Supremacy Stakes - Only feature race to win in Southland.

Which New Zealand race would you be most thrilled to win?
The New Zealand Cup - Most prestigious.

Which New Zealand trainer do you admire?
Geoff Small. He has them ready for the Group One races.

What do you consider to be the biggest challenge facing Harness Racing in Southland?
40 minute intervals between races on Saturdays and 8 hour travel to Christchurch.

 

 



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