Interview with Warren Greatrex

Posted in 2014 Posts; Posted 4 years ago

Find out more about trainer Warren Greatrex in our exclusive interview with him


If you weren’t a trainer what would you be?

A vet


Other than horseracing, what is your favourite sport to watch, and to play?



Please give us a playlist of your favourite five songs (and artists)?

I listen to anything


Your favourite TV programme?

Only Fools & Horses


Favourite food and drink?

Spaghetti Bolognese, Vodka & Tonic


Favourite holiday destination?



Favourite and least favourite subject at school?

Favourite:  PE, least favourite: maths


Ideal dinner party guest?

Vincent O’Brien


What would be your specialist subject on Mastermind?

My horses


And now for racing…


What attracted you to becoming a racehorse trainer?

My father


What is the best horse you have trained?

Cole Harden


Your most memorable racing moment?

Tranquil Sea winning at Doncaster – a great day.


How many horses will you have in training this season?



Which horse are you most looking forward to training this season and why?

Cole Harden will run in Grade 1s and is both improving and exciting


If you could train any horse, past or present, which would it be and why?

Desert Orchid, I was a member of his fan club


Who is your racing hero and why?

Vincent O’Brien – there has never been anyone better


What are your hopes and ambitions for the future?

To keep on improving and to continue to train for nice people.