Interview with Warren Greatrex

Posted in 2014 Posts; Posted 3 years ago
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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?

Golf

 

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?

Anglesey

 

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?

70

 

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.