The Apprentices: Campbell vs Cowan

12 April 2019
Each week we’re going to bring you some quickfire questions with New Zealand thoroughbred racing’s apprentice jockeys.  We learn what makes them tick on race day, gets them up for pre-dawn starts, and if they have any raceday superstitions.
This week we kick off the series with Corey Campbell and Kate Cowan.
Who is your favourite horse?
Corey: Gallant Boy 
Kate: Nashville
Melody Belle or Danzdanzdance?
Corey: Melody Belle
Kate: Melody Belle
Which jockey do look up to most?
Corey: James McDonald
Kate: Samantha Collett
Who is your favourite sire?
Corey: Raise the Flag
Kate: Darci Brahma
What’s the best racecourse in New Zealand?
Corey: Wingatui
Kate: Riccarton Park
Which sport do you most like to watch?
Corey: Rugby
Kate: Horse racing
If you weren’t a superstar jockey what would you be doing?
Corey: Horseman
Kate: Actress
What gets you motivated in the morning?
Corey: Better yourself/Best person can be
Kate: The fear of being average/medioca
What’s your raceday drink?
Corey: V
Kate: Water / chia seeds
After a big raceday what’s your favourite meal?
Corey: Pita Pit
Kate: KFC
Home cooked, or eating out at a restaurant?
Corey: Home cooked & restaurant
Kate: Home cooked
Do you have an superstitions that you follow on raceday?
Corey: Nil
Kate: Earrings

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