The Jumpers: Seivwright vs Higgins
We are heading into Winter now so our jumping programme is well underway! So we're going to highlight our courageous jumps and highweight jockeys with quickfire questions. We'll 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 pick up the series with the current leaders of the LOVERACING.NZ JUMPS CHALLENGE 2019 James Seivwright and Stuart Higgins.
Favourite jumps horse?
James: Sea King
Stuart: Jack Frost & Banbury Lad
Prefer steeples or hurdles?
Which jockey do look up to most?
James: William Pike
Stuart: Tony McCoy
What’s the best racecourse in New Zealand?
What's better, Riccarton or Trentham figure-eight?
Which sport do you most like to watch?
James: Indoor Bowls
If you weren’t a superstar jumps jockey what would you be doing?
What gets you motivated in the morning?
James: My 4 alarms
What’s your raceday drink?
James: Half a blue V
Favourite meal after raceday?
James: Fried chicken from Mexico
Home cooked, or eating restaurant?
Do you have an superstitions that you follow on raceday?