60 Seconds with Troy Harris
What made you want to pursue a career in racing?
Definitely going to the races as a kid and watching my dad ride.
What has been your greatest thrill so far in your career?
Winning the 2000 Guineas on Tell a Tale. My dad (Noel) rode the second horse, II Quello Veloce and it came down to a bob of the heads.
When not at the races, how do you like to spend your time?
Spending time with my partner, Chantelle and son, Cooper.
Who do you look up to?
Mark Walker. He was my boss when I was an apprentice and he’s a genius with horses.
If you could switch lives with someone for a day, who would it be?
Nate Diaz, a ufc fighter.
Favourite TV show?
What is the best piece of advice you've received?
To keep your elbows off the dinner table!
If you could have one superhero power, what would it be?
To be able to fly.
What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I’m fascinated with owls.