The Veterans: Moseley vs Johnson

5 July 2019

Each week we’re going to bring you some quickfire questions with New Zealand thoroughbred racing’s 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're back with some of our on the South Island Veterans: Terry Moseley and Chris Johnson.


Who is your favourite horse?
Terry: Torlesse
Chris: Master Musician

Melody Belle or Danzdanzdance?
Terry: Melody Belle
Chris: Melody Belle

Which jockey do look up to most?
Terry: Opie Bosson
Chris: Maurice Campbell

Who is your favourite sire?
Terry: Savabeel
Chris: Fast ones

What’s the best racecourse in New Zealand?
Terry: Riccarton
Chris: Trentham

Which sport do you most like to watch?
Terry: Rugby
Chris: Rugby

If you weren’t a superstar jockey what would you be doing?
Terry: Architect
Chris: Mechanic

What gets you motivated in the morning?
Terry: Love of horses
Chris: Coffee

What’s your raceday drink?
Terry: Tea
Chris: V

After a big raceday what’s your favourite meal?
Terry: Steak
Chris: Bacon & Eggs

Home cooked, or eating out at a restaurant?
Terry: Both
Chris: Restaurant

Do you have any superstitions that you follow on raceday?
Terry: Nil
Chris: Riding raceday on Friday 13th

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