Harness Racing NSW

Episode 109: Tappy chats with Colin de Fillipe

Episode 109:  Tappy chats with Colin de Fillipe

New Zealand has long been the breeding ground of great horses and great horsemen. On behalf of HRNSW we catch up with champion Kiwi harness trainer/driver Colin de Fillipe.

Episode 98: Tappy chats with Bruce Harpley

Episode 98:  Tappy chats with Bruce Harpley

Bruce Harpley sat on his back veranda at Junee to conduct this interview for our podcast. Widely known as the “pacing postman” he’s an earthy country bloke, with a great love of the harness horse.

Episode 96: Tappy chats with John Caldow

Episode 96:  Tappy chats with John Caldow

The champion harness horseman talks about the tragedy that turned his family upside down early in his life. He reflects on his first win at Echuca and the thrill of his first Moonee Valley win. John talks of his long and happy marriage to Maree and his wife’s success as a trainer.

Episode 91: Tappy chats with Fred Hastings

Episode 91:  Tappy chats with Fred Hastings

Great to chat with Sydney harness racing caller Fred Hastings who achieved the rare distinction of tipping the programme at Penrith last week (11/4/2019).

Episode 85: Tappy chats with Darren Hancock

Episode 85:  Tappy chats with Darren Hancock

Darren Hancock joined an elite club when he won at his very first race drive. He was just 16 and drove a horse called Sportsman Talk at Bankstown.

Episode 71: Tappy chats with Todd McCarthy

Episode 71:  Tappy chats with Todd McCarthy

Sydney harness racing fans are familiar with Todd McCarthy’s meteoric rise in a few short years. He talks about his early days, the influence of his family, and the horses who’ve shaped his career. He pays special tribute to the amazing Tiger Tara.