Horse Racing

Episode 112: Tappy chats with Peter Heagney

Episode 112:  Tappy chats with Peter Heagney

We catch up with retiring auctioneer Peter Heagney who sold his final lot on behalf of Inglis at last week’s Great Southern sale. Peter talks of his mixed emotions as he brought down the gavel on a fifty year career working for three different companies, the last 25 years with Inglis.

Episode 106: Tappy chats with Danny Williams (Part 1)

Episode 106:  Tappy chats with Danny Williams (Part 1)

In our two part podcast it is great to catch up with Danny Williams, a familiar character on racetracks with his trademark stetson. Danny, a son of former respected bush jockey Harry Williams, had a spectacular career as an amateur rider and a successful transition to the pro ranks.

Episode 79: Tappy chats with Jason Coyle

Episode 79:  Tappy chats with Jason Coyle

At 41 years of age Jason Coyle is embarking on the most exciting phase of his career. His future looked rosy a few years ago when invited to train horses for Nathan Tinkler who had launched a massive racing initiative under the Patinack banner.

Episode 77: Tappy chats with Michael Clarke - Part 1

Episode 77:  Tappy chats with Michael Clarke - Part 1

I’ve lost count of the number of people who’ve queried the whereabouts of Michael Clarke over the last decade. Michael retired in 2002, but actually rode the last 6 or 7 years of his career overseas.

Episode 76: Tappy chats with David Pfieffer

Episode 76:  Tappy chats with David Pfieffer

It takes a brave and passionate man to venture into the field of professional horse training in Sydney. The big stables totally dominate the scene - the smaller ones have to battle for the leftovers.

Episode 73: Tappy chats with Tony Noonan (Part 2)

Episode 73:  Tappy chats with Tony Noonan (Part 2)

In part 2 Tony talks of his heyday at Mornington, when he was training a team of 100 horses. He reflects on the wonderful horses who’ve shaped his career, and the great jockeys with whom he’s had a winning association.

Episode 43: Tappy chats with Brett Prebble

Episode 43:  Tappy chats with Brett Prebble

Great to catch up with champion jockey Brett Prebble, who has decided to come home after fifteen rewarding seasons in Hong Kong. Brett didn’t win a premiership, but finished second to Douglas Whyte six times.

Episode 40: Tappy chats with Mark Minervini

Episode 40:  Tappy chats with Mark Minervini

The Inglis Digital Online Auction has produced some exciting results, since its introduction in May 2017. SA trainer Mark Minervini showed great judgement in buying a mare from Kalgoorlie last December.