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Barry Purdon

2014 Inductee

 An outstanding Kiwi horseman for many years Barry Purdon has constantly brought classy pacers to contest Australia’s top races.  


 The trainer of over 2,500 winners and 20 time NZ’s leading trainer, he’s been associated with a “Who’s Who” of outstanding horses including Chokin, Luxury Liner, Interdom winners Mark Hanover and Night Allowance, Il Vicolo, Diamond Field, Sole Command, Comedy Lad, Holmes DG, Ginger Man and Chariots Of Fire winner Sky Major to mention just a few.  


 His Australian successes include Hunter Cups with Vics Vance and Surprise Package, 4 Miracle Miles with Chokin (2) and Holmes DG (2), Victoria Cups with Holmes DG and Chokin, Derbies with Holmes DG (2), Il Vicolo, Franco Hat Trick, Ginger Man, Chokin (2) and a Breeders Crown with Cheer The Lady.

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