OWNER OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2013
This month we learn about one of Delbridge Racing’s overseas owners, Megan Haas, pictured below enjoying the win of her favourite horse, Shamoline Warrior, in the 2009 Group 3 Norman Robinson:
Name: Megan Haas
Occupation: Partner, Forensics, PwC
Place of Residence: Hong Kong
Horses Past and Current: Shamoline Warrior (“The Warrior”), The Veal Deal, Pakari Toa
Best Horse: no question….. The Warrior!
Favourite horse: The Warrior!
AFL/NRL Team: my heart says Carlton – but my husband says Saints member!
Interests: currently focused on maximising the opportunity to explore Asia – although just had to cancel Burma trip due to 'unrest'. Also keen to see how the Australian wines are penetrating Asia….. trying them in each country!
Family: BIG. luckily we haven't had to choose which of the 7 kids misses out on the member's enclosure on race day…
Favourite Racing Story: My first race as an Owner – in the lounge at Crown Casino – middle of the day – mid week…Sale racecourse… ducked out of work with Steve – put my $20 on each way….. back at the window 10 minutes later to collect first place winnings to then spend on champagne. Who said that it's a tough business? My expectations were managed beautifully!
Best Win: The Warrior – Norman Robinson Stakes – an amazing day
Racing Dream: To have one of my horses run here in Hong Kong
Why Delbridge Racing? Great bunch of people – good team spirit