Turf Talks: Troy Corstens

It’s the third and final instalment of our three part Turf Talk series. This time Host Hamish McLachlan gets up close and personal with Troy Corstens.

Troy’s judgement of horses and extensive knowledge of breeding is well renowned within the industry. He is a man all breeders want to see inspecting their horses and that all the sales company's want to see at their sales.

In recent years he has identified and purchased some extremely talented stock. Having purchased hugely successful horses like Starspangledbanner (3x Group 1 winner, including 1 International win at Royal Ascot in the UK), along with many other Group placed and Group winning horses such as Mosheen, Ms Funovits, Heidelicious, Anatina, and Linton.

This video shines a light on Troy’s love for the sport as he opens up about his entire career. From his unique childhood backyard and how it helped shape his passion for horses, to his bittersweet victory with ‘Awesome Rock’, and his unexpected allergies. Don’t worry, we won’t spoil what he’s allergic to here, so go on and enjoy the video below!