Wendy Watkinson Secretary WTRNT

Name:  Wendy Watkinson

Position Held:     Secretary  approx 7 years 

I have been a Member, and Committee Member then Secretary since 2010

Brief Bio:   I arrived in Darwin in 1974, after Cyclone Tracey  I moved to Alice Springs for a few years, I then returned to Darwin in 1978, to assist in managing a road construction camp  situated at Hayes Creek. In 1978 until the early 1980’s I worked as a Vet Nurse for John Chamber’s who was then situated at the Rapid Creek Shopping Centre, I then moved jobs to work for TIO were I remained for some 24 years. I”m currently retired, and live close to the Darwin Turf Cup

Occupation: Retired

How were your first introduced to Women in Thoroughbred Racing NT?

A group of Ladies approached me at the Darwin Turf Club and asked me to join in Feb 2011, I joined the committee not long after that

Your favourite racing moment?  Having one of our Horses which we have syndicated win and sharing the excitement with  other syndicate members.

What do you enjoy most about Racing in the NT? Our Horses Winning and being able to go to the races and meet up with other WTRNT members on the day.

What is your favourite event over Darwin Cup Carnival? WTRNT Carnival Luncheon and Darwin Cup Weekend