Michelle Payne with Ross and John: ‘I thought Bart might’ve been there’
Michelle Payne felt like she had a lot of help as the gates crashed open in the Melbourne Cup.
‘I was in the barriers and said a little prayer to my mum and I was just wondering if (Bart) might’ve been there with me,’ she told Ross and John this morning.
In a fascinating interview with the first woman jockey to win Australia’s richest race, Payne told Ross and John:
- Why women can ride as well as the blokes
- Her diet of salmon and Nobu
- How her proud dad ‘kept it level’ last night
Click play to listen.