“Maybe Michelle had a bee in her bonnet and decided to air it.”
“‘It’s fair to say it still will be a male-dominated sport, that’s the way it’s been for a long time and the sooner people get their heads around that the better.”
Glen Boss is a bit of a boss in racing. He’s the jockey who won the Melbourne Cup three times in a row on Makaybe Diva and today he’s made front-page news for making the above comments to News Limited about Australia’s beloved jockey of the moment.
He’s pretty unhappy with how his comments were treated and initially said as much on Twitter, before deleting the comments. (News Limited have published a full transcript of the interview here).
On the eve of Cup Day he tweeted this:
To be at the races and witnesses M Payne win the Cup was a Thrill & a privilege. Girl Power. ⭐️⭐️⭐️
— GLEN BOSS (@boss_glen) November 3, 2015