Name:  Matthew Shepherd

Date of Birth:  3 March 1999

Family:  Richard, Jacqui, Kylie and Aaron

Are your parents involved in Harness Racing?  Yes, Dad trains and drives

What are your racing colours?  Blue and Gold

How long have you been driving ponies?  3 years

What is your pony(s) name(s)?  Frankie Under Fire

Do you work your pony most days?  Yes

First Pony:  Frankie Under Fire

First Pony Winner:  Frankie Under Fire 2 years ago

Favourite Racing Horse:  Pure Jasper

Favourite Racing Driver:  Dad 

Most Admired Person:  Mum 

Most Thrilling Moment:  When I won SAPSASA 100m in Athletics

What sports do you play?  Little Athletics, Soccer, Pony Racing

Favourite Drink:  Milo

Favourite Food:  Mint Slice

Favourite TV Show:  Bakagon cartoon

Favourite Music:  Anything

Favourite Pastime:  Annoying my brother and sister

Likes:  The beach and driving Frankie

Dislikes:  Brother and Sister that annoy me

Ambition:  Don't know yet

Entered 30 November 2009