"I hear loudly what people have said about the Opera House", she said. "But if they're going to, they may as well give Victoria a plug".
Herron was appointed CEO of the Sydney Opera House in 2012, having previously been a lawyer and corporate adviser, and was chair of Sydney's Belvoir Street Theatre for 10 years.
Perhaps the most provocative image used by Andrews to fuel the so-called "rivalry" between the cities was the Victorian state government logo - in Labor Party red - superimposed onto the sails.
They also beamed the message on the NSW Art Gallery and NSW Parliament House just for good measure.
The controversy overshadowing Saturday's lucrative The Everest race meeting took another twist with betting on the feature race suspended until the barrier draw was released to the public due to risks of a security breach.
Louise Herron's opposition to projecting horse race advertising on the World Heritage-listed sails earned her the ire of shock jock Alan Jones earlier in the week, with Jones letting rip in an interview many have described as "bullying".
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Ream's first outing this season ended in a 3-0 loss to Everton, and this did not go any better for the United States defender. Aaron Ramsey, who came off the bench in the 60th minute, piled more misery on the opponents with a flawless backheel.
The decision to cancel the live draw came hours after broadcaster Alan Jones publicly apologised for his on-air treatment of the Opera House chief executive.
Since the NSW Government directed the Opera House to allow the promotional material on racing to be projected, the backlash over the decision has reached a boiling point.
A crowd of several hundred people gathered in the Opera House forecourt chanting and using torches to stop the light display.
They then shone bright lights onto the barrier draw results and from across the other side of Circular Quay, the numbers of the race horses displayed on the heritage building were obscured.
The NSW Heritage Council said it was extremely disappointed with the government's decision which would turn the "international architectural masterpiece" into a billboard.
"The specific exemption for the Opera House says you can't do it if it's commercial", Mr Quint said.