News About Hugo Palmer

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Waterhouse on Wall Of Fire

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Waterhouse on Wall Of Fire

The always popular Melbourne Cup Call of the Card was a typically competitive affair on Monday, but one thing that came to light was that the Waterhouse family were tipping Wall Of Fire as the 2017 Melbourne Cup winner. Tom Waterhouse backed Wall Of Fire to win today’s Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup…

2017 Melbourne Cup field: Borderline runner Wall Of Fire sneaks into the field

2017 Melbourne Cup field: Borderline runner Wall Of Fire sneaks into the field

Newmarket trainer Hugo Palmer was happy with barrier fifteen for Wall Of Fire after the British stayer was able to scrape in the final field for the Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday. Wall Of Fire was on the borderline of making the final twenty-four horses for the Melbourne Cup but…

Likely Melbourne Cup 2017 Field: Abbey Marie Out

Likely Melbourne Cup 2017 Field: Abbey Marie Out

  Abbey Marie is the latest confirmed non-acceptor for the 2017 Melbourne Cup field bringing the William Mullins-trained Thomas Hobson one step closer to a start in the two mile classic next Tuesday. The updated order of entry for the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) has Irish raider Thomas Hobson in the…

2017 Melbourne Cup Field Update: Qewy Out

2017 Melbourne Cup Field Update: Qewy Out

The Charlie Appleby-trained Godolphin raider from the UK Qewy has been ruled out of the Melbourne Cup 2017 field despite a brilliant win in the Bendigo Cup first-up on Wednesday. The son of Street Cry finished fourth to Almandin in last year’s Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) between wins in the Group…

2017 Caulfield Cup Start for Herbert Power Stakes Winner Lord Fandango

2017 Caulfield Cup Start for Herbert Power Stakes Winner Lord Fandango

The gamble from English trainer Archie Alexander to set up a base at Ballarat in Victoria has paid off, the young horseman emotional after his German-bred stayer Lord Fandango earned a start in Saturday week’s Caulfield Cup field winning the Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017. All ten runners in the Group 2 $400,000 Ladbrokes Herbert…

Open Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

Open Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

It is a wide open affair in 2017 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes betting this weekend on the race offering a ballot exemption to the winner into Saturday week’s Caulfield Cup field. A key non-Group 1 race support act on the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day program, this season’s Group 2 $400,000 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m)…

Short Squeezes into 2014 Toorak Handicap Picture

Short Squeezes into 2014 Toorak Handicap Picture

One of Britain’s most exciting young trainers Hugo Palmer has uncovered a genuine Toorak Handicap 2014 hope for this year’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival with a trip down under on the cards for Short Squeeze. The Cape Cross gelding earned talks of an Australian campaign this season when scoring a gutsy win  in the Clipper…