HUGO PALMER has his team poised and ready to come out the starting blocks as the long-awaited resumption of racing looks to have finally arrived and there could be plenty of ammunition to fire from the Newmarket trainer in the months to come.
The master of Kremlin Cottage Stables had to settle for 53 winners last year but he will be doubly determined to get the bar raised again and his few runners prior to the lockdown suggest normal business had resumed.
Hugo had to take it on the chin with the hugely likeable Powerful Breeze who showed she was out of the top drawer when landing the Group 2 May Hill Stakes and then failed by only a head behind Quadrilateral in the Group 1 Fillies’ Mile but he is eyeing major autumn targets for her.
There are several in his team with untapped potential and a sprinkling of unraced three-year-olds who could well be household names come the end of the season.
Hugo kindly spoke to Tony Elves of atthearces.com about those he hopes can prove to be money spinners in the weeks and months to come.