Hugh Bowman is best known for his star role aboard Winx as her main riding jockey. Bowman’s CV is littered with Group 1 wins in Australia and abroad. Let’s take a look at his recent record in the Melbourne Cup and his chances this year.
Hugh Bowman Melbourne Cup record
Hugh Bowman is yet to taste victory in Australia’s most famous race. It is one of the few accolades missing from an overflowing trophy cabinet. Bowman’s best finish in the Melbourne Cup came in 2018, when he steered Marmelo to second place behind Cross Counter.
Which horse is Hugh Bowman riding in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?
Recently, Hugh Bowman moved to Hong Kong to live and work, and in doing so, he has forgone several rides in big races in Australia. The Melbourne Cup is no exception, as he will not have a ride in the 2023 Melbourne Cup.
2023 Melbourne Cup Final Field