Paul Preusker trained Surprise Baby finishes midpack at 2020 Melbourne Cup

Matt Currill
By Matt Currill
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:27pm, first published November 3 2020 - 4:00am
Surprise Baby, far left, coming down the outside of the pack in the 2019 Melbourne Cup. Picture: GETTY IMAGES

Unfortunately, it wasn't to be for Horsham trainer Paul Preusker, with Surprise Baby finishing midpack in one of the most even Melbourne Cup fields in recent history.


Matt Currill

Matt Currill

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