Igugu - Triple Tiara winner in South Africa

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tachyon
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Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:55 am

-- from Mikedekockracing.com

''Igugu returns in Listed race''
September 25, 2013

http://mikedekockracing.com/wp/index.ph ... sted-race/
IGUGU will make her return to the racetrack in the Listed Shadwell International Stallions Rosemary Stakes over 1600m at Newmarket, UK, on Friday.

Igugu has been prepared a stone’s throw away from the course at Abington House and Mike de Kock said on Wednesday that the team was looking forward to see the champion racemare back in action.

Igugu, who was plagued by “female problems” in Dubai and ran below par in three outings, stopped off in Hong Kong on her way to the UK to contest the QEII Cup in April, finishing 8th of 14 runners. She hasn’t raced since.

Mike commented on Wednesday: “Igugu’s had a good rest and seems to be over her hormonal problems. It looks like she’s on the right road back to her best. I’m really just trying to get her back to what we all know she is capable of. This listed race doesn’t look all that strong, it will give us an indication of where we stand with her now.”

Pat Cosgrave has been engaged to ride Igugu for the first time.

View Rosemary Stakes field here:

http://www.racingpost.com/horses2/cards ... aceTabs=lc_
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Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:05 pm

Was wondering what happened to her, thanks!
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Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:22 am

Beaten by a neck as Zurigha flew home late.
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Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:23 am

Here's a replay of the Rosemary Stakes at Newmarket.
It's always great to see her run.
And I believe that Igugu ran very well yesterday. 8-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDfnHVhnmwA

Mike de Kock commented; ''I'd have liked to see her win, but at least I know she's on the right track.''
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