Igugu - KwaZulu Natal Horse Of The Year
Igugu - KwaZulu Natal Horse Of The Year

Igugu - KZN Horse Of The Year

(Image : John Lewis / MFP)


Durban Country Club, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

20 October 2011

The KwaZulu-Natal Racing Awards for the 2010 / 2011 season were staged at the Durban Country Club last evening.

Igugu, heroine of the SA Triple Tiara, the Vodacom Durban July (Grade 1) and Equus Horse of the Year, secured awards for KZN Champion 3 year-old-filly as well as the coveted award for KZN Horse Of The Year.

Igugu is by Galileo out of Zarinia by Intikhab and was a graduate from the Summerhill draft of the 2009 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale. She has raced over 1 season with a record of 8 wins and 2 places from 10 starts and total earnings of R5,071,875.

Igugu’s feature race victories include :

Joburg Spring Fillies & Mares Challenge (Grade 3)

Gauteng Fillies Guineas (Grade 2)

SA Fillies Classic (Grade 1)

SA Oaks (Grade 2)

Woolavington 2000 (Grade 1)

Vodacom Durban July (Grade 1)

Champion Two-Year-Old Filly

Princess Victoria

Champion Two-Year-Old Colt / Gelding

Fighting Warrior

Champion Three-Year-Old Filly


Champion Three-Year-Old Colt / Gelding

The Apache

Champion Older Filly / Mare (four+)

Val de Ra

Champion Older Colt / Gelding (four+)

August Rush

Champion Sprinter (1000m - 1200m)

Val de Ra

Champion Stayer (2400m+)

Knight To Remember

Horse Of The Year


Anita Akal Award

Chris Saunders

Champion Owner

Ingrid and Markus Jooste

Champion Breeder

Scott Brothers

Champion Trainer

Mike de Kock

Champion Jockey

Anthony Delpech

Champion Apprentice Jockey

Athandiwe Mgudlwa

Groom Of The Year

Lindile Danzi