Dubai disappointment might be just the tonic for Igugu

New stable recruit Treasure Beach and Igugu head back to their barns. The South African duo have been ticking along well since their arrival at Sha Tin. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Mike de Kock has already trained two winners of the Audemars Piguet QE II Cup and the South African's travelling assistant Steven Jell is hoping an established pattern can repeat on Sunday.

Friday, 26 April, 2013, 4:22am

At least quality trumps quantity

South African star Igugu.

This afternoon's announcement of the selected runners for Champions Mile will tell us more, but the scarcity of international opposition in the Audemars Piguet QE II Cup rings a few alarm bells.

17 Apr 2013 - 5:18am

Top mares to continue rivalry in QE II Cup

Mike De Kock

Outstanding mares Igugu and Sajjhaa will travel half way around the world to continue their rivalry in the HK$14 million Audemars Piguet QE II Cup as they clash with Hong Kong's best at the end of this month.

12 Apr 2013 - 4:18am