IGUGU and a group of her stablemates are holidaying in Mauritius for three months en route to Dubai for the 2013 International Carnival.
Here is the champion on a photo taken last weekend and submitted by assistant trainer Trevor Brown. She is in excellent shape and enjoying her break.
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She most certainly is a champion and knows how to raise her game for the big occasion. She’s most certainly a world class racehorse and has good blood too, being by Galileo, the same sire as Frankel. I’m sure she’ll get an invite the world cup and will be a serious contender, when she does. She’ll most certainly be suited to the Meydan polytrack, but a lot will depend on tactics employed and engaging a suitable jockey that suits her racing style, maybe someone in the mould of Felix Coetzee that can extract that extra in a finish. She could definety land that trophy that every tainer in his cabinet. And with the horses leaving earlier this year, they can start their preparations earlier this time round, and be on par with their European counterparts, but they should not peak too early.