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Aust-Bred Igugu Wins Award At South Africa 2011/12 Equus Awards

Monday, 13th August 2012

South Africa's annual Equus Awards have concluded at an extravaganza held at Emperor's Palace in Johannesburg where leading owners Markus & Ingrid Jooste were crowned Champion Owners for the 5th successive year. The full list of award winners, which included Australian-bred mare Igugu ( Galileo-Zarinia, by Intikhab) being crowned Chamion Older filly/mare are:

  • Horse of the year - Variety Club: O: MJ and I Jooste; B: Beaumont Stud; T: Joey Ramsden
  • Champion 2YO colt- Soft Falling Rain: O: Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum; B: Highlands; T: Mike de Kock
  • Champion 2YO Filly - All is Secret: O: M J Jooste, G M Miller; B: BBP Syndicate; T: V H Marshall
  • Champion 3YO colt- Variety Club: O: MJ and I Jooste; B: Beaumont Stud; T: Joey Ramsden
  • Champion 3YO Filly - Princess Victoria: O: Mr P G de Beyer, Mrs G A Jaffee, Ms MH, RC and LH Jaffee, Dr W A and Mrs N Jacobs; B: Maine Chance; T: G Kotzen
  • Champion older male - What a Winter: O: M W Bass, Bryn Ressell, G N Shirtliff and N M Shirtliff; B: Daytona Stud; T: M W Bass
  • Champion Older filly/ mare - Igugu: O: Mr and Mrs A Macdonald, Sheik Mohammed Bin Khalifa al Maktoum; B: bred in Australia; T: M F de Kock
  • Champion sprinter- What a Winter: O: M W Bass, Bryn Ressell, G N Shirtliff & N M Shirtliff; B: Daytona Stud; T: M W Bass
  • Champion middle distance - Variety Club: O: MJ and Mrs I Jooste; B: Beaumont Stud; T: J Ramsden
  • Champion stayer - In Writing: O: Fieldspring Racing (J Newsome); B: bred in Argentina; T: D Kannemeyer
  • Special Achievement Award- Dianne de Kock
  • Champion Stallion- Jet Master
  • Champion Broodmare - Golden Apple
  • Champion Breeder- Summerhill
  • Breeder Award Exceptional International Achievement- Maine Chance
  • Breeder of the Year Award- Maine Chance
  • Work Rider of the Year- Abram Makhubo
  • Media – Print- David Thiselton
  • Media – Television- Andrew Bonn
  • Apprentice Jockey of the Year- Nooresh Juglall
  • Champion Jockey- Anton Marcus
  • Champion Trainer- Mike De Kock
  • Owner of the Year- Ingrid and Markus Jooste
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