Zoumon set for Ipswich Cup

Zoumon

are hoping their multiple stakes winner, , can repeat his past success as he tackles the Listed (2150m) on Saturday.

The five-year-old boasts an impressive second-up record, with three wins from five starts and never finishing outside the top four in his second race after a break.

After an even performance behind in the Group 3 Lord Mayor's Cup (1800m) at on June 1, Bott is optimistic about Zoumon's potential for improvement.

“He was in need of that run first-up, as he traditionally is,” Bott explained.

“Second-up, he shows good improvement, and he looks in good shape.

“He had a nice tick-over trial in between runs up there and it looks a nice, progressive race for him.”

Last winter, Zoumon found a rich vein of form, securing a hat-trick of victories in the Listed McKell Cup (2000m), Listed (2400m), and Listed (2350m).

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