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  1. Very Fit in good shape for HK Derby, says Cruz

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... sure he'll be a Derby horse.' Coetzee, who has been on top most of the Cruz stable Group winners over the past two years, agrees that Very Fit is destined for the top. 'It's ... Murray Bell The Tony Cruz stable is in unstoppable form, with the champion trainer-in-waiting hailing brilliant front-runner Very Fit as a live candidate for the 2006 Hong Kong Derby ...

  2. Mosse off to a perfect start

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... drifting to $62 at post time, but Mosse's backers had less joy with his retained stable later in the day. Hayes was out of town at the Kentucky Derby meeting in the United States, but his ... a little room. And the thing he really enjoyed was the good pace.' One of three winners to begin from the rails gate yesterday, Agility enjoyed a dream trip as Dashing Champion and Lucky Sixer ...

  3. Horace's Choice underlines his credentials for the classic

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Horace's Choice thrust himself back into the Derby picture with an emphatic win in the opening barrier trial at Sha Tin on Friday, a performance highlighted ... final 100m represented his best work, and he hit the line powerfully for Glen Boss. However, Derby rival Ambitious General again disappointed for trainer David Hall, weakening for a distant ...


    Posted Oct 12th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... of the 1994 Hong Kong Derby winner, and omen punters might have recognised that Cruz and Coetzee's second winner, Sure Fit, carried the red and black colours of Super Fit. 'I guess the wins ... All the attention may have been on Silent Witness for the Tony Cruz-Felix Coetzee combination yesterday, but the outstanding trainer-jockey pair managed to rack up another two winners ...

  5. Stars of the turf

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an entrapped epiglottis and he's since had remedial surgery. A handsome, well-bred son of the 2000 Kentucky Derby hero Fusaichi Pegasus, Floral Pegasus is one horse whose full potential has ... seasons, winning the 2006 Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, the 2007 Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup and the past two editions of the end-of-season weight-for-age championship, the Group One ...

  6. Cruz's magic touch to pay huge dividends with Danesis

    Posted Jun 08th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... record of any of the 24 trainers at headquarters. And the recent trials and trackwork from Danesis shows he is primed for the occasion. Danesis gained a place in the Mercedes Benz Hong Kong Derby ... in the final 100m. Under the circumstances, his second to highly rated British private purchase Gem Of Chiu Ton was very sound. Now Gem Of Chiu Ton is the stakes-placed winner of five races in Europe, ...

  7. Just like old times for C-Team, but Sunshine's injury takes gloss off win

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox Tony Cruz was thrilled to call on champion jockey Felix Coetzee to ride smart winner Sunshine Day and re-establish their deadly combination, but was left concerned after the colt suffered a deep laceration after being galloped on. Coetzee, in town to ride Real Specialist for John Size in the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, rode his first winner for Cruz in 1999 ...

  8. Treasure looks to make amends

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Derek Cruz's Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby aspirant Green Treasure can atone for a narrow loss last time by winning the $1 million Indigenous Handicap over 1,800 metres at Sha Tin today on the Gold Cup undercard, and thereby confirm his place in the field for the prestigious event next month. Green Treasure is currently a borderline case regarding Derby ...

  9. Big heart, big engine and now a big rating

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... today, we may well be looking at the best Derby winner of the decade. The Tony Cruz-trained Helene Mascot and brave runner-up Jackpot Delight drew each other right out in a thrilling renewal ... probably unlucky not to have won the Derby Trial as well, and could therefore have been a triple crown winner. 'I want to go home and do some work on the race, but clearly the rest have been ...

  10. Luck of draw gives Able One head start

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... to get his main opposition from compatriot Planteur (gate 10), the Ed Dunlop-trained Snow Fairy (eight), Hong Kong Derby winner Super Satin (one) and the John Moore-trained local pair Collection ... Coetzee said. Yiu said the draws for Sacred Kingdom, already a dual winner of the race, and Ultra Fantasy, were 'almost the ones I would have picked if I had a choice'. 'Sacred ...




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