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  1. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Selection for Derby should be delayed to the 11th hour

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... reserve. And then you had Crackerjack. If you were trainer Derek Cruz you would be quite justified in considering the whole thing a lottery. Last year, Cruz had Wrath Of Fire looking for a Derby ... was the Cruz horse chasing a start and, after three just fair runs, his rating had dropped from 90 to 86 but was still high enough to justify inclusion. Cruz found himself on the wrong side ...

  2. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Tie-breaker for trainers' title lacks consistency or logic

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... doesn't hold a one-win lead, he will be beaten, whether by John Size or by Tony Cruz, as both have more seconds. And if Size and Cruz finish level, it will be Cruz the victor for the same reason. ... have won more races than either Cruz or Size. Back in November, Cruz-trained Penglai Xianzi and Size-trained Fulfil A Wish hit the line together in the Chevalier Cup to provide ...

  3. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Persistence could finally be paying off with Willie Cazals

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... must have been perilously close to looking a lost cause to Tony Cruz and the horse's connections. Willie wanted no part of his barrier trials and refused to play, several times just ... in December if Willie Cazals can produce something similar against the stars of France, Great Britain and Japan. Of course, in the meantime, Cruz will be desperately hoping to find a handicap ...

  4. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Food for thought for 'Dream Team'

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 01:39pm by Alan Aitken

    ... time the matter has been brought up and it isn't just to put a handbrake on successful players. In the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons, when both the Size-Shane Dye and Tony Cruz-Felix Coetzee percentages came under scrutiny, they were higher than any combination now. Dye was riding over 70 per cent of Size's runners, while Coetzee was on Cruz's horses more than 80 per cent ...



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