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  1. Boss shows he's the king when it comes to tactics

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... patterns upside down. Boss won the third event for Derek Cruz on Encore Win, backed down from $190 to $141.50, and completed his two timer by making Tom's Six ($86) look a transformed horse ... 'That was a great ride from Glen,' winning trainer Cruz said. 'After he crossed the field he took hold and allowed Grand Commands to lead him, so he ended up in the box seat from gate ...

  2. Size still to get on the scoreboard

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Most trainers have now managed to get off the mark for the season with five of them doing it yesterday. Reigning champion Caspar Fownes started his score ticking with style, leading in a double, while Paul O'Sullivan, Sean Woods, Andy Leung Ting-wah and Derek Cruz all struck their first blows for the new season on the card. Still to get out of the gates are Me Tsui Yu-sak, ...

  3. Prebble holds all the aces for Challenge

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the performance of Fun Rider late in the card, and Prebble can do his bit for Derek Cruz's connections by denying Turbo King any further points in the last when he takes the mount on Perfect Style ...

  4. Ever-improving Mark Up ready to take it to next level

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... back and the race may not break for him the way it looks like doing for Mark Up, but the Derek Cruz-trained gelding drops sharply in the weights and, if the tempo is sound, he will be finding the line strongly as usual. Look for improvement from Local Power (Derek Leung Ka-chun), who returns to his best course and distance after dropping in the ratings for some worthwhile runs ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Fownes has high hopes for graduated Ho

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... most importantly, he has got the right attitude," Fownes said. "We always continue to support our apprentices after they graduate." Ho brought up the milestone on the Derek Cruz-trained Castle Hero and backed up two races later on Fownes' The Prince. Both of Ho's winners were horses with lameness issues nursed to raceday on eight-day back-ups. Unfortunately ...

  6. Valley brings the best out of Spirit

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... managed to stretch to the 1,650m trip successfully, but was nabbed on the line by another Valley horse, one who specialises at the extended mile- the Derek Cruz-trained Fun Rider (Tye Angland). ... the first time I won on him last season and he seems to respond to it.' It was a welcome change of luck for Cruz, who had been without a winner since March 7. ...

  7. Fortune smiles on Lucky Nine in a thriller

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at the top of the straight and he's come back and got me. He ran his heart out.' Trainer Derek Cruz said he would now head back to Dubai with the resilient eight-year-old Joy And Fun ...

  8. Whyte and Prebble's challenge fizzles out after early promise

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a well-timed run to win on the Derek Cruz-trained Grandfield, who stormed home to record a short head win over Guyon on Gold Joint. 'Grandfield is really just at the top of his form, he's ...

  9. Fownes ready to fire

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... for personal reasons but Fifty Fifty will lose nothing under Mosse, who has ridden the gelding twice for a win and a second. Fifty Fifty will meet solid opposition from Derek Cruz-trained My Choice, ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong

    Fownes lands double, but it's still tight at top

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... placings. With Whyte absent in Japan on Sunday, Purton gets a golden chance to close up the four-win deficit in the race for the jockeys' championship. Derek Cruz provided the upset win ... in a winner. I'm quite excited by getting him to win one- he's such a lovely type of horse Caspar Fownes on great and beyond Dennis Yip Chor-hong still holds sway with 59 wins over Tony Cruz ...




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