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  1. Derek Cruz upstages sibling rival in SCMP Cup

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Popular trainer Derek Cruz stepped out of the mighty shadow cast by brother Tony and his champion sprinter Silent Witness yesterday at Sha Tin, lifting the second feature event ... Cup held all the betting interest. And, just like the first running of the cup at Happy Valley last season, the outstanding field lived up to all expectations, with Derek Cruz's My Choice ...

  2. Happy Zero to take different route for glory

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... to hold a position just a bit closer than in the Trial, then he can be competitive.' Moore was not the only trainer to take some confidence from the Sprint Trial, with Derek Cruz (Joy ... but switching him back to the 1,200m for the Sprint, I hope he'll get his invitation and a chance at a big international race,' said Derek Cruz. 'In the Trial, Brett Doyle was stuck ...

  3. Judges spot on as Armada wins battle for top miler award

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Pataca took away the consolation of the middle-distance gong. Joy And Fun, trained by Derek Cruz and ridden to five victories by Felix Coetzee, won the award for Champion Griffin. The award ...

  4. Cruz's sprint star sparkles in trials

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Tony Cruz won the only all-weather trial at Sha Tin yesterday, where handy sprinter Highlilli led from start to finish in an impressive display. This trial confirmed ... working on Monday with Shane Dye on board. He appears to have trimmed down a fraction from his seasonal reappearance and displayed plenty of zest in a 400m gallop timed in 22.6 seconds. Derek ...

  5. Multidandy looks near brilliant best

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... progress since his last run on January 4 and generally appears to have strengthened up. He looks fit and is worth keeping safe when he appears. Derek Cruz was noted working aboard Southern Light ... Clint Hutchison Tony Cruz must have been delighted with the manner in which Multidandy came though his dirt trial yesterday, scoring a decisive 10-length win in the 1,200 metres heat. ...

  6. O'Sullivan's Strawberry Kisses sweetens trials

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... was definitely one to note. He was given a quiet time throughout from Brett Prebble and hit the line with plenty of zest. Derek Cruz-trained Green Treasure was an impressive winner of the third heat held ... this week, there were nine trials at Sha Tin where there were a number of horses to note for the future. Tony Cruz figured prominently that morning, winning three of the seven heats, including ...

  7. Lamborgini to turn on power

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... the Derek Cruz yard was another to show some promise towards the end of last term and comes in with a featherweight for his first-up assignment. A winner of two and placed three times from nine starts, Greennessy took time to hit his straps last term but Cruz added side winkers to his gear in April and the horse was impressive winning twice in Class Three. He hasn't trialled ...

  8. First-time blinkers can get ageing Kingdom back in winning mood

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to Dubai and gate nine to defend it. Derek Cruz has done a great job to patch up Joy And Fun, but he hasn't been the same after his career threatening fetlock injury sustained in the Golden ...

  9. Careless Coetzee cops ban, fine

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Times have changed for Sunbell but he took a step back in time as the Derek Cruz-trained gelding won the same race on the same day as his last victory exactly two years before. At that time, ... winless years since to be on a 68 handicap mark yesterday. 'It's nice to get a win from the horse at this stage,' said Cruz. 'He had a knee operation during last year ...



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