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  1. Blaze King is built for just speed, says Cruz

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox Tony Cruz is resigned to the fact Blaze King can only win up the Sha Tin straight, so was thrilled when the rugged sprinter with the cowboy walk made the most of a rare opportunity and barrelled his way to a dominant Class One victory. 'H ...


    Posted May 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com That Tony Cruz trained the winner of the day's feature at Sha Tin yesterday hardly came as a surprise, but it wasn't with the horse most fans expected and the leading trainer felt before the race Blaze King would ...

  3. Chadwick looks good value as Doleuze tops list

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on Real Dragon in the second event, the young rider will be hard to topple care of his heavy backing from premiership leading trainer Tony Cruz. Cat Storm and Super Genki have good each-way hopes ... the Hong Kong Lions Cup- and Beauty Success is a top hope in the last. Brett Prebble also looks a danger and is a good price at $8.50 overnight, but the strong Australian rider will need ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Size stretches his lead over Cruz and Yip

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... intact in taking out the SKOL Cup- the junior rider has had five rides on the gelding for two wins, two placings and a fourth, although it nearly went skewiff yesterday. "I think the horse ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Fast-learner Chadwick gets top marks from Cruz

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Fast-learner Chadwick gets top marks from Cruz Former champion jockey turned top-class trainer Tony Cruz remembers the time Matthew Chadwick turned up at his yard as a trainee apprentice, even before he went to Australia to be taught the fundamentals of race riding. Cruz was once first rider for the Aga Khan in France and is acknowledged as far and away the greatest riding ...

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    Purton and Cruz make their point

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

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com No major changes in the championship battle for trainers and jockeys, but the Aussie rider and handler still chip away with one apiece Purton and Cruz make their point If anyone thought or even hoped that yesterday's Sha Tin meeting was going to shed some fresh light on the jockey or trainer championships, then they left thoroughly disappointed ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Suborics wants to keep the winners coming

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Suborics wants to keep the winners coming Austrian rider Andreas Suborics is making trophy races his speciality but was just happy to be ticking the winners over again after claiming the Pok Oi Cup for Tony Cruz on Real Supreme at long odds. Suborics has had a tough season and Real Supreme's upset victory was only his seventh ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong

    Cruz creeps up on leader with superb double

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... meetings after Fun Rider came from behind, helped by a strong early tempo. "They went pretty quick early and I took a sit," Berry said. "He can pull a bit, so the speed in the race ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Willie Cazals puts his best foot forward

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... jumping and trying to throw his rider. By the time his debut came, the Derby had past, but his issues weren't over and he was sidelined for a period because of a tendon injury. Last night ...

  10. Coetzee to take over on Memory

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox Trainer Tony Cruz said the connections of California Memory are simply looking for a change of luck with new jockey Felix Coetzee in the Singapore Airlines Cup on May 20, and Matthew Chadwick will remain the grey's 'Hong Kong rider'. Chadwick has ridden California Memory to his two biggest triumphs, both last year- the Citibank Gold Cup and the Hong Kong ...




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