Frederick Engels

Trainer Derek Cruz rethinks retiring Joy And Fun after Al Quoz run

Joy And Fun

Derek Cruz was reconsidering retirement plans for nine-year-old warhorse Joy And Fun, after his revitalised run in the Al Quoz Sprint at the Meydan racecourse in Dubai on Saturday night, while fellow trainer John Moore was left to ponder Frederick Engels' "disaster" in the Golden Shaheen.

Monday, 1 April, 2013, 3:39am

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It's all coming together for Hong Kong raiders in Dubai

Joy And Fun is enjoying every movement. Photo: Kenneth Chan

As the world's richest race night approaches, the stars seem to be aligning for Hong Kong's trio set for the desert showpiece.

29 Mar 2013 - 5:42am

Doleuze hoping Eagle Regiment is at his best behaviour in Dubai

Eagle Regiment, ridden by Olivier Doleuze. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Drawing barrier one was a blessing for Frederick Engels in Saturday's Golden Shaheen, but jockey Olivier Doleuze said the same gate could be a curse for Eagle Regiment in the Al Quoz Sprint if it means the "naughty" sprinter is loaded too early.

26 Mar 2013 - 3:15am