Tag: 'Tony Cruz'

Picken

Fabulous five for Moreira makes it a ‘Magic’ 900

Joao Moreira became only the fourth jockey in Hong Kong history to reach 900 wins and he did it in style with a five-timer at...
Transcendent

Transcendent aims to keep on rising in hot Sha Tin feature

Transcendent will attempt to maintain a perfect start to his Hong Kong career when he lines up under a new pilot in a smoking hot...
Vincent Ho

Golden Sixty puts Ho in the lead role for the BMW Hong Kong Derby

Vincent Ho shifts his weight to his left foot – the fingers of his right hand flick the outside seam of his thigh and for...
Mighty Giant

Purton’s Mighty four

Champion jockey Zac Purton sealed a four-timer at Sha Tin on Saturday, 14 March and in doing so closed the gap on premiership leader Joao...
Golden Sixty

Classic Cup still in the balance for Golden Sixty, no Dubai for Exultant

Golden Sixty’s participation in Sunday’s (23 February) Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) at Sha Tin remains in the balance but the classy Hong Kong Classic...
Time Warp

Time Warp turns time to floor Exultant in Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

Time Warp delivered a blast from the past to level hot favourite Exultant in a rip-roaring Group 1 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m) at...
Exultant

Exultant goes for Gold again

Tony Cruz believes Exultant is on the right track to defend his crown in Sunday’s (16 February) HK$10 million Group 1 Citi Hong Kong Gold...
Glorious Dragon

Millard’s two face Exultant in Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

Tony Millard will pitch Glorious Dragon and Northern Superstar against the mighty Exultant in Sunday’s (16 February) Group 1 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m)...
Victory In Hand

Victory In Hand aims for a hat-trick

Tonight (Wednesday 12 February) at Happy Valley, the Francis Lui-trained Victory In Hand (117lb) will be one of three horses seeking a hat-trick in a...
Chad Schofield

Schofield’s winning return

Chad Schofield returned from an eight-meeting suspension with a winner as Circuit Three (118lb) cruised to an easy success in the Class 3 Lei Yue...
Monica

Another haul for Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira grabbed his 31st Hong Kong four-timer, taking his tally at the top of the premiership to 69 and increasing his lead over rival...
Master Albert

Albert ends So’s wait

Chris So ended a run of 56 days and 84 runners without a winner, stretching back to 4 December, when Master Albert put his best...
Exultant

Exultant takes Centenary Vase again as Cruz eyes Dubai

Exultant imposed his authority on his local rivals and moved a step closer to a night in Dubai with a solid success in the Group...
Exultant

Exultant must defy hefty impost in Centenary Vase

Exultant faces a weighty task in Monday’s (27 January) Group 3 Centenary Vase Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin as he bids for back-to-back wins in...
Zac Purton

Winning Method is one of only five at the Valley for Purton

Zac Purton heads into Wednesday’s (22 January) Happy Valley card with his smallest book of rides this season but the champion jockey is upbeat that...
Flying Genius

Teetan’s Flying

Karis Teetan will reunite with more than one last-start winner on Wednesday’s (15 January) nine-race card at Happy Valley. He rides Highly Proactive (132lb) in...
Private Secretary

Private Secretary aims to boost Classic Series credentials

Private Secretary sprang straight into Four-Year-Old Classic Series consideration with a smart step-out victory last month and Tony Cruz’s charge will aim to up the...
Beauty Legacy

Beauty Legacy storms into Hong Kong’s Classic Series picture

Beauty Legacy brought a pixel of clarity to a fuzzy Four-Year-Old Classic Series picture with an impressive debut victory in the Class 2 Broadwood Handicap...
Private Secretary

Private Secretary storms into the BMW Hong Kong Derby picture

Private Secretary showed no first night nerves with an accomplished debut win at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 26 December) that signaled trainer Tony Cruz’s...
California Turbo

Teetan maintains his December sparkle at the Valley

Karis Teetan was in the spotlight with his LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship triumph at Happy Valley two weeks ago and last night (Wednesday, 18 December)...
Exultant

Exultant is no second fiddle to Beauty Generation

Tony Cruz believes Exultant could prove to be the best stayer Hong Kong has ever produced. That may be so, but the three-time Group 1...
Vincent Ho

Vincent Ho represents Hong Kong’s ‘homegrown’ high-flyers

Vincent Ho will take on some of the world’s best this week with a full book in Sunday’s Group 1 races and is slated for...
Exultant

Exultant dominates Jockey Club Cup

Exultant was at his dominant best in Sunday’s (17 November) Group 2 Jockey Club Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin, galloping to victory in a faultless...
Exultant

Exultant’s tuned and ready to face Jockey Club Cup challengers

Tony Cruz is resolute in his expectation that Exultant can confirm his status as Hong Kong’s pre-eminent ‘stayer’ in Sunday’s (17 November) Group 2 Jockey...
Exultant

Exultant set for Ladies’ Purse

Zac Purton will be aboard his great ally Exultant when the champion stayer steps out under top-weight in the Group 3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse...