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Tony Cruz

Beauty Joy lands Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy

Beauty Joy’s victory in the HK$5.35 million Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin handed trainer Tony Cruz his 1,500th Hong Kong win.
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Tony Cruz on brink of 1,500 Hong Kong wins after Sha Tin success

Tony Cruz stands on the brink of another remarkable Hong Kong milestone after Monta Frutta’s breakthrough success at Sha Tin’s all-dirt meeting on Wednesday.
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California Spangle wins Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint for Cruz, Avdulla

California Spangle has charged to record-breaking victory in the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint (1200m) for Tony Cruz and Brenton Avdulla at Meydan Racecourse.
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Harry Bentley dominates at Happy Valley with treble

Harry Bentley posted his first treble of the 2023/2024 season in Hong Kong to dominate at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.
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Cruz excited by California Spangle’s Group 1 Al Quoz prospects

Tony Cruz is confident California Spangle can defy convention by reprising elite sprinting form and pressing for victory in the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint...
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California Spangle wins Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Brenton Avdulla has guided Tony Cruz's California Spangle to an all-the-way victory in Sunday's Group 1 Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin.

Cruz upbeat over Group 1 Stewards’ Cup hopes

Tony Cruz believes a gear change and a more favourable weight scenario could pave the way for California Spangle’s form resurgence in the Group 1...

Whizz Kid claims Group 3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy

Celebrating his third victory as a trainer in the Group 3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy (1000m), Tony Cruz deflected credit for the success to jockey Harry...

Tony Cruz eyes Hong Kong Derby with Fallon

The Hong Kong Derby shapes a potential target for Fallon after Tony Cruz’s young stayer showcased Four-Year-Old Classic Series potential at Sha Tin on Tuesday.

Tony Cruz plots Hong Kong Mile repeat with California Spangle

Tony Cruz believes that California Spangle can repeat his victory over Golden Sixty in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday.

James McDonald delights Tony Cruz with Chevalier Cup masterclass

Tony Cruz has lauded James McDonald’s precision ride to snare the Class 1 Chevalier Cup Handicap (1600m) on The Golden Scenery.

Angus Chung, Douglas Whyte log Happy Valley trebles

Angus Chung jubilated in the best haul of his fledgling Hong Kong career when the apprentice slotted a treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

Bowman Sha Tin Trophy masterclass on California Spangle caps four-timer

Hugh Bowman crowned an outstanding display and sealed a quartet at Sha Tin on Sunday with a masterful ride on California Spangle in the Group...

California Spangle is back for Sha Tin Trophy defence

California Spangle will chase consecutive wins in the HK$5.35 million Group 2 Sha Tin Trophy Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Purton, Cruz search for more Group 3 Celebration Cup success

Zac Purton believes Circuit Stellar’s barrier manners will be crucial to the outcome of the HK$4.2 million Group 3 Celebration Cup Handicap (1400m).

Zac Purton, Francis Lui crowned Valley Kings after Happy Valley finale

Zac Purton and Francis Lui have been acclaimed Hong Kong racing’s ‘Kings of The Valley’ after the pair clinched the jockey and trainer mantles.

Cruz snares Happy Valley treble

In a meeting of generations, Tony Cruz slotted a treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday night to secure training honours as Angus Chung posted a...

Cruz unbothered by FWD Champions Mile draw ahead of Golden Sixty clash

Tony Cruz is adamant California Spangle’s best hopes of securing HK$20 million Group 1 FWD Champions Mile glory is to revert to his customary pace-setting...

California Spangle showcases Champions Mile hopes with Chairman’s Trophy win

Tony Cruz believes California Spangle is capable of beating Golden Sixty after a dogged Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) triumph at Sha Tin on Sunday.

California Spangle, Beauty Joy weather query for Chairman’s

Bidding for a fourth Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) victory at Sha Tin on Sunday, Tony Cruz will cautiously monitor weather conditions.

Purton bids for his fifth Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup triumph

Having won the Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup three times in the past five years, Zac Purton will be chasing his fifth title in...

Beauty Charge rockets to Happy Valley triumph for Cruz, Chadwick

Tony Cruz vaulted back into the top five of the 2022/23 Hong Kong trainers’ championship and maintained hopes of a third title when Beauty Charge...

Tony Cruz joins elite Hong Kong company with Sha Tin success

Tony Cruz has edged higher into Hong Kong’s pantheon of racing immortals by becoming only the third trainer to post 1,000 winners at Sha Tin,...

Zac Purton bracing for the ultimate challenge in Stewards’ Cup

Revered as a master tactician, Zac Purton believes the HK$12 million Group 1 Stewards’ Cup (1600m) will be decided by the smallest factors as Hong...

California Spangle holds Golden Sixty at bay in Hong Kong Mile

It was a case of third time lucky for California Spangle at Sha Tin on Sunday as he denied Golden Sixty’s record-equalling Group 1 Hong...