News About Tony Cruz

2016 Hong Kong Mile Betting Battle

2016 Hong Kong Mile Betting Battle

The bookmakers are having a hard time separating the chances of the best gallopers in Sunday’s Hong Kong Mile 2016 field with three currently installed as equal favourites in betting for the Sha Tin feature. Four classic Hong Kong International Races take place on December 11 including the HK$23 million (AUD$4m) Longines Hong Kong Mile…

2016 Hong Kong Sprint Field Features Two Australians

2016 Hong Kong Sprint Field Features Two Australians

The famous Hong Kong International Races are set to take place on December 11 at Sha Tin Racecourse including the Hong Kong Sprint 2016 where Australia will be dually represented on Sunday. Last start Group 1 winners Rebel Dane and Takedown are the Australian-trained horses in the 14 horse HK$18.5 million (AUD$3.2 million) Longines Hong…

Favourite Flintshire Wins 2014 Hong Kong Vase

Favourite Flintshire Wins 2014 Hong Kong Vase

Clear favourite in Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2014, the Andre Fabre-trained French raider Flintshire finally saluted for the punters winning his maiden Group 1 trophy at Sha Tin Racecourse. The Dansili four-year-old came off a succession of second place finishes this time in but was able to beat home all of his rivals in his…

Buffering Runs 6th to Aerovelocity in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering Runs 6th to Aerovelocity in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Robert Heathcote’s four-time Group 1 winning Queenslander Buffering finished out of the money in his maiden overseas run but was still brave in defeat when sixth to the race favourite Aerovelocity in Sunday’s Hong Kong Sprint 2014. After suffering an early week setback with a foot abscess seeing him miss some crucial lead-up work, Mossman…

Perfect Hong Kong Cup 2014 Draw for Cirrus Des Aigles

Perfect Hong Kong Cup 2014 Draw for Cirrus Des Aigles

French trainer Corine Barande-Barbe is over the moon with the barrier four draw her 2014 Hong Kong Cup hopeful Cirrus Des Aigles drew for the Sunday showdown at Sha Tin Racecourse. Four Group 1s highlight the race card for this weekend’s Hong Kong International Race Day including the HK$25 million Group 1 The Longines Hong…

2014 Hong Kong Vase Barrier Draw – Flintshire in Four

2014 Hong Kong Vase Barrier Draw – Flintshire in Four

Andre Fabre’s French raider Flintshire has firmed in his favouritisim to win Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2014 after coming up trumps with barrier four for the mile and a half classic. One of four elite levels on the Sha Tin international race card on Sunday, this year’s HK$16.5 million Group 1 The Longines Hong Kong…

Moore’s Dual Hong Kong Sprint 2014 Assault

Moore’s Dual Hong Kong Sprint 2014 Assault

Expat Aussie trainer John Moore is dually represented in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint field this weekend by two livewire chances in the Sha Tin classic. Four Group 1 events take place at the track on Sunday for the latest Hong Kong International Race Day, including the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) featuring…

Peniaphobia Cruz-ing for 2014 Hong Kong Sprint Win

Peniaphobia Cruz-ing for 2014 Hong Kong Sprint Win

Local Hong Kong horseman Tony Cruz is thrilled with the barrier six draw in Sunday’s Hong Kong Sprint 2014 for his exciting young colt Peniaphobia. The three-year-old son of Dandy Man is the youngest chance in the 13 horse field for this year’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin, but from…

Cruz Forgets 2013 Cox Plate Invite for California Memory

Cruz Forgets 2013 Cox Plate Invite for California Memory

A Cox Plate 2013 campaign for one of this year’s 20 international invitees has officially been shelved with Hong Kong’s Anthony Cruz confirming his Group 1 winning grey California Memory would be kept at home this year. Despite the lure of all travel expenses being on the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC), former star jockey…

Willie Cazals Cruzes Toward Melbourne Cup 2014

Willie Cazals Cruzes Toward Melbourne Cup 2014

Top Hong Kong horseman and former champion hoop Tony Cruz has confirmed long term plans to head down under with his progressive stallion Willie Cazals eyeing a start in the iconic 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of November. The Aussie Rules five-year-old was last seen running fifth in an 1800m…