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the second brightest star in the Southern Cross

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Last time out, Becrux looked in good shape in finishing runner-up to Crossing The Line (unbeaten since leaving New Zealand) in the Grade 2 Del Mar Mile.
Rob Roy has been done a favour with his post position, drawing one off the rail in two, while stablemate Becrux, who beat today's rivals Sweet Return and Three Valleys in the Woodbine Mile, is drawn six.
"Canada has been very good to me," said Valenzuela, after Becrux had edged out former 2,000 Guineas runner-up Rebel Rebel by a neck.
Recently gelded, Becrux will make his next start in the Grade 1 Shadwell Mile at Keeneland on October 7, en route to a possible engagement in the Breeders' Cup Mile.
1 jockey to Aidan O'Brien, revealed through US agent Ron Ebanks last week that he would be arriving in California in time to partner Becrux in a valuable race at Santa Anita on Boxing Day.
Other rivals include Can-didato Roy and Becrux from the yard of the successful South African trainer Mike de Kock, who said: ``I'm expecting a big improvement from Candidato Roy.
UAE DERBY William Hill: 6-5 Shamardal, 2 Parole Board, 6 Becrux, 10 Candidato Roy, 12 Marenostrum, 14 Durban Thunder, 20 Blues And Royals, 25 bar.
BECRUX looks set to take his chance in the UAE Derby on March 26 after running out a scintillating winner at Nad Al Sheba yesterday.
Last season's champion Italian two-year-old came home six and three-quarter lengths clear of his nearest rival on his second start for South African Mike de Kock and the delighted trainer, who has won the UAE Derby for the last two seasons, immediately nominated that race as high on Becrux's agenda.
Hot favourite Grand Emporium was never travelling and finished a poor fourth, completing a disappointing night for Mike de Kock, whose Becrux was only 13th in the Guineas.
De Kock saddles the ex-Italian colt Becrux, whose only defeat in five starts came in bottomless ground at San Siro, in the Gran Criterium.