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May 14, 2020 Berry's big chance to unmask Crusader's true potential

Tommy Berry believes he has had the chance to sit on some horses who could be in the calibre of the great Chautauqua (Encosta De Lago). One of those is Masked Crusader (Toronado), who has been the subject of hype after his impressive three-length win at Randwick on May 9, ahead of his run in the $200,000 Inglis Guineas (RL, 1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday. “There’s been horses like Libertini and Exceedance, nice fresh blood coming through, that you don’t know where their top is and this guy is a bit the same,’’ Berry told Racing NSW. “He’s so exciting because we don’t know how good he is yet and he has the potential to be very good.” Masked Crusader is currently at $1.70 for the race and a $26 chance for the TAB Everest (1200m).