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Anthony Delpech

'Discouraged' Nunes joins exodus of lightweights

Manoel Nunes has added to the riding roster woes by returning home to his native Brazil with his pregnant wife Alessandra.

Thursday, 13 March, 2008, 12:00am

'Discouraged' Nunes joins exodus of lightweights

Manoel Nunes has added to the riding roster woes by returning home to his native Brazil with his pregnant wife Alessandra.

Nunes, 32, confirmed yesterday he had resigned his position as a club jockey, and his departure date would only depend on when he can get two seats on a flight to his homeland, with all outward flights heavily booked.

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Loss of lightweight heavyweights a big blow

The Jockey Club now has a mini crisis on its hands, with lightweight riders Anthony Delpech and Shane Dye throwing in the towel within days of each other and heading 'back to the future' to their homelands.

5 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Delpech exit to deplete riding ranks

The Jockey Club riding ranks are edging back towards a crisis of numbers with Anthony Delpech deciding to return to South Africa following today's Gold Cup fixture at Sha Tin.

24 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Vengeance's reign comes to an end

HK champion fails to finish race and is retired after recurrence of heart ailment

It was not merely the bitter weather that struck deep at Sha Tin, as the world became a colder place for Hong Kong racing yesterday with the retirement of champion galloper Vengeance Of Rain after being pulled out of the Centenary Vase before the straight.

3 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Clampdown on riders who hit brake too early

The epidemic of careless-riding suspensions this seasons has been well recorded but also in unchartered territory is the number of jockeys who stop riding short of the line, with Anthony Delpech yesterday becoming the latest victim of the stipendiary stewards' wrath.

3 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

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