Anthony Delpech

Vengeance Of Rain looks in 'perfect order'

Anthony Delpech has declared Horse of the Year Vengeance Of Rain to be at his very best for Sunday's epic rematch with Viva Pataca in the wake of a stunning gallop on the Sha Tin turf track yesterday morning.

Sunday, 2 December, 2007, 12:00am

Delpech is back and 'raring to go'

Anthony Delpech returns to the saddle today, refreshed after a break in his native South Africa and ready to get on with business in the countdown to next Sunday's Cathay Pacific International Races.

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Shea eager to make most of Vengeance opportunity

Kevin Shea regards his engagement for champion Vengeance Of Rain in next week's International Mile Trial as 'a privilege' that has added a fresh dimension to his first contract as a club jockey.

8 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Shea profits from Delpech ban by picking up Vengeance ride

Kevin Shea has been given a dream appointment, picking up the ride on Horse of the Year Vengeance Of Rain when the champ returns to racing in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile Trial on November 17.

4 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Delpech scores partial victory in appeal

Jockey Anthony Delpech had only a lukewarm victory yesterday in the fight to clear his name over the riding of Spare A Dime at Sha Tin in September, with the Jockey Club appeals panel reducing his penalty effectively to seven meetings.

3 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

With two horses breaking down, club's Halloween bash turns tragic

The sad irony of it may have been lost on those at the Jockey Club's marketing department who came up with the 'Phantom Of The Races' theme for last night's Halloween meeting at Happy Valley, but the story played out in tragically eerie fashion with two horses breaking down in running and another favourite scratched after being trapped under the gates.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Quest For Love can find perfect match at Valley

The David Ferraris-trained Quest For Love has had a while between celebration drinks but the addition of Happy Valley mastermind Douglas Whyte and a serious race tempo can make all the difference in the Wayfoong Centenary Bowl (1,650m) tonight.

24 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Connections reap dividends with Pachinko

With the 2006 International sale topper Danesis having taken the first steps to repaying his big purchase price recently, one of the other major lots from the auction was even earlier to post a return yesterday when Pachinko stunned punters on his debut.

8 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Delpech puts Vengeance ride on the line to defend his name

Anthony Delpech spent one of the toughest days of his professional life yesterday, torn between his reputation and his long-time partnership with champion galloper Vengeance Of Rain, before lodging an appeal against a six-week riding ban.

4 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Delpech cops six weeks on sidelines

Stewards' ban threatens Vengeance Of Rain rides

South African rider Anthony Delpech may be separated for the first time in almost three years from his beloved champion Vengeance Of Rain after Jockey Club racing stewards hit him yesterday with a six-week ban.

3 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Delpech finds form but stipes are left less than impressed

South African ace lands in hot water despite riding a treble

Anthony Delpech waited six meetings to really get into a winning groove, but walked away from Sha Tin last night HK$30,000 poorer, a two-meeting suspension to be served and a running-and-handling inquiry hanging over his head.

27 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Clear Win's breathing problems leave favourite backers gasping for air

The stipes continued their blitz on jockeys at Sha Tin yesterday, slamming Anthony Delpech, Kevin Shea and apprentice Alex Lai Hoi-wing with careless-riding bans as they joined Brett Prebble, Douglas Whyte, Jacky Tong Chi-kit and Eric Saint-Martin on the suspended list.

27 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Boss & Co can't wait to crack the whip

Never mind the horses, Hong Kong's jockeys are champing at the bit to get the season under way and the 'new boys' will be leading the charge.

9 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Refreshed Island Speed back for a final flurry

A timely freshen-up since his last-start defeat might be enough to see course specialist Island Speed overcome a wide gate to win the final feature of the Happy Valley season in the Happy Valley Vase (1,000m) tonight.

27 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Able Prince throws down the gauntlet to his Vase rivals

The young upstarts will not have the HSBC Premier Sha Tin Vase to themselves next Thursday, as the seasoned hand Able Prince showed in winning a barrier trial on the all-weather track at headquarters yesterday.

16 May 2007 - 12:00am