Anthony Delpech

Shane Dye has brain surgery after horrific fall at Sha Tin

Jockey Shane Dye was unconscious in the Prince of Wales Hospital's intensive care unit last night after surgery to relieve pressure on his brain following an horrendous fall at Sha Tin yesterday.

Monday, 26 June, 2006, 12:00am

I've been pretty fortunate, says injured Delpech

Anthony Delpech will go for precautionary X-rays this morning in the wake of his second bad spill this season, when brought down by Shane Dye's fallen mount Ambitious Marju in the second event.

Delpech was riding Metro Leader for trainer Peter Ng Bik-kuen and had the gelding in a fairly forward rails position when disaster struck at the 1,200 metres.

26 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Bear Macho 'top class', says thrilled Ferraris

Two-year-old overcomes early trouble to claim the feature

South African trainer David Ferraris hardly hid his disgust with the way yesterday's Juvenile Sprint Trophy was conducted but was more than happy with the outcome as Bear Macho highlighted himself as a potential top grader for next season.

18 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Careless tactics put early end to claimers' season

The season is over for apprentice jockeys Thomas Yeung Kai-tong and Jacky Tong Chi-kit. The pair were slapped with careless-riding bans yesterday at an inquiry called to unravel the goings-on in the seventh race at Happy Valley last Wednesday.

13 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Strong Gain ready to get back into the groove

John Moore can claim another trophy race this afternoon as the three-year-old Strong Gain has the draw to give him the edge in the Lusitano Challenge Cup (1,200m).

10 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Long wait is over: Chinook and Freebird get it right this time

It's amazing they both won on the same night like that, says Derek Cruz

Every dog has his day, or night, and two of Hong Kong racing's most enduring losers managed not only to enjoy their night in the spotlight on the same card at Happy Valley but Chinook and Freebird did it in back to back races.

8 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Chang's 13th victory an unlucky occasion

Michael Chang Chun-wai laid the 13th brick in the foundation of his new career, passing the all-important qualifying criterion by which all Hong Kong trainers are measured, but a $30,000 fine earlier in the day definitely took the gloss off any celebrations.

29 May 2006 - 12:00am

Delpech shows he still has the power

Anthony Delpech is in catch-up mode and yesterday used a modest beast named Buddies Power to give owners and trainers a vivid reminder that he's right back in business.

14 May 2006 - 12:00am

Delpech to undergo special treatment

South African rider Anthony Delpech will undergo treatment in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber in an effort to speed the healing of his broken left collarbone.

Delpech fell when his mount Devon Flair clipped heels after the line at Sha Tin on Sunday and the jockey was tossed to the track into the path of runners behind and soon after was diagnosed with the fracture.

14 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Delpech's season in tatters after heavy fall

Anthony Delpech's modest season became significantly worse yesterday when he sustained a broken left collarbone in a tumble 20 metres past the winning post after the conclusion of the sixth race.

13 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Rain may be a champion but he's still mortal

So Vengeance Of Rain has come to the end of his glorious reign. Trainer David Ferraris spoke of how the local environment can break a horse's spirit and heart but with all respect to the South African handler, he is probably a bit too close to the champion to make a fair call.

22 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Delpech solid at the right Time

South African jockey enjoys one of the finest moments with a treble

South African rider Anthony Delpech was taking the short route home at Happy Valley last night whether it was handed to him or not as he racked up a winning treble.

6 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Brilliant Billet Express puts rivals in shade

Billet Express went to his summer quarters a winner and he may soon return in exactly the same way, judging by the blitzing he handed out to some quality opposition in his barrier trial at Sha Tin yesterday.

28 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Danacourt looks a winner in waiting

The John Size-Douglas Whyte combination has a winner in waiting with Danacourt, who showed his readiness for competition with a strong barrier trial performance at Sha Tin yesterday morning.

Danacourt started from the outside stall in a field of 10 and covered ground throughout the trial, but hit the line strongly in fifth place behind the Sean Woods-trained Helene Elegance.

14 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

It's Hip Hip Hooray for Ferraris's stable

Hip Hip Hooray made a five win contribution to the excellent season enjoyed by his trainer David Ferraris last season and another win is within his reach, judging by his excellent barrier trial win at Sha Tin on Friday morning.

11 Sep 2005 - 12:00am