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Delpech

Double shows Moore is back on track

John Moore knew after providing the runner-up in three recent Group races that things were turning around, and a 192-1 double yesterday confirmed that his season, while perhaps not vintage, is finally becoming more palatable.

Sunday, 11 March, 2007, 12:00am

Delpech drought ends at ride No 88

'It's been frustrating but it's my fourth year in HK and it's happened before - just not quite as bad as this time'

For that large percentage of Chinese who place store in luck and numerology, they'd have known that Anthony Delpech's drought was about to break at Sha Tin yesterday at ride number 88 since his last winner.

15 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Moments of magic: Mark Richards' rides of the year

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December 21

4 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Marwing moved by Happy victory

Weichong Marwing failed to meet his own modest quota for his brief Hong Kong stint, but the South African couldn't help but be touched as he steered home Happy Kid in the fifth race.

3 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Marwing moved by Happy victory

Weichong Marwing failed to meet his own modest quota for his brief Hong Kong stint that ended yesterday, but the South African couldn't help but be touched as he steered home Happy Kid in the fifth race.

3 Jul 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

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

Munce praises stewards after Delpech's objection is overruled

Pugnacious Australian rider Chris Munce offered a spirited defence of the stewards' decision to overrule the objection by the rider of runner-up Arigato in the Albert Handicap (1,200 metres) yesterday.

Anthony Delpech (Arigato) said he would certainly have won the race in the stewards' room had it been run in his native South Africa.

11 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

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