Anthony Delpech

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Anthony Delpech
Occupation Jockey
Born 10 February 1969
Seychelles
Career wins ongoing
Major racing wins
Durban July Handicap (1998, 2004.2010.2011)
Hong Kong Derby (2005)
Queen Elizabeth II Cup (2005)
Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup (2005)
Hong Kong Cup (2005)
Dubai Sheema Classic (2007)
Hong Kong Gold Cup (2007)
Racing awards
South African Champion jockey by wins (1999, 2003)
Significant horses
Classic Flag, Greys Inn, Vengeance of Rain, Mr Brock, Igugu

Anthony Delpech (born 10 February 1969 in the Seychelles) is a thoroughbred horse racing jockey who competes internationally.

Delpech's family moved to Durban, South Africa when he was thirteen years old and it was there that he embarked on a career as a jockey. A two-time champion jockey [1] and the 1998, 2004, 2010 and 2011 winner of South Africa's premier race, the Durban July Handicap, he has ridden at the Champ de Mars Racecourse in Mauritius as well as the Singapore Racecourse in Kranji. However, in recent years he has met with considerable success at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong notably with Vengeance of Rain on whom he won the 2005 Hong Kong Cup [2] and the 2007 Dubai Sheema Classic at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse.[3] Anthony holds the record in South Africa for the most number of wins by a jockey in a season (334) which he set during the 1998/1999 racing season.[4]

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