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Anthony Delpech

{{Horseracing personalities infobox |image=Replace this image male.svg | |name = Anthony Delpech ||caption = |occupation = Jockey |birthplace = Seychelles |birth date = February 10, 1969 |death date = |career wins = ongoing |race = Durban July Handicap (1998, 2004)
Hong Kong Derby (2000)
Queen Elizabeth II Cup (2005)
Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup (2005)
Hong Kong Cup (2005)
Dubai Sheema Classic (2007)
Hong Kong Gold Cup (2007) |awards = South African Champion jockey by wins (1999, 2003) |honours = |horses = Classic Flag, Greys Inn, [[Vengeance of Rain], Mr Brock |updated = April 9, 2007 }} Anthony Delpech (born February 10, 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 and 2004 winner of South Africa's premier race, the Group One 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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