Anthony Delpech

Black Agate and Delirious Nomad in Dramatic Dead Heat

Black Agate and Delirious Nomad in Dramatic Dead Heat

Backworth-bred Black Agate relished the Greyville Polytrack Sunday scoring a dramatic dead heat with Delirious Nomad under jockey Anthony Delpech for trainer Dean Kannemeyer and owners Kannemeyer and Irene Rudden.

CHAMPAGNE WISHES AND CAVIAR DREAMS

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Caviar (Var - Lewinsky’s Lover)
(Photo : Gold Circle)

CAVIAR (SAF)
Var (USA) - Lewinsky’s Lover (SAF) by Jallad (USA)

Caviar (Var - Lewinsky Lover) broke her maiden in fine style Sunday at Scottsville over 1000m, with an impressive 5 length winning margin under jockey Anthony Delpech.

Congratulations to trainer Colin Scott and owners Rob Scott, Two Oceans Racing Syndicate (nom Mr K Steinberg) and other connections.

Caviar is from the family of Soho Secret; ARCSA Champion Broodmare in 1995, Kings Gambit; Equus Champion Stayer in 2008, London News; ARCSA Champion Three-Year-Old Colt and Horse of The Year in 1995 and Champion Older Male and Horse Of The Year in 1996, and Promisefrommyheart; Equus Champion Three-Year-Old Classic Female in 2004.

Caviar is a graduate from the Backworth draft of the 2011 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale.

NEPTUN BOOT MAIDEN PLATE (F & M)
Scottsville, Turf, 1000m
16 September 2012

Win Time : 59.95

# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 CAVIAR 58.0 0 3 A Delpech Colin Scott
2 5.00 MON AMOUR 58.0 0 4 K Shea Paul Gadsby
3 5.50 FLAMING PRINCESS 60.0 57 1 * L Mohapi (4.0) Des Egdes
4 7.25 LOVE GAME 58.0 0 2 J Samuel Kumaran Naidoo
5 8.25 POLE DANCE 60.0 0 12 S Cormack Dennis Drier
6 10.25 ON YOUR BIKE 60.0 57 10 C Taylor Mike Pappas
7 10.75 FLASH GIRL 60.0 40 6 J Jordaan Julie Dittmer
8 12.25 MUSAYHA (ARG) 58.0 0 8 * C Zackey (4.0) Mike de Kock
9 12.30 ST SYLVAN 58.0 0 11 C Orffer Robbie Hill
10 13.05 FIGHTING FINE 60.0 0 13 * D Dillon (2.5) Doug Campbell
11 14.30 DELA FONTAINE 58.0 0 5 I Sturgeon Chris Erasmus
12 14.80 TANY’S CHOICE 60.0 54 7 * M Ntuli (4.0) Grey and Karen Anthony
13 19.05 PALMA DE MAJORCA 58.0 0 9 K Latham James Goodman


Late Scratching




14 0.00 WEMAME 58.0 0 2 L Africa Doug Campbell

MAC THE DANCER OFF THE MARK FOR ALEC LAIRD

Mac The Dancer and Anthony Delpech

Mac The Dancer
(Photo : Gold Circle)

MAC THE DANCER (SAF)
Joshua Dancer (USA) - Miss Unimac (AUS) by Bellotto (USA)

Mac The Dancer broke his maiden Tuesday at Scottsville over 1400m, posting an impressive 4.75 length win under the guidance of jockey Anthony Delpech for trainer Alec Laird.

Mac The Dancer is a half brother to Varlet with 4 wins, Private Collection with 5 wins, Macfire with 5 wins, Chic Happens with 3 wins and Mac Mufti with 6 wins. He is from the family of Lotkas Star (AUS), joint 3rd top rated three-year-old female over a mile in Australia as well as 9-time Gr 3 winner Windjammer and sire Force Ten - winner of the Gr 1 B&H Metropolitan Stakes and Gr1 Champion Stakes.

The 3-year-old bay colt takes his career record to 1 win and 2 places from 4 starts. Congratulations to owner Mr Winston Chow.

Mac The Dancer is a graduate from the Backworth draft of the 2011 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale.

BACK 2 PACK PACKAGING MAIDEN PLATE
Scottsville, Turf, 1400m
14 August 2012

Win Time : 86.25

# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 MAC THE DANCER 57.0 73 4 A Delpech Alec Laird
2 4.75 MOUNTAIN THUNDER 60.0 65 6 R Danielson Paul Lafferty
3 6.00 PICADOR 60.0 65 3 S Randolph James Goodman
4 9.75 NO WORRIES 57.0 0 13 B Lerena Gavin van Zyl
5 10.75 PATRIOT 60.0 59 5 L Africa Wendy Whitehead
6 11.75 ROMAN LEGION 57.0 70 7 S Veale Duncan Howells
7 13.25 STONE REEVES 60.0 65 11 C Taylor Adam Kethro
8 18.00 BOBBY MCGEE 60.0 46 2 I Sturgeon Des Egdes
9 19.25 MIESQUES BALLOT 60.0 0 12 A Forbes Colin Scott
10 20.25 MUHTARAC 57.0 0 1 C Orffer Mark Dixon
11 23.25 SERVICE OF SILENCE 60.0 67 8 S Cormack Dennis Drier
12 33.75 MIESQUE’S CRITIC 60.0 53 10 K Latham Wendy Whitehead
13 99.99 MAHABALI 60.0 67 9 A Marcus Wendy Whitehead

Extracts from KZN Breeders

VARIOMETER WINS GRADUATION PLATE IN ELECTRIC STYLE

Variometer by VarVariometer - KZN Yearling Sale 2010
(Photo : Backworth Stud)

VARIOMETER (SAF)
Var (USA) - Lady Electric (AUS) by Hennessy (USA)

Classy three-year-old chestnut filly, Variometer, took an electric 1.25 length victory, carrying top weight, in a Graduation Plate at Turffontein last Saturday under a fine ride from jockey Anthony Delpech for trainer Louis Goosen.

Variometer is a graduate from the Backworth draft of the 2010 KZN Yearling Sale and takes her career record to 3 wins and 1 place from 7 starts.

SOCCER 6 GRADUATION PLATE (F & M)
Maidens, 1 & 2 time winners Fillies & Mares
Turffontein Standside, Turf, 1000m
17 December 2011

Win Time : 57.37
# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 VARIOMETER 60.0 92 3 A Delpech Louis Goosen
2 1.25 REGAL ROXY 56.0 68 6 L Nhlapo Leon Erasmus
3 2.25 AMAZING GRACE 57.0 76 4 * J P van der Merwe Alec Laird
4 3.25 QUEEN SARAH 57.0 64 7 * R Curling (1.5) Paul Peter
5 5.50 PINE SHADE 57.5 76 2 S Brown Dianne Stenger
6 6.00 PERSONALINVITE 57.5 67 8 G Lerena Paul Peter
7 9.00 CANTE LIBRE 56.5 76 1 * J Greyling (1.5) Paul Matchett
8 11.00 CLUB CAPTAIN 57.0 66 5 * E Pheiffer Leon Erasmus


Late Scratchings




9 0.00 KAHAL’S FANTASY 60.0 65 8 D Mansour Brian Wiid
10 0.00 STYLISTA 57.0 80 2 M Mienie Paul Matchett

UMKOMAAS WINS BACKWORTH STUD MR 95 HANDICAP

Umkomaas wins Backworth Stud MR 95 HandicapUmkomaas - Backworth Stud MR 95 Divided Handicap
(Photo : Gold Circle / Backworth Stud)
At the KZN Breeder’s Race Day at Clairwood on the 19th June, Backworth Stud sponsored the Merit Rate 95 Divided Handicap.

Congratulations to trainer Paul Matchett, jockey Anthony Delpech, and winning connections Mesdames S Naidoo and S Padayachee on UMKOMAAS’s victory.

BACKWORTH STUD MR 95 DIVIDED HANDICAP
Clairwood, Turf, 1000m
19 June 2011
# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 UMKOMAAS 56.0 89 5 A Delpech Paul Matchett
2 0.75 BURAGH 55.0 85 7 A Marcus Yogus Govender
3 2.50 TETELESTAI 60.0 95 6 * K de Melo (2.5) Duncan Howells
4 3.50 VILLANDRY 60.0 95 1 S Brown Deon Visser
5 5.75 JUNGLE CALL 52.0 76 3 * S Naidoo (4.0) Glen Puller
6 5.80 ALLOCATION 53.5 84 4 * D S Lembethe (2.5) Michael Roberts
7 5.90 MADRISA 90.0 97 2 G Lerena Deon Visser
8 8.90 PEACE PLAN 53.5 84 8 M Odendaal Michael Miller