03/31/2010 12:00AM

Clements, longtime agent, dies


Delbert Clements, a longtime jockey agent, died Wednesday at the age of 99. An agent for more than 50 years, Clements represented riders Don MacBeth, Billy Phelps, Earlie Fires, Doug Dodson, and John Adams, among others.

Visitation was scheduled for from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday at Fred Hunter's Funeral Home in Davie, Fla. A funeral Mass is planned for 10 a.m. on Tuesday at St. David's Catholic Church in Davie.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any contributions be made to either the Don MacBeth Memorial Jockeys Fund, P.O. Box 18470, Encino, Calif., 91416, or the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, P.O. Box 803, Elmhurst, Ill., 60126.