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Jockey and apprentice jockey licences for the 2021 Singapore racing season

The list of jockeys and apprentice jockeys who have been granted licences by the Singapore Turf Club for the 2021 racing season are as follows:

1               1 January to 31 December 2021 (both dates inclusive) (12 months)

Expatriate jockeys

1 Juan Paul van der Merwe
2 Louis-Philippe Beuzelin
3 Ruan Maia
4 Vlad Duric
5 Marc Lerner
6 John Powell

Local jockeys

1 Matthew Kellady
2 Koh Teck Huat
3 Andrew John Sundradas
4 Wong Chin Chuen
5 Mohd Zaki
6 Joseph See
7 Tengku Rehaizat
8 Saifudin Ismail
9 Ronald Benedict Woodworth
10 A’Isisuhairi Kasim
11 Noh Senari

Upgraded from apprentice jockeys to jockeys

1 Zyrul Nor Azman
2 Shafrizal Saleh

Apprentice jockeys Master trainers

1 Aiman Hakim Kamaruddin Mark Walker
2 Mohammad Nizar James Peters
3 Yusoff Fadzli Donna Logan
4 Syahir Abdul Tan Kah Soon
5 Iskandar Rosman Lee Freedman
6 Simon Kok Wei Hoong Steven Burridge
7 Chew Yong Yuan Michael Clements
8 Seow Poh Hui (new) Mark Walker

2 1 January to 30 June 2021 (both dates inclusive) (6 months)

Local jockeys

1 Oscar Chavez
2 Troy See

Upgraded from apprentice jockeys to jockeys

1 Ng Choon Kiat


Apprentice jockeys Master trainers

1 Cheah Wei Wen Stephen Gray
2 Tan Zhi Xian Jason Lim
3 Krisna Thangamani Ricardo Le Grange


All up, a total of 33 licences were issued, comprising six expatriate jockey licences, 16 local jockey licences, including three upgraded from apprentice jockey licences, and 11 apprentice jockey licences, including a new licensee, Seow Poh Hui, who will be indentured to trainer Mark Walker. 
 
A short introduction of Miss Seow is as follows:

Known by her given name Jerlyn, Seow, 27, started off as a syce with trainer Lesile Khoo in 2016. The next year, the Singaporean was transferred to trainer Steven Burridge where she also doubled up as a track rider.

Keen on a career as a jockey, Seow took a step closer to her new dream when she joined Walker in 2018. With more opportunities at the bigger yard, she soon got a chance to ride in the barrier trials, which eventually led her to finally get her apprentice jockey’s licence. 
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