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Licensing decisions for the HKJC 2021/22 season

A summary of decisions that were made by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Licensing Committee at their meeting held on Monday:-

1. The Committee resolved to grant:-
1.1 a full-season Club Jockey’s licence to each of the following jockeys for the 2021/2022 racing season:-
•         Alexis Badel 
•         Antoine Hamelin
•         Joao Moreira
•         Zac Purton
•         Chad Schofield
•         Blake Shinn
•         Karis Teetan

1.2 a part-season Club Jockey’s licence to each of the following jockeys for the 2021/2022 racing season to commence on 15 July 2021 and to expire on 13 February 2022, both dates inclusive:-

•         Harry Bentley
•         Vagner Borges
•         Luke Ferraris
•         Ruan Maia
•         Tony Piccone

Attached is Jockey Luke Ferraris’ profile.

2. The Committee also resolved to:-       
2.1 grant a Freelance Jockey’s licence for the 2021/2022 racing season to each of the following applicants:-

•         Matthew CHADWICK
•         Alfred CHAN Ka Hei
•         Vincent HO Chak Yiu
•         Alex LAI Hoi Wing
•         Derek LEUNG Ka Chun
•         Dylan MO Hin Tung
•         Matthew POON Ming Fai
•         Jack WONG Ho Nam
•         Victor WONG Chun
•         Keith YEUNG Ming Lun

2.2 direct Management to inform Jack H N Wong that his race riding performance during the current racing season is of concern and that should his race riding performance not improve significantly during the 2021/2022 racing season, he may not be granted a further Freelance Jockey’s licence.

2.3 direct Management to inform Victor C Wong that his race riding performance during the current racing season is of concern and that should his race riding performance not improve significantly during the 2021/2022 racing season, he may not be granted a further Freelance Jockey’s licence.

2.4 grant an Apprentice Jockey’s licence for the 2021/2022 racing season to the following applicant:-

•         Jerry CHAU Chun Lok (allocated to Trainer Douglas Whyte)

2.5 grant a Trainer’s licence for the 2021/2022 racing season to each of the following trainers:-

Michael C W Chang    Frankie F C Lor Chris W Y So
Anthony Cruz Francis K W Lui Jimmy K H Ting
David Ferraris Manfred K L Man Me Y S Tsui
Caspar Fownes Anthony Millard Douglas Whyte
Richard Gibson Paul O’Sullivan Dennis C H Yip
David Hall Danny C S Shum Ricky P F Yiu
David Hayes John Size Benno T P Yung
Peter L Ho


3. The Committee resolved to:-
3.1 grant an Assistant Trainer’s licence for the 2021/2022 racing season to each of the currently licensed Assistant Trainers listed below; 

3.2 promote those applicants to the position of Assistant Trainer for the 2021/2022 racing season as indicated below:-

Allocated Stable Assistant Trainer
Assistant Trainer (CRC)

Anthony Cruz Cody W K Mo Ho Kang Kong 
Caspar Fownes  Philip C K Chung Man Kit Chiu
David Hall Gabriel S T Lee Carol W S Yu
David Hayes Jim C H Wong Nicola Y T Chan
Frankie F C Lor Talley C C Chan    Patrick P K Lo
Francis K W Lui Pierre P C Ng        Ray H F Leung
Paul O'Sullivan Paul P H Lo      Marco K L Chui (promotion)
Danny C S Shum  Ken P H Szeto Shenny K Y Chan
John Size  Adrian S L Chow Nelson C P Lam        
Chris W Y So Ng Kai Ming Kevin K K Yun
Jimmy K H Ting William K W Lee Kyle C M Lai
Me Y S Tsui Admond K O Lai Ken W H Leung
Douglas Whyte Vincent S K Sit Fred C W Cheng
Dennis C H Yip Wilson Chan Man Kin Wai (promotion)
Ricky P F Yiu Eric H F Yiu        Henry Y H Wong
Benno T P Yung Roy H W Cheung (Appointment deferred)
Michael C W Chang
Johnny K S Ho             
David Ferraris Tai Siu Lun
Richard Gibson Jones P C Ma               
Peter L Ho Way M W Leung
Manfred K L Man  Ip Wing Hang       
Tony Millard Cash T W Lee


3.3 defer the allocation of an Assistant Trainer to Trainer Benno T P Yung’s CRC stable for the 2021/2022 racing season. 

Leading trainer Casper Fownes with a winning double at Sha Tin on Sunday, picture Hong Kong Jockey Club

                                       
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