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20 new apprentices enter the Jockeys' Training School for six-month course

Observer writer

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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THE selected list of 20 individual candidates for Batch Two of the Jockeys' Training Programme of 2018/19 commenced their training at the Jockeys' Training School, yesterday, Monday, February 18.

The Jockeys' Training School is operated by the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC).

They [apprentices] were given an opportunity to showcase their talent in the saddle in what was dubbed as the 'gate test' a week Tuesday to finalise the selection process.

During the course of last week, the candidates and their parents or family members met with representative of the JRC including chairman Clovis Metcalfe, members of the stewards' panel and the commission's welfare officers.

The list of the 20 apprentices plus their working trainers is listed below:

Calvin Bailey (Wayne DaCosta)

Demar Byfield (Spencer Chung)

Mario Chong (Steven Todd)

Chad Forbes (Carl Anderson)

Kawise Gentle (Carl Anderson)

Rojae Henry (Welsh Soutar)

Nicholas Hibbert (Prince McDonald)

Richard Ingram (Anthony Nunes)

Shaquil McIntosh (Carl Anderson)

Ramon Nepare (Michael Marlowe)

Christopher Noble (Richard Azan)

Youville Pinnock (Everal Francis)

Kemar Pengily

Marshall Porter (Anthony Nunes)

Oshadean Robinson (Errol Subratie)

Jawara Steadman (unattached)

Richard Byrd (Patrick Lynch)

Richard Henry (Donovan Russell)

Akeem Grant (Tensang Chung)

O'Shane Nugent (Gary Griffiths)

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