COREY BROWN COMMITS TO SINGAPORE FOR 2014
Thursday, 21 November 2013: Corey Brown has confirmed that his immediate future lies in Singapore after receiving a 12-month renewal of his licence that will see him riding at Kranji until the end of 2014
Brown is among eight of the current crop of visiting jockeys have been granted extensions to their licenses by the SIngapore Turf Club for the 2014 season.
Brown is among five jockeys granted full one-year licences in 2014 from January 1 until December 31.
He wil be joined by Manoel Nunes, Alan Munro, Barend Vorster and Ivaldo Santana in what wil be an open premiership race following Joao Moreira’s move to Hong Kong.
Danny Beasley and John Powell, two of the longest serving Australian jockeys on the Singapore roster, have been granted six-month licences from January 1 to June 30 while Kiwi rider Lisa Allpress has been given a seven months extension from December 1 2013 through to June 30 next year.
Nunes, 37, is in his first year of riding in Singapore, and wil be favouirte to take over from Moreira as premiership leader in 2014 as he currently sits in second place on the 2013 table with 105 winners, 30 ahead of third placed Alan Munro.
Vorster, who has been riding in Singapore since 2004, is in fourth position with 58 winners while Brown is sixth with 39 wins since he arrived in April.
Brown broke his season in Singapore with a two months stint in France in July and August and says he will be focused on the full season at Kranji in 2014.
Beasley has been riding in Singapore since 2007 while Powell has had several stints with his current one starting back in 2008.
Powell is in fifth place on this year’s premiership while Beasley is seventh.
Allpress has ridden 12 winners since she arrive at Kranji in September.