Horse Racing
Zac Purton stood down from riding at tonight’s race meeting (30/11)

30/11/2022 12:17

The Club’s Chief Medical Officer is investigating a possible asymptomatic re-positive case, following a positive polymerase chain reaction (“PCR”) test of Z Purton undertaken this morning.  Jockey Purton first tested positive for COVID-19 on 13 November 2022 and has since fully recovered.  Jockey Purton has been stood down from race riding at tonight’s Happy Valley race meeting. 

Accordingly, the Stewards have approved the following riding substitutions:-

Race 1:            RAGING BLAZE                  – H Bentley
Race 2:            MR FUN                                 – M L Yeung
Race 3:            VINCY                                   – C Y Ho
Race 4:            MEDIC ELITE                       – H N Wong
Race 5:            RATTAN KINGDOM           – L Currie
Race 6:            HEROIC MASTER               – H Bentley
Race 7:            HARMONY AND RICH      – H N Wong
Race 8:            PRIME MINISTER               – M L Yeung

A further release will be issued at the appropriate time.