Negative Covid Test Required For Jockeys In Britain

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British Horseracing Authority

From next Tuesday, jockeys entering British weighing rooms will be required to provide a negative lateral flow test against the coronavirus.

The measure was due to be brought in this week, but temporarily delayed by the British Horseracing Authority to allow participants time to obtain the tests, and to wait for increased availability of the tests.

The introduction of mandatory tests for jockeys builds on the existing infection control measures that include social distancing and face coverings.

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