By The Canadian Press on November 19, 2020.
TORONTO – A jockey based at Woodbine Racetrack has tested positive for COVID-19.
Woodbine Entertainment made the announcement Thursday, but didn’t divulge the identity of the jockey.
As per the organization’s COVID-19 prevention protocols, the jockey won’t be allowed access to the racetrack for at least 14 days while self-quarantining.
Following the self-quarantine, the jockey will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to being allowed to resume racing.
Live racing will proceed as scheduled, Woodbine Entertainment added.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 19, 2020