November 25th, 2020

Woodbine Entertainment announces that jockey has tested positive for COVID-19


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

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