The precautionary replacement of metropolitan riders at Gosford by Racing NSW stewards' on Tuesday due to a jockey in the metropolitan rider group showing flu like symptoms will not need to be replicated with stewards advising on Tuesday afternoon that the jockey has returned a negative test to Covid-19.
The stewards said that there will be an immediate return to current Racing NSW Covid-19 protocols with the meeting at Randwick-Kensington on Wednesday proceeding as normal.
@RNSWStewards have received advice that a COVID test performed on jockey with flu symptoms has returned negative. Return to current Racing NSW COVID protocols effective immediately. Rider replacements at Gosford remain in place as notified.— Racing NSW Stewards (@RNSWStewards) June 30, 2020