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Champion jockey Murphy tests positive for cocaine

Champion jockey Oisin Murphy has tested positive for cocaine, the Professional Jockeys Association said in a statement on Thursday. “I have never taken cocaine in my life and I will do everything that I can to prove that I have not taken cocaine,” said the jockey, top rider for Sheikh Fahad

LONDON (Reuters) – Champion jockey Oisin Murphy has tested positive for cocaine, the Professional Jockeys Association said in a statement on Thursday.

The 25-year-old Irishman, who could be banned for six months, denied taking the drug and is awaiting the result of a B sample following the test at Chantilly in France on July 19.

“I have never taken cocaine in my life and I will do everything that I can to prove that I have not taken cocaine,” said the jockey, top rider for Sheikh Fahad Al Thani’s Qatar Racing.

“I want to thank those who are supporting me and in the meantime I want to keep riding winners and focus on my…

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