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Sunshine Coast track work riders stood down

A Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Integrity Investigations Team (IIT) track work operation at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club this morning has resulted in two track riders being stood down after screening positive in preliminary testing for prohibited substances cocaine and cannabis.

These preliminary samples will be sent to a laboratory for confirmatory analysis.

 This morning’s operation involved the testing of 44 people including track work riders and jockeys.

IIT staff also identified one track rider who was unlicensed to ride and has been referred to the Stewards.
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