RE­GAL RIDER’S DRUG BAN

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - - Federal Politics -

A JOCKEY who has rid­den for the Queen is fac­ing a lengthy sus­pen­sion af­ter fail­ing a drugs test. British rider Kieran Shoe­mark, 22, has not com­peted since last month af­ter test­ing pos­i­tive for a banned sub­stance be­lieved to be co­caine.

Shoe­mark, who rode Royal As­cot win­ner Atty Persse last year, is­sued an apol­ogy yes­ter­day through the English Pro­fes­sional Jock­eys As­so­ci­a­tion.

Shoe­mark.

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