Jockey banned for failing drugs test and swapping urine samples



The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has banned jockey Graham Gibbons for a combined two and a half years after he tested positive for a metabolite of cocaine and then swapped urine samples. 
After the 7 December meeting at Kempton, Gibbons stepped down from racing after he was alleged to have swapped urine samples with fellow jockey Callum Shepherd, who faced no charge.
The BHA has confirmed that Gibbons was charged with a breach of rule (D)65 “by virtue of the fact that a urine sample taken from him on December 7, 2016 at Kempton racecourse tested positive for benzoylecgonine, a... read more

 
6 October 2017 in Sport, Views: 29
Source: The Week
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