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Posted 2022-11-13 07:59:18  
Purton Out With Covid

Star Hong Kong Jockey has contracted covid according to a release from the Jockey Club in Hong Kong. 

"Jockey Zac Purton has tested COVID positive today. The Club has maintained a stringent testing regime for jockeys, with jockeys undertaking PCR testing 7 days a week including where the calendar includes additional holidays or where the race meeting was conducted on a Saturday. Jockey Purton’s PCR test from yesterday was negative. Jockey Purton is home quarantining with ongoing testing and treatment to be carried out under the direction of the CMO."

"A release will be issued at an appropriate time regarding when Purton will be available to resume riding." 

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