The British Horseracing Authority has confirmed an apprentice jockey has examined constructive for coronavirus.
The ruling physique mentioned the rider, who has not been named, has not ridden for “a few weeks”, however did lately attend a racing assembly.
A BHA spokesman mentioned: “Having been notified that an apprentice jockey had examined constructive for coronavirus, the BHA has labored with the well being safety company, PJA, the jockey and their yard to help their employer in following authorities steering and managing the jockey’s current shut contacts.
“A handful of individuals have been recognized and requested to self-isolate for 14 days because of this. Further assessments taken by shut contacts haven’t returned any additional constructive outcomes.
“The jockey in query has not taken a trip for a number of weeks, although attended a current race assembly as a member of secure employees, previous to displaying any signs and earlier than their constructive take a look at.
“It remains important that everyone involved in the sport follows Government and racing guidelines and protocols around social distancing and environment hygiene at all times.”
The coronavirus pandemic pressured a accomplished shutdown of racing from the center of March till June 1.
Since the resumption, conferences have taken place behind closed doorways, with all attendees required to finish a well being questionnaire earlier than every assembly and bear temperature checks earlier than being allowed entry.