Races off as NSW jockeys denied entry into capital

James Buckley
By James Buckley
Updated August 19 2021 - 8:24am, first published 8:00am
Friday's scheduled race meeting at Thoroughbred Park will not be going ahead. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The Canberra Racing Club has abandoned Friday's meeting after ACT Health denied a request to grant five regional NSW jockeys exemptions to ride on the eight-race card.

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James Buckley

James Buckley

Sports Editor

James is a Queanbeyan boy enjoying his second stint at the Canberra Times, more than eight years on from his first. In between he's traveled the world, and spent time covering sport in Sydney.

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