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McDonald, Lane Suspended From Derby Day

October 31, 2020 7:08 pm.

Nature Strip will want a brand new jockey within the Group One VRC Dash Traditional after James McDonald was suspended for careless driving at Flemington.

McDonald was outed for 12 conferences over his effort within the opening race on Saturday’s Derby day program wherein he dead-heated for third on Horrifying.

He’ll experience Finche within the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday earlier than starting his penalty, which can preserve him out of the saddle for the ultimate day of the Flemington carnival.

Damian Lane, who gained Saturday’s Group One Cantala Stakes aboard Yulong Prince, additionally fell foul of stewards.

He was suspended for 9 conferences for careless driving aboard TAB Stakes runner-up Order Of Command.

Lane is booked to associate King Of Leogrance within the Melbourne Cup and can start his ban on the conclusion of Tuesday’s Flemington assembly.

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