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McDonald to be re-interviewed by Racing NSW about Astern win

Godolphin’s retained rider James McDonald will be re-interviewed in Sydney this week after Racing NSW studied financial statements, betting records and communication logs in relation to his victory on Astern in December 2015. The jockey was charged with having ‘an interest’ in Astern’s win at Randwick, and had his phone seized on November 15. It is understood that at least …

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Champion jockey McDonald faces betting charges in Australia

James McDonald, a champion jockey in Sydney, has been charged with betting on the horse that he rode to victory on his debut. Racing New South Wales (NSW) stewards have interviewed the Godolphin’s retained rider over the betting activity on Astern ahead of his race win at Randwick in December of last year. A late flurry of money saw Astern’s …

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