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July 10, 2009

BHA declare Hayley Turner fit to ride

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Medical Review Panel allows appeal by leading female jockey

The Medical Review Panel of the British Horseracing Authority yesterday declared Hayley Turner, the well-known female jockey, fit to ride.

Ms Turner’s licence application had been turned down on health grounds arising out of a fall at Newmarket in March of this year. The Panel allowed Ms Turner’s appeal on 9 July 2009 and she can make an immediate return to race riding.

5RB‘s Stephen Bate sat as one of the 3 members of the Panel, chaired by Professor David Silk.