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Oisin Murphy faces FIVE-YEAR ban from riding in Japan after testing positive for cocaine in France The 25-year-old jockey has forged a significant link with Japan Last year Murphy won the prestigious Japan Cup in Tokyo on Suave John  He also partnered Mitsuru Hashida-trained Deirdre to success in Nassau Stakes

By Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail

Published: 22:25 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 22:35 GMT, 1 December 2020


Champion jockey Oisin Murphy’s three-month ban for testing positive for cocaine while riding in France could rule him out of lucrative rides in Japan for the next five years.

The 25-year-old, whose suspension starts on December 11, has forged a significant link with Japan, partnering Mitsuru Hashida-trained mare Deirdre to success in the 2019 Group One Nassau Stakes at Glorious Goodwood and riding there during the last two winters. 

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