South African Grant van Niekerk has been sacked by the Hong Kong Jockey Club with immediate effect.
Licensing Committee’s Decisions
Club Jockey Grant van Niekerk
The Licensing Committee today withdrew the Club Jockey’s Licence previously issued to Grant van Niekerk with immediate effect. This decision was as a result of a conduct-related matter which does not pertain to any race riding or other racing integrity-related matter.
As a result of the Licensing Committee’s decision, the Stewards have approved the following race riding substitutions for the Happy Valley race meeting to be conducted on Wednesday, 8 April 2020:-
Race 1: V Borges on CENTENARY IBIS
Race 2: K C Leung on ELECTRIC LIGHTNING
Race 4: M F Poon on TRAVEL DATUK
Race 5: Z Purton on YOUNG LEGEND
Race 6: C Schofield on LARSON
Race 8: C Schofield on LOVING A BOOM