Blake Shinn stripped of Group One ride after failing to turn up for trial

//Blake Shinn stripped of Group One ride after failing to turn up for trial

Blake Shinn stripped of Group One ride after failing to turn up for trial

A lapse in concentration has proven costly for Blake Shinn, with the Australian jockey losing the ride on Stronger for Sunday’s Group One Centenary Sprint Cup (1,200m) after forgetting to partner the horse in a trial on Tuesday morning.Shinn was slated to ride Douglas Whyte’s sprinter in the sixth of 10 trials at Sha Tin but was nowhere to be seen when it came time to don the galloper’s yellow and black silks, prompting the South African trainer to hand Tony Piccone the mount for this weekend’s…

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