The 26-year-old, who was champion jockey in 2019 and 2020 and who’s on observe to be topped it a 3rd time this 12 months, apologized to followers on Twitter saying that he took “full accountability” after taking the check at Newmarket Racecourse, England.
“I am sorry to all of the folks I’ve let down right this moment. I take full accountability. I will probably be driving tomorrow.”
The alcohol restrict for jockeys is 17 micrograms per 100ml of breath, whereas the UK driving restrict is 35 micrograms per 100ml.
The newest incident has now been referred to the British Horseracing Authority (BHA).
“Murphy, the Equine Welfare Integrity/Assortment Officer, and Raceday Assistant had been interviewed.
“Having heard their proof, the matter was referred to the Head Workplace of the British Horseracing Authority for additional consideration and Murphy was stood down for the rest of the day.”