Jockey Nathan Evans faces lengthy suspension after failing drug test

By: Chris Cook Thursday 1 October 2020
  • Evans tested positive for a metabolite of cocaine
  • ‘Nathan is disappointed with himself for his mistake’

The jockey Nathan Evans has tested positive for a banned substance, understood to be a metabolite of cocaine, and is facing a lengthy suspension as a result. The news, which emerged on Wednesday, explains why Evans has not been seen in public since being taken off his mounts at Beverley on 27 August, when the test result became known to officials.

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