All-time world leader in career victories with 13,000-plus wins is one of 11 Rio-based jockeys stood down for a fortnight.
The two-time G1 winner Van Halen has completed the mandatory 90 days quarantine but was not allowed to catch a flight to Belgium.
The former England one-day cricket star is now an integral part of his family’s Ridgemont Highlands racing and breeding team.
Argentine three-year-old is trainer’s fourth winner of the historic Gran Premio Carlos Pellegrini, the continent’s most prestigious race.
Gran Premio Latinoamericano postponed from March until October – and moved from Peru to Uruguay.
Racehorse trainer Frank Robinson has been found guilty of using racist language on social media but can resume running horses.
The footballing legend was a noted horse racing enthusiast who numbered a G1 success among 18 winners as an owner.
Racing officials in South Africa have suspended racehorse trainer Frank Robinson while it investigates his alleged use of racist language.