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Golden Girl jockey Jamie Kah cops careless riding in 10-session Flemington race

Australia’s Superstar jockey Jamie Kah has been banned for 10 meetings after being found guilty of driving without a car.

Kah, 28, has had a turbulent 12 months, overcoming a white powder scandal and a life-threatening race crash.

However, the nine-time Group 1 winner will miss the next ten meetings after being found guilty of allowing her mount Helix to line up at the 1200m mark during this weekend’s race at Flemington.

The jockey’s indiscretion was deemed moderate and she will be seen on the sidelines from January 29 until the Victorian night meeting on February 8.

Jockey Celine Gaudray was also hit with a suspension for breaching the whip rules.

Champion Australian jockey Jamie Kah has been banned for 10 meetings

The 28-year-old was found guilty of careless driving during the race at Flemington

Gaudray broke a 10-date ban for excessive use of the whip while riding So Risque – a race she won.

Before the 100m, she used the whip five times more than is allowed.

Gaudray’s ban will begin on January 28 and end on February 7.

Kah’s ban comes after a horror 12 months, which began with a shocking fall at Flemington in March that left her with a serious brain injury.

When Kah woke up from an induced five-day coma, she didn’t know who she was and had to Google her name to find any information about herself.

The injury kept her out of racing for five months and she did not return to the saddle until August.

Kah also became embroiled in the «white powder» controversy after photos appeared on social media in June of what appeared to be a range of the mysterious substance.

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The story broke just a day after she announced her return to racing.

Kah is coming back from a nasty fall in March last year that left her with a brain injury

The emergence of the controversial images has cast a shadow over Kaha’s much-anticipated return to horse racing.

Stewards initially charged her and another woman over the photographs because they allegedly breached a rule which states that «a person must not engage in conduct prejudicial to the image, interests, integrity or welfare of horse racing, regardless of whether that conduct takes place on a racecourse or never. or elsewhere».

«I’m working hard to get back to what I love, which is being a passionate and successful jockey,» Kah said afterwards.

«I will continue to focus on my physical and mental health and a full recovery so I can return to racing and be the best person I can be.»

Kah was later cleared of any wrongdoing in the white powder scandal and vowed afterwards to focus on racing and be happy.

«It’s been the most challenging and testing year, but I’m so relieved to put it behind me and focus on racing and being happy,» Kah told RaceNet.

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