Coroner urges Hong Kong Jockey Club to provide off-season ambulance at stables after ruling death of rider John Mok during training an accident

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A coroner has urged the Hong Kong Jockey Club to arrange an on-site ambulance at its stables during the summer off-season, after concluding an inquest into the death of a rider who was thrown from a horse in training.On Wednesday, coroner Philip Wong Wai-kuen ruled that the death of former apprentice jockey John Mok Chun-wa, 39, who was dislodged from his horse while trotting at a stable at the Sha Tin Racecourse on July 17 last year, was an accident.Mok died of traumatic brain injuries after…

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