An owner who celebrated big after his horse won the Melbourne Cup is now in isolation after reportedly testing positive to Covid.
An owner of the Melbourne Cup-winning horse Verry Elleegant has tested positive to Covid-19.
It was believed Ozzie Kheir tested positive on Friday and is isolating.
Early reports from multiple outlets suggested he, his family and several friends had been tested.
NCA NewsWire has contacted Mr Kheir for comment.
There are now fears of a superspreader event after Mr Kheir was reportedly among those to test positive after lavish celebrations at a Melbourne venue which hosted key figures from the racing world.
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Originally published as Owner of Melbourne Cup winner Verry Elleegant Ozzie Kheir tests positive to Covid