Michelle Payne: Melbourne Cup-winning jockey tests positive

( CNN) Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been stood down from racing after testing positive for a banned substance.

The Australian, who became the first female winner of the Melbourne Cup in 2015, was found to have the appetite suppressant Phentermine in her system.

The sample was provided by the 31 -year-old at the Swan Hill Cup meeting in Victoria on June 11, nine days before she guided Kaspersky to fifth place in the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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