Former Scotland captain Stuart Hogg ‘in boozy New Year’s Day family bust-up – with police called’ as he and his brother delete photos of day out with his new ‘world’s sexiest jockey’ partner

  • Hogg and his partner Leonna Mayor joined relatives at Musselburgh Racecourse 
  • Police were reportedly called to his brother’s house later on New Year’s Day 
  • Hogg was awarded an MBE for services to rugby in the New Year’s Honours 

Former Scotland captain Stuart Hogg was reportedly involved in a family bust-up on New Year’s Day which led to police being called to his brother’s house.

Hogg, who recently announced his relationship with TV host and former jockey Leonna Mayor, revealed the couple had spent New Year’s Day at Musselburgh Racecourse.

‘Starting the New Year with the best,’ Hogg wrote on Instagram, adding ‘’Huge thank you to @musselburghracecourse for looking after my family today. We had a terrific day.’

Hogg’s brother Graham, his partner and their parents also reportedly visited the races.

According to The Sun, police were later called to Graham’s home in Hawick, Roxburghshire, following an argument.

Stuart Hogg had shared a photo with his new partner Leonna Mayor as the couple joined relatives at Musselburgh Racecourse on New Year’s Day

Hogg, shared a photo with relatives and their partners at the racecourse, but was later reportedly involved in a bust-up at his brother Graham's home

Hogg, shared a photo with relatives and their partners at the racecourse, but was later reportedly involved in a bust-up at his brother Graham’s home

‘Around 9pm on Monday, 1 January, 2024, police were called to a report of a disturbance at a property in Heronhill Bank, Hawick,’ a Police Scotland spokesperson told the Sun.

‘Officers attended and no criminality was established.’

A source told the Sun, that the family day out had got ‘very messy’ and led to Hogg deleting his Instagram account.

‘What started as a family day out at the races ended with the police being called. It was all very messy.

‘Subsequently Stuart deleted Instagram – just hours after he posted a loved-up snap of him and Leonna dressed up to the nines, about to set off for the races.

‘His brother Graham also deleted the Musselburgh pictures and set his account to private.

‘It’s such a shame after he ended the year on a high with his MBE award.’

Mail Sport has contacted Hogg’s representatives for comment. 

Hogg was awarded the MBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to rugby following an outstanding playing career.

The full-back won 100 caps for Scotland before retiring ahead of last year’s World Cup, while he was also selected for three British & Irish Lions tours.

Ex-Scotland star Hogg was awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours for services to rugby

Ex-Scotland star Hogg was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours for services to rugby

Former flat jockey Leonna Mayor is pictured at Folkestone racecourse on April 20, 2010

Former flat jockey Leonna Mayor is pictured at Folkestone racecourse on April 20, 2010

Hogg, Scotland’s all-time leading try scorer, announced his retirement from the sport with immediate effect last July amid struggles with fitness. 

His romance with Mayor emerged just says after his wife of seven years, Gillian Smith, gave birth to their fourth child in November.

Reports have claimed Smith has been heartbroken by how quickly Hogg moved on. 

His new lover Leonna won 32 races between 2009 and 2013 but retired following an ankle injury.

She was dubbed the ‘world’s sexiest jockey’ when she posed in her underwear for a Zoo magazine shoot in 2013.

Since her competitive racing career ended, Leonna has turned to punditry, working for the likes of Sky Sports and ITV.

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