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February 4, 2017
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Photo-finishThe grainy and indistinct photo-finish: the revised winner is near-side

The previous BHB president, who shares ownership of Quarenta together with partner Jocelyn and bro Steve, belatedly celebrated a success if the 4-1 runner-up was promoted to first after re-examination of photo-finish printing, with 5-2 favourite The Blue Bomber, trained by Mick Channon, demoted to second.

The two-mile contest ended up being run-in deepening gloom as last race on Saturday's card and, with no floodlights in the Surrey track, judge Felix Wheeler was afterwards found to own called not the right outcome.

Broughton said: "adequate men and women believed to me personally they thought Quarenta had got up, including a person who slowed the video down, and so I asked to begin to see the photo-finish plus the truth is it had been of these appalling high quality that I believed sympathy for judge. It was obvious one-horse was a nose in front of the other one, but it simply was not obvious which horse ended up being which.

"I thought to the senior judge [Nick Bostock] when a jockey rode to the quality of the photo-finish the BHA will have an inquiry and ban them, so would they have an inquiry on the photo-finish, and so they said they would get along and look into it.

"i will be demonstrably very happy to 've got the battle and had been really impressed using the speed of activity for the BHA. They might quickly said, ‘That's the most useful we can do, that's what the judge saw', nevertheless they instantly investigated it.

"i'm sorry for Mick, but Lingfield must have high quality photo-finish facilities that do not place the judge because place."

Finish-originalWhy have actually most bookmakers perhaps not settled on Quarenta?

As initial result stood for wagering purposes, only a few bookies - including Sky Bet, Betway, Star Sports and club One rushing - revealed their particular purpose of having to pay on the modified placings.

Nearly all bookmakers, but decided against spending on Quarenta, and many companies expressed their unhappiness at the unsatisfactory scenario.

William Hill will be looking at composing to your BHA in regards to the matter, with spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke lambasting the governing body over the revised result from the Lingfield battle, that was granted on Blue Bomber on the day.

He said: "Yet again backers and layers are let down by bad decision-making - the BHA are already waiting on a judicial ruling over another incident [the extremely publicised Speculative Bid event] therefore it are going to be interesting to see when there is a translation across to this race plus the financial cost is borne by those that have made the mistakes."

Ladbrokes spokesman David Williams expressed likewise strong sentiments.

He said: "The Speculative Bid situation at Ascot had been chaos and now we're uncertain it is definitely better.

"at the same time when many aspects of the sport tend to be under scrutiny, not least just how it really is funded, this seems like another unsatisfactory event which does bit to encourage self-confidence."

Source: www.racingpost.com
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