Left at the gate

Unbelievably, the starter hit the button while the last horse was still being loaded into the starting gate! Luckily the assistant starter wasn’t hurt. The horse ended up fifth despite the delay at the start, but was disqualified.



2 thoughts on “Left at the gate

  1. How would it be fair to disqualify the left-behind horse? The whole race should be voided and redone, the overzealous starter should be fined …

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