It's not often I am on a horse that is disqualified. But that was the fate that befell my each way punt on Viewpoint.
Just as jockey Cam Hardie moved that one out to try and get a clear run and a likely first four finish, the saddle slipped and the winner of the opening race at Goodwood last year, was not about to come close this time around.
Worse was to come for young Cam Hardie. He weighed in incorrectly and the horse was disqualified from the race.
Day 1 at Goodwood saw trainer Mark Johnston win with . . .
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