Fog drama at Lingfield

  • Last Updated: January 16 2013, 16:56 GMT

Thick fog meant the judge was only able to declare the first two finishing positions in the closing apprentice handicap at Lingfield.

Lingfield: Fog drama in the closing race
Lingfield: Fog drama in the closing race

Baby Dottie, ridden by Sophie Ralston on only her second ride in public, was named the six-length winner, but the judge called a photo-finish to ascertain which horse was runner-up.

The Alan McCabe-trained Spartic was eventually named second in the Blue Square-sponsored race.

Such was the extent of the diminishing conditions that the judge could only name the first two home in the seven-runner contest.


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