Imagine if you had the correct 4th place finisher for the super and lose because of this error. Horse racing cannot afford this kind of incident.
KY Downs Placing Judge Posted Wrong Finish | BloodHorse.com
The president of Kentucky Downs said a placing judge’s error was responsible for an incorrect placing of the horses’ finish position in a Sept. 10 race at the Franklin, Ky., track.Following the seventh and final race of the day Sept. 10, a placing judge incorrectly declared Heiden the fourth-place finisher, although that horse had finished a nose behind actual fourth-place finisher Night Party. After review, the race order was corrected, with Night Party fourth and Heiden fifth.