1000 Guineas enquiry costs bookmakers £5m

stewardsThe UK’s bookmakers were besides themselves with joy today when the completely unbacked 66/1 shot Jaqueline Quest pipped favourite Special Duty to the post to clinch the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket. Only trouble is, a steward’s enquiry revised the placings, giving the race to Jaqueline Quest and the industry what Coral spokesman Simon Clare described as a “five million pound kick in the stomach.” Poor bookies. Feel any sympathy at all? Nah, me neither. Read more.