An early winning celebration by Ryan Wiggins in today’s Magic Millions Trophy has embarrassed the G1 winning jockey.
Ryan Wiggins can be clearly seen celebrating the win in the $1,000,000 dollar race well before the line preventing before being beaten in a photo finish.
Social media has hit out at Wiggins saying he cost the horse the win and the connections close to $400,000 despite stewards saying the celebration did not alter the results and the owners suggesting they were happy with the ride and he will retain the ride.
View the replay below. Has he cost the horse the win?
— Sky Racing (@SkyRacingAU) January 9, 2016
Close up view:
— Clay Sparkes (@Clay_Sparkes) January 9, 2016
Ryan Wiggins fined $1000 for not riding Feltre to line in MM Trophy. Pleaded guilty to charge. Stewards felt it did not alter result.
— Nathan Exelby (@xlbnathan_cmail) January 9, 2016