CONTROVERSY marred the opening race of Day Two at Ascot with The Ridler springing a 50-1 shock.
Paul Hanagan’s mount crossed the entire field in the final couple of furlongs sending the result to the stewards’ room.
The Ridler, in red, was on the far right of the field entering the final furlong
Paul Hanagan’s mount then crossed over to the left
The stewards decided that the interference did NOT affect the result