Goshen fell at the final hurdle to dramatically miss out in the Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham.— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) March 14, 2020
Jockey Jamie Moore has spoke of his heartache after the incident.
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Factors such as experience under pressure are why it is so hard to win at Cheltenham and for bettors to pick a winner. It seemed to be the case for Goshen and jockey Jamie Moore in 2020 when the horse appeared to be destined for a dominant win in the Triumph Hurdle, only to unseat Moore at the final hurdle. Moore was perhaps at fault for mistiming the last jump with his moves on the reins. As a result, all the hard work and dedication to preparing Goshen for the event was wasted, and there were plenty of frustrated punters in the stands.
It highlights the difficulty of winning not only a race but a wager at Cheltenham racecourse and why a new approach could be useful for the 2022 Cheltenham Festival.