Welcome to the Stewards’ Corner, where you will find explanations of the decisions that our stewards make on race days. Directly following any decision they make having to do with the official order of finish, including inquiries and objections, the stewards – one appointed by The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA), one appointed by the New York State Gaming Commission, and one appointed by The Jockey Club (TJC) – provide an explanation of what happened and the reason for their decision. Click on the links below to read those explanations.
Race Decisions - October 21, 2012
RACE 7:Jockey’s Objection: Alan Garcia, the rider of # 11 Beachview Two, lodged a claim of foul against # 5 Ego Friendly (W. Garcia) for alleged interference in the stretch. After passing the ¼ pole, # 5 shifts out from the rail carrying # 11 out and continues drifting out approaching the 1/8 pole. # 5 is disqualified and placed fifth, behind # 11.