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 - June 2, 2012
RACE 3:Stewards inquiry and jockeys objection from rider of the 2nd place horse # 6 Karma Shield (J. Castellano) against the 1st place horse # 2 Dr. Wesley (A. Canchari) for alleged interference in the vicinity of the 1/8 pole. In the vicinity of the 1/8 pole # 6 shifts out causing # 2 to steady. In the judgment of the stewards, this incident did alter the finish of the race. The objection was disallowed and the race made Official as is.