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 - August 19, 2012
RACE 2: Steward’s inquiry and jockeys objection into the stretch run for alleged interference inside the 1/8th pole. The jockey of the # 9 Clever Spirit ( W Garcia ) alleges that the # 4 Fast and Strong (J Lezcano) drifts out in deep stretch causing the # 9 to steady briefly. After reviewing the video the claim of foul was disallowed and the Race is official as is..