The Stewards' Corner
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 - November 23, 2011
RACE 1: Stewards inquiry in the vicinity of the 3/8 pole # 5 D J’s Revenge (D. Cohen) suffered a muscular-skeletal injury and falls and # 6 Old Kit Bag (A.Lezcano) tried to avoid the # 5 and unseated his rider. After reviewing the video the stewards made no change to the order of finish.
RACE 6: Jockeys objection from the 2nd place finisher # 5 Readytodefer(J. Espinoza) for alleged interference in the stretch against the 1st place finisher
# 7 Willy Beamin(I. Ortiz Jr.). After reviewing the video, and in the judgment of the stewards found no change was warranted in the order of finish and the race is official as is.