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 - December 19, 2013
RACE 2: Stewards inquiry and jockeys objection into the running of the second race around the ¼ pole. The # 2 Comax Cat (W Garcia) claims against the # 4 Moonlite Encounter ( M Stranberg) for alleged interference at the top of the strech.After reviewing the video the Stewards disallowed the objection and the race is official as is
4035.2. Foul riding penalized.
(a) When clear, a horse may be taken to any part of the course provided that crossing or weaving in front of contenders may constitute interference or intimidation for which the offender may be disciplined.