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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 - April 28, 2012

RACE 1: Steward’s Inquiry: Approaching the ½ mile pole, # 8 Catreign (A. Lezcano) suffers a musculoskeletal injury and falls.  Catreign was euthanized on the track. The race was declared official as is.rtly in fault or the jostle was wholly caused by the fault of some other horse or jockey.

RACE 4:Jockey Objection into the running  of race 4, the # 5 Proud Pearl ( R Maragh) claims against the # 3 Lady Cohiba (J Lescano) for alleged interference thru the turn. After reviewing the video the Stewards saw no reason to make a change and the race is official as is.