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 - July 2, 2014
Race 6: Stewards inquiry and an objection from trainer of the 2nd place finisher # 2 Make a Decision (C. Velasquez) for alleged interface within the vicinity of the 1/8 pole. #2 Make a Decision racing in between #3 V. E. Day(J. Lezcano) and #4 Majestic Jess(I. Ortiz Jr.) takes a hold as #4 Majestic Jess comes out under a left handed crop. After reviewing the race video and hearing statements from the riders of #2 and #3 and in the judgment of the stewards no change was warranted.