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 3, 2014
Race 8: Stewards inquiry inside the 1/16 pole the 3rd place finisher # 12 Cozy Kitten(Taylor Rice) shifts out under left handed crop and makes contact with 2nd place finisher # 10 Cage Fighter(Javier Castellano). After reviewing the video and hearing statements from the riders of # 10 and 12. No action was warranted and the race is official as is.