Steward's Report


The Steward's Report provides an explanation of any inquiries and objections during a race day at Keeneland. Please see below for information related to the Fall 2018 race meet.

 

Keeneland October 5, 2018

Race 7

An objection was lodged by the rider of second place #5 "Almoreb" (James Graham) alleging interference by the rider of the winner #1 "Birdsnest Party" (Mitchell Murrill) near the 1/8 pole. After reviewing the race replay and interviewing the riders the stewards determined that although #1 took a slight step into the path of #5, the incident did not appear to affect the outcome of the race. There was no change in the order of finish and the race was posted official.

 

Keeneland October 7, 2018

Race 7

An objection was lodged by the rider of third place #4 "Vertical Oak" (Ricardo Santana, Jr.) alleging interference by the rider of the winner #7 "Golden Mischief" (Florent Geroux) in deep stretch. After reviewing the race replay and interviewing the riders the stewards determined that there was slight contact between the two horses as #7 was passing #4 to his inside that did not warrant a change in the order of finish and the race was posted official.

 

Keeneland October 14, 2018

Race 5

An objection was lodged by the rider of second place #5 "Our Baby B Ruth" (Corey Lanerie) and also by the trainer of #5 alleging interference by the rider of the winner #7 "Mo Wheels Up" (Adam Beschizza) turning for home and in the stretch. After reviewing the race replay and interviewing the riders, the stewards determined that #5 on the inside initiated the contact and that #7 held her ground and remained straight. There was no change in the order of finish and the race was posted official.

 

Keeneland October 19, 2018

Race 9

A Stewards Inquiry was posted when #3 "Daddy Is a Legend" (Manuel Franco) hit the inside temporary rail near the 1/16 pole, broke through the rail while the rider stayed aboard, and was pulled up safely inside the rail past the finish line. After reviewing the race replay and interviewing the riders of third place #5 Cool Beans" (Florent Geroux) who was on the outside of #3, and Manual Franco aboard the unplaced horse, the stewards determined that there was no action warranted as #3 had racing room and ducked into the rail, causing the incident. There was no action taken and the race was posted official.

 

Keeneland October 21, 2018

Race 8 - Rood & Riddle Dowager (G3)

An objection was lodged by the rider of third place #2 "English Affair" (Brian Hernandez, Jr.) alleging interference by the rider of the winner #7 "Beach Flower" (Chris Landeros) in the stretch  After reviewing the race replay and interviewing the riders the stewards determined that #7 came in and caused #2 to steady and lose momentum several times inside the 1/16 pole denying her a better placing. #7 was disqualified from first and placed third, behind #2.

Official order of finish: 10-2-7-8-6.