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 Spring 2018 race meet.

 

Keeneland April 7, 2018

Toyota Blue Grass – Race 10

A Stewards’ Inquiry was posted involving an incident in the stretch and, in addition, an objection was lodged by the rider of fourth place #10 “Free Drop Billy” (Irad Ortiz, Jr.) alleging interference by the rider of third place #2 “Sporting Chance” (Luis Saez) leaving the 1/16 pole. After reviewing the race replay and interviewing the riders, the stewards determined that #2 ducked out sharply, into the path of #10, causing him to steady and lose momentum. #2 was disqualified from third and placed fourth, behind #10.

Official order of finish: 11-12-10-2-7

 

Keeneland April 14, 2018

Race 5

A Stewards Inquiry was posted involving the stretch and, in addition, an objection was lodged by the rider of second place #6 “Sun Lover (GB)” (Brian Hernandez, Jr.) alleging interference by the rider of the winner #11 “Bird’s Eye View” (Javier Castellano) inside the 1/16 pole. After reviewing the race replay and interviewing the riders, the stewards determined that #11 drifted in and made contact with #6, causing him to steady and lose momentum who in turn made contact with #7 to his inside and made that one steady. #11 was disqualified from first and placed fourth, behind #7.

Official order of finish: 6-5-7-11-2