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 2020 Fall Meet.
October 9, 2020
Keeneland Race 4
A Stewards Inquiry was posted involving an incident approaching the 5/8 pole and involving fifth place #11 “Park Ridge Benny” (Ricardo Santana, Jr.) and eleventh place #7 “College Party” (Declan Cannon). After reviewing the race replay and interviewing the riders, the stewards determined that #11 came over in front of the #7 while not clear, causing #7 to clip his heel and steady sharply. For the interference, #11 is disqualified from fifth and placed 11thbehind #7.
Official order of finish: 3-12-13-2-10
October 10, 2020
Keeneland Race 2
A Stewards Inquiry was posted involving an incident approaching the 1/8 pole. In addition there were 2 rider objections. #2 “Laddie Boy” (Mitchell Murrill) lodged an objection alleging interference by both the riders of second place #6 “News Box” (Declan Cannon) and the unofficial winner #1 “Coworker” (James Graham). Also alleging interference by both the #6 and #1 was fourth place #7 “Woopigsooie” (Rafael Bejarano). After reviewing the race replay and interviewing the riders, there were 2 separate disqualifications. Both rider objections were disallowed. As a result of the Stewards Inquiry and for interfering with #5, #2 was disqualified from third and placed sixth. Also, #6 was disqualified from second for interfering with #2 and was placed behind him.
Official order of finish: 1-7-4-5-2-6-3
October 11, 2020
Keeneland Race 9
A Stewards Inquiry was posted involving the start of #11 “Sound Money” (Tyler Gaffalione). After reviewing the race replay and interviewing the starter and rider, the stewards determined that the starting gate doors failed to open properly and timely due to a mechanical failure, precluding #11 from obtaining a fair start. #11 “Sound Money” was declared a non-starter by the stewards and all proper refunds will be made through the mutual department.
Official order of finish: 10-2-7-4-6