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Horse racing needs a traffic court

Stewards aren’t infallible. A jockey, like anyone else in this country, deserves due process. There has to be a system to examine decisions made by stewards and make sure that the outcome is fair.


Rosie Napravnik, facing a seven-day suspension issued by Fair Grounds stewards for careless riding in a race Jan. 29, appealed to the Louisiana State Racing Commission last week. She can keep riding until the appeal is heard. Because the commission likely won’t be meeting before April, Napravnik won’t be serving the days during this Fair Grounds season (even if she eventually loses the appeal or drops it).


In a competitive jockeys’ race, Napravnik is the leader in her first season at the Fair Grounds. The appeal, which cost $500 to file, helps her chances to win the title. Clearly, her smarts aren’t limited to the track.

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