03/24/2003 12:00AM

Lumpkins: DQ, no suspension


FLORENCE, Ky. - Jason Lumpkins, who has dominated the Turfway Park jockey standings throughout the winter-spring meet, will not be suspended for his role in the disqualification of Golden Marlin from the $150,000 Bourbonette Breeders' Cup Stakes on Saturday, said Mickey Sample, a Turfway steward.

Lumpkins was aboard Golden Marlin, the 5-2 favorite, when she finished first in the Bourbonette, but the stewards ruled the filly was guilty of bumping and impeding Adopted Daughter in midstretch, and Adopted Daughter was awarded the victory. Jockeys are frequently suspended in such incidents, but the stewards determined that Lumpkins did everything within his power to prevent any bumpin