University of Arizona

Canterbury: Andrew Offerman Promoted To Vice President Of Racing Operations

Andrew Offerman has been promoted to Vice President of Racing Operations at Canterbury Park. Offerman, who earned a graduate degree from the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program, has been employed at the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack, card casino, and entertainment destination since 2005 and previously was Senior Director of Racing Operations. “Andrew has been […]

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University Of Arizona To Open Veterinary School

The American Veterinary Medical Association has given the University of Arizona (UA) the go-ahead to open a college of veterinary medicine in Oro Valley. The college can now begin enrolling students in Arizona’s first public veterinary medicine college; there is a private veterinary medicine program at Midwestern University. This was the college’s third attempt for accreditation. […]

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Students From University Of Kentucky, University Of Arizona Receive Jockey Club Scholarships

The Jockey Club announced today that Chloe Bellerive has been selected to receive The Jockey Club Scholarship and Abel Zander has been selected to receive The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarship. The Jockey Club Scholarship provides $15,000 ($7,500 per semester) to a student who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher at any university and has demonstrated […]

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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: ‘Always Knew I Loved Animals’

For Kaila Sereg, her first experience working at the racetrack was a winning one. Kaila, who was an integral part of Rillito’s Equine Wellness Program came in with the will to learn the veterinarian side of the racing industry. However, throughout the six weeks of racing in Tucson, Ariz., she gained a vast amount of […]

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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: Taylor On Track For Racing Success

Graduating senior Zachary A. Taylor is still relatively new to horse racing. His first trip to a racetrack piqued his interest, and it snowballed from there. By coincidence, his interest in horse racing began around the same time he started taking evening and online classes through a local community college. One of his first projects […]

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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: Dedicated To ‘Health, Safety And Protection Of The Animals’

Arizona-Bred Elise Peters got her first taste of the racing industry at the 2019 Rillito Park race meet. Through the PRISE program, Elise learned the sport expands far beyond a five-week span starting on the first Saturday in May. The atmosphere and camaraderie of Rillito helped increase Elise’s passion for the sport; however, it all […]

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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: An Eye On Equine Wellness

Elisabeth Carter has been riding horses as long as she can remember. She has competed in rodeos since junior high all the way to the collegiate level and has competitively barrel raced for over ten years. She currently serves as vice president of the Southern Arizona Barrel Racing Association. Carter also trains her own horses […]

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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: ‘Fresh Eyes, Fresh Ears, And Enthusiasm’

Tucson native Claudia Alvarez is seeking her second bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona through the Race Track Industry Program. Her first degree is in Visual Communications, with an emphasis on graphic design and illustration. At the time of her first graduation, she had still not been bitten by the racing bug. Since entering […]

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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: ‘More And Better Turf Racing’ A Positive

Growing up, Jacob Shepard was a city boy who was a fan of racing. He watched racing on TV, had a subscription to The Blood-Horse and would go to racetracks and breeding farms in Kentucky with his parents on spring break from school. Around age 14, his family moved to a small farm south of […]

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