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Eisenzimmer Joins Racing Officials Accreditation Program Staff

The Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) has hired Jade Eisenzimmer as its full-time coordinator, responsible for the daily management of ROAP educational programs, coordination of the ROAP board and standing committee organization and meetings, and regular communications with racing officials, stewards, and judges. Jade is a recent graduate of the University of Arizona Race Track […]

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Finalists Announced For Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards

The finalists for six of the now seven prestigious Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards have been announced. The winner of the Thoroughbred Industry Community Award, which has only one prize, has been decided. This year’s recipient is Bobby Lillis, Executive Director of the Maryland Horsemen’s Assistance Foundation Inc. and Director of Benefits for the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s […]

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Jockey Club, ROAP Announce International Stewards Education Programs

The Jockey Club and Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) announced the creation of two programs, administered by ROAP and funded in part by The Jockey Club, to educate stewards practicing in North America on international officiating standards. The purpose of the program is to provide an immersive experience with international stewards to cultivate and foster […]

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Parx Racing Earns Initial Accreditation From NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

Following an extensive review process and diligent engagement that resulted in several best practices being recognized, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Parx Racing has received its initial accreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Located in Bensalem Township in Bucks County, northeast of the city of Philadelphia and owned and operated […]

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Del Mar Hosting Inaugural American Youth Racing Experience

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif., has announced it will serve as the host for the inaugural American Youth Racing Experience (AYRE) this summer, a unique opportunity for young men and women to see and take part in the Thoroughbred game in “up close and personal” fashion. The event will unfold in the […]

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‘No Breakdowns’: New Rillito Equine Wellness Program Gets Positive Results

One of the first programs of its kind in the country, Rillito Race Track implemented an Equine Wellness Program during the 2019 Winter Meet. The program was a resounding success as there were no horse breakdowns during 96 races at the meet this year. “A couple years ago as Rillito was opening for the season […]

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Rillito Racetrack Launches Equine Wellness Program In Partnership With University Of Arizona

Rillito Park racetrack in Tucson, Ariz., is partnering with the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to launch the Rillito Equine Wellness Program. The purpose of the Equine Wellness Program is to create a racing environment whereby the health and safety of horses and riders is a primary objective. “The health and […]

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‘Unsung Heroes Of Our Great Industry’: Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards Finalists Named

The finalists for five of the six prestigious Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards have been announced. The winner of the sixth category, The Thoroughbred Industry Community Award, is Angie Carmona, deputy executive director and secretary of the California Thoroughbred Trainers. The other finalists, along with Ms. Carmona, will be recognized at an awards ceremony luncheon. The […]

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Fick Elected Chairman Of Racing Officials Accreditation Program

The Racing Officials Accreditation Program’s (ROAP) board of directors elected its 2018-2020 officers during its March 27 board meeting and appointed two new board members. Dan Fick, a ROAP-accredited steward and previously ROAP vice chairman, was elected ROAP chairman; Wendy Davis, director at the University of Arizona and previously ROAP secretary, was elected ROAP vice […]

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Fairbanks, D’Amico Receive 2017 Pete Pederson Award

The Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) today announced the winners of the 2017 Pete Pedersen Award, which is presented to stewards who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity and benevolent consideration in the performance of their duties. Contributions of time and expertise to the horse racing industry on the local and national levels are also significant […]

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