Goals & Objectives

  • Accredit all racing officials, stewards and judges.
  • Provide educational opportunities and a credible examination process to produce qualified, accredited racing officials, judges and stewards for all aspects of the horse racing industry.
  • Enhance accreditation schools and CE workshops.
  • Develop a uniform curriculum and examination process.
  • Increase recognition of accredited racing officials.
  • Review state rules for uniformity on riding infractions.

Program Benefits: 

  • Racing officials who successfully complete and maintain their accreditation are better equipped to provide supervision and regulation in a professional and consistent manner in the increasingly complex world of horse racing.
  • Racetracks and racing commissions that employ accredited officials are represented by qualified officials who have the experience, knowledge and skills to perform their duties at the highest levels.
  • Racing fans are confident that the sport is being overseen by qualified experts.
  • Horsemen feel their investments are protected and the sport is being conducted on a level playing field.

Supported by: 


              Breeders' Cup

        National HBPA  TOBA        

   Keeneland  Lone Star Park   Remington Park Chruchill Downs, Inc

Maryland Jockey Club   TRA   Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau    

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