2019 DTRC/ROAP Continuing Education Seminar

Date: 
Monday, April 15, 2019 to Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Hours: 
16 hours

 

The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission has scheduled a ROAP Continuing Education class (16 credit hours) on Monday, April 15 and Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Delaware Park. 

Registration Fee is $140 and covers food, beverage, and service fees. Payments in the form of check or money-order must be made payable to Delaware Park Race Track and returned with a completed registration form to John F. Wayne at the address below. Payment and completed form must be received by the DTRC office no later than March 13, 2019. Agenda is below.

Link to hotel / motel information: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g34043-Newark_Delaware-Hotels.html

Please complete your ROAP registration by clicking "Register for this class" below to keep up to date on information and agenda for the course. DTRC requires additional registration and you may access that form here.

 

Mailing Address:

John F. Wayne

DTRC

777 Delaware Park Blvd.

Wilmington, DE 19804

Phone: (302) 994-2521 ext 8970

*Registration fees not received by March 13, 2019 will increase to $170.00 so please make your payment within the time period to save $30.00

Only racing officials that have successfully completed the full 60-hour ROAP school are eligible to attend unless permission is granted otherwise. All racing officials that wish to amintain their accredited status must attend and complete 16 hours of CE every two years.

 

AGENDA

ROAP and the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission

April 15th and April 16th, 2019

Delaware Park Race Track at the Veranda Room, While Clay Creek Country Club

 

Day One, April 15, 2019

• 10:00 a.m. Welcome to Delaware Park by DTRC Chairman, W. Duncan Patterson

• Opening remarks 

• Patrick Cummings, Executive Director, Thoroughbred Idea Foundation

• Dr. Thomas Tobin – Environmental Detection 

• Ethics in Racing:  Enforcement and Big Event Teams -Tom Sage, Nebraska Racing Commission, (Time slot may change)

• ROAP 2019 Points of Emphasis: Digital Certs/Tattoos and Aftercare

• Local topics for discussion

Working Lunch 12:30 p.m. – Round Table Discussion

• Violent Intruder Preparedness and Response Training - Detective, Angela Garnsey Delaware State Police, Division of Gaming Enforcement

• Dr. Dionne BensonEmerging Threats and Compounded Substances.  Drug Testing Initiatives

• Bio-Security Measures and how Stewards can be involved in assisting, implementation, communication and enforcement - By Dr. Karen Lopez, Delaware Deputy State Veterinarian

• (ROAP POE) Interesting racing films – objections and inquiries: Harness & Thoroughbred

• Round Table discussions: {Horse Racing Bump-out Sessions}

6:00 p.m.        End of program, day one.

The Chair reserves the right to add or set aside items on this agenda or rearrange their order

 

Day Two, April 16, 2019

• 9:00 a.m.  

• Association of Racing Commissioners International – “Industry Update” -  by Ed Martin, President 

• (ROAP POE) Dr. Kelly Ryan, Communications with EMTs and Stewards when riders are injured.

• Stephen Lewandowski, New York Gaming Commission Steward “Remarks From A Retiring Steward”

• (ROAP POE) Media – “Proactive Communication In The Racing Industry” by Tom Lamarra, THA Communications 

• Peter Sacopulos, Esquire - Key Points To Know In Equestrian Law

Working Lunch 12:30 p.m. – Round Table Discussion

• Wagering Integrity and Security – Laura Horah, TRPB Senior Wagering Analyst

• Case Preparation - “What Is Needed To Successfully Prosecute An Administrative Case” By Oliver Cleary, Esquire, Deputy Attorney General, Delaware Department of Justice

• ROAP Updates and using the database, resources and video library – Cathy O’Meara, ROAP Coordinator

• (ROAP POE) “What Executive Directors expect from Stewards Communications and Reports to the Commission and Media and Web Sites” by Hugh J. Gallagher, ROAP Board Member and John F. Wayne, DTRC Executive Director 

• Revisit of honoring and reciprocating on all lists, including stewards and vet’s lists

5:00 p.m.        End of program, day two.

The Chair reserves the right to add or set aside items on this agenda or rearrange their order

 

 

Class Type: 
Continuing Education

Supported by: 

 

              Breeders' Cup

Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association   National HBPA  National Steeplechase Association     TOBA      Oak Tree Racing  

   Keeneland  Lone Star Park   Remington Park Chruchill Downs, Inc

Maryland Jockey Club   TRA   Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau