The Racing Officials Accreditation Program Announces Upcoming Joint Certificate and Continuing Education Course at Remington Park

January 8, 2020

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Contact: Jade Eisenzimmer (859) 224-2702

 

The Racing Officials Accreditation Program Announces Upcoming Joint Certificate and Continuing Education Course at Remington Park

 

The Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) and Remington Park are pleased to announce that a ROAP Certificate and Continuing Education (CE) Course will be held at Remington Park Tuesday, February 25, through Thursday, February 27, 2020. The stewards’ CE will be held Tuesday and Wednesday. The ROAP Certificate Course will be held Wednesday and Thursday.

 

The certificate course consists of general racing industry education and job-specific modules for each racing official position. Each participant will focus on clerk of scales, horse identifier, paddock judge, placing judge, outrider, and starter / assistant starter. 

 

The course is open to the public and is geared toward those who want to become a racing official or who are interested in learning more about racing officials in general. Current officials are also encouraged to attend.

 

Registration is required by February 19. The cost for the certificate course is $75; the cost for the CE is $150. Lunch will be served all three days. Please visit our course page to register.

 

Please contact Jade Eisenzimmer at contactus@horseracingofficials.com or (859) 224-2702 for more details.

 

The mission of ROAP is to accredit and provide continuing education to all racing officials, stewards and judges in the horse racing industry. By doing so ROAP is enhancing the image and upholding the integrity of horse racing at all levels.

 

ROAP, which receives primary funding from The Jockey Club and is based in its Kentucky office, is a 501(c)(6) organization whose board of directors is made up of representatives from 17 industry organizations and 10 at-large representatives. Stewards and judges receive their accreditation and continuing education credits through this program. The website address for ROAP is horseracingofficials.com.

 

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