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Racetrack Safety for Animal Athletes

Behind the Scenes: Care of the Equine Performance Athlete in Advance of and on Race Day

Join NYRA Safety Steward Hugh Gallagher and Dr. Jennifer Durenberger as they cover a wide number of racetrack safety protocols: from examining the racehorse’s living environment to best practices for safety in training. What is an assembly barn’s main purpose? How many sets of eyes and hands will be on every starter on race day and what duties do they perform?

Showcase presentations are open to all General Admission ($25 for a two-day ticket) attendees!