|Wednesday, August 27, 2008||Contact: Jennifer Voss-Franco (859) 224-2702|
|ROAP to Host Conference on Officiating Horse Racing|
The Racing Officials Accreditation Program, in coordination with the University of Arizona Racetrack Industry Program, will be hosting its first “Conference on Officiating Horse Racing.” The conference will be held from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday, December 8, 2008, the day prior to the 35th Annual Symposium on Racing & Gaming, at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson, Ariz.
This conference is designed for stewards, judges, racing commissioners, regulators, horsemen and racing fans who are interested in the daily regulation and officiating of horse racing.
The agenda includes presentations and discussions on:
Frank Lamb, former executive director of the Wyoming Horse Racing Commission, will be moderating the discussions. Featured presenters are:
Registration is free and lunch will be served. Anyone interested in attending needs to complete a registration form that can be obtained by calling Jennifer Voss-Franco, ROAP coordinator of racing officials, at (859) 224-2702. The registration form is also available online at www.horseracingofficials.com under “Upcoming Events.”