BREEDERS’ CUP SAFETY AND SECURITY BRIEFING TO BE HELD WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30 AT SANTA ANITA PARK
Breeders’ Cup Limited will conduct a security and safety briefing on the Equine procedures and protocols for the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championship on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at Santa Anita Park for credentialed media.
WHAT: Breeders’ Cup World Championships Safety and Security Briefing
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Baldwin Terrace Conference Room
Third Floor, West Grandstand
Santa Anita Park
285 West Huntington Drive
WHO: Craig Fravel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Breeders’ Cup
Dora Delgado, Executive Vice President, Racing & Nominations, Breeders’Cup
Dr. Debbie Lamparter, Veterinary Team Leader, Breeders’ Cup
Dr. Dionne Benson, Chief Veterinary Officer, The Stronach Group
Dr. Rick Arthur, Equine Medical Director, California Horse Racing Board
Tim Grande, Chief Veterinarian, California Horse Racing Board
Dr. William Farmer, Breeders’ Cup Out-of-Competition Veterinarian andAdvisor
Michael “Mick” Peterson, Ph.D., Executive Director, Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory & Professor of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky
Michael Prosser, Regional Head of Racing, East, Newmarket Racecourse
PROGRAM TOPICS: Stressing the overall importance of the welfare and safety of the participants in this year’s World Championships, Breeders’ Cup and Santa Anita Park will lead a panel discussion on the following topics:
-Expanded testing protocols
-Strengthened onsite requirements
-Increased medication restrictions
-Ongoing racing surface maintenance and testing
-Injury management and emergency response protocols
Directions to Santa Anita: Exit I-210 at Baldwin Avenue and go south. After approximately 7/10 of a mile, turn left just before the Westfield Mall, which is Gate 8 at Santa Anita Park. Bear left along the hedges (do not go straight into the main parking lot.) Pull up to the security gate and ask to be directed to Baldwin Terrace Conference Room.