Belmont Park, Elmont, New York
May 30, 31 and June 1, 2018

CLASS INFORMATION: Wednesday 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM; Thursday, 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM and Friday 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Class will be in the B.E.S.T. conference room in the B.E.S.T. office building just outside the Belmont stable gate.  Participants will be emailed updates beginning May 11th regarding parking and access. 

TUITION: $299 for those that register by May 11, and $349 after May 11.  Included will be your personal National Trainers' Exam Study Guide notebook,  a jump drive (or CD) with narrated  Power Point shows that complement the study guide, the Racing Official Accreditation Program (ROAP) DvD entitled "Duties of Racing Officials" plus practice supplies that will be yours to take home. Students will be given access to private online practice trainers' exams.
Class size limited to 12 so register early to guarantee your spot.  (Recent classes at Lone Star Park and Lexington, Ky reached the maximum .)

To register & pay tuition for this TExP Class at Belmont Park May 30-June 1. 

Class Outline

Registration and Introduction
Requirements for assistant trainer's & trainer's license 
Trainer responsibility, licensing, administrative rules

Racing Terminology
Health check - Coggins & Health Paper rules
Digestive System - Ulcer medication rules
Respiratory System - Bleeding & Lasix rule
Leg Anatomy, Leg Exam & common racehorse injuries
Bandaging evaluation

Morning routine, track rules, track layout & distances
People to know, duties of racing officials, "the 3 lists"
Racing tack identification and rules regarding use
Entry procedures, condition book, coupled entries
Preference date system, overnights, extras
Entering horses with correct weight
Jockey, Jockey Agent, Apprentice Jockey

Entering Horses with Correct Weight Exercises
Claiming and claiming rules
Other medication rules
Discuss Practice test 
Questions and Answers
  - End by 2:00 PM for those making travel plans

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