Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit

Welfare and Safety Summit to be Livestreamed

The 10th Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, scheduled for Wednesday, June 22 in the Keeneland sales pavilion, will be available via livestream through links on the Grayson Jockey Club and The Jockey Club websites. The event is co-hosted by The Jockey Club. The previous summit was held in June 2020 as a virtual webinar series due to COVID-19. The event will start at 8:20 a.m. ET and last until approximately 5 p.m. ET. It is free and open to the public. Topics on the agenda include an update...

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Welfare and Safety Summit To Return To Keeneland

The 10th Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will take place June 22, 2022, in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion, the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced Feb. 28. The previous summit, held in June 2020, was a virtual webinar due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The event will be free and open to the public as well as being streamed online. The agenda will include a review of the Thoroughbred industry's implementation of safety recommendations developed at the first summit in 2006 as well as a presentation by Dr. Tim Parkin...

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Ninth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit Canceled; Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation to Host Weekly Webinars

The ninth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, which was scheduled to be held in the Keeneland sales pavilion in Lexington, Ky., June 23, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation has announced. In lieu of an in-person event, Grayson will instead be hosting a series of weekly online seminars on equine health and safety topics starting May 12. "While we are disappointed to cancel an in-person edition of the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, we are pleased to be able...

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