Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie, TX
April 5-7, 2017

CLASS INFORMATION: Wednesday 8:30 AM - 4:00PM; Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM; Friday - 8:00 AM -2:00 PM. Class will be held in Chaplain's classroom in racing office building at Lone Star Park. Those signing up will be emailed instructions regarding temporary stable area passes, parking, etc. This class starts the day after the Texas 2-year old sale on April 4. A special Conformatiojn and Selection Clinic is tentatively planned for April 3 (day between workout show and sale) and paid up participants for this class will be able to attend that clinic at 1/2 the tuition.

TUITION: $350 at door ($324 if paid between March 13 and March 24.) SPECIAL EARLY BIRD TUITION OF $299 IF PAID BY March 13.  Includes snacks, soft drinks and water for break time; National Trainers' Exam Study Guide notebook, CD with narrated Power Point study guide, Racing Official Accreditation Program (ROAP) DvD entitled "Duties of Racing Officials", and practice supplies that will be yours to take home. Students will given private access to online practice trainers' exam.
Class size limited to 12 so register early to guarantee your spot.  (2015 class SOLD OUT so don't wait too long to reserve your place.)

To register & pay tuition for this TExP Class April 5-7
at Lone Star Park, CLICK HERE


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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