LEXINGTON, Ky. (Monday, February 9, 2015) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) has launched a nationwide search for its next executive director of the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance.
Backed by most every major racetrack in North America, all major horsemen’s groups, regulators, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and other industry stakeholder organizations, the NTRA formed the Safety & Integrity Alliance in 2009 to establish and implement national standards for racetrack safety and integrity. Through a Code of Standards and an accreditation process, the Alliance implements standards in the following areas: injury reporting and prevention, safety equipment and a safer racing environment, medication and testing, health and safety of jockeys, aftercare and second careers for retired equine athletes, and wagering security.
The Executive Director opening calls for 10 or more years of management experience in the Thoroughbred industry, as well as demonstrated knowledge of issues pertaining to equine drug testing, track management, equine health and safety, jockey safety, wagering security and racehorse aftercare.
For more details on the position, visit www.ntra.com/about-ntra/employment. To begin the application process, send a resume and cover letter to the attention of Amber Florence at NTRA, 2525 Harrodsburg Road, Suite 510, Lexington, Kentucky, 40504.