Test Barn Chain of Custody and Procedures: Considerations and Recommendations
A Best Practices document by the Racing Medication & Testing Consortium and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Safety & Integrity Alliance
2017 Racetrack Safety & Integrity Code of Standards
The NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance Code of Standards lists all standards with which accredited racing facilities must comply. Each year’s Code contains new standards and protocols, thereby continuously raising the bar for accreditation, compliance and excellence in racing.
Application for Accreditation
Racetracks must complete an application and undertake an on-site inspection as part of the Alliance accreditation process. The application covers the following areas: (1) injury reporting and prevention; (2) safety equipment and a safer racing environment; (3) medication and testing; (4) health and safety of jockeys; (5) aftercare of equine athletes; and (6) wagering security.