Dr. Scollay To Host Open Q&A Session With Horsemen At Laurel Park on Feb 21
The Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Jockey Club will be hosting an open forum for horsemen with Dr. Mary Scollay, Chief of Science for the Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit to discuss the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s Anti-Doping and Medication Control Program.
Trainers, owners and other interested persons are encouraged to attend the event, which will be held:
TUESDAY, FEB 21 at 11am
in the Conference Area located adjacent the
Carriage Room in the Laurel Park grandstand.
The Preakness Stakes post-position draw will be held Monday, May 15, at Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore and will include a public concert by English musician John Waite, who is known for his many popular songs in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
After days of negotiations, the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association reached an agreement with the Maryland Jockey Club on hiring consultant John Passero to examine the Laurel Park dirt surface and make recommendations for its improvement in the wake of a string of equine injuries during training and racing.