Del Mar Focuses on Horse Safety as Summer Race Meet Approaches
These initiatives build on effective safety and welfare measures track operators introduced over the last several seasons of racing and which led to Del Mar being recognized as one the safest racetracks in the U.S. in 2018, according to data from The Jockey Club’s Equine Injury Database.
“Del Mar continues to strive to provide the safest environment possible for our equine and human athletes for both racing and training,” said chief executive officer Joe Harper. “We have a responsibility to implement the best practices for safety and welfare and the further responsibility to educate the public about these practices and about the extraordinary levels of care provided to our equine athletes.”
Among the additional steps Del Mar is enacting for the 2019
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