Racing Officials Accreditation Program
Educational Resources



ROAP is committed to the education of racing officials which will strengthen the industry and uphold the integrity of horse racing. Below are valuable resources for racing officials and newcomers interested in officiating horse racing at all levels.


Click here to view instructions on how to use lists through RTO

Click here to view instructions on how to make a horse ineligible to race again


Now Available: Duties and Responsibilities of Racing Officials on DVD This is an informational video that gives an overview of the responsibilities and duties of all racing officials. Gain insight into the fundamentals of the day-to-day operations that racing officials are accountable for.

View Duties and Responsibilities of Racing Officials

View Starting Gate Responsibilities and Duties

Click Here to View Video on Chain of Custody

Video of Dirt vs. Polytrack

Click Here for Schedule of Live Racing
Click here to link to equine educational institutions or related fields
Below are important industry initiatives which provide leadership and support to improve the health and safety of Thoroughbreds. Please click on the links for additional information on each of them.

Thoroughbred Safety Committee


Welfare and Safety of The Racehorse Summit


Mitigating and Aggravating Factors


Waiving Right to a Hearing


Stewards' Daily Report


Recommendation to Commissions: Steward/Judge Code of Conduct