Once in Florida, local licenses will be issued for owners, trainers, jockeys, and visiting stable personnel. However, these people should be licensed dating from 2016 in his/her own country and should present the license and certificate issued by the Equine Authority to confirm.
Please submit license application to Jennifer Vitrella by September 6, 2017.
Packets can be obtained from Jennifer Vitrella at the conference or by email. All applications must have original signatures.
1. All horses must be in Florida no later than November 15, 2017.
2. No visitors will be permitted in the horse quarantine area, except for the owner, trainer and veterinarian.
3. We ask that the trainers notify the Secretary if they require fans for their horses. In this case, these will be provided by Gulfstream Park
4 . The horses will be under 24 hour security and veterinarian watch.
5. Hay and/or feed from the United States is permitted. Gulfstream Park may also supply a bed consisting of shavings.
6. The horses will be permitted to have contact with one another during a specific time designated and supervised by a
governmental veterinarian. Under no circumstance will a visiting horse have contact with resident equines at Gulfstream Park.
7. Lasix usage in accordance with norms should be declared at the time of registration. The horse will have to be certified by the appropriate Authority as a bleeder in the official list of its home country in which the horse has been competing.
8. The use of blinders, bonnets, hoods, and eye protectors must be declared at the time of registration.
9. A Post-Position Draw regarding racing positions will take place at midday the Wednesday before the Caribbean events at the horse racing establishment, Gulfstream Park. Trainers and their representatives will participate in the Post-Position Draw for position preference at the starting gate.
Air transportation for horses, owners, trainers, riders, grooms and other stable personnel from the visiting countries to Miami/Gulfstream Park is the responsibility of the participating horse’s owners.
The horses must be received at the Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, USA by November 15, 2017.
Gulfstream Park will also provide basic feed and emergency veterinarian attention for all of the participating horses. Only one groomsmen per horse will be lodged in the quarantine facility. Names of grooms and horses need to be provided to security before arrival.
Once nominations have been established by the Confederation the entry date will be determined.