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This Thursday, Gulfstream Park will unveil its new Tapeta racetrack; bringing horse welfare to the forefront.
Tapeta brings the best in safety, maintenance, and opportunities for our industry & athletes.
- High-level safety
Tapeta is a specifically designed cushioned surface that is meant to provide front-end support and hind-end stability for horses
- Training Benefits
Provides an optional surface for horses to train when the turf is not available
- Turf Course Protection
The Tapeta course option allows the turf to rest, requiring less maintenance and assuring that it has optimal conditions during use
- Easy maintenance
The composition of Tapeta allows for excellent drainage – a positive for both horsemen and the track maintenance team
- Weather Resistant
Tapeta protects against inclement weather, especially heavy rainfall, which allows horses to continue training and racing on a consistent surface
- More Opportunities for Horsemen
Tapeta provides more options in the condition book for both horsemen and bettors – especially when races must come off the turf due to weather