What is Tapeta 10?

What is Tapeta 10?

The current Tapeta version, Tapeta 10, is the result of 10 years of dedicated study of the impact of training Thoroughbred racehorses on surfaces around the world in many different climatic conditions. Tapeta Footings continues to improve the Tapeta surface to make training and racing as safe as possible for the Thoroughbred racehorse.

What are the benefits of tapeta?

A study by Dr. Pratt, who has studies the Beyer Mechanical properties of racetrack surfaces around the world for 25 years, concluded that horses working on a Tapeta surface will experience 50% less concussion impact than horses working on a conventional dirt surface.* 2. REDUCED KICKBACK

Where are the other Tapeta surfaces in North America?

The other Tapeta surfaces in North America are found at Golden Gate Fields and Presque Isle Downs. Arlington Park and Turfway Park are the only remaining venues with Polytrack after the surface was removed at Keeneland and Del Mar last year.

What is Tapeta surface at Wolverhampton?

Wolverhampton Racecourse in the UK replaced a Polytrack surface with Tapeta in 2014 and currently stages approximately 77 days of racing a year. Wolverhampton Racecourse has improved their race programme since the Tapeta surface was installed and they now regularly attract Stakes Performers to run on their Tapeta surface.