The Weather Record

Our patented product is the only all-weather track surface proven in the United States. Since March 1998, our track has provided excellent footing through:
  • 23 Periods of drought
  • 5 Hurricanes (Floyd, Isabel, Charley, Ivan, Jeanne)
  • 12 inces of rain in 12 hours/Hurricane Floyd (see data below)
  • 22 Floods
  • Snow and Ice Accumulations
  • Temperatures ranging from over 110 to -17 degrees
(www.nhc.noaa.gov and www.ncdc.noaa.gov)

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At our training facility, Tapeta™ has virtually eliminated weather worries in an area known for climactic change, and has resulted in reduced injuries and lower track maintenance costs.

The Perfect Footing For All Seasons

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Michael visited a Tapeta™ track in Dubai in August 2007

TEMP = 43°C / 109.3°F
TRACK EXCELLENT

HURRICANE FLOYD STATISTICS
Track Surface
September 16
(Day of Hurricane)
September 17
(Day After)
Tapeta™ All-Weather
FAST
FAST
Tapeta™ Farm,
"Noah's Ark" Turf Track
Firm
Good
Belmont Park
Main Track
2 Breezes
CLOSED to TRAINING
Belmont Park
Training Track
3 Breezes
CLOSED to TRAINING
The Meadowlands
CLOSED to TRAINING
CLOSED to RACING
CLOSED to TRAINING
Philadelphia Park
CLOSED to TRAINING at 9:00am
Muddy
Delaware Park
3 Horses Galloped, No Breezes
CLOSED to TRAINING
Laurel
FAST
Muddy