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The Ohio State Racing Commission is dedicated to the well-being, licensing and promotion of Standardbred, Thoroughbred & Quarter Horse breeding and racing in the Buckeye State.
Ohio State Racing Commission                            77 South High Street, 18th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215                                      614-466-2757
2018 Ohio County Fairs
This link contains dates for all
 Ohio County & Independent Fairs with horse racing, including those that do 
not have pair-mutuel wagering.
Contact Us
~OSRC Meetings~
Wednesday, October 31
Thursday, November 29
Room 1948   10 am
Riffe Center, 77 S. High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215




Photos of 2018 Ohio Sires Stakes 2 & 3-Year-Old Champions from the richest night in Ohio racing history!    Super Night at Scioto Downs, Sept. 8, 2018.  photos by Brad Conrad & Ben Holton                             
Perry Ouzts captured his 7,000 career victory at Belterra Park on Friday, September 21 aboard Emmy's Candy.  Here, he celebrates with his fellow jockeys, including Hall of Famer Pat Day and others in the Belterra winner's circle.  Ouzts became the ninth leading rider in Thoroughbred racing history with this latest triumph.    Photo by Amy Griffiths/Coady Photography
Ohio's top runners were showcased on Oct. 13, 2018 at Jack Thistledown Racino, featuring winners Mo Don't No, Altissimo, Takechargedelilah, Altissimo & Drillit in five $150,000 Stakes--the Best of Ohio Sprint; the Best of Ohio Endurance; the Best of Ohio Distaff, the Juvenile Stakes & John W. Galbreath Memorial.  Photos by Jeff Zamaiko