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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
2017 Ohio County Fairs
The above link contains dates for all
 Ohio County & Independent Fairs featuring horse racing, including
 those that do not have 
pair-mutual wagering.
The Ohio State Racing Commission (OSRC) was created in 1933 after the General Assembly approved pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing. 

The OSRC employs 12 full and part-time people. Six work at the Columbus headquarters, while others, including judges, stewards and investigators work at Ohio's seven commercial racetracks and at county fairs when wagering is conducted. 

OSRC members meet monthly in Columbus to conduct business, approve racing dates, decide matters of racing importance and mete out penalties to licensees found in violation of racing rules and laws.





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2-Year-old Trotting & Pacing Colts & Geldings vied in nine $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes divisions on Monday night, August 7 at Northfield Park.  Photos by Jeff Zamaiko
Awaken won the $75,000 Cleveland Kindergarten Stake on Aug. 5 at Jack Thistledown (Zamaiko Photo), while Mayas Queen Neetee won the $75,000 Vivacious Handicap on Aug. 12. (Coady Photo)


OSRC Meeting
August 29, 2017 @ 10 am
77 South High Street, Room 1948
Columbus, Ohio 43215




Jockey Perry Ouzts moves into tenth place in the world jockey standings for career wins after capturing the fifth race on July 22 at Belterra Park with Silverdollardreams.  Coady Photography