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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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Ohio Sires Stakes winners at Northfield Park  in the 2-year-old (Leg 2) divisions for filly pacers on July 17, 2017.  Photos by Jeff Zamaiko
Candy Exchange captured the $75,000 Hoover Stakes on July 8 & True Cinder won the $75,000 Cincinnatian Stakes on July 9.  Both events took place at Belterra Park. Photos by Coady Photography


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




Irap & jockey Julien Leparoux, winners of the $500,000 Grade III Ohio Derby on June 24, 2017 at Jack Thistledown.  Jeff Zamaiko photo