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Licensing
All licensing is processed at the racetracks currently conducting live racing.  
(No licenses will be processed out of the main office)



See the lists below to find the contact information for the track at which your horse(s) will be racing, 
or your trainer is stabled, and contact the racing inspector for licensing information.

Options for obtaining your Ohio State Racing Commission (OSRC) License:
  • Download the license application 
                     *Mail or FedEx the application and check or money order to the correct track at the addresses given below OR
                     *Fax or email your application to the inspector at your chosen track and have your trainer or designated person 
                      pay for it at the OSRC licensing office.              
                                     *Licenses can only be paid for with check or money order ($US).
                                     *Make check or money order payable to the OSRC.

  • Stable licenses are needed for horses that race under a name other than an individual’s name.
                     *Each person within the stable must be licensed.

  • Fingerprinting is a requirement for licensure in Ohio.
                    *Ohio is not reciprocal with other states for fingerprints.
                    *Please contact the racing inspector for more information.



Harness Tracks 

Delaware County Fair
An OSRC representative will be at the Delaware County Fair 
to conduct licensing. If you have any questions contact: 
Holly.Chandler@racing.ohio.gov

Northfield Park                  Racing Inspector/Licensing
10705 Northfield Rd            Ronda.Roberts@racing.ohio.gov
Northfield, Ohio 44067        330-467-4101 ex.52307
ATTN: OSRC                       Fax: 330-467-4689
                                            Race day hours 3 pm to 8 pm
License Application

Stable Application


Dayton Raceway                 Racing Inspector/Licensing 
4701 Wagner Ford Road      Lee.Jenkins@racing.ohio.gov
Dayton, Oh 45416                937-235-7863
ATTN: OSRC                        Fax:   937-235-7895
                                             Race day hours 3 pm to 8 pm
​License Application

Stable Application


Thoroughbred Tracks

JACK Thistledown        Racing Inspector/Licensing
21501 Emery Rd             Danny.Hamilton@racing.ohio.gov
Cleveland, Oh 44128      216-438-6980
ATTN: OSRC                  Fax: 216-438-6832
                                        Race day hours 10 am to 3 pm
License Application

Stable Application

Breeder Application



Belterra Park                 Racing Inspector/Licensing          
6301 Kellogg Ave           Lee.Jenkins@racing.ohio.gov
Cincinnati, Oh 45230      513-354-8417   
ATTN: OSRC                  Fax: 513-354-8296
                                       Race day hours 9 am to 3 pm
License Application

Stable Application

Breeder Application


Horseshoer $50
Identifier $50
Jockey Agent $50
Jockey $50
Judge  $50
Maintenance $15
Medical & First Aid $15
Mutuel Employee $15
Mutuel Manager $50
Outrider $15
Owner  $50
Owner's Reciprocal $50
Paddock Judge $50
Parking Lot $15
Partnership $25
Patrol Judge $50
Photographer $50
Placing Judge $50
Porter $15





Admission $15 
Announcer $50  
Apprentice Jockey $50 
Assistant Starter $50  
Assistant Trainer $50
Authorized Agent $50
Chief of Security $50
Clerical $15
Clerk of Course $50
Clerk of Scales $50
Concession Employee $15
Concession Manager $50
Duplicate $15
Eligibility to Claim $25
Exercise Rider $15
General Manager $100
Groom $10
Harness Driver $50
Horsemen Bookkeeper $50





Presiding Judge $100
Racing Secretary $100
Security $15
Special A (Professional) $100
Special B (Technical) $50
Special C (Clerical/Misc.) $15
Stable Name (Primary) $50
Stable Name (Secondary) $25
Starter $50
State Steward $100
Steward $50
Supply Sales $15
Supply Sales (Owner) $100
Timer $15
Trainer  $50
Telephone Operator $15
Totalizator $1,000
Valet $15
Veterinarian $100
Veterinarian Assistant $15





$10.00
Groom

$15.00
Admission
Clerical
Concession Employee
Duplicate
Exercise Rider
Maintenance
Medical & First Aid
Mutuel Employee
Outrider
Parking Lot Employee
Porter
Security
Special C (Clerical/Misc.)
Supply Sales
Timer
Telephone Operator
Valet
Veterinarian Assistant

$25.00
Eligibility to Claim
Partnership
Stable Name (Secondary)


$50.00
Announcer
Apprentice Jockey
Assistant Starter
Assistant Trainer
Authorized Agent
Chief of Security
Clerk of Course
Clerk of Scales
Concession Manager
Harness Driver
Horseman's Bookkeeper
Horseshoer
Identifier
Jockey Agent
Jockey
Judge/Steward
Mutuel Manger
Owner
Owner's Reciprocal
Paddock Judge
Patrol Judge
Photographer
Placing Judge
Special B (Technical)
Stable Name (Primary)
Starter
Trainer
$100.00
General Manager
Special A (Professional)
Supply Sales (Owner)
Totalizator
Veterinarian
Fair License is $10                    
Grooms' Fair License is $5
Stable Fair License is $25
Totalizator Fair License is $100
License Fees Listed Alphabetically
Current OSRC Licensing Fees 
Licenses Listed by Fees