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Racing organizations and associations of all types: state, local, and fan

Jockey Club Fact Book Directory
Very comprehensive directory of racing organizations with links, locations, and phone numbers. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the links to national, state, and international organizations.

Arizona Racing Commission
To regulate and supervise pari-mutuel racing and wagering conducted in Arizona in order to protect racing participants and the wagering public.

Association of Racing Commissioners International

Birmingham Racing Commission
Licenses and regulates thoroughbred and greyhound racing in Birmingham, Alabama.

California Authority of Racing Fairs

California Horse Racing Board
Includes detailed take and breakage info.

California State Horsemen's Association
Mostly for pleasure horse owners

California Thoroughbred Breeders Association

Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society
Maintains the official registry of thoroughbred horses in Canada.

Directory of Racing Organizations
Addresses and phone number for most of the national racing organizations in the US as well as the ones in California.

Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association
All about Standardbreds in the state of Florida

Florida Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association
All about Florida breds, from the farm to the track.

Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering

Idaho State Racing Commission
The Commission's primary objective is to maintain the integrity of horse racing and simulcasting in Idaho. Has various licensing forms available online.

Illinois Thoroubred Breeders and Owners Foundation
Owners and breeders organization page includes links to events and their publication the Illinois Racing News. Alternate site here.

Indiana Horse Racing Commission
Offers rules of racing, breed development programs, publications, licensing requirements, online license application, etc.

International Federation of Horseracing Authorities
Joint conference between the United States of America, France, Great Britain and Ireland to protect the integrity of horseraces and improve the quality of breeding.

The Jockeys' Guild
The jockey's union, includes standings, news, profiles, and more.

Kentucky Thoroughbred Association Inc. and Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Inc., live chat each month with a famous KY horseman.

Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club
Organization with news, events, colostrum bank info, and more for Kentucky farm managers.

Louisiana State Racing Commission
Promulgates and enforces rules and regulations and administers state statutes governing horse racing. Lots of interesting facts and figures.

Maryland Dept. of Labor, Div. of Racing

Michigan Office of Racing Commissioner
All about horse racing (all breeds) in Michigan.

Minnesota Racing Commission
All about MN racing from rules and licensing to annual reports.

National Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association
Organization that represents horsemen's interests and provides services such as insurance to members.

National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA)
The new organization that will provide a national central office to coordinate, market and promote Thoroughbred racing.

New Hampshire Pari-Mutuel Commission
Regulates Thoroughbred Racing, Harness Racing, and Greyhound Racing in New Hampshire.

New York State Racing and Wagering Board
The governing body for New York. Includes the complete rules and statues covering racing in New York.

New York Thoroughbred Breeding and Racing Program
Introduction and information regarding rich incentive program in New York State.

North American Pari-Mutuel Regulators Association
Has an online licensing system that lets you complete applications over the web for their member jurisdictions.

The Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission
Encourages agriculture, the breeding of horses, and generates public revenue through the forceful control of the highest quality Commission-sanctioned racing.

Oregon Racing Commission
State agency charged with the regulation of the Pari-Mutuel Industry in the State of Oregon.

Oregon Thoroughbred Breeders Association
Non-profit organization committed to serving the interests of Oregon's Thoroughbred breeding industry.

Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission
Lots of license forms and applications online.

Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission
Similar to the harness racing site above, but for thoroughbred racing.

Texas Racing Commission
All about racing of all types in Texas. Includes the actual TX racing laws and a map showing every racing location in TX.

Texas Thoroughbred Association
Offers services and programs designed to promote Thoroughbred breeding and racing in Texas. Also check their Farm and Service Directory.

Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association

Thoroughbred Owners of California
Representation of horse owners in the day to day activities of racing.

Thoroughbred Racing Associations
Lots of info including a simulcast directory and a database of past Eclipse Award winners.

Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau
A subsidiary of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America, operates as a national investigative agency in the horse racing industry. They are also the folks who do the lip tattooing for thoroughbreds and arabians. Standardbred Investigative Services (SIS) is an internal sub-division which provides investigative services for the standarbred racing industry.

Turf Publicists of America
Organization for people working in racing publicity. Awards the annual "Big Sport of Turfdom" award.

Virginia Thoroughbred Association
Organization to promote the Thoroughbred in Virginia and to be a liason between Virginia horsemen and the racetracks.

Washington Thoroughbred Breeders Association
WTBA strives to foster and preserve the traditions of the Thoroughbred in the state of Washington and across the country.

Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission
Governing body of racing in the state of Wyoming.

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