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Welcome to the Ohio State Racing Commission

Ohio Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders (OTBO)
A non-profit association formed to promote the thoroughbred horse racing industry in Ohio and improve the breeding and quality of thoroughbreds and racing in the state.

Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association (OHHA)
A non-profit association that works to preserve, protect and promote the interests of its members-- owners, trainers, drivers and breeders. It offers insurance services and information, and represents horsemen in negotiations with commercial harness tracks.

Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association (HBPA)
The HBPA represents thoroughbred horsemen, provides insurance services and information, and promotes the exchange of ideas and the preservation of live racing in the state.

United States Trotting Association (USTA)
A national trade association based in Columbus, the USTA formulates racing rules; disseminates racing information; serves as the breed's registry; endeavors to ensure integrity; and promotes the sport.

ARCI On-Line Owner's License Application
Makes available to horse owners printable forms for multi-state license applications.

Little Brown Jug
Web site for the Little Brown Jug, Grand Circuit racing, Ohio Breeders Championships, amateur events and early or late closing races held annually at the Delaware County Fair.

Blooded Horse Sales Company
Annually conducts four sales of harness horses and equipment at the Delaware County Fair.




Ohio Commercial Tracks

Mahoning Valley Race Course
(thoroughbred/quarter horse -- located in Youngstown)

Miami Valley Gaming and Racing
(harness -- located in Lebanon)

Northfield Park
(harness -- located in Northfield)

Dayton Raceway
(harness -- located in Dayton)

Belterra Park
(thoroughbred/quarter horse -- located in Cincinnati)

Scioto Downs
(harness -- located in Columbus)

Thistledown
(thoroughbred -- located in Cleveland)



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