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VISION:
The Oregon Racing Commission is the go-to source for industry-respected regulations, customer focused processes, athlete safety and welfare and empowered excellence in racing.
MISSION:
The Oregon Racing Commission is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of safety and integrity within the equine racing industry, both on-ground and online. Our mission is to safeguard the welfare of athletes, both human and equine, with a steadfast commitment to the best interests of our citizenry, licensees, participants, and the economy.

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NOTE: Please submit all public records queries to Executive Director Connie Winn.

 Important Notices/News

The Oregon Racing Commission wants to ensure that you are aware of the following rule changes.  Please let us know if you have any questions or need clarification.

Please take a moment to complete our 2024 survey.
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Beginning in July of 2024, ORC will be conducting all video conference meetings via Teams instead of Zoom. 

If you have not used Microsoft Teams before, we recommend you download the application (which can be found here) prior to the first meeting.

You may also learn more by going to: 
microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/group-chat-software


Horses racing 

Commission Meetings

The Commission's next meeting is scheduled for May 16th, 2024 at 1:30 PM via Zoom videoconference.
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The Commission's Budget Committee next is scheduled to meet on May 13th, 2024 at 9:00 AM via Zoom videoconference.
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Notice of Proposed Amendments

Attached are the notices of proposed rule amendments for OAR 462-130-0010, OAR 462-140-0150, and OAR 462- 220-0030 for your review and comment. The public comment period is now open and will remain open until 12:00 p.m. on April 22, 2024. Written comment maybe sent by email to Karen.parkman@orc.oregon.gov 

or sent by US postal service to Oregon Racing Commission – PO Box 366, Gresham OR 97030.

There are no hearings scheduled for the above proposed rule amendments.

Notice of proposed rule 462-220-0030.pdf

Notice of proposed rule amend OAR 462-140-0150.pdf

Notice of proposed rule amend OAR 462-130-0010.pdf


Attached is the notice of proposed rule adoption OAR 462-160-0145 for your review and comment. The public comment period is now open and will remain open until 11:30 a.m. on May 16, 2024. Written comment maybe sent by email to  Karen.parkman@orc.oregon.gov or sent by US postal service to Oregon Racing Commission – PO Box 366, Gresham OR 97030.

If you wish to provide verbal comment, a hearing has been scheduled for May 16, 2024, beginning at 11:00 A.M. Via ZOOM. The hearing information is listed below and in the notice:

Join Meeting: Join Zoom Meeting

Notice of proposed rule 462-160-0145.pdf






Attached is the notice of proposed rule amendment for OAR 462-210-0040 for your review and comment. The public comment period is now open and will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on May 28, 2024. Written comment maybe sent by email to Karen.parkman@orc.oregon.gov or sent by US postal service to Oregon Racing Commission – PO Box 366, Gresham OR 97030.

There is no hearing scheduled for the above proposed rule amendment.

Notice of proposed rule filing 462-210-0040.pdf




Attached is the notice of proposed rule amendments OAR 462-160-0130 for your review and comment. The public comment period is now open and will remain open until 11:30 a.m. on June 20, 2024. Written comment maybe sent by email to  Karen.parkman@orc.oregon.gov or sent by US postal service to Oregon Racing Commission – PO Box 366, Gresham OR 97030.

If you wish to provide verbal comment, a hearing has been scheduled for June 20, 2024, beginning at 11:00 A.M. Via ZOOM. The hearing information is listed below and in the notice:

Join Meeting: Join Zoom Meeting

Notice of proposed rule 462-160-0130 Prohibited Subtances.pdf




 

Do you have a gambling problem or does someone you know have a gambling problem? 

If so, Oregon Problem Gambling Resource (OPGR) is a good place to start for help.
1-877-MY-LIMIT
(1-877-695-4648)