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  • OREGON RACING COMMISSION (ORC) MEETINGS & INDUSTRY INFORMATION
     
    NOTICE: SIMULCAST LICENSE APPLICATION AVAILABLE HERE: Application

     

    The Oregon Racing Commission is accepting applications from qualified applicants interested in operating the statewide simulcast network. Applications will be accepted through March 15, 2019. Applicants submitting properly completed applications will present their proposals to the Oregon Racing Commission in public session at the March 21, 2019 ORC meeting. The successful applicant will have experience operating and growing simulcast activity at brick-and-mortar outlets. Demonstrated ability to effectively market pari-mutuel wagering activity for the benefit of the racing industry will be a primary criterion for selection. A single licensee will be awarded the exclusive right to conduct simulcast wagering in the state during the term of the license under the auspices of the Oregon Racing Commission. The ORC Supervisor of Mutuels and Chief Investigator/Licensing Director will have offices within the main Portland OTB facility. The licensee shall comply with the provisions of ORS 462.010 et seq. and OAR 462-001-0000 et seq. In addition, the licensee shall comply with 15 USC Ch.57: Interstate Horseracing Act. The commission and stakeholders will assist the licensee in a joint effort to site a facility in Portland to capture the existing market and expand wagering activity currently authorized and taking place at Portland Meadows racetrack. 


    Licensing
    Do you need a new license? Or do you need to renew your expired license? Do you need information regarding payment options? Find answers to these questions here.
     
    Important ORC Policies:
     
    Commission Meetings
    Unless otherwise noted, all Oregon Racing Commission meetings are held in the Portland State Office Building (PSOB), 800 N.E. Oregon St., Portland, Oregon. 
    • The Oregon Racing Commission is not meeting in December. The next regular monthly meeting of the Oregon Racing Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019, in Room 1A.
    Special Meetings
    Unless otherwise noted, all Commission subcommittee meetings are held in the Oregon Racing Commission office conference room in the Portland State Office Building (PSOB) located at: 800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 310, Portland, Oregon. 
    • The Budget subcommittee will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.  
    • The Medication and Horse Welfare subcommittee will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.  
    • The Best Practices subcommittee is not meeting in February.  
    • The Multi-Jurisdictional ADW Hub subcommittee will meet at noon Thursday, Feb. 21.  
    The Future of Racing in Oregon Group will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in  Room 1A of the Portland State Office Building, 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, Oregon. 
     
    Hub Handle
     
    Race Meet Calendars
     
    Medication & Testing Consortium
    Controlled Therapeutic Medications - Withdrawal Guidelines​ - Withdrawal Guidelines.  These are for reference only.  See OAR 462-160-0100 et seq. for Oregon Administrative Rules related to medications.
     
    Upcoming Holidays
    The Oregon Racing Commission Administrative Office will be closed on the following days:
    Memorial Day May 27, 2019
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