DOR Racing
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About the Division

Horse Racing  

The Division of Racing Events is a regulatory, enforcement and pari-mutuel tax collecting agency of State Government. It is responsible for regulating all aspects of pari-mutuel horse and greyhound racing through licensing, on-site monitoring and enforcement. The major functions of the Division are to promote racing and the recreational, entertainment and commercial benefits derived from it, to establish high standards of sport and fair-play, to promote the health and safety of the animals involved in racing and to foster honesty and fair-dealing in the industry.



Promote and foster the public confidence in the pari-mutuel industry, protect the welfare of the participants through fair, consistent, proactive enforcement of appropriate policies, statutes and Colorado racing commission rules.