About the Commission
The Colorado Racing Commission is a five-member body appointed by the Governor. By statute, the Commission must meet monthly and is responsible for promulgating all the rules and regulations governing greyhound and horse racing in Colorado. The Commission has final authority over all racing licenses issued in the state.
By law, the Commission is composed of five members representing different professional and geographic backgrounds meeting the following requirements:
Following appointment by the Governor, the State Senate must confirm the appointments to the Commission. Commissioners serve four-year terms and no Commissioner may serve more than two consecutive terms.
The Commission membership must include the following: