Business License - Racing

GENERAL INFORMATION:
  • The State of Colorado requires a Major and/or Minor Business License issued by the Division of Racing Events to operate an Off-Track Betting Facility (OTB) or any other business-related to racing in Colorado.
  • All Business Licenses are valid for three (3) years.
    • Between renewal years, licensees will need to submit a validation card (DR 9020) to the Division of Racing every year.
HOW TO GET A LICENSE:
  • Obtain a Business License by completing and submitting the required information and forms (found below) to the Division of Racing Events at 1707 Cole Blvd. Suite 350, Lakewood, CO 80401.
  • CHECK THE STATUS OF YOUR LICENSE HERE.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
 
FEES:
Original Minor Business Application Fee: $135
Renewal Minor Business Application Fee: $65
Original Key Individual with Major Business Fee: $75
Original Key Individual with Major Business Deposit: $225
Renewal Key Individual with Major Business Fee: $40
Renewal Key Individual with Major Business Deposit: $60
 
Business licenses are valid for three (3) years.
 
WHO NEEDS A MAJOR BUSINESS LICENSE?
Association OTB
Affiliated Business/OTB
Totalisator Company


WHO NEEDS A MINOR BUSINESS LICENSE?
Concession Operator Photo Finish Business Training Track
Feed Supplier Public Housing Kennel Facility Tack Shop
Kennel Operator Satellite Corporation Video Operator
OTB Facility Tip Sheet Operator (independent) Other Support Services