Racing Division -- About Us
About the Division of Racing Events
The Division of Racing Events is a regulatory, enforcement and parimutuel 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.