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Illinois Racing Board, J.R.T.C., 100 W. Randolph St., Suite 5-700, Chicago, IL  60601

Main Phone: 312-814-2600       TDD:  866-323-0273

  October 19th Board Meeting Summary


  2017 Dates Order   



     Thoroughbred Calendar 2017

     Harness Calendar 2017

     Fairmount Calendar 2017




  NSAID “Stacking” Advisory and Notice of IRB rule change 

  New Harness Whip Rule in Effect 

  Cobalt Notice

  Cobalt Brochure

  IRB Medication Notice

  IRB Medication Notice #2   

  RCI Medication Schedule    (rev. 5/12/16)


  2016 Board Meeting Schedule     (rev. 10/12/16)


  2016 Race Dates Awarded

     Thoroughbred Calendar

     Harness Calendar  

     Fairmount Calendar


  2015 Annual Report


   Meeting Minutes - PDF and Audio 
   IRB's Identity Protection Policy


The Illinois Racing Board was created in 1933 and its legal mandate is defined in the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. The jurisdiction, supervision, powers, and duties of the Illinois Racing Board shall extend under the Act to every person who holds or conducts any race meeting within the State of Illinois where horse racing is permitted for any stake, purse or reward. The mission of the Illinois Racing Board is to regulate horse racing through the enforcement of the Act and its rules and regulations and to ensure the honesty and integrity of Illinois racing and wagering.

The IRB holds regular and special meetings as may be necessary to perform properly and effectively all duties under the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537).

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