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Racing Commission Web Site

The North Dakota Racing Commission is the regulatory body in charge of regulating live and simulcast racing in North Dakota and administers three special funds for the benefit of the horse racing industry in North Dakota. The Commission is made up of five members appointed by the Governor and has an office staff of a Director and Administrative Assistant. The office is located at 500 North 9th Street, Bismarck, ND 58501-4509.

ND Racing Commission Meeting - May 28, 2015

Meeting Notice (29kb pdf)
Meeting Agenda (34kb pdf)

Notice to Horsemen

Effective January 1, 2015, all broodmares must be registered as a broodmare before foaling a ND-bred eligible horse.
See Rule 69.5-01-09-01 (3)

Broodmare Registration Grace Period

Any horsemen who failed to register their broodmares prior to the birth of 2015 foals may do so at any time between April 30 and June 1, 2015. The Commission extended this grace period at its April 30 meeting to allow horsemen an opportunity to update their paperwork and comply with the rule change in Admin Rule 69.5-01-09-01(3) requiring all broodmares to be registered as a broodmare before foaling a ND-bred eligible horse as of January 1, 2015. If there are any questions, please contact the Breed Fund Administrator.

2015 Chippewa Downs Condition Book

2015 Chippewa Downs Book (8.15 MB pdf)
 

2015 ND Bred Program

In-State Racing

$150,000 has been made available by the ND Racing Commission from the ND Breed Fund to provide breeders awards for 2015 in-state racing.

Out-of-State Racing

$30,000 has been made available by the ND Racing Commission from the ND Breed Fund as a "test fund" to provide breeders awards for ND-breds racing in out-of-state races. The following rules apply:

  • Points will be awarded April 30 through May 31 and August 1 through September 30, 2015;
  • No out of state points will be awarded for races held June 1 through July 31, 2015 (Chippewa Downs Meet);
  • Distributions shall be in accordance with current in-state rules;
  • It is the responsibility of the foal/mare/stallion owner to provide the Commission with out-of-state race results;
  • Only official race results from Equibase, Daily Racing Form, or Trueform Racing Services will be accepted and must be sent to the ND Racing Commission Office;
  • All results must be postmarked no later than October 15, 2015.

 

 

 

 
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