Standardbred Horse Racing

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SPRINGFIELD, IL – The opportunity to breed out-of-state mares to Illinois registered stallions and have resulting foals that are eligible to register as Illinois conceived and foaled horses went into effect on January 1, 2018 and will continue through January 1, 2022. Since the new rule has been put in place those that fall under this rule change will be available for all the eligibility benefits, this includes foals born between January 1, 2019 through January 1, 2022.

 To register a foal meeting these breeding rule changes and born outside of Illinois, a foal registration application is required to be submitted to the Illinois Department of Agriculture within ten days of foaling and must include pictures that show the marking on the front, back and each side of the foal. Once registered these foals will be eligible to compete in pari-mutuel and county fair races restricted to Illinois conceived and foaled horses.

 Questions can be directed to Carrie Tisckos at 217-557-4606 or

 For a current list of registered Standardbred Stallions please the list below.

Standardbred Racing will be back at Hawthorne Race Course on February 15th through September 20, 2020.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Complete 2020 Hawthorne Racing Calendar

Eligibility Lists

Standardbred Stallion Directory



Annual Foal Reports

Standardbred Harness Racing Schedules

2019 Illinois County Fair Colt Association Racing Schedule  

2020 Stakes Guide

2019 Illinois State Fair Racing Schedule   

2019 DuQuoin State Fair Racing Schedule Draft


Standardbred Links

2019 USTA Annual Meeting and Banquet