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

 The September 17,2019 Board Meeting was adjourned for one week, but will   reconvene at 11:00 AM on Tuesday September 24, 2019 in Rm. 9-040 of the James R.   Thompson Center, Chicago, Illinois.


September 2019 Board Meeting Agenda  (Dates Hearing)


 Recent Changes With Racing Board Commissioners, August 2019

 Request for 2020 Race Dates

 2018 Annual Report, Rev. 3.2019

 2019 Board Meeting Schedule, Revised 8.2019

 2019 Racing Dates Awarded


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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