State Fairgrounds - P.O. Box 19281 - Springfield, IL 62794-9281 - 217/782-2172 - TDD 217/524-6858 - Fax 217/785-4505

Horse Racing

Quarter horses
Quarter Horses
Standardbred Horses
Thoroughbred Horses


The Division of County Fairs and Horse Racing oversees the state's horse racing programs, which provide monetary incentives to horse owners to encourage the breeding, racing and ownership of quality horses in Illinois. You can contact the Bureau of County Fairs and Horse Racing by email at

Premises IdentificationA Livestock Premises Identification number will be voluntary for livestock exhibition at all county, state, 4-H and FFA fairs in Illinois. Register Now

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