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Horse Racing

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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 Identification 

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

How Horse Racing and Breeding Benefits Illinois

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State of Illinois Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 19281, State Fairgrounds
Springfield, IL 62794-9281
(217) 782-2172
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