Horsemen Everything You Need to Know

Check in for the latest horsemen info in Arapahoe County, Colorado. As one of the premier locations for horse racing, Bally’s Arapahoe Park is at the forefront of breaking news, licensing laws, vehicle tag rules, and other regulations that you need to know. Stay up-to-date and follow the links below for entry requirements, new calendars, and much more.

Attention Horsemen

  • Mandatory: Racing Industry Bulletin 20-01: Online Validation Form Now Available for Yearly License Validation
  • 2024: All vehicles requiring access to the restricted area (backside) of Bally's Arapahoe Park must register their vehicle with the Division and have a prominently displayed registration tag on their vehicle at all times. To register a vehicle, complete the online vehicle registration form and get your vehicle tag at the Bally's Arapahoe Park Racing Office during the racing season.
  • From the Director of Racing Events: Effective immediately, quarter horses entering Bally's Arapahoe Park grounds will not be required to provide evidence of a negative Coggins test performed no more than ten (10) days before the date of entry and re-entry. Instead, all quarter horses entering Bally's Arapahoe Park grounds will be required to provide evidence of a negative Coggins performed no more than thirty (30) days prior to the date of entry or re-entry.

Apply For Licenses


As the racing season approaches, the Division of Racing Events is providing comprehensive information on how you can obtain your license efficiently. Please find below the various options available:


· Online Licensing: You can conveniently apply for your license online by visiting the following link:


· In-Person Appointments: If you prefer an in-person approach, you can schedule an appointment by either calling us directly at 303-619-2696 or using the scheduling link below. To schedule an appointment, please visit:

     *In-Person Appointment Address: 1707 Cole Blvd., Suite 300 Lakewood, CO 80401


· License Applications: All license applications can be found on our website, including in both English and Spanish:


· Mail or Drop off: Applications can be mailed, emailed or dropped off at the Division of Racing Events Lakewood Office - Address: 1707 Cole Blvd., Suite 300 Lakewood, CO 80401 *Email:


· Contact Us: Should you have any questions or require further assistance, please feel free to reach out to us via phone (303) 619-2696 or email Our dedicated team is here to assist you throughout the licensing process.


· Website: For additional information and resources, please visit the Division of Racing Events website at


We are committed to ensuring a seamless licensing experience for all stakeholders, and we appreciate your cooperation in adhering to the necessary procedures. Should you encounter any challenges or require clarification on any aspect of the licensing process, do not hesitate to contact us.



Division of Racing Events