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Last Updated: 10/13/2021

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Agency: 185 - Horse Racing Commission

A001 - Promotion of Horse Racing

The Horse Racing Commission is responsible for encouraging the training and development of the equine industry and promoting the economic benefits derived from the industry. It annually provides purse funds to nonprofit racetracks, collects and distributes the Washington bred owners’ bonus funds, and provides funds to nonprofit racetracks for the maintenance and upgrade of racecourses and equine quartering areas.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 16.0 16.0 16.0
485 - Horse Racing Breed Owners Bonus Fnd
Non-Appropriated 600,000 600,000 1,200,000
497 - Horse Racing Commission Class C Pur
Non-Appropriated 67,000 67,000 134,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 16.0 16.0 16.0
GFS
Other 667,000.0 667,000.0 1,334,000.0
Totals 667,000.0 667,000.0 1,334,000.0

000422 - Average number of horses per race

Average number of horses running in each horse race at Emerald Downs.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 7 8
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 8
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 8
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 8
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

002606 - Number of Race Days

Number of race days.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 78 76
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 72 76
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 76
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 76
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

002607 - Number of Races

Number of Races
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 653
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 653
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 653
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 653
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

002608 - Number of Horses Starting

Number of Horses Starting
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 4,900
2017-19 Q2 4,585 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 4,900
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 4,900
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 4,900
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

002609 - Nonprofit Racetrack Purse Fund (1/10 percent)

Nonprofit Racetrack Purse Fund (1/10 percent)
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 $77,499.00 $80,000.00
2017-19 Q2 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q3 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q4 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q5 $77,470.00 $80,000.00
2017-19 Q6 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q7 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q8 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q1 $0.00 $80,000.00
2019-21 Q2 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q3 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q4 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q5 $0.00 $80,000.00
2019-21 Q6 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q7 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q8 $0.00 $0.00

002610 - Grants to Nonprofit Racetracks from Operating Account (Fund 169)

Grants to Nonprofit Racetracks from Operating Account (Fund 169)
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 $0.00 $46,000.00
2017-19 Q2 $42,300.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q3 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q4 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q5 $0.00 $46,000.00
2017-19 Q6 $42,330.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q7 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q8 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q1 $0.00 $46,000.00
2019-21 Q2 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q3 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q4 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q5 $0.00 $46,000.00
2019-21 Q6 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q7 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q8 $0.00 $0.00

002611 - Total Combined Wagering (Parmutuel Handle and Advance Deposit Wagers)

Total Combined Wagering (Parmutuel Handle and Advance Deposit Wagers)
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 $150,463,680.00 $147,590,000.00
2017-19 Q2 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q3 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q4 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q5 $0.00 $150,040,000.00
2017-19 Q6 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q7 $0.00 $0.00
2017-19 Q8 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q1 $0.00 $147,590,000.00
2019-21 Q2 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q3 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q4 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q5 $0.00 $150,040,000.00
2019-21 Q6 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q7 $0.00 $0.00
2019-21 Q8 $0.00 $0.00

A002 - Regulation of Horse Racing

The Horse Racing Commission is responsible for regulating pari-mutuel horse racing. It licenses, regulates, and supervises pari-mutuel horse race meets and licenses individuals who participate in pari-mutuel horse racing to ensure public confidence in the integrity of racing and pari-mutuel wagering.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
169 - Horse Racing Commission Oper Acct
Non-Appropriated 1,634,000 1,604,000 3,238,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES
GFS
Other 1,634,000.0 1,604,000.0 3,238,000.0
Totals 1,634,000.0 1,604,000.0 3,238,000.0

002612 - Percent of Horses Inspected Prior to Racing

Percent of Horses Inspected Prior to Racing
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 90% 100%
2017-19 Q2 0% 0%
2017-19 Q3 0% 0%
2017-19 Q4 0% 0%
2017-19 Q5 0% 100%
2017-19 Q6 0% 0%
2017-19 Q7 0% 0%
2017-19 Q8 0% 0%
2019-21 Q1 0% 100%
2019-21 Q2 0% 0%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 0% 0%
2019-21 Q5 0% 100%
2019-21 Q6 0% 0%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%

002613 - Blood Samples Screened

Blood Samples Screened
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 885 900
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 900
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 900
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 900
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

002614 - Urine Samples Screened

Urine Samples Screened
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 795 900
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 900
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 900
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 900
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

002615 - Number of Overages on Permitted Substances

Number of Overages on Permitted Substances
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 5 3
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 3
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 3
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 3
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

002616 - Number of Prohibited Medication Violations

Number of Prohibited Medication Violations
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 9 0
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

002617 - Number of Licenses Issued

Number of Licenses Issued
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 2,847 2,887
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 2,887
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 2,887
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 2,887
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0