Horse Racing Licence Guide: Racetracks and Teletheatres

Under the Horse Racing Licence Act, 2015 and its regulations, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is responsible for the licensing of racetracks, teletheatres and racing participants.

This Guide contains detailed information to assist you in applying for the following licences and registrations:

  • Fair or Non-Extended Meet Licence
  • Operator - Pari-Mutuel Operations Licence
  • Racetrack Operator Licence
  • Racetrack Site Licence 
  • Special Event Teletheatre Registration
  • Teletheatre Location Registration

In addition, this Guide contains detailed information to assist you in submitting a Regulatory Submission for a Minor Racing Official List.

Note: You must submit your application online through the iAGCO portal. To access iAGCO, click on the “iAGCO Online Services” button at the top of the AGCO's webpage. iAGCO provides an easy, convenient way to apply for, change and renew your horse racing-related licences and registrations anytime, from anywhere.

Note: For information on individual licences (i.e. Occupational, Association Officials), please see the Horse Racing Licence Guide – Individuals and Administrative.